Early voting starts Monday, Oct. 18, new Coordinator excited to see turnout

Henderson Fire Department is ready to Paint the Town Pink commemorating Breast Cancer Awareness Month with all proceeds going to benefit their cancer fund. 

According to reports provided by the Department of State Health Services, the estimated active cases within Rusk County took a dive with a total of 527, another healthy drop from Wednesday’s total of 594.

Much like a high-tech game of hide-and-seek, the public is invited to the first radio “fox” hunt of the year this Saturday at 9 a.m. at Fair Park. The fox hunt, hosted by the Rusk County Amateur Radio Club, mixes fun with education and provides an opportunity to practice radio direction-find…

During Tuesday’s meeting the Rusk County Commissioners agreed that the full-scale burn ban that’s been in place needs to continue, until further notice. At anytime County Judge Joel Hale can rescind the burn ban once the county receives an acceptable rainfall. 

Rusk County’s recent Disaster Declaration burn ban was unanimously approved for an extension during Tuesday morning’s Commissioner’s Court meeting. Local Government Code §352.081(h) mandates that intentional outdoor burning during this time is a Class C misdemeanor and punishable by a fine n…

According to reports provided by the Department of State Health Services, the estimated active cases within Rusk County took a turn with a total of 630, a substantial increase from Wednesday’s total of 533.

Henderson is recognized by the state as a Certified Retirement Community. As a result of this designation and special USDA funding for senior housing land has been purchased with the property currently being cleared for apartment type housing here in Henderson.

According to reports provided by the Department of State Health Services, the estimated active cases within Rusk County continued to fall, coming to rest at 625, a healthy decrease from Wednesday’s total of 649.

Due to the recent focused attention on the HISD School Board, it is important to clarify the role of a school board in Texas school districts. There are five responsibilities of all school boards in Texas. These are:

Towering green pines rustle softly on the rock wall terraced grounds of the Gaston School. Laughter echoes as children tear about shouting greetings after the extensive absence of one night from each other. Sun rays break over the horizon, highlighting the swirls of red dust. The beloved, st…

Senior Warden Michael Upshaw of MTC’s East Texas Treatment Facility opened the unit’s doors Wednesday, September 22, to host the Henderson Lion’s Club monthly meeting and their own Community Relations Council (CRC) luncheon. 

In Sunday’s September 19, 2021 edition of The Henderson News a story about a resident speaking at HISD School Board meeting concerning CRT in school curriculum had a headline titled “Resident exposes HISD wrongdoings at school board meeting.” This headline is inaccurate and nothing proves th…

Members of the Tatum United Methodist Church will be celebrating its 125th Anniversary at 1 p.m., Saturday, September 25, and would like to invite all interested to help them mark this occasion and commemorate the church’s rich history of service to the community. 

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Concerned citizen Rachel Hale announced that the district spent $83,000 in June for Achieve3000 Literacy, a learning program that incorporates elements of Critical Race Theory (CRT) into its content, during the open forum on Tuesday evening’s monthly school board meeting. In last month’s mee…

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