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Rusk County changes sick leave policy for employees

Rusk County changes sick leave policy for employees

HENDERSON – Rusk County employees who get seriously ill or need major surgery during the early months of the year should benefit from a new sick leave policy approved by the commissioners court on Tuesday.
Tree of Angels event provides comfort for victims’ families

Tree of Angels event provides comfort for victims’ families

Linda Luna got a chance to remember her daughters among kindred souls Monday evening.
Henderson residents discuss possible dog park

Henderson residents discuss possible dog park

HENDERSON — If a Henderson couple has their way, their town will have its first dog park.

Longview, Henderson and Lufkin Win

A busy Saturday of high school playoffs. Longview, Lufkin and Henderson all won their games to advance to the 3rd round of the playoffs. Check out the video for highlights and scores from all of the Saturday games.
Temporary hour change at Henderson driver's license

Temporary hour change at Henderson driver's license

The Henderson drivers license office will be closed Monday, Tuesday and Friday beginning October 2, 2012. 
Church to hold Blessing of Animals

Church to hold Blessing of Animals

St. Matthew’s Episcopal Church will hold its annual Blessing of the Animals, officiated by Rev. Patsy Barham, at 2 p.m. Sunday in honor of St. Francis of Assisi.
Man steals batteries from Rusk County oilfield lease

Man steals batteries from Rusk County oilfield lease

The Rusk County Sheriff’s Office is reaching out to the citizens of Rusk County to assist in identifying a suspect in connection to a theft of batteries from a BP American Production Company oilfield lease on County Road 2145, in Tatum.&n
UPDATE: One aggravated robbery suspect turns himself in, another still at large

UPDATE: One aggravated robbery suspect turns himself in, another still at large

UPDATE: Michael Angelo Henderson, Jr. has turned himself in at McLennan County Jail, Waco, Texas.
Rusk County plans to raise effective tax rate for 2012

Rusk County plans to raise effective tax rate for 2012

Rusk County commissioners voted Monday to increase the tax rate slightly less than 3 percent to fund a budget less than $36 million.
Henderson All-Stars Fall to Alabama

Henderson All-Stars Fall to Alabama

A group of boys from Henderson represent Texas in the Dixie League World Series in Virginia. The Henderson All-Stars lost to Alabama by a score of 14-8 Saturday night. They now head to the consolation bracket.
UPDATE: 14 alleged gang members busted in Rusk County raid

UPDATE: 14 alleged gang members busted in Rusk County raid

The U.S. Department released the following statment in relation to the Rusk County raid:
Update: Mailbox thefts continue in northern Rusk County

Update: Mailbox thefts continue in northern Rusk County

According to the Rusk County Sheriff's Office, mailbox thefts are continuing in northern Rusk County. Investigators received approximately 10 additional cases last week.

Rusk County court OKs new subdivision plat

HENDERSON — The Rusk County Commissioners Court on Thursday approved the plat for the Vincent Cordosa Subdivision that will be in Pct. 2.
Runoff for Rusk County sheriff draws near

Runoff for Rusk County sheriff draws near

Voters in Rusk County will have the choice of two experienced lawmen with strong local ties when they select the Republican nominee for Rusk County sheriff.
Thieves steal equipment from Rusk County construction site

Thieves steal equipment from Rusk County construction site

The Rusk County Sheriff’s Office is asking for information in the identification of suspects involved in the burglary of a building that occurred on County Road 297.