Local historian and author, Deborah Burkett, recently spoke to the Jacksonville Garden Club.
For over 90 years, the Chamber of Commerce has been the leading supporter for local businesses. This year will be a catalyst for many new things as we settle into our “new normal”.
After decorating the downtown square with lights, the Chamber invited others in Rusk to display their creative sides in the first Chamber sponsored Christmas decoration contest.
For many local children in need, this holiday season is going to be as magical as any other, thanks to the Jacksonville community's continued support of the annual Jacksonville Children's Christmas Tree program.
The Alto Food Pantry is requesting the public’s help in raising funds in order to purchase meat, staples and dairy to be distributed on their Produce Distribution Day scheduled for Wednesday, Dec. 16,
The Hometown Christmas Experience, organized by the Rusk Chamber of Commerce, took place on the Square Saturday, Dec. 5, in the first of what the Chamber plans on developing as an annual event.
The Caddo Mounds State Historic Site seeks volunteers to assist in giving Snake Woman’s Garden a winter cleanup from 9 a.m. until 2 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 12.
If you’re gathering with loved ones and friends for the Thanksgiving holiday, it seems there’s always a homemade pie on the table. Take a closer look at the pie before cutting into it this year. Did the baker make slits in the top of the pie to allow steam to escape or did they use a “pie bird” similar to the one recently gifted to your Vanishing Texana Museum?
Jack and Frances Jeter of Rusk will celebrate their 70th Wedding Anniversary on Tuesday, July 14. They married at First Baptist Church in Tulia, TX, on July 14, 1950. They have four children; Jan Jeter of Chattanooga, TN, Joan Robbins of Rusk, Neil Jeter of Troy and Janelle Gardner of Bryan.…
Lake Jacksonville Association is once again securing donations for the upcoming July 4th Fireworks Display on Lake Jacksonville. Each year, members of the Lake Jacksonville Association secures donations to host the annual July 4th Fireworks on beautiful Lake Jacksonville. Donations enable th…
Youths ages 18 and younger are invited to register for financial literacy camps hosted by A Circle of Ten, Inc. - Network for Collaboration, with registration open through June 26, according to the organization.
Necole’s Learning Academy had a great Grand Opening and Ribbon Cutting today! The small school offers nurse's aide, CPR and phlebotomy classes. Necole also gives advice to anyone seeking information regarding nursing school. The academy is located at 1738 S. Jackson St. and can be reached at…
This week brought something extra to Seniors along with food, as Gateway to American Opportunities provided FDIC “Money Smart for Older Adults” Resource Guides to the Cherokee County “Meals on Wheels” program.
QUESTION: I keep reading articles about functional strength training and the importance of doing full-body, multi-joint movements to maximize results. If this is the latest trend, does it mean that I should stop using the machines at my club?
Trails are pathways that lead to opportunities. Trail blazers who travel by faith, maximizing every opportunity lead the way for others to follow and make change. Rev. C.C. White was such a person.
SAN AUGUSTINE — Staying in San Augustine for the Easter holiday? Come to Mission Dolores State Historic Site for an “Egg-stravaganza” on Saturday, April 15th!
The University of Texas at Tyler is currently showing the 32nd Annual International Exhibition at the Meadows Gallery on campus, Michelle Taff, gallery coordinator, announced.
Question: With it being American Heart Month, I’m curious what dietary changes I should make in order to stave off heart disease? Just trying to be proactive rather than reactive!
Question: I’m looking to learn a bit more about nutrition, but with so many books on the store shelves, how do I know which one is the right one?
Question: A friend of mine eats 5-6 smaller meals each day and keeps telling me that I should be doing the same. Are there actually any benefits to doing this, especially if 3 meals per day are satisfying?
DALLAS – Girl Scouts of Northeast Texas (GSNETX), the largest organization shaping young female leaders in North Texas, is preparing to kick off its 2017 Cookie Season starting Jan. 13 through Feb. 26.
Question: The holidays are over, yet the stress still seems to be lingering. I feel as if I can’t get back on track with a regular schedule. Can you please provide some tips to help me cope with my stress?
Question: What do you think about meal delivery systems like Blue Apron, Home Chef, and HelloFresh? Are they worthwhile if weight loss is my primary focus?
TYLER – CHRISTUS Trinity Clinic - Jacksonville welcomed new provider Pamela Mackay, FNP, to serve the patients of their growing community practice this December.
Question: With the weather getting colder and flu season almost upon us, can you provide a little refresher on working out when you’re sick?
Employees of Jacksonville's Prosperity Bank are hauling in the goods for this year's Toys for Tots new toy campaign, collecting an array of goods for local children in need. Shown from left are Toys for Tots volunteer Ron Seeton and event organizer Jesse Gobea, a manager Lana Cook, Pam Lu…
Christmas cheer baskets for the holidays were packed for distribution to families of the area. Sponsored by the Jacksonville Ministerial Alliance, food for the 400 baskets was paid for by United Fund of Cherokee County and packed by volunteers. Pictured, from left, are JHS Cheerleader Jacie …
Austin Bank recently honored employees for their outstanding work and years of service with the company. They were recognized at the Bank’s 2016 Service Award Luncheon held December 6 at Willow Brook Country Club in Tyler.
The Jacksonville Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon cutting for Techcore, Tuesday, November 29. Techcore repairs just about every type of electronic device from TV's, Game Consoles, Tablets etc. Need a phone repair that has a cracked device, water damage or broken housing or buttons? Techcore…
I recently took a trip. It was a short trip, and I didn’t have to pack a bag for it. But I traveled so far, I could see worlds I once knew and new places I had always dreamed of going.
This Week's Circulars
John O'Byrne Connor of Palacios died December 7, 2020 at the age of 87. He was born November 10, 1933 in Gilmer, Texas to the late Weldon L. and Mary O'Byrne Connor. John was a graduate of Jacksonville High School Class of 1952. He had served our country as a U. S. Marine. After years of coa…
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- Wife of Jacksonville city manager passes away
- Cherokee County arrests
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- The Jacksonville Chamber of Commerce welcomes new member
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