Middle School student accepted to summer program
Jacksonville Middle School 8th graders and Duke Scholars Evan Murphy and Swanson Traylor have recently been accepted to the Duke Summer Studies program at Texas A&M.
Church event aids Relay for Life
Jacksonville First United Methodist Church recently held a 1OK/5K run benefiting the Cherokee County Cancer Relay for Life. The event route, designed by Paul Travis and Greg Wade, was ran by 70 participants from several states.
Lion Vic Whadford Speaks to Rusk Lions About His Life
PDG Lion President Ardys Brown opened the meeting by calling on Lion Billy Watson for the invocation, Lion Jim Cromwell to lead the pledges and Lion Jim Richings to lead the singing. Special guest was Boots Burfoot.
Boy Scouts preserve history
The shrubs and high grass of the lot at the intersection of Water and Devereux street might have looked like a vacant lot to the naked eye.
Energy, dedication (and a few gears)
It takes time, energy and dedication to make a robot that will not only accomplish a task, but to do it better than any other in the region. And of course, the necessity of gears, wheels, pullies, strings and metal to be operating flawlessly.
Standing in line for a movie a few days ago, I overheard a middle-aged man tell a friend, “Lord, I’ve been busier than a bee in a tar bucket.”
‘Catherine the Great’ powerful
This recent addition to the New York Times Bestseller list is a powerful biography of an equally powerful woman.
Rusk proclaims Matthew Heidel Day for today.
Rusk Mayor Angela Raiborn, on behalf of city council proclaimed today in honor of a local newly honored Rusk High School senior named Matthew Heidel on Tuesday.
Cherokee County Retired School Personnel
Cherokee County Retired School Personnel met Tuesday, February 14, 2012, at First United Methodist Church in Jacksonville.
Donation improves Brook Hill technology
The Brook Hill School is pleased to be the recipient of a generous donation from the Lightner Sams Foundation to be used to enhance instructional technology in classrooms across the LS and MS/US campuses.
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