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The Angelina Arts Alliance is celebrating its 20th anniversary with new offices and a new centrally located box office at 108 S. First St. in downtown Lufkin.

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The Lufkin Police Department has identified the three victim's of a late Sunday night shooting on Culverhouse Street. 

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WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump said Sunday that confirmation of his Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett will go “quickly” but his Democratic rival, Joe Biden, implored the Republican-led Senate to hold off on voting on her nomination until after the Nov. 3 election to “let the …

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AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — When the coronavirus pandemic slammed the U.S. economy this spring, Dallas salon owner Shelley Luther became an overnight symbol of rebellion against lockdown measures, spending two days in a Texas jail for refusing to close her doors.

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YORBA LINDA, Calif. — Two people were struck by a car and injured Saturday during a Southern California demonstration involving members of Black Lives Matter and counter-protesters.

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MADISON, Wis. — Colleges across the country are struggling to salvage the fall semester amid skyrocketing coronavirus cases, entire dorm complexes and frat houses under quarantine, and flaring tensions with local community leaders over the spread of the disease.

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The red-cockaded woodpecker, a bird declared endangered in 1970 and surviving today in 11 states' scattered longleaf pine forests, has recovered enough to relax its federal protection, officials said Friday. But not all wildlife advocates agree.

A two-vehicle accident at North Timberland Drive and Loop 287 appeared to result in minor injuries Tuesday afternoon.

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The ACPD Voters League will hold an online candidate forum for the 2020 general election at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday.

My mother was born in a small village in Mexico and became a citizen of the United States only after toiling for many years in the Byzantine U.S. immigration system. My father, a third-generation Texan, hailed from deep West Texas, where his ancestors were persecuted merely for the fact that…

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NACOGDOCHES — A Shelby County man who federal prosecutors are calling the “Dark Web Cannibal” after he posted an online ad seeking to abuse, kill and eat a child, will spend 40 years in federal prison for child exploitation violations.

As superintendent of schools for Lufkin ISD, it is important to me that students are prepared for success when they leave the halls of Lufkin High School.

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WASHINGTON — Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, a diminutive yet towering women’s rights champion who became the court’s second female justice, died Friday at her home in Washington. She was 87.

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For years, millions of Texans have known, through difficult personal experience, that health care in Texas has challenges. Over the last six COVID-scarred months, those issues have hit home for millions more.

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I decided to watch an old movie a while back and, of course, it starred Tom Cruise. After watching ‘‘Top Gun’’ for the billionth time, the song “Danger Zone” by Kenny Loggins stuck in my head for days afterward.

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At least one patient was transported to a hospital for treatment after a two-vehicle collision on state Highway 94 west at Peavy Switch Road left a Mercedes upside down around 5:30 p.m. today.

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Tricia’s parents divorced when she was 3 years old. As she moved between the homes of her mother and father, her grandparents and the stories they told of her family’s heritage became a huge influence in her life.

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WAVELAND, Miss. (AP) — Tropical Storm Sally slowed down Sunday as it churned northward toward the U.S. Gulf Coast, increasing the risk of heavy rain and dangerous storm surge before an expected strike as a Category 2 hurricane in southern Louisiana.

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BEAVERCREEK, Ore. (AP) — Nearly all the dozens of people reported missing after a devastating blaze in southern Oregon have been accounted for, authorities said over the weekend as crews battled wildfires that have killed at least 35 from California to Washington state.

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LOS ANGELES (AP) — Authorities searched Sunday for a gunman who shot and critically wounded two Los Angeles County sheriff's deputies who were sitting in their squad car — an apparent ambush that drew a reward for information and an angry response from the president.

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Jason Myers kicked off to start the Seahawks' season-opener against the Falcons, and the ball sailed through the end zone for a touchback. No one moved a step.

As our nation observes the 19th anniversary of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks that stole thousands of American lives, I hope we reflect on the selfless courage of the first responders who rushed into harm’s way to save countless others.

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The Lufkin Police Department is investigating the theft of an automated teller machine, and Crime Stoppers has cash available to reward for the first, most accurate anonymous tip that helps solve the crime.

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I’m fortunate enough to have been strolling this planet for a while now. I’m pushing upward toward my sixth decade of existence, meaning I’ve been alive through 11 presidents of the United States.

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