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.

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.

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. 

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

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. 

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 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.

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.

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 …

Full Armor Christian Academy joins Master Gardeners and LEAN Coalition in the Learn, Grow, Eat, & Go program

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