Lufkin school trustees approved a $540,124 increase to the 2019-20 budget that primarily addresses COVID-19 concerns for the beginning of the 2020-21 school year.
In keeping with its long-standing policy on public health and safety coverage,
The Lufkin Daily News is providing all content about the coronavirus crisis free to online readers.
Gov. Greg Abbott announced his third phase Wednesday of reopening Texas businesses during the coronavirus pandemic, allowing virtually all of them to operate at 50% capacity.
The County Emergency Management Office on Wednesday reported four new cases of COVID-19, including a girl younger than 9.
The state of Texas recently entered into a $295 million agreement with North Texas-based technology company MTX to participate in contact tracing, and Texas leaders are not responding well.
A new service is being extended to families of students who missed meals and the chance to hang out with friends at lunch because of the pandemic, which is now threatening to do the same to many summer programs families rely on.
The Texas Transportation Commissioners approved federal funding for the Angelina County Airport and the Brazos Transit District through the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security Act in a phone meeting Thursday.
Tia Juanita’s Fish Camp welcomed customers for the first time Monday at its Lufkin location in the former Posados Cafe at 3102 S. John Redditt Drive.
Texans have been witnessing things that would have been unthinkable until now: Surge teams, testing of nursing homes for COVID-19 and the National Guard helping to disinfect nursing home facilities around the state.
The Angelina County & Cities Health District has confirmed that 50-year-old Bretta Nerren is the fifth COVID-19-related death in Angelina County.
In a belated Cinco de Mayo celebration, one East Texas teen walked away with an $11,200 scholarship that she earned through her fundraising efforts.
The cheers and exclamations of teachers and students reuniting at St. Patrick Catholic School could probably be heard well down Lowry Street and Timberland Drive Friday morning during the End of Year celebration.
DIBOLL — Lumberjack Stadium was full of proud parents, teachers, family and community members as the Diboll High School class of 2020 walked the stage on a cool Friday evening.
Angelina County has five new cases of COVID-19, bringing the county’s total to 210, according to the county’s website, angelinacounty.net.
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