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  1. Multi-county chase ends with vehicle crashing into Trinity Co. courthouseRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | KTRE-TV Lufkin

    ... The Polk County District Attorney's office has bought $16,000 dollars worth of equipment to end the cycle of abuse. A Lufkin girl received a big surprise when her father showed up at her school after serving the past nine months in Afghanistan. A ...

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  2. Lufkin businessmen weigh in on councilman's proposed ordinanceRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | KTRE-TV Lufkin

    A Lufkin City councilman announced that he's planning to put together an ordinance that will overrule Targets' restroom policy, which allows transgender customers to use the restroom they identify with. Now local businesses are responding, and some even going as far as scheduling a meeting with Councilman Mark Hicks to try to change his mind.

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  3. CHI St. Luke's Health celebrates 20 years of successRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | KTRE-TV Lufkin

    Cake and punch is how dozens of staff and guest at CHI Saint Luke's Memorial in Lufkin celebrated 20 years of success. Catholic Health Initiatives was created on May 1, 1996.

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  4. Lufkin book store owner pleads guilty in kidnapping plotRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | KTRE-TV Lufkin

    A Lufkin man has pleaded guilty in federal court to one of two charges connected to a kidnapping-for-hire plot. Attorney Al Charanza said Jason McLaughlin, 47, pleaded guilty to solicitation to commit a crime of violence.

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  5. Lufkin soldier surprises daughter at schoolRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | KSWO

    A Lufkin girl received a big surprise when her father showed up at her school after serving the past nine months in Afghanistan. Melanie Guillen ran the length of the driveway at Trout Primary as her class mates sang 'Grand 'Ol Flag' into the arms of her father Jose.

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  6. Etoile Water Supply lifts boil-water noticeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | KTRE-TV Lufkin

    A Lufkin girl received a big surprise when her father showed up at her school after serving the past nine months in Afghanistan. A Lufkin girl received a big surprise when her father showed up at her school after serving the past nine months in Afghanistan.

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  7. Lufkin Fire uses Pal's Video for training sessionRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | KTRE-TV Lufkin

    The Lufkin Fire Department was able to use an abandoned building formally home to Pal's Video as the site for a department wide training exercise. The exercise started Wendesday morning.

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  8. Affidavit: Lufkin restaurant employee used customers' pre-paid cards to line his pocketsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 28 | KXXV-TV Waco

    Officers with the Lufkin Police Department arrested a 23-year-old man Tuesday in connection to allegations that he used information from Casa Ole customers' pre-paid credit and debit cards to add bogus large tip amounts to small purchases, resulting in the business losing $4,249.84 in disputed charges. Louis Antonio Martinez-Ruiz, of Lufkin, was booked into the Angelina County Jail on a state-jail felony theft between $1,500 and $20,000 charge Tuesday.

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  9. Texas appeals court refuses Lufkin serial killer's second appealRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | KSWO

    On Wednesday, the Texas Court of Criminal Appeals issued a ruling that refused Lufkin serial killer Kim Saenz' request for discretionary review. Saenz' attorneys again appealed to the Texas Court of Criminal Appeals after the Fourth Court of Appeals upheld her capital murder conviction in August of 2015.

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  10. Former Jasper Co. foster parents hope others foster, adopt childrenRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | KTRE-TV Lufkin

    ... very rewarding." John said. Buckner International staff and foster families, including the McDonalds, will gather in Lufkin for a Prayer Walk, where they will pray for the needs of children in foster care and awaiting adoption. The walk takes place ...

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  11. Lufkin Church to host women's conferenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | KTRE-TV Lufkin

    New Life Lufkin is hosting their second annual Get in the Know Women's Conference. This year's guest speakers are Terri and Jerriann Savelle.

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  12. Lufkin 87-year-old blazed trail for female marathonersRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | KTRE-TV Lufkin

    The weather was perfect for a vibrant 87-year-old former marathon runner to lace up and go for her daily walk. The Lufkin woman was a trailblazer for female runners back in the early 70s.

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  13. Lufkin Councilman against Target's new restroom policyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | KTRE-TV Lufkin

    ... to choose the restroom that corresponds with their gender identity, it's been a topic you can't simply wash away. Lufkin City councilman, Mark Hicks has stirred up a discussion about an ordinance that will over rule that policy in the city. "We need ...

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  14. More Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | KTRE-TV Lufkin

    Lufkin firefighters battled a car fire at a business in the 2600 block of South Medford Drive early Tuesday morning. City Fire Marshal Steve McCool said the care fire occurred at about 3 a.m. at John's Automotive, which is located at 2611 S, John Medford Drive.

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  15. Denver Zoo euthanizes lion suffering from liver disease.Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Valley Morning Star

    ... function once the liver is unable to clear blood toxins. Sango was born July 28, 2012, at the Ellen Trout Zoo in Lufkin, Texas and was raised by zookeepers after his mother rejected him. He was moved to Denver in 2013. In September, he and ...

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  16. Lufkin born lion euthanized at Denver Zoo after medical complicationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | KTRE-TV Lufkin

    The Denver Zoo announced they humanly euthanized a 3-year-old male African lion who was born at the Ellen Trout Zoo in Lufkin. The zoo said Sango was having severe seizures for about a week.

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  17. Denver Zoo loses mane attraction with 3-year-old lion's deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 2 | Colorado Daily

    ... quickly and so severely that euthanasia was our only option." Sango was born July 28, 2012, at the Ellen Trout Zoo in Lufkin, Texas. He was raised by zookeepers after his mother rejected him, the news release said. Sango moved to Denver in June 2013 ...

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  18. 2 Texas Cities Eye Hateful Anti-Transgender 'Bathroom' Laws in Response to Target PolicyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 2 | Towleroad

    ... of that nature. It is about privacy and the protection of our children." Meanwhile, in the East Texas city of Lufkin, Councilman Mark Hicks (right) announced in a letter to the editor this weekend that he plans to introduce a similar ordinance. "I ...

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  19. Could Texas Become the Next Trans Bathroom Battleground?Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 2 | Advocate

    ... nature. It is about privacy and the protection of our children." As Mark Hicks, who serves as a city councilman in Lufkin, Texas, argues, the reason that towns like Rockwall are drafting such legislation is in response to Target's recent decision to ...

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  20. Better East Texas: UIL should take action in Lufkin enrollment flopRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 2 | KLTV Tyler

    Recently, it was reported that the Lufkin Independent School District turned in lower than actual student enrollment numbers for the High School. The effect of the wrong number is that Lufkin High School competed in academic and sporting events in a 5A district when they should have been 6A.

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