The catfish story is making national news now.

Just after 2am Sunday Lufkin police were called to a home on Davis Street after calls came in about a disturbance.

A woman is accused of slapping her sister-in-law in the face with a dead catfish.

Because of conflicting accounts of what happened, police have found it hard to make any arrests, but they've turned over the case to detectives.

Some national bloggers now have this story listed in their "Crazy Crime" sections.  Stay tuned.