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Wednesday, April 21st, 2021

Local News (subscription only)

Lufkin council deliberates Civil Service Commission appointments

The city of Lufkin will consider adding more positions to the Civil Service Commission, but the move may provide future difficulties for th… Read more


Hot air balloons heading to Lufkin this summer

Aug. 7 will bring more to Lufkin than just scorching temperatures — hot air balloons will make landings at the inaugural Glow Show at Kit M… Read more


Rowjee says campaign signs have been fixed

Lufkin mayoral candidate Roshin Rowjee has fixed all his signs and is in compliance with state election codes, he said. Read more

Opinion (subscription only)

EDITORIAL: It’s Rodeo Time: ‘The Greatest Show on Dirt’ remains an incredible asset to our community

One of this country’s best small-town rodeos gets underway tonight in Lufkin. Read more


DURHAM: Celebrating child development

Pablo Casals, cellist, conductor, teacher and recipient of the United Nations Peace Medal, also widely spoke about and promoted early child… Read more


Around the State

US sets aside habitat critical for survival of rare songbird

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — U.S. wildlife managers have set aside vast areas across several states as habitat critical to the survival of a ra… Read more


Lawyer shifts legal fight from George Floyd to Pamela Turner

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The conviction Tuesday of former Minneapolis Officer Derek Chauvin on murder and manslaughter charges for pinning George… Read more


For George Floyd, a complicated life and consequential death

HOUSTON (AP) — Years before a bystander’s video of George Floyd’s last moments turned his name into a global cry for justice, Floyd trained… Read more

Around the Nation


World shares mixed as earnings take center stage

BANGKOK (AP) — Shares rose Wednesday in Europe and U.S. futures edged higher as corporate earnings took the spotlight after a day of declin… Read more


China's Xi to participate in Biden's climate summit

BEIJING (AP) — Chinese President Xi Jinping will take part in President Joe Biden’s climate summit this week, the government announced Wedn… Read more


Hitting latest vaccine milestone, Biden pushes shots for all

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. is set to meet President Joe Biden's latest vaccine goal of administering 200 million COVID-19 shots in his firs… Read more

Upcoming Events

Angelina Beautiful/Clean Shred Day

Help AB/C celebrate Earth Day by bringing your unwanted documents to the Lufkin/Angelina County Cha… Read more

American Legion Family Monthly Meetings

Monthly Business Meeting  Read more

Randy C Moore at Tia Janita's Fish Camp

East Texas artist Randy C Moore will be singing cuts from his new CD “Lufkin” and your favorite cov… Read more

Celebrate Recovery.

First Christian Church. 7 p.m. every Friday, Relief from your “Hurts, Hang-ups, & Habits.” The … Read more


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