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Gas Prices in East Texas Flirting With the $4 Mark
School will be out soon and summer vacations will begin. Will gas prices keep you close to home? For some it's "gas prices be darned ... road trip ON!!"
Most gas prices in East Texas are still below $4 per gallon, but some stations are flirting with that $4 mark. Find out wh…
Lufkin Man Unhurt After Train Collision, Sent To Jail
An accident involving a train happened Saturday evening on Hoshall Rd. near the Southwood intersection in Lufkin. Police found a Ford F-150 pickup with heavy front-end damage when they arrived, and there was no one inside. 18-year old Seth Hargis of Lufkin had been driving it and wasn't hurt.…
Texas Rangers Predicted to Sell the Most Hot Dogs This Season
It's the beginning of hot dog season...or baseball season, whatever you want to call it. You know how many dogs will be sold at Major League Concession Stands this season? Tons. The exact number is hard to comprehend.
And it's been predicted that the Texas Rangers will sell more than any other maj…
Texas Tornadoes Lift 18-Wheelers Off the Ground
East Texas was not immune to the tornado outbreak that hit Dallas-Fort Worth yesterday. A tornado was confirmed by a trained spotter around 3:30 yesterday afternoon, southwest of Sulphur Springs.
The National Weather Service will be in East Texas and North Texas today assessing the damage, and deter…
World Guy Walks Through East Texas
How far would you walk for a cause?
Erik Bendl has become known as "World Guy," and just keeps walking and walking to bring attention to diabetes. So far he's walked more than four thousand miles, including East Texas.
He's gained quite a Facebook following, and he has fans and followers on…
Nacogdoches Has a Fishing Champ
Josh Haddox of Nacogdoches is a champ! Josh goes to school at Texas A&M and is part of a fishing team there with Timothy Temple of Bryan, TX. The two just won the National Guard FLW College Fishing Southern Conference event on Lake Eufala in Oklahoma over the weekend.
Call it beginner's luck, s…
Lufkin Restaurant in its Final Days
Lone Star Charlie’s on Loop 287 near highway 59 north, is being forced to close by the state after more than 30 years in business to make room for a new bypass.
The Lufkin Daily News says the owners are maintaing a positive focus on their relationships with customers, just as they hav…