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Citronella Doesn’t Bother Texas Mosquitoes
Soon we'll move this party outside, and we'll be camping and fishing and playing golf even more than we do now. Mosquito season will be cranking up too, and it turns out those bugs are onto us, and not bothered by some of our methods to get rid of them.  But don't fear. There is …
Texans Are Spending Too Much on Cars
It feels good to have a vehicle that you love, but spending a big chunk of your income on a nice ride creates big personal debt problems. And in Lufkin, we rank among the worst in Texas for overspending.  If you're thinking of buying a new vehicle, you gotta read this!
Girl Scout Cookies Sales Are In Full Swing
You've probably seen the Girl Scouts set up outside different stores across East Texas over the past couple of weeks, and their parents may have passed the order form around the office.  How much longer do cookie sales last?
Fighting Feral Hogs in East Texas is About to Get Nasty
Texas Parks and Wildlife says East Texas has some of the most dense wild hog populations in the state, and they tear up yards and ruin crops every year.  Controlling the feral hog population is about to get real.  Real messy.  See what population control method Texas approved this wee…
Bet You Didn’t Know These Things About This Texas Drink
The name Big Red implies that it's straight out of Nebraska, right?  At least to us Husker alums who view all things though the football lens.
Big Red soda is actually bottled in Texas, by the Dr. Pepper folks, and it was first born here in 1937. Did you know it used to be called "…
You’re Probably Doing This With Your Tax Refund
Tax refunds are fun money, right? It depends on how you define "fun." It might surprise you what most people are planning to do with the tax refund this year.
And if you're still looking for free tax help in Lufkin, this is where you can find it.
Don’t Miss This Obscure East Texas Landmark
At first glance it might look like a 10 foot by 9 foot patch of grass.  But the history behind it makes this obscure Texas landmark significant, and if you want to take a pic at that spot, it's not too far from Lufkin.

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