City crews are working on a water main break near Tractor Supply and Rose Nail Spa off U.S. Highway 59 south, according to a press release from Jessica Pebsworth, city of Lufkin communications director.
Pablo Casals, cellist, conductor, teacher and recipient of the United Nations Peace Medal, also widely spoke about and promoted early childhood development throughout his life.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Former Minneapolis Officer Derek Chauvin was convicted Tuesday of murder and manslaughter for pinning George Floyd to the pavement with his knee on the Black man’s neck in a case that triggered worldwide protests, violence and a furious reexamination of racism and policing…
Many corporations have come out against the Georgia voter law. If they had read the bill, they would know that the bill allows for common-sense voter ID verification, increases the number of days ballot boxes are open, and allows ballot workers to give water, etc. to voters. These points see…
The number of children in the state’s foster care who had to sleep in state office has been on the increase, up to 186 in February. This statistic is not only alarming, but also represents a call to action: It underscores the need for state investments in community-based services for childre…
We have less than 50 days left in the 87th legislative session and the pace is picking up rapidly. Just this week, the Senate unanimously passed the Texas Consumer Privacy Act Phase 1, a bill I authored to ensure the data the state has on private citizens is protected.
It’s never too early to start talking to your children about future goals, including decisions after high school. This week, Lufkin ISD will be all about college during College Week. We pride ourselves on ensuring 100% of our students are accepted to a university, college, technical school o…
On April 21, 1836, Gen. Sam Houston led the Texian Army to victory at the Battle of San Jacinto. Fought near the present day city of Deer Park, the 18-minute long battle began when Texian forces charged the Mexican camp during their siesta — for which Mexican President and Gen. Santa Anna fa…
The city of Lufkin is asking people not to flush baby/cleaning wipes — especially the large, industrial type used by nursing facilities and even some schools.
When we moved to Lufkin, among the first people we met were Tony and Bob Brown. After nearly 42 years, they remain wonderful friends, and we continue to be thankful for their friendship.
An emergency room doctor wrote recently that he always looks at the Facebook page of a deceased teenager before he informs the parents of their child’s death. He said it helps keep him human.
Many educators and parents may not realize the connection between world oil prices and local education funding, but new research connects world oil prices with Texas public school funding, and it shows clearly that billions of dollars K-12 schools rely upon to educate students could be at ri…
The Electric Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT), the governing body that oversees the electric grid in Texas, is asking all Texans to limit and reduce their electric use this afternoon and through the evening.
A Lufkin man said his dog is doing well after a frightening incident over the weekend in which the animal became stuck in the undercarriage of his truck.
A prescribed burn is planned today in the Davy Crockett National Forest, according to officials with the National Forests and Grasslands in Texas.
AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) — The pressure was even more than Hideki Matsuyama could have imagined when he stood on the first tee Sunday at Augusta National. So was the emotion when he walked off the 18th green as the first Masters champion from golf-mad Japan.
AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) — The storms that stopped play for a little more than hour Saturday at the Masters were expected. The masterpiece delivered by Hideki Matsuyama after the break was not.
Sometimes cans get kicked so far down the road that we forget about them. Such is the case with a 2016 federal Health Information Technology mandate known as the 21st Century Cures Act Info Blocking Rule, advocated by a nonprofit organization known as OpenNotes.
Surrounded by hundreds of law enforcement officers, the loved ones of Texas State Trooper Chad Walker solemnly laid him to rest after he gave his life in the line of duty.
The ultimate artistic trio will be at the Temple Theater this weekend as Montopolis brings nature photos, live music and storytelling surrounding the Big Bend National Park to East Texas.
It’s not as if I seek out these types of conversations. I’m not exactly stalking people trying to talk them into attending college or seeking some kind of formal education.
All proceeds from sales at Mom’s Diner Saturday will go to help a local family whose child was recently diagnosed with leukemia.
The National Weather Service has issued a tornado watch for Angelina and surrounding counties until 8 tonight and a hazardous weather outlook as severe thunderstorms are in the forecast.
One year after COVID-19 upended live performances, the Angelina Arts Alliance has announced two upcoming performances scheduled for The Pines Theater in May.
Harold’s House, East Texas Alliance for Children, is raising funds through the Save Change, Change Lives initiative in honor of April, which has been declared Child Abuse Prevention Month.
Like the trees and flowers, the American Legion Family is blooming this spring. First, the American Legion Auxiliary worked with St. Patrick Catholic School to host an Easter Egg Hunt on Saturday.
U.S. Marshals in Collin County took Janaal Dunn, 19, of Lufkin, into custody Monday afternoon on a murder warrant in connection with the shooting death of a Lufkin man in March.
The East Texas Food Bank will offer a drive-thru food distribution from 10 a.m. to noon Tuesday at the George H. Henderson Jr. Exposition Center.
This week the Senate unanimously passed Senate Bill 5, a bill I authored that would address broadband access across the state. I appreciate the support of my colleagues and the leadership from the House author Rep. Trent Ashby.
- Cheshire in Angelina County Jail on an order of surrender for assault causing bodily injury/family violence
- Flournoy files lawsuit to remove Cheshire from office
- Flournoy’s petition lists 16 reasons for removing Cheshire from office
- Sister-in-law’s statement details one of the complaints against Cheshire
- Lufkin police locate missing 15-year-old girl
- Hot air balloons heading to Lufkin this summer
- Lufkin police release identity of victim in Sunday morning's fatal wreck
- Angelina College trustees approve Separation Incentive Plan
- Pollok woman shares experiences working as extra on ‘The Chosen’
- East Texas timber industry is star of new film