On Saturday January 16, two days before Martin Luther King, Jr. Day many gathered in the parking lot of Mt. Hebron Missionary Baptist Church on a cold windy morning to be a part of history in the making with the naming of a city street in Henderson bearing King’s name. The official name is M…

According to reports provided by the Department of State Health Services, and information provided by the Texas Department of Criminal Justice, the estimated active cases within Rusk County dropped significantly to 258 from the last reported total of 317.

On Wednesday, January 13, 2021 the Rusk County Sheriff’s Office was notified by the Texas Rangers of an alleged assault complaint against Deputy Charles Elmore. The criminal investigation by the Texas Rangers is ongoing and an internal Professional Standards Investigation is being conducted …

HEDCO (Henderson Economic Development Corporation) had planned for months to build a spec building on property they own on Frisco Street in the old business park but it has been delayed because of right of way issues. 

On Wednesday, January 13, 2021 the Rusk County Sheriff’s Office was notified by the Texas Rangers of an alleged assault complaint against Deputy Charles Elmore. The criminal investigation by the Texas Rangers is ongoing and an internal Professional Standards Investigation is being conducted …

According to reports provided by the Department of State Health Services, and information provided by the Texas Department of Criminal Justice, the estimated active cases within Rusk County surged to 257 from the last reported total of 150.

AUSTIN – With a cold front expected to bring winter weather to parts of the state this week, the Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) is reminding everyone to take precautions now to prepare for any freezing rain, sleet, snow, ice, or other wintry mixes that may impact their area.

According to reports provided by the Department of State Health Services, and information provided by the Texas Department of Criminal Justice, the estimated active cases within Rusk County rose to 150 from the last reported total of 123.

According to reports provided by the Department of State Health Services, and information provided by the Texas Department of Criminal Justice, the estimated active cases within Rusk County dropped significantly to 123 from the last reported total of 256.

Mount Enterprise City Marshall’s Office K9 Vana will receive a bullet and stab protective vest thanks to a charitable donation from non-profit organization Vested Interest in K9s, Inc. K9 Vana’s vest is sponsored by Patricia Giencke of Lexington, MA, and will be embroidered with the sentimen…

With current Overton Chief of Police, Clyde Carter’s promotion to City Manager, the City of Overton is searching for a viable replacement to fill his position and place in the community. 

The Henderson branch of the national foundation, Walk with a Doc, will be holding its monthly event at 3 p.m., January 10, 2021, at Fair Park. This event is free and no registration is necessary. 

Henderson’s Optimist Club has chosen Emely Vanessa Gomez, daughter of Marin Gomez and Veronica Quintanilla, and Benjamin DelAngel, son of Francisco and Ana DelAngel, as December’s Boy and Girl of the Month.

Christmas Day of 1930 was a joyous occasion for the parents of Thurman Warren. It was their first anniversary but also the day that little Thurman decided to make his entrance into the world. 

According to reports provided by the Department of State Health Services, and information provided by the Texas Department of Criminal Justice, the estimated active cases within Rusk County rose slightly to 256 from the last reported total of 248.

This past Monday evening Rusk County Judge Joel Hale received a letter from Dr. John Hellerstedt, Commissioner, Department of State Health Services stating that the county had reached a hospital capacity exceeding over 15 percent and therefore will have to move back from 75 percent to 50 per…

Please be advised that Rusk County is not under a bun ban. A front-page story in Wednesday December 16 paper stated “Rusk County burn ban continues.” The Henderson News apologizes for any inconvenience this may have caused our readers and is happy to set the record straight.

According to reports provided by the Department of State Health Services, along with information provided by the Texas Department of Criminal Justice, the estimated active cases within Rusk County dropped to 248 from the last reported total of 325.

Joshua Daniel Blake, a 2007 Henderson High School graduate, received his Ph.D. in Aerospace Engineering on November 25, from Mississippi State University, Bagley College of Engineering, Department of Aerospace Engineering. 

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According to reports provided by the Department of State Health Services, along with information provided by the Texas Department of Criminal Justice, the estimated active cases within Rusk County skyrocketed to 325 from the last reported total of 142.

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