The primary season for the 2020 presidential election is upon us. The field of Democratic contenders that began with high double-digit hopefuls has been reduced by attrition and lack of funds to the select few who have endured and persevered, along with one newcomer who is making his presenc…
It can be said that everything happens for a reason; no truer words have been spoken. It is true. It is also true that not all reasons are created by God or the universe. Sometimes the reason is created by us — we accidentally walked off the sidewalk or didn’t see the red light.
In honor of African American history and the life of Langston Hughes, who would have turned 118 on Feb. 2, these poems celebrate the heart of the African American man. This culture has vilified him far too long. The Bright Star celebrates strong black men in homes and community.
The number 85,000 can be considered large, when applied to a particular context. It can be minuscule to a multi-millionaire; mere pocket change. To a person with minimal means, it’s a godsend, a “blessing,” or luck. But to God (depending upon who’s God), it’s probably not even a number. It d…
The Lufkin Chapter of Top Ladies of Distinction Inc. crowned Mylah Lee as Miss Teen Sepia and Miss TLOD Vogue for 2019 and Chasen Larod Howard as Little Mr. Sepia and Mr. TLOD G.Q. at the 38th annual Sepia Fashion and Talent Revue held recently at the Pitser Garrison Convention Center.
It is visible in downcast eyes that never make contact; it is recognized in the edge of voices, in the way children, even small ones, react to the presence of diversity.
This is the time of year in which we celebrate the birth of Jesus Christ. He has no birth date recorded in the Bible; therefore, many refer to this day as a pagan day. Luke 2:1-20 is the most wonderful story ever told.
In preparation for this Christmas season and this article, I asked my great-nephew Michael McKenzie Jr. what the greatest Christmas song of the Christmas season is. He immediately said Mariah Carey’s “All I Want For Christmas Is You.”
The Lufkin Chapter of Top Ladies of Distinction, Inc. hosted its Annual Golden Age Holiday Brunch on Dec. 7 at Brandon Park Community Center in Lufkin.
- County extends disaster declaration another 35 days
- First case of COVID-19 in Angelina County confirmed
- 100 patients tested for COVID-19 so far in Angelina County
- City tightens restrictions on COVID-19 emergency declaration
- Lufkin, Angelina County declare local disaster, set $1,000 fine, jail time for those who violate regulations
- City extends disaster declaration indefinitely
- STALLARD: Heartbreak wasn’t one of the listed symptoms
- COVID-19 confirmed in Nacogdoches
- COVID-19 briefs
- Man who visited Lufkin tests positive for COVID-19