Families of special needs kids to get new resources at Saturday fair
Any parent has a million questions about their kid, but for parents of kids with disabilities, those questions tend to be a little different. That's why the Angelina County Special Needs Organization is hosting a resource fair on Saturday, Sept.
Friday Sep 12
Sheriff's Office: Body found in Cherokee County not missing woman
Medical officials have determined a body recently found off Highway 69 in a Cherokee County median is not missing person Sheila Ann Morton. According to the Angelina County Sheriff's Office, University of North Texas officials compared dental records sent to them from Morton's doctor with the body from Cherokee County.
Friday Sep 12
Wells man accepts plea bargain deal of 10 years probation for stalking angelina Co. woman
A 53-year-old Wells man accepted a plea bargain deal of 10 years of deferred adjudication for stalking an Angelina County woman. Gilbert Dean Rash appeared in Judge Gerald Goodwin's courtroom Friday morning.
Friday Sep 12
Restaurant Report - Angelina County - 09-11-14
Mi Tienda Panaderia at 1306 Abney: 27 demerits for food manager not on site for inspection, employees' food handler certification not up to date, bulk items not labeled, prescriptions medications being sold, repair self-closing mechanism on back door and restroom door, expired food needed to be removed, household freezer needed to be removed, towels needed at both hand sinks, toxic items stored near food, improper procedure used in dish washing, and scoops needed for all scoops.
Thu Sep 11, 2014
Who Killed Sam Cook: Family still searching for answers in seven year old cold case
Seven years ago, a Lufkin man was murdered in cold blood while he slept in his bed. Sam Cook was shot three times on September 11, 2007 shortly after midnight.
As of Thursday, there are not any confirmed cases in Texas, but the virus has been reported in 12 other states. The virus is fairly common in children, but this particular strand can cause severe upper respiratory infection and has even sent several children to the ICU.
The race is on to find new participants for Junior Achievement 'Race for Success'
The race is on to find new participants for this year's "Race for Success" at Slack Elementary. Last year, Junior Achievement of Angelina County recruited around 220 participants for the race and are hoping to bring in even more this year.
Wed Sep 10, 2014
First case of West Nile reported in East Texas for 2014
According to the Texas Department of State Health Services September 9 report, one case of West Nile neuroinvasive disease was reported in Angelina County. No other information surrounding the case was provided in the report.
Human West Nile Case reported in Angelina County
Amazon has slashed the cost of its Fire smart-phone to 99 cents. It happened one day before the expected launch of apple's iPhone 6 .
Tue Sep 09, 2014
The Angelina County Airport only reported one 100 day in the 2014 summer season.
Now that meteorological summer is over, I went back and researched the numbers to see how the Angelina County Airport fared from a temperature and precipitation standpoint. Meteorological summer is defined by the three month period ranging from June 1st through August 31st.
Fri Sep 05, 2014
Angelina County Chamber honors Standpipe Coffee House, Texas Metal Casting, Lufkin Coca-Cola
Standpipe Coffee House, Texas Metal Casting, and Lufkin Coca-Cola all took home awards for exemplifying strong work ethic in the Angelina County Community. "I'm the guy that always believes an idea is going to happen so for us is was just, 'Could we last long enough to get the community down?" said Ben Harbuck, the owner of Standpipe.
Thu Sep 04, 2014
The Family Badge
Missing Woman - Huntington, Texas
Angelina County authorities are seeking the public's help in finding a Huntington woman that has been missing since June 2. ******************** A.M.A.L.P MINISTRY America's Missing,Abducted and Lost Persons http://www.voices4missing.ning.com Voices for the Missing & Unidentified since 1999 MATTHEW 10:26
Body found in Cherokee County
A body was found in Cherokee County Wednesday morning. If you were driving along Highway 69 and County Road 2620, you probably noticed lots of police, a body bag and maybe a strong stench.
Wed Sep 03, 2014
Family of missing Huntington woman hopes to find closure after woman's body found
The family of a missing Huntington woman is anxiously waiting for answers tonight, after the body of an unidentified woman was found off an East Texas highway. A woman's body was found in the median off US 69, just north of Wells Wednesday, after workers came across it while mowing.
Possible reward offered in case of Lufkin woman robbed at knife point
Lufkin Crime Stoppers is now offering a possible reward for any information that might help authorities catch the 18-year--old man who allegedly robbed an elderly woman at knife point Sunday morning.
Tue Sep 02, 2014
Angelina County grand jury no-bills man who shot, killed man after gas station argument
An Angelina County grand jury no-billed a 49-year-old Lufkin man who was accused of shooting a 44-year-old man who got into an argument with him at a gas station and later confronted him at his house.
Mon Sep 01, 2014
Sheriff urging caution after hunter shoots friend in leg on accident
According to Angelina County Sheriff Greg Sanches, 45 year-old Monica Gunter was shot in the right leg by her friend who was attempting to load a shotgun.
Lufkin PD: Man ran and hid after he got caught trying to steal TV from vehicle
Lufkin Police officers arrested a 30-year-old man on Monday morning after he was allegedly caught trying to steal a television from a vehicle on Lee Lane.
Sun Aug 31, 2014
Troopers investigating late night high speed chase in Angelina Co.
The chase began just after 10:30 p.m. on Jim Stephens Rd. in Angelina County. Troopers pulled a 2004 Pontiac passenger car for a traffic violation.
Fri Aug 29, 2014
Angelina County doctor builds 'healthy' house
An East Texas woman has built a "healthy" house. It looks just like a regular house on the inside and out but the eco-friendly, efficient home is virtually free of all chemicals, toxins and poisons.