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  1. Lufkin's Juneteenth Celebration ushers in new associationRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | KTRE-TV Lufkin

    The Juneteenth Celebration in Lufkin Saturday included groups from all over the community, but the newest group was actually responsible for organizing the event. "We're trying to bridge the gap between the older generation and the younger generation," said association member, Kelly Follie.

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  2. KSBJ/Houston Names Drew Wilson APDRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 15 | AllAccess.com

    began his radio career with LUFKIN EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING FOUNDATION Contemporary Christian KSWP/LUFKIN, TX, then helped launch Christian Rock KXNG (91.7 NGEN RADIO)/HOUSTON, eventually becoming PD/MD. "I'm excited to have DREW on board as KSBJ's ...

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  3. Former Lufkin charter school counselor who molested girl sentenced to 20 yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 14 | KTRE-TV Lufkin

    A jury sentenced a former Lufkin charter school counselor who was convicted of aggravated sexual assault of a child and indecency with a child to 20 years in prison Friday afternoon. The sentencing phase of the trial started Friday morning.

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  4. Former Lufkin charter school counselor accused of sexual assault found guiltyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 14 | KTRE-TV Lufkin

    A former Lufkin charter school counselor who is facing charges of aggravated sexual assault of a child and indecency with a child has been found guilty on both charges. About 8 p.m. Thursday, a jury found Carter guilty on both charges of aggravated sexual assault of a child and indecency with a child.

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  5. Restaurant Report - Nacogdoches - 06/14/18Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 14 | KTRE-TV Lufkin

    ... Mr. Ron's Shaved Ice, Jimmy John's, Donut Palace No 2, Ice Ice baby, and Donut Palace on University Drive. A former Lufkin charter school counselor who is facing charges of aggravated sexual assault of a child and indecency with a child has been ...

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  6. Testimony resumes in trial for former Lufkin charter school counselor accused of sexual assaultRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 14 | KTRE-TV Lufkin

    During the fourth day of the jury trial for the former Lufkin charter school counselor who is facing charges of aggravated sexual assault of a child and indecency with a child, the defendant finished his testimony and defended himself in regard to the allegations against him. Carter was arrested in November 2013 after an investigation into inappropriate conversations he was having with a girl under the age of 10 at Pineywoods Community Academy.

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  7. Lufkin museum owner, team brings back more dinosaur bonesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 13 | KTRE-TV Lufkin

    Dr. Neal Naranjo's dinosaur digging team has been to their Montana dig site five times now, and they still come back with new pieces. The team mapped out a small fraction of the 38,000-acre ranch and soon found out that the dinosaur was most likely a triceratops.

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  8. VIDEO: Lufkin PD to burglary suspect hiding in store ceiling: 'Gig's up'Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 13 | KTRE-TV Lufkin

    Officers with the Lufkin Police Department arrested a 28-year-old man Tuesday morning after he went through the roof of Cherry's Grocery in an attempt to steal money from the ATM. Danny Delain Davenport, of Lufkin, is still being held in the Angelina County jail on two state-jail felony burglary of a building charges and a Class A misdemeanor failure to identify as a fugitive/give false information charge.

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  9. Maggie Mann celebrates 100 years of life with plenty of friends and family in LufkinRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 13 | KTRE-TV Lufkin

    A Lufkin woman celebrated a rare achievement on Wednesday: one century of life. Maggie Mann turned 100-years-old and celebrated with at least two dozen friends and family members who gathered to mark the milestone.

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  10. San Diego zoo makes stop in East Texas for help in rhino conservation effortRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 13 | KTRE-TV Lufkin

    A team from San Diego Zoo Global made a trip to Lufkin to further its effort in the conservation of southern white rhinos. San Diego Zoo Global is a not-for-profit organization that operates the San Diego Zoo and the San Diego Zoo Safari Park.

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  11. TX teacher pleads guilty to sex assaultRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 12 | The Beaumont Enterprise

    ... a student to feel her breasts and kiss behind a burger restaurant. Police said D'Spain began Heather Robertson, 39, a Lufkin kindergarten teacher, was sentenced to 10 years in prison after having sex with several high school students between Nov. ...

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  12. Defense witness: Former Lufkin charter school counselor showed no sexual interest in childrenRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 12 | KTRE-TV Lufkin

    During the third day of testimony in the jury trial for the former Lufkin charter school counselor facing felony aggravated sexual assault of a child and indecency with a child charges, the defense called several witnesses to the stand. Al Charanza, the defense attorney in the case, told the jury that John Wesley Carter will be among the defense witnesses that will take the stand in the trial, which is being held in Judge Paul White's 159th Judicial District Court.

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  13. Lufkin children leap into action on new ninja courseRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 12 | KTRE-TV Lufkin

    Casey Adams is a fan of the "American Ninja Warrior" TV show and decided to bring the obstacles to a gym in Lufkin. Adams is the ninja instructor at Fitt Life Gym and took the walk on route for the show this year.

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  14. More Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 12 | KTRE-TV Lufkin

    ... ually won't shatter. So, if they try to do it again it's not going to happen." Erica Cook, the executive director for Lufkin's Goodwill, said the stolen money equals 15 weeks of job training they could have given to 10 people with disabilities.

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  15. Angelina County Chamber names new presidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 12 | KTRE-TV Lufkin

    The Lufkin/Angelina County Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce Tara Watson-Watkins has been selected as the Chamber's new President and CEO. After an extensive search, the Chamber's Board of Directors has voted to approve Watson-Watkins for the position.

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  16. Witness at trial for former Lufkin charter school: Victim was groomedRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 12 | KTRE-TV Lufkin

    During the second day of the jury trial for a former Lufkin charter school counselor facing charges of aggravated sexual assault of a child and indecency, one of the state's witnesses said, in her experience, it looked as though John Wesley Carter had groomed the victim to keep the information about the alleged sexual assault to herself. Carter was arrested in November 2013 after an investigation into inappropriate conversations he was having with a girl under the age of 10 at Pineywoods Christian Academy.

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  17. Apple Springs man dies in 1-vehicle wreck Monday afternoonRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 12 | KTRE-TV Lufkin

    ... as 22-year-old Chase Terrill, from Apple Springs, TX. Terrill was transported to CHI St. Luke's Hospital in Lufkin and later pronounced deceased. Three passengers traveling with Terrill were also transported to area hospitals for treatment. This ...

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  18. DPS: Lufkin teen dies from injuries received in one-vehicle rolloverRead the original story

    Monday Jun 11 | KTRE-TV Lufkin

    Slayton Willis, 16, of Lufkin died Sunday at a Tyler hospital from injuries received in a Saturday morning crash, according to the Texas Department of Public Safety. About 7:15 a.m. Saturday , DPS troopers responded to the one-vehicle crash which occurred on FM 2021, about half a mile west of FM 2251.

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  19. John CarterRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 11 | KTRE-TV Lufkin

    ... and also become withdrawn and gained weight. The mother said that the victim and Carter interacted at a church in Lufkin. She also testified that the victim was not excited to report her experience when she met with Carter to learn how to hunt at a ...

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  20. Crews respond to a house fire Firday, June 8, 2018 in Lufkin, Texas.Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 7 | KSWO

    About 11:10 a.m. Friday, Lufkin Police Department, Lufkin Fire Department and emergency management personnel responded to the 100 block of Westmont Street in response to a structure fire.

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