For over a year now the entire world has experienced interesting and sometimes challenging times as a result of the Coronavirus pandemic and East Texas is no different. It’s no longer business as usual and real realtors know this first hand. They are learning how to take challenges and turn …

Rusk County Sheriff’s Office Narcotics Unit and RCSO Patrol Shift B conducted a Controlled Substance Distribution and Child Endangerment investigation on the outskirts of Henderson which resulted in the seizure of illegal firearms, drugs, and drug paraphernalia. 

City Council members met a bit earlier than usual to celebrate Municipal Court Judge M. Rand Cates and his 10 years of dedicated service. Judge Cates was presented with a framed certificate of appreciation and a personalized engraved gavel. 

AUSTIN – It is with great sadness the Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) announces the death of a Highway Patrol Trooper following a shooting incident in Limestone County.

According to reports provided by the Department of State Health Services and information presented by the Texas Department of Criminal Justice, the estimated active cases within Rusk County showed a slight increase as the totals rested at 304, six above the last reported total of 298.

Mt. Enterprise residents demonstrated their commitment to the community as countless numbers came together Saturday night after an EF2 tornado ripped a path of destruction through the small town. 

According to reports provided by the Department of State Health Services and information presented by the Texas Department of Criminal Justice, the estimated active cases within Rusk County continued to show a slight decrease as the totals rested at 306, falling below the last reported total…

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On Thursday March 25 the Henderson Police Department responded to the 300 Block of Summer Street in reference to a gunshot victim. Upon arrival officers located Keith Jerome Renfro of Henderson, a 46-year-old black male with a gunshot wound. EMS responded to the scene and Renfro was later pr…

Texas Department of Public Safety Troopers responded to a fatal crash on US-79 approximately six miles east of the city of Henderson in Rusk County at 9:05 p.m., Friday, March 19, 2021. 

A group of Northeast Texas Libertarians gathered together Sunday in Tyler for a meet and greet. Approximately 25 people from six counties as far away as Texarkana and Dallas County and as close as Tyler and Rusk County gathered to mobilize and strategize.

In a shallow, Industrial Drive valley sits Management and Training Corporation’s East Texas Treatment Facility (ETTF), MTC’s flagship unit, this sprawling yet unimposing facility gives no outside hint of the near-constant and complex movement within its razor-wired walls. 

Sheriff John Wayne Valdez asked the Commissioners to approve a grant for the project Bettering Officer Retention/Recruitment Through Training and Updating Needed Equipment for the Rusk County Sheriff’s Office. Sheriff Valdez would be the grantee’s authorized official.

Several family members and friends gathered at City Hall Tuesday as Mayor Buzz Fullen read a proclamation and presented Kenlee Courtney the Key to the City. Also gathered were several firefighters from the Henderson Fire Department and a few other City Employees.

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Members of the New London community and surrounding areas gathered en masse Thursday afternoon to commemorate the March 18, 1937 blast that destroyed the New London School and tragically took the lives of more than 295 students and teachers. 

Corned beef and cabbage, pinches for those forgetting to sport their mandatory green apparel, shamrocks, and green beer; the makings of a great St. Patrick’s Day. 

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 showed a slight decrease as the totals rested at 332 below the last reported total of 338.

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