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Thursday | Jacksonville Daily Progress

2 men arrested after standoff in grocery store

Two men were arrested early Wednesday morning after a standoff at the B&B Foods in Alto.

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Related Topix: Alto, TX, Tyler, TX

Thursday | Tyler Morning Telegraph

Fighting The Good Fight

Cindy Kline, Jacksonville Relay for Life chair, talks to patrons at the Jacksonville Survivors Dinner at the Legacy March 25, 2014.

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Related Topix: Charitable Organizations, American Cancer Society, Health, Breast Cancer

Wed Apr 16, 2014

Jacksonville Daily Progress

CR speed limit changes, E-filling fee top agenda

On Monday, Cherokee County commissioners set April 28 to hold public hearings concerning the changing speed limits on two county roads.

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Related Topix: Personal Finance, Retirement, Alto, TX

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Jacksonville Daily Progress

Folks attend weekend fundraiser for H.O.P.E.

It was an evening fit for royalty, as supporters of the Helping Others Pursue Enrichment program gathered Saturday at The Castle on the Lake outside Jacksonville for "A Renaissance Evening."

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Related Topix: Jacksonville, TX

Jacksonville Daily Progress

Religious lines drawn: Protesters met by members of Church of Wells

Other than a few community members' voices that rose above the crowd, the protest Saturday against the Church of Wells remained peaceful.

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Related Topix: Wells, TX, Abilene, TX

Sat Apr 12, 2014

Tyler Morning Telegraph

Henderson County: Male treatment facility making a difference

Betty Waters/Staff Art work adorns the wall of a room that serves as a chapel and a meeting place for Alcoholics Anonymous at The Chapman House.

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Related Topix: Henderson County, TX, Drugs, Eustace, TX, Van Zandt County, TX

Jacksonville Daily Progress

Master Gardeners

The Cherokee County Master Gardener Association will host its annual Spring Plant Sale from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. today at the Ruth Nichols Arboretum, 1015 SE Loop 456 in Jacksonville.

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Related Topix: Jacksonville, TX

Jacksonville Daily Progress

Brunson to deliver Darby/Beal lecture at BMATS

Dr. Harold E. Brunson Jr. has been named guest speaker for next week's fourth annual Darby/Beal Lectureship at the Baptist Missionary Association Theological Seminary.

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Related Topix: Dallas Christian College, Jacksonville, TX, New Summerfield, TX, University of Texas at Dallas

Fri Apr 11, 2014

Business Wire

Horizon Energy Completes Oil and Gas Lease Option Agreement in East Texas

The land under consideration consists of 82.89 acres located in the Pettit formation close to the town of Rusk, which is the Cherokee county seat.

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Related Topix: Corporate / Securities Law, Law

Wed Apr 09, 2014

KETK

Church of Wells members injured following physical fight during community parade

Wells' residents, Kenneth Hunt, and Dantrel Casel were the other two man involved in the altercation, according to the report.

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Related Topix: Wells, TX

Sat Apr 05, 2014

Jacksonville Daily Progress

Paper ballots still on tap for runoff

Although other Texas counties have suspended use of paper ballots for elections, Cherokee County will continue to use paper ballots, according to County Elections Administrator Shannon Cornelius.

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Related Topix: Rusk, TX

Thu Apr 03, 2014

Jacksonville Daily Progress

Donations awarded from annual hay show and sale

The Agri-Business Committee of the Jacksonville Chamber recently donated funds from the 2013 Annual Hay Show & Sale.

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Wed Apr 02, 2014

Jacksonville Daily Progress

Thunder in the Pines raises money for child abuse victims

The 9th Annual Thunder in the Pines was a "huge success" this past weekend, according to local coordinators.

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Related Topix: Domestic Violence (Domestic Abuse), Law, Anderson County, TX

Tue Apr 01, 2014

KTRE-TV Lufkin

Eight dogs seized after elderly woman mauled, found dead

Eight dogs have been confiscated from an East Texas property after police say two of them mauled an elderly woman.

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Related Topix: Texas, Kaufman, TX, Houston County, TX, Crockett, TX

KTRE-TV Lufkin

1 dead in 2-vehicle accident in Houston Co.

At least one person is dead following an accident involving an 18-wheeler in Houston County Tuesday evening.The wreck occurred on State Highway 21 East, near the Cherokee County line.Further information A Crockett building that has been empty for two and a half years now has new life.

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Related Topix: Houston County, TX, Crockett, TX, Lufkin, TX

Wed Mar 26, 2014

Jacksonville Daily Progress

Group adopts portion of CR 3504

The Adopt a County Road Program has its first participants. On Monday, Cherokee County Commissioners gave full approval to a request from Petty Estate Homeowners to adopt a portion of County Road 3504 as part of beautification program the court approved in February.

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Related Topix: Alto, TX

Tyler Morning Telegraph

Volunteers paint fire hydrants silver

Groups spread out across the city with spray paint to give chipping and fading fire hydrants a new coat and shine.

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Tue Mar 25, 2014

Tyler Morning Telegraph

Cancer survivors celebrate life

The annual Cherokee County Relay For Life Celebration dinner, was held at the Legacy, 782 County Road 1511, as a way to bring a community of people affected by cancer together, said Cindy Kline, the nonprofit's chairwoman.

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Related Topix: Rusk, TX

Jacksonville Daily Progress

Lambs, miniature cattle set for show

Move over, bunnies - two new groups of animals have joined this year's Junior Livestock Show.

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Related Topix: Jacksonville, TX, Bullard, TX, New Summerfield, TX, Rusk, TX, Troup, TX

Jacksonville Daily Progress

Mini moos: Miniature cattle join junior livestock show

Although small in stature, they have become desirable for youngsters to care for, train and show.

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Related Topix: Rusk, TX, Alto, TX

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