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22 hrs ago | KTRE-TV Lufkin

First Presbyterian Church in Lufkin blesses new early learning center

Dozens gathered at First Presbyterian Church of Lufkin Tuesday morning for the dedication and blessing of their brand new early learning center.

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Related Topix: Lufkin, TX, Preschoolers, Family

Yesterday | KRGV

Baby dies while in foster care at East Texas home

Officials say a 2-month-old girl has died at an East Texas home as the woman with whom she was living ran an errand and left several other adults to watch the baby.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

KTRE-TV Lufkin

Recent East Texas infant death shed light on infant sleep safety

Saturday's death of an East Texas infant brings to light the need for infant sleep safety.

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Related Topix: Texas

KTRE-TV Lufkin

Pollok family upset after thousands of newspapers left on property

An Angelina County family is upset after they were warned by the Angelina Co. Sheriff's Office about the look of their property.

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Related Topix: Pollok, TX, Lufkin, TX

KTRE-TV Lufkin

Affidavit: Lufkin man touched girl inappropriately, sent her explicit text messages

Angelina County Sheriff's Office deputies arrested a 30-year-old Lufkin man on a felony indecency with a child charge on Friday after an underage girl told her counselor that the man had touched her inappropriately, sent her elicit text messages, and tried to climb in bed with her back in October 2013.

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Sun Jul 20, 2014

KETK

Angelina County Sheriff's Office investigating suspicious toddler death

Angelina County authories said a two-month-old baby died at a home on County Road 302 near Huntington early Saturday evening.

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Related Topix: Huntington, TX

Sat Jul 19, 2014

Click2Houston

Prison ceiling collapses at private Diboll prison

July 19, 2014: A ceiling collapses in a private prison in Diboll injured 19 inmates.

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Related Topix: Prison, Diboll, TX, State Prisons, Minimum Security

12NewsNow.Com

Ceiling collapse at East Texas prison injures inmates

Twenty inmates at a East Texas prison were hurt when a suspended ceiling collapsed on them.

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Related Topix: Diboll, TX, Lufkin, TX

Fri Jul 18, 2014

KETK

Flooding across East Texas; 'Turn around, don't drown'

In wake of recent flood warnings across East Texas, Texas Parks and Wildlife launched their own state-wide campaign, "Turn around, don't drown".

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Flood, Weather, Trinity County, TX

KTRE-TV Lufkin

Lufkin Police make arrest in last week's shooting incident

Lufkin Police officers arrested an 18-year-old Diboll man for aggravated assault with a deadly weapon after an investigation of a shooting incident in the 1500 block of Eleanor Street on July 11 turned up video that helped identify him.

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Related Topix: Lufkin, TX, Diboll, TX

Thu Jul 17, 2014

KTRE-TV Lufkin

Restaurant Report - Angelina County - 07-17-14

Wingstop Restaurant & Club at 4505 S. Medford Drive: 10 demerits for food manager not on site, lids needed for personal drinks, no jewelry allowed in kitchen/prep area, back door not tight fitting and insect proof, and floor drain needed to be unclogged.

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Related Topix: Weather, Trinity County, TX, Apple-Springs, TX, Pollok, TX

KTRE-TV Lufkin

Quick thinking Pollok teen avoids encounter with burglar

A Pollok teen's quick thinking is what law enforcement officials say saved her from an intruder.

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Related Topix: Pollok, TX

Wed Jul 16, 2014

KTRE-TV Lufkin

Angelina Co. man defends decision to shoot neighbors dog

On June 26, Marvin Fraser was arrested by the Angelina County Sheriff's Office after he shot and killed his neighbor's dog with a BB gun.

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KTRE-TV Lufkin

Diboll couple loses everything in house fire

A Diboll couple is now homeless in the wake of a fire Wednesday afternoon that destroyed the home they had been living in for the past 41 years.

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Related Topix: Fire, Diboll, TX

KTRE-TV Lufkin

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Deputies with the Angelina County Sheriff's Office have arrested a Lufkin man who worked at the State Supported Living Center in Pollok and is accused of striking a client in the face.

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Related Topix: Lufkin, TX, Pollok, TX

KTRE-TV Lufkin

Lufkin PD: Man high on angel dust, crack, weed resisted, had to be stunned 4 times

Lufkin Police officers arrested a 25-year-old man who was reportedly high on angel dust, crack cocaine, and marijuana Tuesday night after he allegedly tried to run from law enforcement and fought being taken into custody so hard that the officer hit him with a stun gun at least four times.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Lufkin, TX

KTRE-TV Lufkin

Cleveland man allegedly used 47 different stolen pre-paid cards to buy $5K worth of fuel

Two days after the Lufkin Police Department put out the word that they were looking for him, LPD officers caught the 46-year-old Cleveland man who allegedly used at least 47 different stolen credit cards to buy more than $5,000 worth of diesel.

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Tue Jul 15, 2014

KTRE-TV Lufkin

Huntington man denies sexually abusing young girl, claims she was inspired by '50 shades of Grey'

In the second day of the ongoing jury trial for the Huntington man accused of sexually abusing a young girl multiple times, Scott Charles Riley took the stand and denied touching the girl inappropriately.

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Mon Jul 14, 2014

KTRE-TV Lufkin

After 40 years of service, Angelina County Chamber of Commerce President put in Hall of Honor

He is the second person in Texas history to dedicate more than 40 years of service to the chamber of commerce profession, and Angelina County Chamber of Commerce president Jerry Huffman isn't stopping yet.

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Related Topix: Texas, Lufkin, TX

KTRE-TV Lufkin

Trial gets under way for Huntington man accused of repeatedly molesting young girl

The jury trial for a 33-year-old Huntington man who is accused molesting a young girl at least 10 times over the course of a several-month period started Monday.

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Related Topix: Huntington, TX

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