East Texans share what they gave up for lent
Easter Sunday will have an extra special meaning for 8-year old Andrea Santana. For Santana this was the first year she gave up something for lent.
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Thu Apr 17, 2014
Restaurant Report - Nacogdoches - 04/17/14
China Star at 4604 North Street, Suite #120: 15 demerits for proper labeling needed, one sharply dented can, foods stored on freezer cooler floor, use-by dates needed, ice scoop not kept in clan container, area around utensils not kept clean and sanitary, dumpster lid not kept closed, weatherproofing, and back door screen needed to be repaired.
Police searching for suspects that robbed Lufkin jewelry store
LUFKIN - At approximately 2pm on April 17, 2014, the Lufkin Police Department received a call advising that four subjects were robbing Beard's Fine Jewelry.
TxDOT delays opening of connector Bridge on Highway 59
Weather delays have pushed the opening of the northbound direct connector bridge to early May as work on the U.S. 59 North Interchange Project in Lufkin progresses.
Wed Apr 16, 2014
One Lufkin man is using gardening to stay young
C.L Beck is an avid gardener and after almost a century of gardening his talents have been recognized.
Angelina all-stars looking for Pineywoods Showdown win; motivated by Boys& Girls Club
When the Angelina Girls All-Stars take the court for the annual Pineywoods Showdown, they do so with added motivation after a recent trip to the Boys & Girls Club of Diboll.
Tue Apr 15, 2014
Body found in Newton Co. may be missing San Augustine Co. man
Chief Deputy Gary Cunningham of the San Augustine County Sheriff's Office said the body found in Newton County on Thursday afternoon is believed to be that of Allen Ray McKinney, 53. No positive ID has been made at this time, and Cunningham said they won't know for sure until the results of a DNA test come back.
Fri Apr 11, 2014
Texas Panty Burglar Strikes Again
A burglar in East Texas who takes only women's or girl's underwear struck again Tuesday in Lufkin for the first time since December.
Lufkin woman accused of scratching police officers during shooting investigation
Thanks to a new prosthetic hand a young boy in Texas will get a chance to do things just like other children his age.
Thu Apr 10, 2014
Area law enforcement agencies are investigating a series of burglaries dating back to 2009 in the Angelina County area that involves women's panties.
Lufkin women urge caution during TxDOT's Work Zone Awareness Week
Over the last year in Lufkin, drivers have become very familiar with work zones and as those zones become more of an everyday occurrence, divers sometimes become complacent which is why every year TxDOT sets aside a week to warn drivers of work zone safety.
Woman arrested after telling police she bought bad pot
A Texas woman who complained to police that a drug dealer sold her a bad batch of marijuana that did not pack much of a punch has been arrested, police said on Tuesday.
Wed Apr 09, 2014
Lufkin PD: Burglar steals woman's panties from home on Chestnut Drive
A family that lives on South Chestnut Drive could be the latest victim of the so-called lingerie looter, a serial burglar with a fetish for women's underwear.
Corrigan PD traffic stop results 1 arrest, seizure of marijuana
Following a traffic stop along U.S. Highway 59, Corrigan police officers arrested a 32-year-Lufkin for possession of marijuana on Wednesday.
Lufkin native who lost legs in accident near Livingston suing GM over faulty ignition switch
A Lufkin native who suffered horrific injuries in a December 2013 car crash that occurred near Livingston is suing General Motors, claiming that a faulty ignition switch caused her 2007 Pontiac Solstice to lose control.
Lufkin Police investigate overnight shooting
At approximately 12:15am on April 9, 2014, officers of the Lufkin Police Department were advised by hospital personnel at Memorial Health Systems that three gunshot victims had arrived at the emergency room.
Tue Apr 08, 2014
Lufkin's Pineywoods Academy set for expansion
A Lufkin school will soon become a work zone after The Pineywoods Community Academy has announced a $4.8 million expansion project.
Now You See It: Electrical stimulation helps paraplegics move legs
In a new study released Tuesday in The Journal Brain, researchers demonstrate a promising new technique to help people with paralysis.
Woman complains to police about marijuana quality
Police in East Texas have arrested a woman after she called them to complain about the quality of the marijuana she had purchased from a dealer.
Mon Apr 07, 2014
Firefighters contain storage building fire at Angelina College
According to Corporal Bradley Baker with the Lufkin Police Department, the fire started in a storage building around 8:15 p.m. Traffic on Daniel McCall Drive near the campus has been blocked off, yet no injuries have been reported.