Watch Out For Texas Porch Pirates
The packages you ordered online are on their way to you, and the thieves know that.  "Porch pirates" are those unsavory types who follow delivery trucks through neighborhoods and swipe the packages they leave on your porch.
Here's what you can do to protect yourself.
Texas Ranks Near The Bottom of Charitable States
Are we selfish?  Texans don't volunteer time or give as much money as other states do, but we have a chance to change that today.  It's National Giving Day, and that's why you're seeing #GivingTuesday on social media.
And See how low Texas ranks in terms of the most…
Lufkin Shoppers Spent Almost $300 on Black Friday
If you bought a 40-inch flat screen TV over the Thanksgiving shopping weekend, you matched most East Texas shoppers.
Each of us spent a little under $300 over the Black Friday weekend, but that's only a third of what our holiday shopping total will be.
Don’t Miss Lufkin’s Christmas Parade Tonight
It's a lot of work putting up Christmas decorations and lights, and we've got the chance tonight to take a break from our own tangled cords and missing bulbs to appreciate the work of some other talented folks.
The Lufkin Christmas Parade is happening tonight, and we've got all the inf…
Ski Resorts Need More Snow
If you're planning a vacation to ski country, you might have to wait.  Thanksgiving weekend is usually a big one for ski resorts, but most of them had to delay openings this year because of a lack of snow.
Some of the projected openings are in mid to late December now.
Do Something Amazing With Thanksgiving Leftovers
One of the repercussions of creating a huge feast is having an enormous amount of leftovers.  You might be bound and determined to eat and eat until you're sick, but even then you and your family might have a little green bean casserole to spare.
So we don't feel totally guilty about o…
Is It Stuffing or Dressing? [POLL]
What do you call that side dish made of cubed bread, chicken broth, and maybe some celery and sausage?
See what other people think about what's right and wrong, and then cast your vote to settle this once and for all.
Random Acts of Kindness Are Happening in Texas
Have you noticed anyone being over-the-top nice lately?  I'd love to hear that story. I'm a sucker for random acts of kindness.
There's no prize involved here, because that would defeat the purpose of the "being-nice-just-for-the-heck-of-it" stories.  So, just for the heck of it, I'll share…
Texas Couples Celebrate 70 Years After Double Wedding
It takes a lot of grit and determination to make a marriage last 70 years!  And love too, we imagine.
Two couples tied the knot at a double wedding in Central Texas several decades ago, and they just celebrated that huge milestone this week.

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