Hard work has paid off for a group of Henderson FFA students.
With some new faces in council positions, the Henderson City Council unanimously approved entering into an agreement for the development of an online interactive mapping system for a local cemetery.
Editor’s Note: The Henderson News will feature several of this year’s Henderson’s Best recipients in the coming weeks. The Henderson’s Best section will publish Nov. 25. Kristen Threadgill was voted Best Music Teacher.
The Henderson High School twirlers recently competed in UIL Solo and Ensemble Twirling Contest and earned a total of 54 first division medals. This is the first time that every soloist and all seven ensembles earned a first division rating from the judges. Twirlers seated (from left) are Kyl…
The Rusk County Commissioners discussed minor changes to the Tommy McDaniel Rusk County Youth Expo fees during a regular meeting Tuesday.
Representatives of the HHS Class of 1968 presented a check for $3,046 to Cyndy Willard for the HHS Alumni Scholarship Fund. This represents the funds remaining after the recent 50th class reunion. The class members challenge other reunion groups to make contributions to the Alumni Scholarshi…
At approximately 4 p.m. Wednesday crews responded to a structure fire with children still inside.
Editor’s Note: The Henderson News will feature several of this year’s Henderson’s Best recipients in the coming weeks. The Henderson’s Best section will publish Nov. 25. Dave Powell was voted Best Insurance Agent.
A Henderson man was arrested after robbing a woman in the Kroger parking lot Tuesday.
During a special called meeting Thursday HEDCO (Henderson Economic Development Corporation) approved a matching grant application through the Texas High Demand Job Training Program, an extension of Texas Workforce Commission.
Northside Student Council sponsored a “Pack the Pantry” food drive to help restock the Henderson Interchurch Ministry’s Food Pantry. The students set a record raising over 12,000 food items for HIM. Shown loading the truck are students, front row, Hattie Howard and Jarrett Pool. Second row, …
Trinity Faith McAlister and Robert Benjamin Mills have been named the Optimist Club’s Girl and Boy of the Month for November.
The Sabine River Authority of Texas (SRA) was pleased to award the Minden-Brachfield WSC (WSC) a Community Assistance Program Grant on Oct. 31 as part of SRA’s Fiscal Year 2019 Economic Development Initiative.
Bane Investment Holdings donated $5,000 to Henderson Interchurch Ministry on Thursday. Front row, from left, Valerie Hampton, Bane Investment Holdings; Benjamin Wooten, Bane Investment Holdings; Brant Bane, Bane Investment Holdings, Donna Huckins, HIM director; and Linda Wright. Back row, fr…
The first time Keith Boles sat down behind a school superintendent’s desk, the internet was in its infancy, only computer geeks had email addresses and cell phones were a luxury few could afford. The year was 1997 and Boles, an elementary school principal, had been asked to fill in after the…
Election season has come to an end and Rusk County will see several new faces in office in 2019.
The 30th Annual Heritage Syrup Festival is officially a go.
Kilgore College will sell tickets Thursday on the Kilgore campus from 9-11 a.m. and 2-4 p.m. for the Southwest Junior College Football Conference (SWJCFC) Championship game set for 3 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 10, at R.E. St. John Memorial Stadium in Kilgore.
Editor’s Note: The Henderson News will feature several of this year’s Henderson’s Best recipients in the coming weeks. The Henderson’s Best section will publish Nov. 25. Candiss Smith was voted Best Receptionist/Secretary.
Texas A&M University students currently enrolled in a communication course requiring them to assist a nonprofit organization by solving a current problem, chose our local City of Henderson Animal Center and Rusk County Pets Alive. The group presented projects they successfully completed.…
As a result of what is said to be one of the most talked about general elections, Democrats gained the U.S. House of Representatives but Republicans will retain control of the Senate. Texas will remain a red state.
From Henderson News Staff Reports
The men around Texas Bank might be looking a little different this month as they have taken on the challenge of No Shave November to help raise awareness of men’s health and cancer research.
James Paul Calvert, a Henderson man who spent six days fleeing from law enforcement, was sentenced to life in prison Thursday by Rusk County District Judge Clay Gossett.
Overall crime in Rusk County was down for the fifth consecutive month.
Near the beginning of October Jim Kale began promoting Henderson Interchurch Ministries’ Thanksgiving boxes and asked for help.
Full Armor Christian Academy named Kristopher Jones as 2018 Warrior Homecoming Queen in October. Pictured with Jones is her sister, Willow, parents Minister Christopher and Wynetta Jones and grandfather Randy Wilborn.
City Councilman Reginald Weatherton (right) hands out safety information during Safety Fun Night hosted by local law enforcement at Henderson Fire Department’s Central Station Wednesday. HFD, UT Health EMS, Henderson Police Department, Rusk County Sheriff’s Office and the Texas Department of…
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Henderson Tourism Director Suzanne Cross visited the Henderson Optimist Club Thursday. She shared information about the upcoming Heritage Syrup Festival set for Nov. 10 at the Depot Museum and downtown.
For years spooky cemeteries and Halloween have been paired together.
Through a joint effort of Rusk County Sheriff’s Office, Henderson Police Department, Game Wardens and Texas Department of Criminal Justice dogs, James Paul Calvert was arrested Sunday night.
Clay Baskin with Buffco Productions speaks with Jeanie Mitchell at the Business Helping Business Expo held at the Tommy McDaniel Rusk County Youth Expo Center Tuesday. More than 40 businesses gathered this year for the expo. There was also a chili cook off sponsored by Texas Bank. Autumn Lea…
As early voting comes to a close Friday for the Nov. 6 general election, Rusk County has seen a spike in voter turnout this year.
Lion Pride Band brought back some hardware after the regional competition and area competition.
In partnership with Henderson Interchurch Ministry, The Henderson News has filled two boxes of nonperishable food to be donated to families in Rusk County. Items may be dropped off 8 a.m.-5 p.m. through Friday this week. All food donated will go toward providing families in need with a Thank…