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Thursday | KTRE-TV Lufkin

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.

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Thursday Jul 10 | KTRE-TV Lufkin

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.

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Related Topix: Lufkin, TX, Prison

Thursday Jul 10 | KTRE-TV Lufkin

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.

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Related Topix: Lufkin, TX, Texas, Groveton, TX

Wed Jul 09, 2014

KTRE-TV Lufkin

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.

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KTRE-TV Lufkin

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.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Lufkin, TX

Thu Jul 03, 2014

KTRE-TV Lufkin

Lufkin AC expert offers advice for summer savings

A handful of residents in the southern part of Angelina county lost power yesterday due to a minor failure with Oncor equipment.

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KTRE-TV Lufkin

Diboll ISD picking up tab for pre-K to 6th grade student lunches

Starting this school year, the Diboll Independent School District will soon be giving parents a break by providing free lunch for their students.Just this week the school district voted to partake in a community eligibility program.

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Related Topix: Education Etc., Family, Kids, Diboll, TX

Wed Jul 02, 2014

KTRE-TV Lufkin

Mass medical dispensing practice held in Lufkin for possible flu outbreak

The Angelina County & Cities Health District hosted an emergency preparedness drill on Wednesday afternoon with partners at the Carpenters Way Church and the Angelina College Nursing Program.

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KTRE-TV Lufkin

Angelina Co. Sheriff's Office: Man found with weed, coke after deputies serve warrants

Deputies with the Angelina County Sheriff's Office arrested a 21-year-old man Tuesday afternoon after they went to his apartment to serve outstanding arrest warrants on him and allegedly found marijuana and cocaine.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Texas

KETK

Authorities investigating machete attack in Angelina County

At around 10 a.m., deputies were dispatched to a home located on the 180 block of Virginia Road off Highway 59 North.

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Tue Jul 01, 2014

KTRE-TV Lufkin

Lufkin man sentenced to 20 years for burglary

For one Lufkin man, jail has been a constant revolving door since he was a teen and now it seems it will be a while before he sees the outside of a prison cell.

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KTRE-TV Lufkin

Angelina Co. grand jury indicts 1 of 2 men allegedly involved in $26K insurance scam

Thomas Ray Johns Jr. was booked into the Angelina County Jail on Wednesday. He was released later that day after he posted a $10,000 bail.

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Related Topix: Huntington, TX, Criminal Defense Law, Law, Federal Prisons, Prison

KTRE-TV Lufkin

Affidavit: Lufkin man shot neighbor's husky puppy, tried to hide body

Angelina County Sheriff's deputies arrested a 46-year-old Lufkin man on Tuesday after he allegedly shot and killed his neighbor's 10-month-old female husky puppy and dumped its body at another location to hide what he had done.

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Related Topix: Lufkin, TX

KETK

ETX man indicted for reportedly slicing wife with machete

An East Texas man has been indicted by an Angelina County Grand Jury after authorities say he cut his wife repeatedly with a machete.

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Related Topix: Diboll, TX

Fri Jun 27, 2014

KTRE-TV Lufkin

Junior League of Lufkin preparing for Back to School Bonanza

Angelina county students still have a couple of months before they hit the books, but that's not stopping the Junior League of Lufkin from getting ready for it.

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KTRE-TV Lufkin

Huntington PD: man pushed 17-year-old girl, punched, cut man

Officers with the Huntington Police Department arrested a 41-year-old man on an aggravated assault with a deadly weapon charge after he allegedly pushed a 17-year-old girl and then punched the a family friend before he pulled a knife and tried to stab him.

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Thu Jun 26, 2014

KTRE-TV Lufkin

Amid federal probe, DETCOG passes annual internal audit

A sense of relief was evident by county leaders on Thursday when they heard the Deep East Texas Council of Governments passed its annual audit with the highest grade possible.

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Related Topix: Huntington, TX

Wed Jun 25, 2014

KTRE-TV Lufkin

Attorney using social media to research their jurors

The next time you are summoned for jury duty, before you fill out the questionnaire or even set foot into the courtroom attorneys may already have an idea about you.

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KTRE-TV Lufkin

Angelina County authority responds to Supreme Court ruling

A new Supreme Court decision has ruled that police can no longer search a suspect's cell phone without first obtaining a search warrant.

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Tue Jun 24, 2014

KTRE-TV Lufkin

Heavy rains leave several Angelina County streets flooded

"There was no flooding and then she said, 'Nana the road's covered up with water,'" Ada Seale said.

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