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Gallatin resident seeks help with expenses after diagnosis

A Gallatin woman and longtime employee at Prosperity Bank is about to undergo the first stage of procedures for stem cell harvesting.

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Related Topix: Gallatin, TX, Stem Cell Research, Science / Technology

Sat Jul 19, 2014

Jacksonville Daily Progress

Extra rainfall produces more abundant lawns, extends hay season

Steady periods of rain this summer have been a homeowner's dream, as lawns appear more lush than in previous years.

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Related Topix: Weather, Agriculture, Science

Jacksonville Daily Progress

Bullard group rallies behind alcohol petition

A petition calling for a city-wide city election this November that would make all areas of Bullard wet, including those which fall in Cherokee County, has proven successful, as more than the required 221 signatures have been collected.

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Related Topix: Bullard, TX, Smith County, TX

Tue Jul 15, 2014

KYTX-TV News

Child advocates advise parents to educate kids on dangers of sexual assault

Lebron James made headlines Friday when he announced he's returning to Cleveland.

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Related Topix: Kids, Family

Jacksonville Daily Progress

County changes speed on 4 roads

Speed limits along four Cherokee County roads were set to 35 miles per hour following a public hearing Monday at the County Courthouse.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Medicine, Nutrition, Computers

Mon Jul 14, 2014

KLTV Tyler

Police close investigation of Rusk man found in a ditch

In May, Xavier Lang was found injured on Underwood Street just down the road from the Cherokee County Jail.

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Related Topix: Rusk, TX, Health

Sun Jul 13, 2014

Tyler Morning Telegraph

Queen & Diplomat: Tomato Festival rivaled Texas Rose Festival from 1934 to 1941

Kathryn Garvin/Staff Photo Illustration Left, Mayor Acker and Queen Frances Carolyn Wood sipping tomato juice.

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Related Topix: Texas, Tyler, TX

Sat Jul 12, 2014

Texomaland

DSB is Proud to Announce the Launch of the National Energy Services Association Web Site

Welcome to the Food Handler Classes service for Cherokee County, Texas. This food handlers certification course is for any food service employee who needs to obtain a permit in order to work in a retail food establishment, or any individual who desires tr .

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Jacksonville Daily Progress

Official: Sex assault case 'worst' prosecuted

The recent indictment of a Jacksonville man on multiple child sex abuse charges has made local District Attorney Rachel Patton that much more determined to champion victims of perpetrators like Kevin Morris Sr. While it is not unusual for a grand jury to indict more than one child sex offender - along with Morris, a grand jury indicted Michael ... (more)

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Related Topix: Jacksonville, TX, Criminal Defense Law, Law, Alto, TX, Prison

Mon Jul 07, 2014

Tyler Morning Telegraph

ETexan first to bring electric lighting to area

In 1886, historical documents show, Palestine became the first city in the state to have a domestic electric lighting plant, thanks to James Wisdom Ozment, a visionary and entrepreneur.

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Related Topix: Palestine, TX, Rusk, TX

Sat Jul 05, 2014

Jacksonville Daily Progress

Cherokee County arrests

The Daily Progress will publish a list of arrests from the Cherokee County Sheriff's Office on a weekly basis.

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Related Topix: Cuney, TX, Rusk, TX

Jacksonville Daily Progress

Beat the heat a Keep hydrated, listen to your body, avoid heat-related illnesses

The heat is on, and Cherokee County residents are reminded to use precautions to ensure they get through summer without putting their health - or their pets' - at risk.

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Related Topix: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Weather, Natural Disasters, Heat Wave

Thu Jul 03, 2014

Jacksonville Daily Progress

Got the flu? Whooping cough?

Do you have the sniffles? Or maybe a cough that just won't go away? Summertime often makes those with allergies have cold-like symptoms, however getting the flu during the summer is also possible.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Influenza, Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Jacksonville, TX

Wed Jul 02, 2014

Jacksonville Daily Progress

'Christmas in July' drive to benefit foster kids in Cherokee County

A "Christmas in July" campaign begins this month to benefit children removed from their homes due to crisis situations.

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Related Topix: Family, Kids, Jacksonville, TX, Rusk, TX

Tue Jul 01, 2014

Jacksonville Daily Progress

Henry's Chapel celebrates 100 years

In 1870, the community of Henry's Chapel was founded by a group of people looking for land to farm, according to area resident Susan Martin.

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Related Topix: Troup, TX, Methodist, Religion

Jacksonville Daily Progress

Republican Party votes Wallace, Young onto ballot

Two familiar names will be listed among those running for local offices on the November general election ballot: Rodney Wallace and Dana Young.

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Related Topix: Rusk, TX

Mississippi Business Journal

Horizon to implement Intellipumper in Texas oil field

Horizon Energy Corporation's Intellipumper will be placed in operation at its East Texas site on the Holmes Oil Unit Number 1 in Cherokee County, Texas.

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Mon Jun 30, 2014

KETK

Jacksonville Chamber of Commerce creates resolutions to reduce traffic issues

East Texas' growing population has caused traffic jams for the last 5 years. So in order to reduce these travel issues, the Jacksonville Chamber of Commerce has approved three resolutions.

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Related Topix: Jacksonville, TX, Wells, TX

Sat Jun 28, 2014

Tyler Morning Telegraph

All American: Patriotic paint scheme is a couple's way of showing appreciation for their country

Tamra Bolton/Courtesy The Simmons home is on Cherokee County Road 1513, just off U.S. Highway 69, south of Jacksonville at Guinn's Plant Farm.

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Related Topix: Jacksonville, TX

Jacksonville Daily Progress

Kaboom: Tips for a happy, safe July 4th celebration

Rusk resident Lauren Lankford on Friday stocks up on some of the more popular fireworks at her family's fireworks stand on U.S. Highway 69 N, at County Road 1501 in Rusk.

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Related Topix: Rusk, TX, Fire, Life, Holidays, 4th of July, Jacksonville, TX

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