Fireworks are No Joke. Avoid a Trip to the Lufkin ER This Week.
It's been a year since Jason Pierre-Paul of the New York Giants injured his hand in a gruesome fireworks accident, and he's been doing quite a few interviews lately about he dangers of fireworks.  Have you seen the pics?  They look like something out of the movies. Don't eat first.
Visits to ERs in E…
July 4th Fireworks In and Near Lufkin and Nacogdoches
It's a Fourth of July tradition - get the family together, grill up some burgers & dogs, enjoy one of our local festivals or fairs, and then get on a picnic blanket and watch the fireworks that celebrate our country's freedom. Sound good to you? Check out the Nacogdoches and Lufkin…
Texas Forest Service Elevates Fire Danger Heading Into the 4th
It seems like there's always concern in Texas about fireworks around the 4th of July, and how those mix with what's usually extreme heat and little rain.
This year things are better than in years past, with the grass a little greener than usual, and weather that's slightly cooler this …
East Texas Agency Offers Tips for a Safe New Year’s Eve
Got your fireworks yet? There are just two opportunities each year to buy fireworks in Texas - near the 4th of July, and new New Year's Eve. Business is good right now at local fireworks stands.
Even though there has been some recent moisture, it's been another dry year. And fireworks an…
Parents Go to Great Lengths to Make the 4th Fun
It’s an interesting dilemma for parents today. Kids love watching fireworks, but the public displays can’t start until it gets dark, and that means we have to wait 9:30 or 10:00 to catch a glimpse of the fireworks, and by the time we get the kids home to bed it’s 11:00 or later. That’s LATE if you h…
Dogs and Fireworks Don’t Mix
As we mentioned, the fireworks stands have opened up shop in Texas, and you can buy the fireworks through next Wednesday at midnight.
Fun for all! Except the family dog.
Dogs think they're being tortured! Mine run to take cover in the bedroom every time they hear a pop. If we can't find our two min…
Fireworks on Sale in Angelina County
The fireworks stands have suddenly popped up everywhere across Angelina County and all of East Texas. It's the law that fireworks can only be sold between June 24 and July 4th, so that draws a crowd of stands in a short time. Now is the time to buy.
How Not to Wake up Your Sig Other
A Florida woman lost three fingers Sunday morning when she decided to use fireworks to try to wake up her sleeping boyfriend. says the 36-year-old woman told the Gainesville Police Department she planned to light a firework in her apartment and toss it out the front d…
Slow Motion Fireworks [VIDEO]
We'll since it's now impossible for us to get our hands on any fireworks this weekend, I thought I'd give you the next best thing.  A video of firework explosions at 2,000 frames-per-second