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  1. East Texas man missing for 5 days found dead several miles from homeRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | KXXV-TV Waco

    According to Lufkin Police spokesperson Jessica Pebsworth, officers recovered the body of missing Alzheimer's patient Moses Jeffero, 85, on Thursday night. Pebsworth said that a citizen called dispatch at 7:58 p.m. to report seeing something suspicious in a creek that runs along Ellen Trout Drive near Sayers Street.

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  2. Daughter of missing man remembers her fatherRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | KTRE-TV Lufkin

    ... y and so I'm thinking that maybe he had some clarity at some point and he knew that it was just time," she said. The Lufkin Police Department said that an autopsy has been ordered and it could take a few weeks before they find out the cause of death.

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  3. Employee holds - intoxicated' man at knife point after Lufkin armed robbery scareRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | KTRE-TV Lufkin

    After Lufkin police officers responded to a report of a possible robbery in progress at a restaurant Thursday night, they found a man holding another person at knifepoint. As it turned out, the man who was being held at knifepoint was arrested on a public intoxication charge because he was acting "deranged" and speaking incoherently.

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  4. Lufkin man who continuously slapped, seriously injured 1-year-old sentenced to 30 years in prisonRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | KTRE-TV Lufkin

    An Angelina County judge sentenced a Lufkin man who seriously injured a 1-year-old boy by continuously slapping him in the head to 30 years in prison Friday. Demmish DeShaun Morgan Jr. appeared in Judge Bob Inselmann's 217th Judicial District Court for a sentencing hearing Friday.

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  5. Missing 85-year-old man located deceased several miles from homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | KTRE-TV Lufkin

    According to Lufkin Police spokesperson Jessica Pebsworth, officers recovered the body of missing Alzheimer's patient Moses Jeffero, 85, on Thursday night. Pebsworth said that a citizen called dispatch at 7:58 p.m. to report seeing something suspicious in a creek that runs along Ellen Trout Drive near Sayers Street.

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  6. East Texas cardiologists say Apple Watch's heart monitor may help save livesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 13 | KTRE-TV Lufkin

    Cardiologists in Lufkin say that the heart monitoring technology in the new Apple Watch may help save lives. They also say there are plenty of more cost-efficient devices that use similar technology.

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  7. U.S. solar takes hit from Trump tariffs but is cheaper than ever: reportRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 12 | Reuters

    U.S. solar installations fell 15 percent in the third quarter as the Trump administration's tariffs on overseas-made panels forced developers to put off large projects, according to a report commissioned by the industry's primary trade group. FILE PHOTO: Solar panels are pictured at the BP America Gasosaurus Gas Unit well site in Lufkin, Texas, U.S., June 13, 2018.

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  8. Lufkin PD detectives in Huntsville looking for leads about missing manRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 12 | KTRE-TV Lufkin

    Lufkin Police Department detectives traveled to the Huntsville area Wednesday as the search for a missing 85-year-old man has continued into its fourth day. A Silver Alert has been issued for Moses Jeffero, of Lufkin.

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  9. Web Xtra: Groveton HS students take part in 4th annual Kicks for KidsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 12 | KTRE-TV Lufkin

    Groveton High School students took part in the 4th annual Kicks for Kids program at Lufkin's Target store Wednesday.

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  10. Friends of missing Lufkin man help in his searchRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 12 | KTRE-TV Lufkin

    When Derrick Shepherd first heard the news about 85-year-old Moses Jeffero missing from his home, he immediately took action to help search for him, due to their relationship. "We were from an economically challenged area in Lufkin, Texas and he came, and he found us and put us in Boy Scouts, and that's why I am out here today looking for Mr. Jeffero, because he would come and look for us," said Shepherd.

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  11. Lufkin PD: Driver found dead with gunshot wound after vehicle hits light poleRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 5 | KTRE-TV Lufkin

    After a vehicle hit a light pole, Lufkin police officers approached the car and found the driver dead of a gunshot wound Tuesday morning. A revolver was found in the vehicle's floorboard.

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  12. Light up your neighbors: City of Lufkin brings back community-wide decorating contestRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 10 | KTRE-TV Lufkin

    As if there wasn't already an unspoken envy between neighbors and their Christmas displays, the holiday season may have just gotten a little more competitive for residents in Lufkin. The city is bringing back its Christmas light decorating contest.

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  13. Lufkin PD searching for missing manRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 10 | KTRE-TV Lufkin

    MISSING: Moses Jeffero, 85, was reported missing by his wife at 6:14 p.m. Mr. Jeffero suffers from Alzheimer's Disease and was last seen jumping the back fence of his home at 802 Rowe Ave. around 5:55 p.m. He is described as 5a 211, 200 pounds and is wearing a blue sweat suit.

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  14. Two people transported to the hospital after accident on U.S. 69 NorthRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 9 | KTRE-TV Lufkin

    ... Dodge is identified as 70-year-old Charles Lee, from Pollok, TX. Lee was transported to CHI St. Luke's Hospital in Lufkin for treatment. The driver of the Kia is identified as 18-year-old Natalie Cervantes, from Alto, TX. Cervantes was transported ...

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  15. Tar incident: TxDOT report sheds light on "severe failure of the Lufkin project"Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 10 | KTRE-TV Lufkin

    Its the initial findings since the days after tar melted on Lufkin's South Loop 287 back in August 2017. The 44-page document sheds light on the studies conducted as the department works to get to the root cause of the problem.

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  16. Lufkin police still searching for missing manRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 10 | KTRE-TV Lufkin

    He was reported missing by his wife at 6:14 p.m. Sunday. Mr. Jeffero suffers from Alzheimer's Disease and was last seen jumping the back fence of his home at 802 Rowe Ave. around 5:55 p.m. Sunday.

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  17. Traffic Alert: Crash reported on U.S. 59 North in LufkinRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 8 | KTRE-TV Lufkin

    According to a press release, on December 7, 2018 at approximately 9:20 PM, Jasper County Sheriff's Office received a call in reference to a possible homicide. Sheriff Mitchel Newman and his deputies arrived on scene and located a body in the woods north of Jasper. Sheriff Newman says that he believ

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  18. Grinch' steals Lufkin woman's Christmas decorationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 7 | KTRE-TV Lufkin

    Lufkin police are looking for the so-called "Grinch" responsible for stealing Christmas decorations from the front porch of a home. The theft victim said her decorations may be gone, but she isn't letting anyone steal her Christmas spirit.

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  19. Angelina Wheelin' Sportsman provides good memories for hunters with special needsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 7 | KTRE-TV Lufkin

    ... applying for next year's hunt needs to contact the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department or the U.S. Forest Service in Lufkin for information on the application process.

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  20. Group helping family after Lufkin house fireRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 7 | KTRE-TV Lufkin

    A milestone was hit today for the Angelina Wheelin' Sportsman. The organization serves hunters with disabilities. The first hunt had nine hunters. This tenth year hunt has twenty-five.

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