Memorial Day has just passed and now we move into summer.
Dallas Mayor Eric Johnson blamed “outsiders” Tuesday for sparking violence among peaceful protests in Dallas over the past five days in response to the death of George Floyd. But arrest data provided by the city of Dallas shows nearly all the people who were arrested in protests this past we…
The economic calamity caused by the novel coronavirus is creating a surge in young adults with uncertain futures. Many have lost jobs or job offers, and others may leave higher education and their schooling because they can no longer afford it.
Gov. Greg Abbott announced Sunday afternoon that the entire state of Texas will be placed under a disaster declaration in response to demonstrators in several Texas cities protesting the death of George Floyd, a black man who was killed Monday in Minneapolis police custody.
Editor’s note: Longtime U.S. Rep. Sam Johnson, a conservative stalwart and Vietnam War POW, died last week. He was 89. His fellow Congressmen from Texas, Louie Gohmert, wrote this tribute.
Angelina College is proud to announce the 127 students named to the President’s Honor List for the spring 2020 semester. To qualify, students must have enrolled in at least 12 semester hours of college-level work and have attained a grade point average of 4.0.
Angelina College is pleased to release the names of the 177 students named to the Dean’s Honor List for the spring 2020 semester. To qualify, students must have enrolled in at least 12 semester hours of college-level work and have attained a grade point average of 3.5 with no grade lower tha…
Angelina County has five new cases of COVID-19, bringing the county’s total to 210, according to the county’s website, angelinacounty.net.
Two more people have died from COVID-19 while the case count has increased by 18 in Angelina County, according to Sharon Shaw, administrator of the Angelina County & Cities Health District.
You don’t have to look far these days to hear or see the word ‘‘impact’’ to describe how the COVID-19 pandemic has affected lives, businesses, nonprofits and more.
Gov. Greg Abbott issued a proclamation on Tuesday announcing additional services and activities that can resume under his second wave of reopenings, allowing food courts in shopping malls to reopen immediately and giving the green light for water parks to begin operations with limited capaci…
We all know someone who has been bitten by a dog at some point in our lives. These incidents affect hundreds, if not thousands of Texans each year, but it is a largely untold story in our communities that dogs restrained outside by their owners are actually more dangerous than roaming packs …
Nacogdoches County has two new cases of COVID-19 as of 10 a.m. today, bringing the county’s total number to 254, according to the Texas Department of State Health Services.
A Lufkin man was shot in the ankle around 9:45 p.m. Saturday in the 200 block of Lane Drive, according to a report from Lufkin Police Department public relations specialist Jessica Pebsworth.
For more than 40 years, Gipson Funeral Home has endeavored to honor fallen soldiers by placing American flags by the graves of more than 2,000 soldiers in the Garden of Memories Cemetery.
There are 175 cases of COVID-19 in Angelina County as of Friday afternoon — an increase of three people, according to the Angelina County & Cities Health District website.
As our nation continues the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic, our first responders and the work they’re doing to keep our communities safe has never been more apparent.
The Texas Department of Public Safety and partners at the Texas Department of Transportation remind motorists during Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month to share the road and look twice for motorcycles, especially at intersections, where motorcycle crashes often occur.
There are 172 cases of COVID-19 in Angelina County as of Thursday afternoon — an increase of four people, according to the Angelina County & Cities Health District website.
Texas health officials made a key change Thursday to how they report data about the coronavirus, distinguishing antibody tests from standard viral tests and prompting slight increases in the state’s oft-cited daily statistic known as the positivity rate.
The USDA Forest Service on Friday announced that it is partially reopening some recreation areas on the National Forests and Grasslands in Texas that had been temporarily closed because of COVID-19.
As COVID-19 orders are relaxed in many parts of the state and more Texans return to the roads, TxDOT’s “Plan While You Can” campaign is reminding drivers to make a sober ride part of their Memorial Day weekend plans.
Texas will soon test all residents and staff for the new coronavirus in state-run homes for people with disabilities, according to an email sent to employees from the state official who oversees the facilities.
Sometime over last couple of months, you were likely contacted to participate in the Census. And for the first time, Americans have been able to fill out their Census questionnaire online this year.
Last week, Texas announced it would be testing every resident and staff member in nursing homes, which have emerged as hot spots for the new coronavirus. But state-run homes for people with disabilities and state-run psychiatric hospitals — which collectively serve 4,703 vulnerable Texans an…
When Kathy Whitmire ran for Houston mayor in 1981, helicopters were among the top sources of municipal strife. Residents of the Memorial neighborhood were irate over the daily noise of west Houston businesspeople who opted to fly over the gridlocked freeways for their morning commutes.
More than 700 new coronavirus cases were reported in the Amarillo region Saturday, as results from targeted testing at meatpacking plants came in.
The National Forest and Grasslands in Texas will begin reopening recreation sites in May using a site-by-site approach, including assessment of facility cleanliness, maintenance status, and health and safety of recreation areas.
Angelina County’s COVID-19 case total increased by eight cases Friday, bringing the total to 139, according to the Angelina County & Cities Health District.
The Big Six-Oh kinda sneaked up on me out of nowhere. Way back when I was younger, my measure of old age moved conveniently. I went from thinking 30 sounded really old to pushing old age to 40 and then 50.
Evictions and debt collection proceedings can resume in Texas next week, the Texas Supreme Court has ordered, after the court temporarily put both on hold during the coronavirus pandemic.
Lufkin Police are seeking a warrant for the arrest of Daryus Wooten, 20, as a suspect in a drive-by shooting near Timberland Drive and Kurth Drive Thursday morning.
One person is dead after a two-vehicle collision at the intersection of U.S. Highway 59 and FM 357 in Polk County this afternoon, according to the Texas Department of Public Safety.
The DETCOG’s Regional Housing Authority is opening its waiting list for the housing choice voucher program to families who were involuntarily displaced as a result of severe weather on April 22.
The Lufkin ISD Board of Trustees discussed recommendations to adopt an intersessional or additional days calendar for the 2020-21 school year at its special meeting Tuesday afternoon via Zoom.
WASHINGTON (AP) — House Speaker Nancy Pelosi unveiled a more than $3 trillion coronavirus aid package Tuesday, a sweeping effort with $1 trillion for states and cities, “hazard pay” for essential workers and a new round of cash payments to individuals.
Texas Department of Public Safety trooper Randall Noe suffered non-life-threatening injuries after being struck by a vehicle on state Highway 94, just west of Lufkin, around 8:30 p.m. Saturday, according to a press release from DPS Sgt. David Hendry.
The Angelina College soccer program has added Paul Murillo to serve as an assistant coach, with Murillo joining first-year head coach Nataki Stewart to guide both the women’s and men’s teams.
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- Angelina County has two new cases of COVID-19
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