Daily Progress, Jacksonville, TX


  • Group adopts portion of CR 3504

    The Adopt a County Road Program has its first participants.
    On Monday, Cherokee County Commissioners gave full approval to a request from Petty Estate Homeowners to adopt a portion of County Road 3504 as part of beautification program the court approved in February.

    March 26, 2014

  • Dogwood Special Brunch Train to offer unique view of annual blooming trees

    Texas State Railroad will launch its inaugural Dogwood Special Brunch Train, which departs from the Palestine Depot at 10:15 a.m. on Sunday,
    March 30.

    March 26, 2014

  • Marshals snag man wanted on sex assault warrants

    The U.S. Marshals Service tracked down and arrested 49-year-old Kevin Ray Morris of Jacksonville on three separate felony warrants recently, according to a news release from the Jacksonville Police Department.

    March 26, 2014

  • 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