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  1. Fiesta Cristianas event planned todayRead the original story

    Friday Feb 27 | Tyler Morning Telegraph

    Fiesta Cristianas is scheduled for 4 to 8 p.m. today at 201 Mill St. in Alto. El Roi 7, a Christian band from Greenville, is scheduled to perform.

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  2. High school students receive athletic training instructionRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 20 | Tyler Morning Telegraph

    Student athletic trainers from Whitehouse ISD and West Rusk ISD attended the event which was held at First Christian Church in Tyler, Texas. photo by Sarah A. Miller/Tyler Morning Telegraph Trinity Mother Frances athletic trainer for Rusk ISD Daniel Easley, left, instructs Emory Rains ISD trainer Matt Linquist, at right, during an educational event for Trinity Mother Francis Orthopedics and Sports Medicine staff members, area school employed athletic trainers and high school student athletic trainers Friday morning Feb. 20, 2015.

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  3. Hospice of East Texas to honor 2 volunteersRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 17 | Tyler Morning Telegraph

    McGaughey has been a Hospice volunteer for 25 years, often caring for patients at their homes in Cherokee County. Channel passed away Feb. 11. photo by Sarah A. Miller/Tyler Morning Telegraph Hospice patient patient Jimmy Channel, 78, of Rusk shares photographs on his cell phone with volunteer Jann McGaughey of Jacksonville Tuesday Jan. 28, 2015 at The Hospice of East Texas in Tyler.

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  4. Residents of Fairview await results of waterline grantRead the original story

    Monday Feb 16 | Tyler Morning Telegraph

    It's a period of wait-and-see for the Rusk City Council and residents of the nearby Fairview community, as a Feb. 27 "know-by" date approaches. That's when both groups learn whether city officials are eligible to apply for a Small Town Environment Program grant through the Texas Department of Agriculture to fund a project that will extend waterlines into Fairview, where about a dozen households rely on hand-dug wells and bottled water to meet their needs.

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  5. East Texas artist honored with exhibit, scholarshipRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 14 | Tyler Morning Telegraph

    East Texans are invited to gather to honor Judith G. Pritchett in Jacksonville on Monday, as Joe Pritchett announces a Memorial Scholarship Fund started in his wife's memory. The Edom Gallery, which hosted a short ceremony honoring Ms.

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  6. East Texas philanthropists understand Promise programa s community importanceRead the original story

    Saturday Feb 14 | Tyler Morning Telegraph

    It is scholarship season across East Texas. Among the many scholarship offerings for students in our region, the Rusk ISD/Tyler Junior College Promise Scholarship Program stands alone as a Community Pro-mise.

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  7. Rusk chamber honors TJC President MetkeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 17, 2015 | Tyler Morning Telegraph

    Charles Hassell, Rusk Economic Development Corporation President, presents TJC President Dr. Mike Metke with an honorary ward during Saturday night's 74th annual Rusk Chamber of Commerce Banquet at Rusk Jr High School. Metke was honored for the establishment of the Rusk Promise Fund, a program that will offer a guarateed scholarship to TJC for any senior that graduates in the top 50 percent of their class with a GPA of 2.5 or higher.

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  8. Six arrested in multi-county 'million dollar crime spree'Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 16, 2014 | Tyler Morning Telegraph

    EAST TEXAS Six people are in custody, and one person is at large in connection with what authorities are calling a "million dollar crime spree" spanning across four counties in East Texas since November last year. Police and Sheriff Investigators from Smith, Rusk, Gregg, Harrison, Kilgore, and New London worked together leading to the arrest of the suspects.

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  9. Six arrested in 'million dollar crime spree' spanning multiple countiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 16, 2014 | Tyler Morning Telegraph

    EAST TEXAS Six people are in custody, and one person is at large in connection with what authorities are calling a "million dollar crime spree" spanning across four counties in East Texas since November last year. Police and Sheriff Investigators from Smith, Rusk, Gregg, Harrison, Kilgore, and New London worked together leading to the arrest of the suspects.

