Lufkin High School Students Get Big Scholarship Money
Graduating seniors at Lufkin High School received $114,000 in scholarships from the Alumni Association Monday night at a ceremony at Tom Jack Lucas Auditorium. Big bucks! The LHS Alumni Association said that's the highest dollar amount ever for them.
Contributions by other donors topped $3.1 millio…
Farmer’s Market Open For Business In Nacogdoches
I'm always looking for local honey, since I've heard it's good at helping with local allergies. Getting too scientific about it might make my head explode, but I've heard ingesting what the bees produce is supposed to help fight off seasonal allergies. I'm giving the kids a teaspoon a day and they…
She Did It – 13 Years of Perfect Attendance
A few weeks ago we brought you the story of Loren Huffstetler, who hadn't missed a day of school her entire life and was on her way to a pretty amazing attendance streak that stretched from kindergarten and elementary school, to middle school and junior high, then high school. Well, the school year…
Weekend Brings Tamales to Diboll
It's festival time in East Texas, and we love the ones that are built around food!
The 5th annual Tamale Festival happens from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday at Old Settlers Park in Diboll. They'll have plenty of children’s activities, live entertainment, and of course food.
How many tamales do you think …
Police Say Be On Your Guard After Hudson Attack
Ladies may be creeped out by the story out of Hudson this week. This is why we take those self-defense classes.
A woman was attacked while walking on the track at the Hudson ISD Monday, but managed to break free and call 911. The woman says the man fondled her before he ran off. Hopefully it'…
East Texas Offers Wine Sampling Festival
Texans love a good festival, and especially one that might offer a little buzz!
In ten days, we'll have the chance to see what the fuss is all about over East Texas wines, and do a little shopping and sampling too.
A Long Commute Hurts Your Health, Researchers Say
Average commute times in Lufkin are between 17 and 19 minutes, according to zipatlas.com. That's not so bad, compared to much of the country.
It turns out, longer commutes can have a serious health impact over time. This may make you want to move right next door to the office.
East Texas Ranks Low for Health
If you work out and eat right, good for you! Not everyone in East Texas is following your lead.
Overall, East Texas ranks low on a new report by the University of Wisconsin Population Health Institute and Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. Which East Texas county is the healthiest?
East Texans Break Out the College Gear on GenTX Day
Are you seeing lots of college t-shirts today? If you forgot to wear your Longhorn or Aggie, or SFA Jacks gear, run home and change! It's all meant to support students as they move on to the next phase in their academic career, from high school to college.
KTRE says In all 14 independent school dis…
Matthew McConaughey Opens the Door to His Suite at a Longhorn Game
The fact that Matthew McConaughey is a huge Texas Longhorns fan has been no secret, and now he’s offering the chance to sit with him at a game this fall. You’ll be in Matthew’s suite!
Matthew is a diehard Longhorn fan, so be prepared! It may get intense. You would get to take a friend or sig othe…
Dating Gets High Tech
How did your prom date ask you to the big dance? I remember my classmate Shane sort of nonchalantly turning around at the end of history class and saying, “So ya wanna go to the prom with me?” I said sure, he said “K,” and turned around again, picked up his books and left the room. We had a lovel…
Which Seat on an Airplane is the Best?
It's almost summer vacation season, and if you're headed out by plane you'll want a comfy seat, especially if it's a long flight. No one wants to have to park it in a loud, bumpy seat on a flight all the way from Dallas to Hawaii. You may have a great time surfing and sunning yourself once your ge…

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