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Rusk County officials downgrade burn ban, urge caution

Rusk County officials downgrade burn ban, urge caution

 Rusk County residents once again can burn trash and brush outdoors, but county officials are pleading with them to be careful and use common sense.
Rusk County reinstates provisional burn ban

Rusk County reinstates provisional burn ban

On November 3rd, Rusk County Commissioners in special Commissioners Court Meeting reinstated the Rusk County Provisional Order Restricting Outdoor Burning.
Henderson alcohol referendums bring out early voters

Henderson alcohol referendums bring out early voters

There has been unusually high early voting in Henderson for an amendments-only election, Rusk County Elections Administrator Kathie Wittner said Wednesday.
UPDATE: Security photos released of Jacksonville robbery

UPDATE: Security photos released of Jacksonville robbery

Cherokee County Sheriffs officials released the following snapshots of the robbery in Jacksonville on Tuesday to KETK.
Henderson pushes elections back to November

Henderson pushes elections back to November

Henderson’s elected officials will get an extra six months in office next year.
UPDATE: Two hospitalized after rollover in Rusk County

UPDATE: Two hospitalized after rollover in Rusk County

Rusk County officials tell KETK, two people have been transported to the hospital after the wreck. Authorities are still on the scene of the one vehicle rollover about 10 miles east of Henderson on Hwy. 79.
Pair sentenced for killing 2 in East Texas

Pair sentenced for killing 2 in East Texas

(AP) - Authorities say two men have pleaded guilty to a double slaying in which the victims were shot and dumped along a road in East Texas last year.
Henderson man arrested on drug charges; bond set at $1 million

Henderson man arrested on drug charges; bond set at $1 million

A Henderson man remained jailed Monday on $1 million bond, charged with two counts of delivery of a controlled substance.
Fire contained on CR 316D in Rusk County

Fire contained on CR 316D in Rusk County

Fire on CR 316D is contained. All Fire Departments and Texas Forest Service remain on scene. ‎A total of 7 acres burned. Information From Rusk County Sheriff's Office
Rusk County reconfirms burn ban in wake of fires

Rusk County reconfirms burn ban in wake of fires

The Rusk County Commissioners Court reconfirmed its unconditional burn ban Monday morning. James Pike, emergency management coordinator, said 13 wildfires were continuing across the county, but all apparently had been contained.
At least 150 acres burned in Rusk County overnight; Roads reopened

At least 150 acres burned in Rusk County overnight; Roads reopened

Three County Roads in Rusk County were closed for awhile late Sunday evening, while firefighters battled a wildfire in the area.
Henderson: Boil water notice

Henderson: Boil water notice

Gaston Water Supply in Henderson has issued a 48 hours boil water notice for County Roads 462 and 463D. Officials say the boil notice is a result of a water main break and is currently being repaired.
Rusk County firefighters asking for monetary help

Rusk County firefighters asking for monetary help

Fireman in Rusk County have had very little rest during the last week, most of these men and women are volunteering their time to help protect Rusk County, with many of them taking vacation days to be able to stay and fight the fires we are hav
Rusk County fires contained

Rusk County fires contained

All Rusk County fires are contained at this time, however firefighters will remain on site for possible hot spots in those areas. Continue to pray all fires stay contained and the winds decrease.
Rusk County: Residents in Price area asked to evacuate

Rusk County: Residents in Price area asked to evacuate

Residents living on County Roads 4110D, 4113, and 487, of Price, must evacuate immediately. Road closures: County Road 4110D, 4113, and 487 in Price. FM 850 1.5 miles West of Hwy 42, in New London.