This was put up on the Jacksonville Progress's website close to the end of the day on August 1, 2017. We heard about the plane crash pretty soon after it happened, and I got to rush out and take some photos. Me and several other reporters from different papers were able to scrape together some … Continue reading UPDATED: Small plane crashes along Highway 69
This was published on July 29 in the Jacksonville Progress. "Screen Time" is a guest column the paper does where people can write their thoughts on the film/television industry. My editor decided to let me have a go at it one day, and I decided to try and put a unique spin on the column. … Continue reading Screen Time: Are video games art?
This story was published on July 27 in the Jacksonville Progress. This was a fun story to write, as the subject was a very interesting and entertaining person to speak to. To Brian West, becoming a private investigator is the culmination of almost every previous career he's had, spanning three decades. Whatever job he has … Continue reading Private investigator opens J’ville business
This was published on July 27 in the Jacksonville Progress. It was just a short article to clarify some proposed expenses that were brought up in the last county commissioners court. Reports that the Cherokee County Sheriff's Department is hoping to hire a full-time nurse during the next fiscal year have been clarified. During the … Continue reading Sheriff’s department hopes to hire part-time nurse
This story was published in the Jacksonville Progress on July 25, 2017. An equally important, but less-reported story from the same event was how good hot dogs and snow cones are for breakfast. Members of the Jacksonville Fire Department visited the Bonner Street Plaza Rehabilitation and Senior Center this past Friday for a fire safety … Continue reading Jacksonville officials discuss fire safety at Bonner Street Plaza
This story was published in the Jacksonville Progress on July 25, 2017. The Cherokee County Commissioners' Court met Monday at the Cherokee County Courthouse. With the exception of Kelly Taylor, commissioner of Precinct No. 1, all commissioners were present. After the call to order and invocation by Cherokee County Judge Chris Davis, the meeting got … Continue reading County surveyor Morgan resigns; Officials prep for budget talks
This was published on July 22 in the Jacksonville Progress. It was just to let people know what the county Commissioners' Court had planned for their next meeting. The Cherokee County Commissioners' Court will meet on Monday. The meeting will take place at the Cherokee County Courthouse in the city of Rusk at 10 a.m. … Continue reading Commissioners set to talk budget, money transfers