Governor Greg Abbott and the Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS) today announced the guiding principles for Texas’ COVID-19 vaccine allocation process, which will serve as a foundation for the state’s initial distribution for COVID-19 vaccines expected as early as next month. Th…

The annual Rusk County Hay Show held at the Rusk County Youth Expo Center managed to raise more than $14,000. These proceeds will be used as add-ons to the Rusk County Youth Project Show exhibitors showing county-bred steers and commercial heifers.

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 climbed to 158.

With the recent election results declaring the off-premise sale of beer and wine legal within the city limits, Mount Enterprise City Council held a special called meeting and workshop to hash out some of the pre-ordinance details. 

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 jumped to 138.

The Rusk-Panola County Children’s Advocacy Center (RPCCAC) has set up its annual Angel Tree, and needs the assistance of the generous souls of Henderson and all of Rusk County to ensure this Christmas is one to remember for the children they serve. 

Kilgore College has launched an important new partnership with rootEd Alliance, Inc., a collaborative philanthropic effort to clear the path to a stronger future for students in rural America. Together, KC and rootEd Alliance will promote post-secondary educational opportunities in five rura…

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 jumped to 121.

Crime rates for the City of Henderson increased for the month of October with a noted uptick in aggravated cases of assault, while burglary of a vehicle cases skyrocketed.

According to reports provided by the Department of State Health Services, along with information provided by the Texas Department of Criminal Justice, estimated active cases within Rusk County dropped significantly to 73.

The HEDCO (Henderson Economic Development Corporation) Board agreed on naming the new business park north of Loop 571 during their regular business meeting Thursday.

The Henderson Independent School District (HISD) Board of Trustees held their monthly regular meeting Tuesday night as people gathered in the boardroom wearing masks and practicing social distancing. 

As a precautionary move Judge Joel Hale closed the entire courthouse effective Tuesday after 5:00 p.m. through Friday because of an outbreak of COVID-19. There were cases on all three floors of the courthouse with more cases than Judge Hale felt comfortable with.

(Editor’s note: Olivia K. Clifton is an eighth-grade homeschool student with the Explorer’s Homeschool Co-op.  This is her first year in the Co-op’s journalism class, where she writes for her school newspaper, The Explorer.)

Editor’s note: Victoria Rodriguez, a tenth grader, is the Student Life Editor for her homeschool co-op’s newsletter, The Explorer.

According to reports provided by the Department of State Health Services, along with information provided by the Texas Department of Criminal Justice, estimated active cases within Rusk County rose to 91.

According to reports provided by the Department of State Health Services, along with information provided by the Texas Department of Criminal Justice, estimated active cases within Rusk County dropped to 84.

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