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Lufkin Police Department low on manpower; looking to fill vacancies
The Lufkin Police Department announced on Friday that they are looking for interested applicants to fill several vacant police officer positions.
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"Sweet Thing" visits the Angelina Co. Courthouse on Thursday mornings
A delicious afternoon snack is being delivered to the Angelina County Courthouse from the inside of a colorful food truck.
Lufkin Crime Stoppers offering reward for man who used vehicle to threaten driver's license employee
Crime Stoppers of Lufkin is now offering a cash reward for any information that might lead to the capture of a 48-year-old man who is wanted in Anderson County for aggravated assault because he allegedly used his vehicle "in an assaultive manner" toward a Texas Driver's License Division employee.
Nacogdoches woman who left PCP in in hair school freezer agrees to 6 months probation
A 31-year-old Nacogdoches woman accepted a plea bargain deal of six months of probation for putting a Styrofoam cup containing PCP into a refrigerator at Lufkin's Academy of Hair.
Thu Jul 10, 2014
New Cardiac Rehabilitation Center opens in Lufkin
Memorial Health System of East Texas and the Heart Institute officially celebrated the opening of their new Cardiac Rehabilitation Center, with an Angelina County Chamber of Commerce Business After Five event.
East Texas small businesses not hiring
For Lufkin store Lockets and Lace, business has been good. However, business is good but not good enough to hire new workers.
Lufkin man accepts plea deal of 10 years in prison for sexually assaulting 2 underage girls
A 20-year-old Lufkin man accepted a plea bargain deal of two concurrent 10-year prison sentences for sexually assaulting two underage girls in 2013.
12th Court of Appeals denies appeal for man involved in stabbing at Lufkin Lanes
Texas' 12th Court of Appeals has denied an appeal by Brian Kelly, who pleaded guilty to a felony aggravated assault with a deadly weapon charge for stabbing a man in the neck during a racially charged brawl at Lufkin Lanes in April 2012.
Lady Lions Club welcomed into Angelina County Chamber of Commerce
The Angelina County Ladies Lion Club was officially welcomed into the Angelina County Chamber of Commerce on Wednesday during a monthly meeting and diaper drive for the Pregnancy Help Center of Lufkin.
Wed Jul 09, 2014
Lufkin engineer suggest simple solutions to keep your home cool
A new energy report has found that 39% of homeowners are willing to take drastic measures to save money and stay cool this summer, but a lot of those drastic measures are only short term solutions and will likely end up costing you more money.
Livingston PD: Lufkin man broke into car, used stolen debit card
A Lufkin man is now behind bars in Polk County after police were able to tie him to a car theft and debit card abuse in Livingston.
Lufkin man arrested on various drug-related charges twice in 24 hours
A 22-year-old Lufkin man with a long history of run-ins with the law was arrested twice within a span of 24 hours.
Mon Jul 07, 2014
Now You See It: 12 ft. python caught in backyard grill
Frightened young Juan Rivero saw a 12 foot python that somehow slithered its way into a residential area in Florida City.
Truck loses load on 103 East exit
Traffic to State Highway 103 East from Loop 287 in Lufkin is closed after someone lost a load of lumber off a trailer Monday afternoon.
Police: Drunken man requests jail time, is arrested
According to Lufkin Police Department public information Officer David Casper, at 9:39 p.m., an officer was patrolling the 400 block of North Timberland Drive when he noticed a man standing on a sidewalk in front of a local department store.
Sat Jul 05, 2014
Man claims off-duty Lufkin Police Officer ran him off the road
A Lufkin man claims he was ran off the road by a man who identified himself as an off-duty Lufkin Police Sergeant.
Fri Jul 04, 2014
Volunteers put in months of prep work to make Lufkin Fireworks Extravaganza happen
Hundreds of people are packing into Ellen Trout Zoo to see Lufkin's 9th annual Fireworks Extravaganza light up the sky.
Thu Jul 03, 2014
13-year-old runs family farmer's market
Peaches, tomatoes, and noon day onions. Nothing says summertime quite like a farmer's market here in East Texas.
Lufkin PD: 'Common sense' best way to avoid being victim of car theft
This year alone, more than 65,000 cars have been stolen or burglarized, and with auto crime increasing in the summer months, Texas officials have declared July as "Watch Your Car Month."