Howdy! I'm a native Texan who has been blessed to call East Texas home since 1990. I have been married to a wonderful woman for 22 years and we have 3 children. In addition to hosting the Merrell in the Morning Show, I'm also the public address announcer for SFA football and basketball games (Axe 'em, Jacks!). I also do the play by play for Nacogdoches Dragon Football. I love God, and I'm especially fond of fajitas, brisket, and The Princess Bride.
Rudolph The Red Nosed Pumping Unit Moving to New Home
Look for Rudolph the Red Nosed Pumping Until in downtown Lufkin this year
Motorists Can Expect Lane Closures on Lufkin Loop Through Friday
Road construction will cause lane closures and delays through Friday on the northwest part of Loop 287 in Lufkin.
Teenager Dies at East Texas Water Park
A weekend outing to an East Texas water park turned tragic on Sunday for a 19-year-old man
Delays Expected Through the Week on Highway 103 East
Construction crews will be busy on Highway 103 between Lufkin and Etoile throughout most of the week
Tin Roof…Busted; Alleged Lufkin Ice Cream Licker Located
Lufkin Police have located the woman allegedly responsible for licking a half gallon of ice cream and then placing it back in the display case.
Lufkin Police: Ice Cream Licker Video Linked to Local Walmart
Blue Bell has informed Lufkin Police that they believe the viral video of a woman licking ice cream took place at the Lufkin Walmart.
Nacogdoches Man Poses as Policeman…At The Sheriff’s Office
A Nacogdoches Man Impersonating a Police Officer Showed up at the Sheriff's Office asking for his seized firearm
McWilliams & Son/Grill 105 Hosting ‘Longest Day’ Fundraiser on Friday
Make a donation, get a great lunch, and support a wonderful cause.
LPD Identifies Pedestrian, Seeks Public’s Help in Locating Family
Lufkin Police have identified the woman who was killed in an auto/pedestrian accident on Tuesday, and now are hoping to get help in locating her family.
Arrest Made in Nacogdoches County Arson Case
A man suspected of purposely staring a fire in Cushing was arrested recently in Jacksonville
Tornado Strikes San Augustine, See Videos of Storm and Damage
San Augustine was ground zero for a tornado late Wednesday night. Get the latest and see videos from the storm.
National Weather Service Says Alto Tornadoes Peaked at 160 MPH
Investigators with the National Weather Service have released specific details on the Alto tornadoes.