The Troup city council addressed to rehabilitation projects at the Oct. 18 meeting.
The Rusk ISD board of trustees authorized the transfer of property to the city of Rusk during the Oct. 18 meeting.
The Jacksonville ISD board of trustees honored each of the campus principals during the Oct. 18 meeting.
The ninth annual Scarecrow Trail, offered by the Cherokee County Masters Gardener Association, opens today at the Ruth Bowling Nichols Arboretum, located at 1015 SE Loop 456.
JACKSONVILLE – Hunter Davlin of Jacksonville, who has been sought in connection with suspected drug trafficking has been arrested in California.
The Kilgore College Electric Power Technology (KCEPT) program will host a lineman rodeo and graduation Oct. 22 for the 28th class to complete the 10-week certificate program.
The Region 21 Area Contest was hosted at Longview High School’s Lobo Stadium Saturday, Oct. 23.
Cherokee County Treasurer, Erin Thrash Curtis, has announced her campaign for re-election.
Cherokee County Judge Chris Davis has announced his campaign for re-election and looks forward to continuing his service to the citizens of Cherokee County.
Millions more Americans can get a COVID-19 booster and choose a different company's vaccine for that next shot, federal health officials said Thursday.
The Supreme Court is allowing the Texas law that bans most abortions to remain in place, but has agreed to hear arguments in the case in early November.
Skip is a big lover boy. He was surrendered to Pets Fur People because of the health of his owner and is available for adoption at the Humane Society’s Pets Fur People in Tyler.
Blood donors are urgently needed to save lives in October. Even individuals who are unable to donate can help save lives by sponsoring a blood drive at their house of worship, school or workplace.
The Jacksonville Chamber of Commerce welcomed new member Attorney’s Title of Cherokee County with a ribbon-cutting ceremony.
Gov. Greg Abbott Thursday appointed John Scott as the Texas Secretary of State. The Secretary serves as Chief Election Officer for Texas, assisting county election officials and ensuring the uniform application and interpretation of election laws throughout Texas.
The Jacksonville Chamber of Commerce invites the public to participate in the first ever Shop Jacksonville campaign, beginning Nov. 1 and running through Dec. 15.
Texas Department of Public Safety Troopers reported to a fatal crash on F.M. 346, approximately six miles west of Bullard, at 9:44 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 19.
WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. regulators on Wednesday signed off on extending COVID-19 boosters to Americans who got the Moderna or Johnson & Johnson vaccine and said anyone eligible for an extra dose can get a brand different from the one they received initially.
The Jacksonville Chamber of Commerce, 1714 E. Rusk, hosted the October Coffee with a Cop event.
The Rusk Police Department will host a Citizens Police Academy beginning in January 2022. The ultimate goal of the Citizens Police Academy is to improve the relationship and rapport between the Rusk Police and the citizens of Rusk and surrounding areas.
The Rusk Chamber of Commerce is hosting a Lunch and Learn from 11:30 a.m. until 1 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 26, at the Rusk Public Library, 207 E. 6th Street.
Texas First Lady Cecilia Abbott, Honorary Chair of the 2021 Governor’s Volunteer Awards, announced that Hookset Brothers Combat Recovery 501c3, of Bullard, has received the Governor’s Innovation in Volunteerism Award.
The Jacksonville Chamber of Commerce is set to host Business at Lunch at Postmasters Coffee Company Oct. 26. A variety of representatives from Cherokee County will educate business leaders at the luncheon, 11:30 a.m. until 1 p.m.
A Tyler nurse was convicted Tuesday of capital murder in the deaths of four patients who died after prosecutors say he injected them with air following heart surgeries.
The third special session ended Monday, with lawmakers granting final approval to new maps for statehouse and congressional districts, completing a process that began almost a year ago when the Legislature opened redistricting hearings in January.
The weather has turned cooler and it finally feels like fall. Along with the season, one can find numerous fall and Halloween events planned by local churches and other organizations.
National School Bus Safety Week is Oct. 18-22 and the Texas Department of Public Safety would like to remind the public that they play an important role in ensuring the school buses make it to their destinations safely each day.
Texas Republicans approved redrawn U.S. House maps that favor incumbents and decrease political representation for growing minority communities, even as Latinos drive much of the growth in the nation's largest red state.
Shawn Solly, the newest member of the Rusk Police Department, was sworn in by Chief Jeremy Black during the city council meeting Oct. 14.
