Jeannie Faulkner Barber, Karen Turner, and Bobbie Guinn from the Overton-New London Area Chamber of Commerce were passing out free popcorn during the 5th annual National Night Out event Tuesday. City officials report a record turnout and steady increases year in and year out.
Jordan Dickeson scored one of Henderson’s three touchdowns as the Lions went into their bye week with a 24-6 win at Chapel Hill last week. Henderson is off this week and meets Gilmer Oct. 13 in Longview.
Traffic was backed up for nearly a mile after responded to a two-vehicle wreck collision on U.S. Highway 79 South, past the Landon Alford Loop in Henderson.
U.S. Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts and his wife Jane speak with Cardinal Theodore McCarrick after the 2011 Red Mass at St. Matthew's Cathedral in Washington, D.C.
Natalie Korff, front left, is shown with items she’s collected to stock to Rusk and Panola Counties Children’s Advocacy Center pantry. More items will be collected instead of birthday gifts during Natalie’s party Thursday. She is shown with Susan Camazine, Rusk County SANE nurse, Kishla Salazar, CAC director, Micheal Jimerson, district attorney and CAC board member, Jeff Price, Henderson Police Department lieutenant, and Cammie Richard, forensic interviewer.
Overton junior varsity halfback Michael Phillips smiles after crossing the goal line during the Mustangs' JV game against Shelbyville last week. Phillips and his teammates host an undefeated Carlisle Indian JV team that is on the warpath tonight at 7 p.m..
Rusk County Rodeo Association official Ron Yandle detailed plans for the Oct. 18-20 Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association Rodeo for the Henderson Lions Club weekly luncheon program Wednesday.
President Barack Obama and Republican challenger Gov. Mitt Romney meet before the first presidential debate Wednesday night in Denver.
West Rusk’s Ashley Tarbutton tries to block the shot of a Troup player at the net during the Lady Raiders-Lady Tigers match Tuesday in New London. No score was available as of press-time today.
Henderson Democrat Paul Sadler, left, met Republican newcomer Ted Cruz, right, in the first televised debate between U.S. Senate candidates. Gromer Jeffers of The Dallas Morning News served as moderator.
A photo famous the world over shows C.M. “Dad” Joiner and partner Doc Lloyd, center, and their crew at the East Texas Oil Field discovery well 82 years ago today — Oct. 3, 1930.
The field that came to be known as the “Great East Texas Oil Field” eventually included Rusk, Gregg, Smith, Cherokee and Upshur counties and was the largest oil field in the world at the time.
Henderson junior Taylor Sledge tips a ball over the net during the Lady Lions loss to Spring Hill last week at home. Henderson visits Bullard tonight to close the first round of 16-3A play.
Jamal Kind dives over a defender for more yardage.
Bo Brady (44), Contrell Phillips (33) and Jame Pegues pressure the quarterback.
Henderson quarterback Janson Moore gets tagged late out of bounds... but no call from the officiating crew.
Patrick Brown goes up high to snag this second half interception.
Jordan Dickeson caught this pass from Janson Moore and scored a touchdown.
Kenny McCown blocked this punt during the second half.
Janson Moore lets a long pass fly. Patrick Brown hauled in the heave to complete a 75-yard scoring play.
The Lions defense jars the ball loose.
Jamal Kind scores straight up the middle for the Lions.
Sophomore Randy Davis broke free on this second quarter run to set up the Lions first TD.
Bo Brady and Contrell Phillips (33) sandwich a Chapel Hill ball carrier.
Contrell Phillips (33) and Ta'Ondrick Thurkill hit the Chapel Hill quarterback.
Arquez Walton drags down a ball carrier from behind.
Patrick Brown breaks a tackle to find some running room.
Jamal Kind tracks down a Chapel Hill receiver.
Tre' Hollins almost had a TD on this play but the pass was broken up by a Chapel Hill defender.
Randy Davis found some more running room in his first varsity start.
Even though the richest 1 percent of Americans don't all work on Wall Street, they do control a disproportionate amount of its wealth, including nearly half of all stocks and mutual funds and more than 60 percent of securities.
Mount Enterprise city officials proclaim Oct. 6 as Think Pink Day for Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Shown, from left, are Rosena Ross, Johnny Fryman, Brandon Jones, new deputy marshal Jacob Langford, city marshal David Collins, council member Jill Tucker, Mayor Harvey Graves and council members Jim Reese and Richard Chapman.
But you can't beat this chart for the most dramatic measure of just how wide the gap between the tippy-top and the 99 percent has become. While incomes for the super-rich have skyrocketed in the past three decades, most Americans' have flatlined.
A chart showing the disparity in income distribution in the United States. Wealth inequality and income inequality have increasingly become central concerns among middle- and lower-income Americans.
Savannah Hamilton, shown with A&E’s “Storage Wars” auctioneer Walt Cade, will now receive a diabetic alert dog to help with her Type I diabetes following a benefit auction and concert held Sept. 9 at Durango’s Canyon.
Many Rusk County residents took advantage of the weekend’s cool and rainy weather to take leisurely walks around their communities. Overton youngster Gaelynn Prosser, 12, was seen here strolling up Mustang Alley on Sunday afternoon, as the first rays of sun begin to creep through the clouds.
Overton senior fullback Jesse Roach hurdles a Shelbyville defender en route to a 25 yard touchdown romp during the Mustangs 25-20 victory over the Dragons. Roach rumbled for over 100 yards of total offense, with 9 solo tackles and a sack on defense.
Sophomore Randy Davis ran for 157 yards in his debut as a varsity starter and Henderson rolled past Chapel Hill 24-6 in the district opener for both teams Friday at Bulldogs Stadium. The Lions are off Friday and play Gilmer Oct. 13 in Longview.