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  10. New Senate leader, governor and legislators make 84th Texas Legislature worth watchingRead the original story

    Jan 12, 2015 | Tyler Morning Telegraph

    The 84th Texas Legislature will kick off its 140-day biennial gathering to create new laws and handle state business. Thousands of bills are filed each session , but few become law.

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  11. Ex-Cherokee County DA announces switch to Republican partyRead the original story

    Jan 5, 2015 | Tyler Morning Telegraph

    Beckworth made his announcement after the Jan. 1 swearing-in ceremony of Cherokee County officials elected in the November 2014 election. Beckworth, who launched a private practice in December in Rusk, said, "I look forward to working with my new party and the elected officials, particularly regarding the legal issues that affect everyone in Cherokee County."

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  12. Rusk prison played pivotal role in building of rail systemRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 28, 2014 | Tyler Morning Telegraph

    East Texas Penitentiary used its prisoners as part of the railroad track crew about 1913. The Rusk Penitentiary existed in Cherokee County from 1883 to 1917 and was the state's second enclosed penitentiary for convicted felons, according to the Texas State Historical Association.

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  13. Tyler's Hunt takes over North Texas leadRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 27, 2014 | Tyler Morning Telegraph

    East Texas continues to lose its reputation of not being able to produce quality deer, and Smith County continues to improve as a deer-hunting location despite its increasing urbanization. The latest example is Tyler hunter Randy Hunt's 13-point Smith County buck that scored 157 6/8 and has taken the lead in the North Texas Division of the 35th TylerPaper Big Buck Contest.

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  14. Firefighters clean Tylera s chimneys as second jobRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 21, 2014 | Tyler Morning Telegraph

    Crenshaw and fellow owner Robert Graham are firefighters who started this business as a job to do on their days off from the fire station. photo by Sarah A. Miller/Tyler Morning Telegraph Top Hat Chimney Sweeps owners Greg Crenshaw and Robert Graham hold a tool that they use to clean chimneys after they clean a client's chimney Friday Dec. 19, 2014 in Tyler.

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  15. Glenwood church to present programRead the original story

    Dec 12, 2014 | Tyler Morning Telegraph

    The Glenwood Church of Christ will present Repeat the Sounding Joy: A Christmas Musical Dinner Theater at 6 p.m. today. The five-member a cappella vocal jazz group, Clearly Vocal, is scheduled to make a special appearance and Santa Claus will be present for photos.

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  16. This season, talk with loved ones about drunken drivingRead the original story

    Dec 10, 2014 | Tyler Morning Telegraph

    During December 2012, 830 people lost their lives in crashes involving a drunken driver, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. That's 12.4 percent of the 10,322 people who died due to a drunken driving accident in 2012.

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  17. Abbott sides with County Commissioners on nativity scene dispute in RuskRead the original story

    Dec 8, 2014 | Tyler Morning Telegraph

    Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott has sided with Cherokee County commissioners in a dispute over a nativity scene on the courthouse grounds in Rusk. Last month, a national humanist group sent a letter to the county demanding a nativity scene be moved or taken down.

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  18. Swink funeral set for SundayRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 4, 2014 | Tyler Morning Telegraph

    Services for Dr. Jim Swink, of Rusk, have been announced. Swink, an East Texas football standout, decorated veteran and outstanding orthopedic surgeon, died on Wednesday at his home in Rusk.

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  19. Abbott sides with County Commissioners on nativity scene dispute in RuskRead the original story

    Dec 4, 2014 | Tyler Morning Telegraph

    Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott has sided with Cherokee County commissioners in a dispute over a nativity scene on the courthouse grounds in Rusk. Last month, a national humanist group sent a letter to the county demanding a nativity scene be moved or taken down.

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  20. Humanist group demands removal of nativity sceneRead the original story

    Nov 25, 2014 | Tyler Morning Telegraph

    A national humanist group is demanding that the Christian nativity scene on the lawn of the Cherokee County courthouse in Rusk be removed. "The law surrounding nativity scenes is very clear, and several Supreme Court and other federal court cases support this, that exclusively Christian displays are not permissible," said Legal Director David Niose of the American Humanist Association.

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