Editors note: The following letter was submitted by Ronnie Morrison and was written in 1999 by his son Adam Morrison the day after the bonfire collapsed at Texas A&M. Jamie Hand, a Henderson girl and freshman at A&M died in the collapse. Morrison, the Class of 1998 had just graduated…

According to reports provided by the Department of State Health Services, the estimated active cases within Rusk County dropped to zero for the first time in months. 

Steve Wick of Stokes & Associates presented the four bids they received for the new East Texas Regional Business Park. The bids are for water & sewer infrastructure with plans to start the project after the first of the year. The highest of the bids was from Williams Equipment at $2,…

According to reports provided by the Department of State Health Services, the estimated active cases within Rusk County continues their downward trend with a total of 61, a drop of 14 from Sunday’s total of 75.

More than two dozen men and women who have served our nation, including one 98-year-old World War II veteran, were on hand as Henderson Middle School students celebrated Veterans Day Thursday morning. 

Dr. Jerry Madkins, the pastor of Henderson’s Greater Love Baptist Church, is dedicated to the success of his community and while he proves it daily through his GLBC Scholarship Program he isn’t afraid to bring his friends and neighbors along for the ride. 

During Tuesday’s school board meeting, the board held a public hearing over the district’s results from the annual Financial Integrity Rating System of Texas (FIRST) audit, as mandated by TEA. For the sixth year in a row, Henderson ISD was ranked ‘superior’ with a score of 100. 

A recent Rusk County Sheriffs Office investigation by the RCSO Criminal Investigation Division led to the arrest of two Henderson residents, one for possession of drugs and child pornography. 

According to reports provided by the Department of State Health Services, the estimated active cases within Rusk County continues their downward trend with a total of 77, another substantial drop from Sunday’s total of 96.

Full Armor Christian Academy’s fourth and fifth-grade classes took in a bit of outdoor education, Monday afternoon, when representatives of Texas A&M AgriLife Extension’s Learn, Grow, Eat, & Go! Program, Rusk County Master Gardeners, and the Rusk County L.E.A.N. Coalition returned to…

According to reports provided by the Department of State Health Services, the estimated active cases within Rusk County continues their downward trend with a total of 96, another substantial drop from Wednesday’s total of 136.

After receiving the Findings of Fact Regarding Political Boundaries of Rusk County, Texas following publication of the 2020 Census Data from Allison, Bass & Magee, LLP of Austin, Texas the Rusk County Commissioners agreed to retain the existing political boundaries.

Project Second Chance, Radical Arms to bring joy to some Rusk County children

Hearts of Henderson’s (HoH) annual porch pick-up food drive benefitting Henderson Interchurch Ministries will be coming to a neighborhood near you this Saturday, November 6. 

According to reports provided by the Department of State Health Services, the estimated active cases within Rusk County continues their downward trend with a total of 136, another substantial drop from Sunday’s total of 178.

During the nighttime hours of October 22, a Rusk County Sheriffs Officer conducted a traffic stop on State Highway 64 which resulted in the seizure of suspected methamphetamine, suspected marijuana, firearms which had been reported stolen, and United States Currency. 

According to reports provided by the Department of State Health Services, the estimated active cases within Rusk County continues its downward trend with a total of 196, another drop from Sunday’s total of 212.

The first order of business for the HEDCO (Henderson Economic Development Corporation) was to install in the first ever seven-member Board during Thursday’s meeting. Since its inception it was always a five-member Board but The Henderson City Council decided last month to increase the Board …

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