Meeting scheduled to discuss watersheds
The Texas State Soil and Water Conservation Board and the Texas Institute for Applied Environmental Research invite residents in the Mud Creek and West Mud Creek watersheds to a public meeting to discuss a water quality project.
Construction underway at new Bacon Auto Country
Workers are preparing for the new Bacon Auto Country dealership in Jacksonville.
Excitement builds for Rusk library
Rusk residents are excited about the upcoming construction of the new library, according to a press release from Singletary Memorial Libray.
Longtime prez of JEDCO files for city council
Longtime JEDCO president Darrell Prcin has announced his candidacy for the Dist. 2 seat on the Jacksonville City Council.
Kilgore officers kill man suspected in slaying
Officers in East Texas have returned gunfire and killed a man suspected in the fatal shooting of a woman.
County health officials to offer vaccinations for young Alto ISD students
Beat the back to school rush!
Cherokee County Public Health officials will be at Alto Elementary School for Pre-K and Kindergarten Round-Up from 5:30 to 7 p.m. March 6 to assist parents in getting their children vaccinated prior to the start of the new school year.
Students travel to Katy, Klein to compete in contests
Students with the Jacksonville FFA travled to Katy at the end of January to compete in the Katy Invitational CDE judging contest.
Early voting begins Feb. 18
Early voting for the March primary in state and county races begins Tuesday, and continues through Feb. 28, according to the Cherokee County election department.
Officials prep for questions on Affordable Care Act rules
As a March 31 deadline for Insurance Marketplace Open Enrollment period looms nearer, Debbie Hamilton expects she'll hear questions about the 2010 Affordable Care Act on an even more frequent basis.
Austin Bank names recipients of 2013 Community Involvement Award
Austin Bank recently announced the recipients of the 2012 Community Involvement Award which honors bank employees who volunteer within the community.
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