The Wiseman Ministry founder, Roy Wiseman spoke Thursday at the Henderson Rotary Club. The Ministry was founded in 2003 and has a ministry center located here in Henderson called the Wiseman Life Recovery Center located on Highway 79.
After Josh Wardle, Youth Director for Henderson United Methodist Church led the invocation and the audience saying the pledge of allegiance to the flags it would appear that the meeting would be like any other Henderson City Council meeting on Tuesday night.
During an executive session at the HEDCO (Henderson Economic Development Corporation) Board meeting Thursday it was agreed unanimously to release the RCRRD (Rusk County Rail Road District) rail lien with certain conditions.
During a special session Wednesday morning two representatives from ETCOG (East Texas Council of Government) shared with the Rusk County Commissioners three different grant opportunities to help them understand what they are, how they can be used and how to apply for them.
Reports provided by the Department of State Health Services reflect the estimated active cases within Rusk County continue to show triple-digit increases, rising to 568 from the 454 cases last reported.
While the resurgence of COVID cases within the County has put a halt on the annual MLK, Jr. Day festivities that would have taken place Monday, January 17, one area philanthropist wants to remind us all to celebrate Dr. King’s lasting legacy.
The HISD board of trustees discussed redistricting at Tuesday night’s board meeting to correct the new population variations between districts one and five. The board will vote on a new district map by July to prepare for the November election.
The Mt. Enterprise City Council met Tuesday in a special called meeting which included the swearing-in of the latest addition to the council dais, Jacob Waldron.
The Rusk County Commissioners approved the Republican and Democratic Joint Primary Election Services Contracts as presented by the Elections Administrator Shannon Brown on Monday. The contracts are for the Primary Election to be held on March 1, 2022 and May 24, 2022 should there be a runoff…
Rusk County Sheriffs Office releases first-year stats
There will be a ribbon cutting sponsored by the Henderson Area Chamber of Commerce on Wednesday January 19 at 11:00 a.m. for Conterra Networks and VeraBank to celebrate the fiber-optic enablement of East Texas businesses. It will be held at the VeraBank Training Center located at 100 West Ma…
Just when you thought that the Rusk County Commissioners had heard enough presentations concerning a new radio system for the Sheriffs Department there was yet another workshop Monday morning at 8:30 a.m. before their regular meeting.
We may still be waiting on an answer to the age-old question of who let the dogs out but the passing of Texas Senate Bill 5 will give us clear ideas of how to legally keep them in.
An early morning accident sent two Panola County residents to the hospital in serious condition and took the life of a Louisiana man.
According to reports provided by the Department of State Health Services, the estimated active cases within Rusk County continues to fluctuate, climbing to 303 from the 209 cases last reported.
Please mark the calendar and plan to enter the annual Rusk County Cherry Dessert Contest on February 16, in honor of George Washington’s birthday. The contest will be held at the Rusk County Extension Meeting Room, 115 E Fordall St, Henderson.
When I got up the morning of Christmas Eve, I had my cup of coffee and scrolled through Twitter looking for interesting headlines. One that drew my attention was a California law that went into effect January 1. It legalizes universal mail-in ballots. I rolled my eyes as I remembered all the…
January is School Board Recognition Month, and Laneville ISD will join the Texas Association of School Boards and other districts across the state to honor the countless contributions of these locally elected advocates for Texas schoolchildren and public schools.
A Henderson property owner stumbled upon the vehicle and remains of a missing Longview man Sunday along a wooded stretch running alongside US Highway 259.
Rusk County seniors, get your pens ready. Eastex Telephone Cooperative, Inc. is accepting scholarship applications as of January 3, 2022.
According to reports provided by the Department of State Health Services, the estimated active cases within Rusk County continues to fluctuate, climbing to 209 from the 123 cases last reported.
Downtown Mt. Enterprise was left without power after a mid-morning traffic accident sent an 18-wheeler careening through a business parking lot where it destroyed a newly installed electric pole.
Community Development Director Billy Hughes confirmed Wednesday that Centerpoint Energy had started clearing land for a new facility here in Henderson.
According to reports provided by the Department of State Health Services, the estimated active cases within Rusk County fluctuates, dropping to 123 from the 129 cases last reported.
One thing is for certain in a small town, rumors, and Henderson is no exception except this time the rumor is true. It has been confirmed that Starbucks is indeed coming to Henderson.
For the first time in nearly a decade, the North East Texas Regional Mobility Authority (NET RMA) Board of Directors has a new leader. Texas Governor Greg Abbott appointed Tyler resident Gary Halbrooks as the presiding officer of the transportation agency. He was sworn into the position at a…
Many from the local area are mourning the loss of 43-year-old Henderson resident Edmon ‘Gator’ Howard, who was killed in a Christmas Day traffic accident.
Santa made a special visit to the lobby of the Rusk County Jail Saturday, December 18, to bring smiles to the children and families of those incarcerated over the holiday season.
According to reports provided by the Department of State Health Services, the estimated active cases within Rusk County continues to increase, climbing to 129 from the 114 cases last reported.
Each year the staff at The Henderson News is tasked with assisting everyone’s favorite jolly old elf, Santa, in collecting the letters sent to him by the hundreds of local children.
Henderson City Council held an early meeting Tuesday afternoon to consider a packed agenda to include the sad resignation of District 5 Councilmember Steve Higginbotham.
Sales tax revenue for November showed healthy increases for Henderson and Overton. Reklaw sums continued to drop while overall Rusk County makes huge gains in sales tax totals.
Local youth is really feeling her Eagle Scout journey
According to reports provided by the Department of State Health Services, the estimated active cases within Rusk County continues to increase, rising slightly to 127 from the 114 cases last reported.
A Sunday morning collision took the lives of a young area couple and sent an infant and an elderly man to the hospital in stable condition.
Rusk County Commissioners Court held a special called meeting Monday to hear a short but packed agenda.