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Team roping for Caleb Turner

East Texans, headers and heelers gathered at Rusk County Youth Expo in Henderson for the 2nd Annual Caleb Turner Memorial Team Roping Benefit Auction.  Proceeds go to youth scholarships for agriculture.

Rusk County district clerk announces retirement

Jean Hodges, the district clerk for Rusk County, has announced she will retire at the end of December and not seek re-election.
Relic road trip: Henderson museum offers look at ancient Mideast artifacts

Relic road trip: Henderson museum offers look at ancient Mideast artifacts

East Texans interested in viewing mummies, scarabs and other artifacts of the ancient Middle East don’t need to travel to a large city.
Henderson fire chief serves as interim city manager

Henderson fire chief serves as interim city manager

Rusty Chote is wearing not two, but three hats for the City of Henderson at the moment.
Henderson City Council accepts separation deal with former city manager

Henderson City Council accepts separation deal with former city manager

The Henderson City Council officially accepted a separation agreement with former City Manager Mike Barrow at its Tuesday night meeting.
Henderson city manager submits resignation

Henderson city manager submits resignation

The Henderson City Council voted unanimously Thursday to accept the resignation of City Manager Mike Barrow pending execution of a settlement agreement.
Law requires Rusk County K9 officer to be auctioned off after handler leaves post

Law requires Rusk County K9 officer to be auctioned off after handler leaves post

The Rusk County Sheriff’s Office is fighting more than crime these days — its fighting to keep a Texas law from coming between a K-9 officer and his dog.

Friday Football Fever; Has it really been 20 years?

KETK Sports Director Danny Elzner started Friday Football Fever in 1994. He's seen a lot in the last two decades. He got the first interview with future MVP Adrian Peterson.
Rusk County commissioners talk burn bans, library, K-9s

Rusk County commissioners talk burn bans, library, K-9s

Dogs, burn bans and library business dominated Tuesday’s meeting of the Rusk County Commissioners Court.

Native ETX veteran celebrates 107th birthday

If you wanted to count the candles on East Texan Elmer Hill's  birthday cake, you'd be a while. He has 107 of them! The World War II veteran was honored by folks at Emeritus Assisted Living in Henderson Tuesday.
Henderson Chamber honors Rusk County teachers

Henderson Chamber honors Rusk County teachers

New teachers from Rusk County school districts had a chance to meet community leaders on Thursday afternoon at a reception sponsored by the Henderson Area Chamber of Commerce.
Rusk County sheriff’s office grapples with nation-wide ammo shortage

Rusk County sheriff’s office grapples with nation-wide ammo shortage

The nationwide ammunition shortage plaguing gun owners and law enforcement agencies is taking its toll on the Rusk County Sheriff’s Department, officials said Monday.
Henderson City Council to consider sheriff’s request

Henderson City Council to consider sheriff’s request

Henderson City Council will consider at its Tuesday meeting a request by the Rusk County Sheriff’s Department to move a building to the Police Department Firing Range.
Cowboys on FOX 51 Friday night; Texans on KETK

Cowboys on FOX 51 Friday night; Texans on KETK

Call it a football double-header. FOX 51 will broadcast the Cowboys against the Raiders Friday night. Pregame at 8:00. Kickoff at 9:00.

Rusk County airport director fired after DWI arrests

The Rusk County airport director was fired after county officials learned he crashed his pickup into a home, netting him a DWI arrest — his second in as many weeks.