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Every year around Memorial Day, I’m reminded of one of my friends from my long radio career in Houston. I interviewed countless interesting people over those years, but one of my favorites was with Paul Boesch, a Houston TV wrestling promoter and announcer and one of the most interesting and…

Angelina College named 115 students to the President’s Honor List for the spring 2022 semester. To qualify for the list, students must have enrolled in at least 12 semester hours of college-level work and have attained a grade point average of 4.0.

I was disappointed to read the article covering the May 19 Lufkin school board meeting that stated, “Langston also was reelected to the school board but was not present at Thursday’s meeting,” with no further explanation, although the reason for my absence was given at the meeting, along wit…

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Three members of the Angelina College Roadrunner baseball team recently earned postseason honors, with MaCrae Kendrick, Heladio Moreno and Matthew Tippie receiving All-Conference nods.

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The Angelina College Lady Roadrunner softball team in 2022 made a little team history, leading Region XIV in several offensive categories and establishing some new records while going three rounds deep in the conference tournament. The Lady ’Runners’ .373 team batting average set a new progr…

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A Huntington man died in a motorcycle accident late Saturday at the former Cherry's Grocery on North Raguet, according to Jessica Pebsworth, communications director for the city of Lufkin.

The following is a list of restaurant inspections done by the Angelina County & Cities Health District between April 20-May 4.

Over the past few weeks and leading up to the end of school, we have celebrated and will continue to celebrate the academic achievements of our students in honor societies, the superintendent’s honor roll breakfast, and induction ceremonies for the STEM Academy and the Early College High School.

It was like stepping back in time as the principal introduced my old high school baseball coach. He was there to hand out a scholarship at my granddaughter’s scholarship awards ceremony. It was like walking down memory lane since the event was being held in the same auditorium where I receiv…

Georgia-Pacific is hoping to make local firefighters’ jobs safer and more efficient by helping them gain access to new equipment and life-saving training. Recently, the local building products manufacturer donated $23,000 to area fire departments in Lufkin, Hudson, Diboll and Fuller Springs.

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Angelina County Sheriff’s Office deputies are investigating the death of a woman at a home in the 100 block of Beech Street, outside of Huntington, after responding to an emergency call on Thursday.

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A Huntington man died in a one-vehicle crash Thursday afternoon on FM 2109, near Forest Road, according to a report from the Texas Department of Public Safety.

I got myself ready to head out and climb aboard my mean machine. First, I had to find the perfect music. Scrolled through my playlist of hard rock and heavy metal, ’cause this kind of trip needs some serious kick behind it, and despite my advancing age, I’m still an old head banger. Should I…

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Lufkin Police arrested two men believed to be associated with the “Jaccboyworld” gang in Lufkin on multiple felony charges, according to Lufkin Communications Director Jessica Pebsworth.

“We are operating in a state of change so rapid that humanity has never experienced it before. The core foundations of how we live, work, interact, play, lead and believe are constantly disrupted,” Kyle Hermans, co-founder and CEO of Be Courageous, tells us.

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More than 100 community supporters of the Alabama-Coushatta Tribe of Texas gathered Monday to celebrate the sixth anniversary of the opening of Naskila Gaming and its economic benefit to the region.

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Crews will set barricades this week in various locations throughout the Lufkin District as sealcoating operations are expected to begin by June 2, weather permitting.

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The following is a list of restaurant inspections done by the Angelina County & Cities Health District between April 21-May 4.

On May 16, 1888, more than 20,000 people flocked to Austin to help celebrate the dedication and completion of the Texas State Capitol. Our Capitol stands tall today as a product of hard work and determination from countless Texans and endures as an unmistakable symbol of the Texas spirit.

I admit, I’ve been somewhat depressed lately. I find myself glued to the news and social media, obsessed with national and international politics and events, unable to understand the level of animosity and hatred between people. You feel it, too. The national trend toward selfishness and iso…

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HOUSTON — In their 25 official at-bats on Saturday, Angelina College’s Lady Roadrunners put the ball in play every time, save for three drawn walks.

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Due to a water main break that resulted in low water pressures, the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality has required the Prairie Grove Utilities public water system (PWS ID Number 0030027) to notify all customers to boil their water prior to consumption (e.g., washing hands/face, brush…

Woodland Heights Medical Center plays an integral role in Lufkin and Angelina County thanks to the knowledgeable and compassionate people who work inside.

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The National Association of Letter Carriers will conduct its annual national food drive on Saturday. NALC’s food drive, which was first held in 1983, helps feed millions of Americans.

The following is a list of restaurant inspections done by the Angelina County & Cities Health District between April 18-21.

Last month, I was proud to co-host the Lone Star Legislative Summit in Nacogdoches with Rep. Travis Clardy in conjunction with the Nacogdoches Chamber of Commerce. We hosted a number of attendees from across the state, including Speaker Dade Phelan and panels on immigration and border securi…

The past year has been full of promise and opportunity for the Alabama-Coushatta Tribe of Texas’ effort to keep our Naskila Gaming electronic bingo facility open. We have seen positive movement in the courts and in the halls of Congress, but our fight is far from over.