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Keystrokes of genius: Lufkin native Nick Wade pursuing his dream of being a writer — and it’s paying off

James Wade is an award-winning writer, though you’ve probably never heard of him. But if you’re a fan of fiction, odds are good you’ll be hearing plenty about this Lufkin native soon.

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Sunday 05/29/2016
Keystrokes of genius: Lufkin native Nick Wade pursuing his dream of being a writer — and it’s paying off
Posted: May 29, 2016

James Wade is an award-winning writer, though you’ve probably never heard of him. But if you’re a fan of fiction, odds are good you’ll be hearing plenty about this Lufkin native soon.

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Sunday 05/22/2016
JANICE ANN'S JOURNAL: Selman graduates with her master’s from Texas A&M
Posted: May 22, 2016

Sally Selman sent me a note that her granddaughter, Kelli Reid Selman, graduated from Texas A&M in College Station on May 13 with a master’s degree in kinesiology. Kelli is the daughter of Joanie and Tom Selman. She will move to Dallas to do an internship at the Michael Johnson Performance Center.

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EXTENSION NEWS: Pecan galls common this year
Posted: May 22, 2016

No other tree holds such promise and so frequently under-performs for residents in Angelina County as the pecan. Truthfully, we live in a harsh area for the growth of pecans. Much of our soils drain too poorly. Our moisture and humidity increase the likelihood of fungal disease. And our naturally high insect levels also can make it difficult.

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Medical miracle: 7-year-old Lufkin boy defying the odds, defeating life-threatening illness thanks to his fighting spirit and the undeniable power of prayer
Posted: May 22, 2016

“The struggle is real with this mama,” Amy Hebert, gymnastics and cheer instructor for Parks and Recreation, wrote in one of her many posts on the Facebook page “Pray for Case.”

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Sunday 05/15/2016
JANICE ANN'S JOURNAL: Party preparations underway for Brumble’s 100th birthday
Posted: May 15, 2016

Don and Elsa Jean Looser, along with Beth and Greg Looser, and Brock and Avery Looser, are planning a 100th birthday party in honor of Millie Brumble from 2-4 p.m. May 28 at PineCrest Retirement Center. Her birthday is really May 29, but they will celebrate a day early.

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EXTENSION NEWS: Seminar on feral hog control set for Monday
Posted: May 15, 2016

Feral hogs are the bane of many rural folks’ existence. With nuisance wild hogs destroying agricultural, residential lawns and other sites, the Angelina County Extension office will be hosting an educational event to learn how to best rid these pests.

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Sunday 05/08/2016
JANICE ANN'S JOURNAL: Hospice in the Pines celebrates 30th anniversary
Posted: May 08, 2016

We had a history lesson at the 30 years of Excellence for Hospice in the Pines. Tara Watson-Watkins was the mistress of ceremonies and introduced board president Roy Carroway. He welcomed all, and Napoleon Shaw, Hospice in the Pines administrative director, gave the invocation. Special music was performed by the First Missionary Baptist Church Young Adult Choir under the direction of Aryn Ricks, Hospice volunteer. Judge Bob Inselmann filled in for Mayor Bob Brown, who proclaimed April 28 as Hospice in the Pines Day. A video had been prepared by Randy Cadwell, and Demetress Harrell, CEO of Hospice in the Pines, was the producer. The video featured volunteers, patients, families of patients, local community leaders and state Rep. Trent Ashby, as well as pastors giving voice to their love for Hospice in the Pines. The video was narrated by Watson-Watkins.

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EXTENSION NEWS: Understanding eminent domain, other landowner topics
Posted: May 08, 2016

To get away from presidential politics and other stresses, one of my favorite escapes is to go “check the pasture.”

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Sunday 05/01/2016
JANICE ANN'S JOURNAL: Class of 2016 awards night set for May 9
Posted: May 01, 2016

It was a thrill to me to see some 400 signs at the Lufkin High School with students’ names on them where they are attending college, trade school or in the military. The Class of 2016 is our future and from the looks of these plaques along Lufkin Avenue, our future will be in good hands. The Lufkin High School Alumni Association had 163 apply for scholarships and we are able to award 132 on Awards Night May 9 in the Tom Jack Lucas Auditorium. We will have to find out the amount of scholarships given by the community.

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HUDSON SCHOOLS: Hudson’s spring concert set for Thursday
Posted: May 01, 2016

District news: The Hudson middle school and high school choirs will present their Spring Concert, “Flashback,” at 6:30 p.m. Thursday in the Hudson auditorium. Admission is $3.

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EXTENSION NEWS: Challenging issues face Texas landowners
Posted: May 01, 2016

The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service will present an all-day seminar titled “Land, Water & Wealth: A Legal Symposium for East Texas Agriculture” on May 20 at the Angelina County Extension Office.

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Sunday 04/24/2016
JANICE ANN'S JOURNAL: Visiting with friends at the Hoedown
Posted: April 24, 2016

We went to the 24th annual Downtown Hoedown on Saturday. The people were enjoying the food, and children the games and bouncy house. Some that we saw were Mike Miller selling raffle tickets on the Kiwanis gun; Shelley Williams, Runell Williams’ daughter, was passing out fans to vote for Guessippina Bonner for Lufkin City Council Ward 1. Runell’s granddaughter, Shanell Bradley from the LHS class of 2012, is graduating from the University of Texas at Austin on May 20. Cannot believe that it was just almost the other day that she received one of our LHS Alumni Scholarships. 

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Saturday 04/23/2016
CHURCH NEWS
Updated: April 25, 2016 - 11:29 am

Editor’s note: The Lufkin News reserves the right to edit submissions as needed. The deadline for submissions for Saturday is 4 p.m. Thursday. Submissions will not be printed more than two weeks before the date of the event. Send submissions to Beverly Johnson at news@lufkindailynews.com or call 631-2618 for more information. Church news is for events only. To print a regular church schedule in the East Texas Faith Directory call the advertising department at 631-2673.

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Sunday 04/17/2016
JANICE ANN'S JOURNAL: Doctor enjoys celebration for his ‘retirement’
Posted: April 17, 2016

Dr. David Glenn retired from his medical practice with Angelina Internal Medicine effective April 8. For the past 30 years he has treated many (more than 800 patients) as their primary care physician. His colleagues gave him a retirement celebration. Those in the practice with Dr. Glenn are Sean M. Moran, M.D., Hunt Huber, M.D., Morris L. Mickelson, M.D., Richard E. Roby, M.D., and Kevin Dixon, D.O. The office manager, Martha Russell, and Kathy Ornsby accounts manager put it all together.

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EXTENSION NEWS: Pasture management seminar set for Monday
Posted: April 17, 2016

This Monday the Angelina County Extension office will host a seminar for livestock producers looking to improve yields from their grazing pastures and hay fields. Dr. Vanessa Corriher, forage specialist from the Overton Research Station with Texas A&M AgriLife Extension, will be the featured speaker.

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