With approximately three months before the general election on November 3, 2020 Governor Gregg Abbott has extended early voting for Texas.

Local Judge carries on the tradition of handing out travel size Constitutions

The list of recalled hand sanitizers grows as the U.S. Food and Drug Administration continues to investigate the presence of the dangerous substance, methanol. Methanol, or wood alcohol, is a substance commonly used to create fuel and antifreeze. Methanol is dangerous when used topically as …

Governor Greg Abbott recently announced that the Texas Health and Human Services Commission (HHSC) has received federal authority to extend certifications by six months for Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) recipients whose benefits are up for renewal in July and August. HHSC …

According to reports provided by the Department of State Health Services, along with information provided by the Texas Department of Criminal Justice and Rusk County Office of Emergency Management, estimated active cases within Rusk County have risen to 142, not including patients within the…

All seats at Henderson’s home football games on Friday nights will be general admission for the 2020-2021 school year. In compliance with UIL rules, stadium capacity will be limited to 50% and all fans will be required to wear face coverings and practice social distancing. The number of avai…

In a conclusive update Tuesday, July 21, the University Interscholastic League (UIL) schedule for the upcoming 2020-2021 sports season was revised to decrease the risk of infection from COVID-19 as well as the possibility of spreading between student-athletes. 

According to reports provided by the Department of State Health Services, along with information provided by the Texas Department of Criminal Justice and Rusk County Office of Emergency Management, estimated active cases within Rusk County have dropped to 93, not including patients within th…

In the regularly called meeting of the HISD Board of Trustees, held Tuesday, July 14, 2020, covered everything from considering resignations to basic approval of minutes. In an interesting and pointed deviation from regular meeting events, teachers Sarah McManus, Katie Hurst, and Sarah Hunni…

Henderson Independent School District (HISD) released an update of their Back-To-School guidelines in response to the UIL update on July 21 and in this update details on how the HISD will handle marching band practice and musical instrument usage is proposed.

Henderson is a beautiful, peaceful town, filled with an amazing community of people with giving hearts. The turnout to the 6th annual Battle of the Badges Blood Drive happened from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. on July 21 prove that point. 

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It’s that time of year when municipalities prepare and present their annual budgets for the upcoming year. Henderson is no different and held their budget workshop Tuesday afternoon and approved the budget during their evening City Council meeting.

According to reports provided by the Department of State Health Services, along with information provided by the Texas Department of Criminal Justice and Rusk County Office of Emergency Management, estimated active cases within Rusk County have increased to 94, not including patients within …

Monday mornings are hardly a favorite for most. When THN Editor and Publisher, Dan Moore made his way into the office early Monday morning he had no expectation of becoming the next lucky participant in a “Stash and Dash”. 

After many years as librarian of the Rusk County Library System Pam Pipkin approached the Rusk County Commissioner’s Court Monday to announce that she was retiring effective August 31.

According to reports provided by the Department of State Health Services, along with information provided by the Texas Department of Criminal Justice and Rusk County Office of Emergency Management, estimated active cases within Rusk County have increased to 72, not including patients within …

As polling stations closed and totals started rolling in late Tuesday evening, it quickly became clear that John Wayne Valdez’s non-stop campaign had worked its intended magic. With more than 53% of the county’s votes, Valdez ousted long-time Rusk County Sheriff Jeff Price.

The Henderson Dixie Jr Boys Baseball League is a group associated with the Henderson Boys Baseball Association (HBBA) currently serving the Henderson and Rusk County area. 

According to reports provided by the Department of State Health Services, along with information provided by the Texas Department of Criminal Justice and Rusk County Office of Emergency Management, estimated active cases within Rusk County have increased to 70, not including patients within …

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