Daily Progress, Jacksonville, TX


  • mini4H-VertMain.tif Mini moos: Miniature cattle join junior livestock show

    Although small in stature, they have become desirable for youngsters to care for, train and show. We are referring to miniature cattle. For the first time they will be among animals shown in the Cherokee County Junior Livestock Show in March.

    March 25, 2014 1 Photo

  • Troup receives high ranking

    Troup has been named as one of only eleven cities in the State of Texas to receive the Texas Comptroller's highest recognition for financial transparency, its Platinum Leadership Circle Award.

    March 25, 2014

  • Family history fair slated for March 29

    Looking for ways to improve research into your family tree? A group of experts leading Saturday’s family history fair at Jacksonville's First United Methodist Church can offer tried and true suggestions to those interested in preserving family history.

    March 25, 2014

  • Lambs, miniature cattle set for show

    Move over, bunnies – two new groups of animals have joined this year’s Junior Livestock Show.

    March 25, 2014

  • WeightTOPS0322.tif Weight-loss contest aimed at students

    Bigger doesn't always mean better –  especially when it comes to a child’s weight.
    That's why Jenny and Sterling Pratz, operators of Beyond Fitness Gym in Rusk, invited Rusk students to participate in the gym’s annual weight-loss competition.

    March 22, 2014 1 Photo

  • County to hear request for road program

    A county road beautification program recently adopted by Cherokee County Commissioners has yielded its first request: On Monday, Petty Estate Homeowners will ask commissioners' permission to adopt a portion of County Road 3504 during the court's regular session.

    March 22, 2014

  • Community rallies around family who lost home in fire

    An Austin Bank account has been set up for the family of Marc Gowin, who lost everything they owned in a recent mobile home fire.

    March 22, 2014

  • Cherokee County arrests: March 11-17

    The Daily Progress will publish a list of arrests from the Cherokee County Sheriff's Office on a weekly basis.

    March 22, 2014

  • 4th judge recuses self in JP case

    Citing “deadlines of hearings and conflict of schedules,” Judge Richard Davis recused himself Monday from hearing a petition involving a local primary candidates of an upcoming Pct. 4 Justice of the Peace race.

    March 21, 2014

  • H.O.P.E. event – A fun time for important cause

    Britian Saye of the Castle on the Lake says the fundraiser benefitting H.O.P.E. next month is a celebration and one of the biggest social events of the year.

    March 21, 2014