According to reports provided by the Department of State Health Services, the estimated active cases within Rusk County increased to 1,369 from Wednesday’s 1,311.
The Reverend Dr. David Dykes, former Pastor of Green Acres Baptist Church in Tyler will be the guest speaker at the First Baptist Church (FBC) in Henderson Sunday September 19. The service will begin at 10:30 a.m.
Court changes inmate’s communication company
After several separate meetings for both HEDCO (Henderson Economic Development Corporation) and the Henderson City Council the HEDCO Board approved the recommendation from the Henderson City Council to change their By-laws from a five-member Board to a seven-member Board this past Thursday.
Henderson’s The Fillin’ Station closes its doors
Police to issue warnings in public parks and property
Overton City Council met Thursday, September 2, to hold an open public hearing to discuss the city’s 2022 Budget and proposed tax rates which went a little off the rails as public comments took over.
According to reports provided by the Department of State Health Services, the estimated active cases within Rusk County jumped to 1,311 from Wednesday’s 1,224.
The Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) Rusk County Memorial Post 8535 will be holding their regularly scheduled monthly meeting at 6 p.m., September 13, 2021, in the conference room at Denny’s in Henderson. In this important meeting, they will be discussing the potential purchase of property on …
Henderson teen and local livestock exhibitor, Aubrey Ellis was among the best and brightest chosen to participate as a member of the 2021-2022 NRS (National Roper’s Supply) Show Team.
AUSTIN – During the month of September, the Texas Health and Human Services Commission is working to reduce the stigma surrounding suicide and increase awareness about suicide prevention. HHSC encourages Texans to learn about available resources and to become aware of the common warning sign…
According to reports provided by the Department of State Health Services, the estimated active cases within Rusk County jumped to 1,224 from last week’s 721.
Rusk & Gregg County Peace Officers Association to host Back the Blue Golf Tournament
Local citizen warns Commissioners about COVID shots
The Rusk County County-Wide School Board met Thursday afternoon to consider a short agenda including a vote to adopt the 2021 Equalization tax rate of 0.013218/$100 which lead to a bit of contention with board member John Carter.
Assaults increase as temperatures linger near triple digits
According to reports provided by the Department of State Health Services, the estimated active cases within Rusk County dropped to 580 from last week’s 590, a difference of 17 cases from the 597 reported just a day ago.
The Rusk County Commissioners held a workshop that last about three hours Monday to discuss the County’s upcoming health insurance costs.
School districts throughout the county were allocated thousands of dollars through the Elementary and Secondary School Emergency Relief (ESSER) III funds under the American Rescue Plan (ARP) Act.
The Senate Finance Committee approved a measure on Monday that would allocate $1.8 billion in state funds to beef up border security. The bill would dedicate $750 million to build walls, barriers, and temporary fences along the Texas-Mexico border. For three decades, at least, the federal …
The Texas Workforce Commission (TWC) will stop paying Extended Benefits (EB) as of the week ending September 11, 2021.
According to reports provided by the Department of State Health Services, the estimated active cases within Rusk County climbed to 590 from last week’s 545.
A late afternoon one-vehicle rollover on Highway 259 South sent a Rusk County resident to a local hospital by helicopter.
Executive session items questionable
This summer, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension’s “Growing and Nourishing Healthy Communities Garden Course” was sponsored and implemented by the Rusk County L.E.A.N. Coalition with the residents at Sonshine Lighthouse Ministries in New London. The program took place on Fridays during the mont…
According to reports provided by the Department of State Health Services, the estimated active cases within Rusk County jumped to 545 from last week’s 505.
USPS Connect Local Offers Businesses Affordable Same-Day and Next-Day Options
After the resignation of newly appointed Board member Ben Welch to the Henderson Economic Development Corporation (HEDCO) the remaining Board members Nobel Welch, Joe Sorrells was tasked with recommending a replacement to the Henderson City Council to fill Welch’s place this past Thursday.
The Rusk County Commissioners approved a request from Stephanie Osteen, Director of the Gaston Museum for a resolution to proclaim October 3 as Dad Joiner Day in Rusk County every year.
Monthly sales tax payments took a hit across the county, with the exception of the city of Mt. Enterprise, which is continuing along its upward trajectory with a huge increase in revenue for July.
For the past several weeks a local pastor has been invited to pray at the beginning of every City Council meeting. Tuesday night was no different as David Higgs Pastor of First Baptist Church of Henderson prayed a prayer of blessing and direction over the Council.
The USDA announced a 27% increase to SNAP benefits for Texas residents, equivalent to $1.5B annually.
“Be Safe. Drive Smart.” campaign offers safety tips as children head back to school
Recent Henderson graduates Pearson Booker and Jocelyn Bocerro both won a $500 scholarship from the Gaston Museum. The annual scholarship is open to descendants of a Gaston student or a sponsor of the museum’s annual golf tournament. Winners are chosen based on academic success, academic and …
According to reports provided by the Department of State Health Services, the estimated active cases within Rusk County jumped to 425 from last week’s 385.
Full Armor Christian Academy joins Master Gardeners and LEAN Coalition in the Learn, Grow, Eat, & Go program