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NACOGDOCHES — A woman was fatally shot, and one person was arrested early Saturday morning.

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NACOGDOCHES — A woman was fatally shot, and one person was arrested early Saturday morning.

Parents of a Garrison Middle School student who received racially motivated verbal attacks by classmates say they’re considering litigation after students responsible received only minimal punishment.

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NACOGDOCHES — Stephen F. Austin State University’s Board of Regents is set to vote Nov. 29 on whether to join one of four state university systems or remain independent.

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An Arkansas man who was stopped in Nacogdoches County with more than 5 pounds of methamphetamine in December 2020 has been sentenced to more than 17 years federal prison for drug trafficking, U.S. Attorney Brit Featherston said.

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NACOGDOCHES — Ann Cox Phillips, the local matriarch of historic preservation and one of the last Nacogdoches County residents with a direct link to the attack on Pearl Harbor, died Wednesday. She was 103.

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HENDERSON – Garrison’s football season came to an end Friday night after it lost 28-7 to Corrigan-Camden in a battle of Bulldogs at Henderson’s Lion Stadium. Garrison’s season ends with a final record of 7-4 on the year as Corrigan-Camden advances to the next round with a record of 10-1.

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NACOGDOCHES — Jurors found a Nacogdoches County man who police say made threats against Stephen F. Austin State University not guilty by reason of insanity on a charge of evading arrest with a vehicle.

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NACOGDOCHES — Stephen F. Austin State University’s Board of Regents will make the biggest decision in the institution’s history later this month — whether to join one of four state university systems or remain independent.

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NACOGDOCHES — A Houston man accused of trying to rob a business in Lufkin escaped from custody, carjacked a vehicle and led multiple law enforcement agencies on a chase before being recaptured late Friday, authorities said.

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A Nacogdoches man recently arrested in Livingston for sexual assault of a child might have victimized other juveniles, Polk County Sheriff Byron Lyons said.

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NACOGDOCHES — Officials at Stephen F. Austin State University promise transparency as they check another item off their checklist Friday for considering offers to affiliate with one of four state university systems, all of which promised not to change the name of the institution.

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NACOGDOCHES — Deep East Texas needs a quality labor force with the necessary skills to work in science, technology, engineering and mathematics, presenters at the Texas Forest County Partnership’s Economic Summit said Monday.

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NACOGDOCHES — Some of the most sacred relics in Christianity, including a piece of the cross on which Jesus was crucified, are coming to Sacred Heart Catholic Church this weekend.

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NACOGDOCHES — Congressman Pete Sessions formally introduced himself to Nacogdoches County voters last week by distinguishing himself from the man who has represented Deep East Texas in the nation’s capital for nearly 20 years.

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NACOGDOCHES — A Nacogdoches woman died in a stabbing Monday night, and her boyfriend was captured in Longview Tuesday and charged in her death.

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NACOGDOCHES — Stephen F. Austin State University reported enrollment of 11,327 for fall 2022, a 5% drop from last year that correlates with a national downward trend in higher education enrollment as universities struggle from fallout of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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NACOGDOCHES — Student and alumni views on Stephen F. Austin State University joining a state university system appear split as the deadline for feedback nears.

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NACOGDOCHES — When Stephen F. Austin State University held commencement ceremonies in 1965, Charlie Parsons’ plan was to become a real-life Perry Mason. Instead, he became the bane of criminals.

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NACOGDOCHES — The Eastern Orthodox Church continued its growth in East Texas last week as St. Paisios Orthodox Mission held its first services in Nacogdoches.

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NACOGDOCHES — One of the world’s most ancient Christian churches is moving into Nacogdoches to offer weekly services, the first of its kind in Deep East Texas.

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NACOGDOCHES — A roundtable discussion with three authors with more than 70 published books to their names is the type of event fans would pay hundreds of dollars to see. At The Bosslight bookstore in downtown Nacogdoches, it’s just another Thursday.

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NACOGDOCHES — Texas needs a comptroller who will stand up against corruption, be fiscally responsible and expand programs focused on renewable energy, said Democrat Janet Dudding, who is seeking the post in November.

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The nonprofit agency that serves victims of family violence and sexual assault is currently working with survivors of more serious crimes, according to Melissa Wheeler, development director of the Family Crisis Center of East Texas.

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NACOGDOCHES — A Garrison resident has been indicted on 201 felony charges for the sexual abuse of a child following an investigation by the Nacogdoches County Sheriff’s Office.

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NACOGDOCHES — The state’s top Democrat is optimistic the party can crack through total Republican control of Texas for the first time in nearly three decades.

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NACOGDOCHES — With 13:18 remaining in Saturday’s game between SFA and Jacksonville State, the teams were sent to the locker room for a weather delay that eventually ended up calling the remainder of the contest, sending SFA home with the 42-17 loss and giving the Lumberjacks a 0-1 record.

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NACOGDOCHES — Stephen F. Austin State University is continuing to gather input as it considers whether to join one of Texas’ existing university systems, interim university president Dr. Steve Westbrook said this week.

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Former Nacogdoches residents Walter Glenn Primrose and his wife, Gwynn Darle Morrison, will remain in federal custody in Hawaii while awaiting their trial for identity theft, despite their efforts to overturn an earlier detention order.

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NACOGDOCHES — The School of Theatre and Dance at Stephen F. Austin State University has an exciting production schedule for the 2022-23 academic year that will, in part, celebrate the addition of SFA’s dance program to the Micky Elliott College of Fine Arts.

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NACOGDOCHES — Stephen F. Austin State University appears to be exploring a partnership with one of the state’s six university systems.

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NACOGDOCHES — The parent company of Nacogdoches Memorial Hospital denies it fired a former longtime employee for reporting the owners to the State Comptroller’s office for not paying sales tax on certain purchases.

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NACOGDOCHES — A self-described “conservative Democrat” is vying to unseat a longtime Republican lawmaker in Texas Senate District 3.

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NACOGDOCHES — Two people escaped injury when they were thrown from a small boat in Lake Sam Rayburn on Thursday, according to Texas Parks & Wildlife.

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NACOGDOCHES — Sacred Heart Catholic Church on Sunday celebrated the its 175th anniversary as a parish and honored its roots that stretch back more than 300 years.

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NACOGDOCHES — A 76-year-old Houston man accused of trying to smuggle nine people into Arkanas remained in the Nacogdoches County jail Friday.

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NACOGDOCHES — James Wilburn Wilson, who aided in liberating tens of thousands of prisoners from a series of Nazi concentration camps and kept memories of those days alive through his extensive collection of war memorabilia, died Tuesday. He was 96.

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NACOGDOCHES — The 32nd annual Texas Blueberry Festival brought with it a nearly half-million-dollar direct financial impact to Nacogdoches, according to a report released by Visit Nacogdoches.

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Fans attending professional and major college sporting events today are, to say the least, coddled. They sit in cushion-back seats, can actually enjoy “cuisine” instead of standard stadium fare such as hot dogs and popcorn, and never have to break a sweat as they cheer and jeer since they ar…

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Thirty years ago, the FBI opened a resident agency office in Lufkin. Small, rural offices like the one in Lufkin put boots on the ground in areas that are hard to reach from the larger field offices in metropolitan areas.