LONGVIEW — The Jacksonville Fightin' Indian Band brought home all 1s from the Region 21 marching contest, which took place in Longview on Saturday night.
The public is invited to a program of stories about individuals buried at Cedar Hill, one of the oldest and most historic cemeteries in Texas. The presentation is scheduled for 2 to 5 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 24 at Cedar Hill Cemetery in Rusk.
Craft-Turney Water Supply Corporation Members within the following listed areas should expect an interruption in water utility service while necessary repairs are being made to the water distribution main line on FM 2138. Repairs are expected to be made withing 2 to 4 hours. Thank you for yo…
YOU! EMPOWER, ™ a local 501(c)(3) nonprofit, has received an award of $15,000.00 in grant funds from the Small Business Administration.
Colin Powell, who served Democratic and Republican presidents in war and peace has died of COVID-19 complications. He was 84.
Texas colleges and universities would have authority to issue billions in tuition-backed bonds under a bill approved just hours after Governor Greg Abbott added the topic to the session agenda
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TXDOT is planning to conduct the following construction and maintenance work in the district during the week of Oct. 18, 2021. Work schedules are subject to change due to weather conditions, equipment failure, or other unforeseen issues.
Julie Boren, Attorney at Law, joined the Rusk Chamber of Commerce, with a ribbon-cutting ceremony Friday, Oct. 8, to mark the occasion.
The Progress will publish arrests in the Saturday edition each week.
Troup resident Phyllis Cottle has reached an unusual milestone, recently receiving her 50-year pin from the Texas Funeral Directors Association.
The October meeting of the Jacksonville Garden Club featured Retired Colonel Lynne Taylor’s presentation on “Keyhole Gardening.” Taylor shared information on the raised, compost nutrient fed garden which is reachable from all sides in a keyhole design, with compost in the middle, feeding the…
Pineywoods Physical Therapy was welcomed into the Rusk Chamber of Commerce Tuesday, Oct. 5, with a ribbon-cutting ceremony.
Cherokee County commissioners received a proposed redistricting plan from Kimberly Kelly of Bickerstaff Heath Delgado Acosta LLP during the Oct. 12 meeting.
The Jacksonville city council passed a resolution supporting the economic incentives of the Jacksonville Economic Development Corporation following its second reading during the Oct. 12 meeting.
Motorists that normally travel Austin St., in front of the Tomato Bowl, should select an alternate route this afternoon.
A cold front is expected to push through the Jacksonville area later today and this evening, and with its arrival will come cooler, more seasonable temps and a decrease in humidity, according to accuweather.com.
Two men residing in Alto were arrested Oct. 13 following a search warrant conducted by the Cherokee County Sheriff’s Office, with the assistance of the Sacramento Sheriff’s Office and Homeland Security.
Following the successful launch of the Rusk TJC Citizens Promise scholarship program in 2014, the ninth group of Rusk High School seniors is preparing to join the Tyler Junior College freshman class of 2022.
The Jacksonville Education Foundation announced nine new Influential Indians awards. These were announced during the Homecoming Game on Oct. 8 and added to the Foundation’s distinguished list of those who have made their mark in Jacksonville ISD.
Spherion Staffing joined the Jacksonville Chamber of Commerce Thursday, Oct. 7.
The Major Thaddeus Beall Chapter, National Society Daughters of the American Revolution, is planning to meet at 2 p.m. Thursday, Oct.14, at the First United Methodist Church, 1031 SE Loop 456, Jacksonville.
This Week's Circulars
A Celebration of Life for Johnnie Richey, 72 of Rusk, will be 10 a.m., Wednesday, October 20, 2021 at the Rusk First United Methodist Church under the direction of Wallace-Thompson Funeral Home with Pastor TJ Gableman officiating. He passed away at home October 15, 2021. He was born April 2,…
- Suspected drug distributor from Jacksonville apprehended in Calif.
- Single vehicle accident claims life of Bullard man
- Cherokee County arrests for Oct. 5-11
- Tyler nurse convicted of killing four men with air injections
- Long time Cherokee County coach Johnnie Richey dies
- Troup moves into Top 10 of latest #bEASTTexas Fab 15 football poll
- 'The Trio' breath new life into Fightin' Maiden basketball program
- How Can You Say?
- Phyllis Cottle earns 50-year pin in male dominated field
- Player of the Week: Troup's John Barton leads Tiger defense in huge upset win
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