For the past few weeks the coronavirus has and is still changing the way we live our lives. It should come as no surprise that our local primary election has been postponed and rescheduled for July 14, 2020. Early voting for the postponed runoff primary election begins Monday, July 6, 2020.

As the Coronavirus COVID-19 outbreak spreads and hits closer to home area schools have been forced to extend spring breaks, and further into full-blown closures throughout the county, leaving many families struggling to feed children who would normally have meals provided during school hours…

Residents of Timpson and the surrounding area arose, earlier this week, to the news that they had unknowingly experienced another small earthquake, registering 2.5 on the Richter scale. 

The Henderson City Council met Tuesday night for their monthly meeting to address several agenda items and then went into executive session. After returning from executive session and ending the meeting Mayor Buzz Fullen called an emergency meeting to declare a Local State of Disaster for the city.

American Electric Power/Southwestern Electric Power Company (AEP/SWEPCO) officials have made the decision to suspend all disconnections for non-payment during the COVID-19 crisis sweeping the nation, and the world.

Local officials have been in constant communication for several weeks regarding the continued spread of Coronavirus (COVID-19) around the country and now throughout parts of Texas. As more information becomes available and the local impact changes, the City of Henderson along with community …

I recently had the invitation and opportunity to tour the Bradshaw State Jail facility operated privately by MTC (Management Training Corporation).  This was my first opportunity to tour this facility or any prison facility in my lifetime, for that matter.  I have always had a vision in my m…

The Rusk County Commissioners approved a bid to repair the 70-year-old elevator at the monthly RC Commissioners Court meeting Monday.

OVERTON – Sherry Roberts was introduced as the city’s new Overton Economical Development Corp. Executive Secretary/City Financial Director Monday night during a session of OEDC board.

After a brief executive session with no action taken during a special called Henderson City Council meeting and short dinner break, a joint-session workshop was held for vision planning.

When the dust settled Wednesday from the previous day’s Republican Primaries three of the contested races will be heading into the runoff portion of the elections system.

Long-time Henderson resident, William ‘Bill’ Byrne, has presented the literary world his gift of delicious and nutritious recipes in his self-published book Nutritious, Delicious & Fast: Recipes for Your Healthy 21st Century Lifestyle. 

Tuesday’s primary election totals have led to a run off in the Rusk County Sheriff race. With no one candidate garnering the necessary 50% plus one, candidates Jeff Price and JohnWayne Valdez will face off in a run off election. 

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