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TxDOT reminds motorists to stay off roads if icy conditions develop

TxDOT reminds motorists to stay off roads if icy conditions develop

The Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) is once again reminding motorists to prepare to change their driving habits as another round of sleet and snow are forecast for East Texas.
Realignment preview

Realignment preview

The Longview Lobos and the Lufkin Panthers will be the big winners when high school realignment is announced next Monday. They will both stay in the new 5A classification.

Jack Stallard previews Longview News-Journal All-East Texas high school football team

He's the Sports Editor of the Longview News-Journal. Jack Stallard spoke with KETK Sports Director Danny Elzner about a big event coming up this weekend. Stallard said...
ETX serial killer's conviction upheld after appeal fails

ETX serial killer's conviction upheld after appeal fails

The Texas Fourth Court of Appeals has upheld the sentencing of East Texas serial killer Kimberly Saenz. According to the opinion released by the state, they affirmed her conviction, Wednesday morning.
Lufkin High School presents 'Bye, Bye Birdie'

Lufkin High School presents 'Bye, Bye Birdie'

The Lufkin High School Theater Department is presenting the musical, 'Bye, Bye Birdie,' this week at the Jack Tom Lucas Auditorium at Lufkin High School. Ticks are $5 for general admission and $7 for reserved seating.
Two ETX men arrested after evading arrest during a traffic stop

Two ETX men arrested after evading arrest during a traffic stop

Two East Texas men are behind bars after evading arrest during a traffic stop in Lufkin. It happened around 9:00 p.m. Saturday in the 2300 block of north Timberland Drive.
ETX man jailed after being found passed out in an IHOP parking lot

ETX man jailed after being found passed out in an IHOP parking lot

An East Texas man is behind bars after being found publically intoxicated in a restaurant parking lot. It happened at 2:14 a.m. in the 4400 block of south Medford Drive in Lufkin.
H1N1 death confirmed at Lufkin hospital

H1N1 death confirmed at Lufkin hospital

According to officials at Memorial Medical Center in Lufkin, one person has died as a result of the H1N1 virus.
Lufkin officials seeking vandal responsible for graffiti

Lufkin officials seeking vandal responsible for graffiti

Crime Stoppers of Lufkin is seeking help in identifying vandals responsible for graffiti on the exterior of buildings in the downtown area of Lufkin.
Angelina Co. deputy fired after reportedly stealing over $500 from Boy Scouts

Angelina Co. deputy fired after reportedly stealing over $500 from Boy Scouts

An Angelina County Sheriff's Office Deputy has been fired after Texas Rangers arrested him for allegedly stealing more than $500 from Boy Scouts.
ETX man jailed after officials find illegal drugs in home

ETX man jailed after officials find illegal drugs in home

An East Texas man is behind bars after officers a narcotics warrant revealed he was in possession of illegal drugs.
ETX convicted felon jailed after leading police on 96 MPH chase in stolen car

ETX convicted felon jailed after leading police on 96 MPH chase in stolen car

An East Texas convicted felon is behind bars after leading Lufkin officers on an early morning high speed chase in a stolen car.

Lufkin police search for ID of lawn equipment burglars

Lufkin authorities are looking for four people who burglarized a business just before Christmas. It happened just after 5:00 a.m. on December 22, at a businessed in the 1900 block of South First Street in Lufkin.
Dez Bryant wins Good Guy Award

Dez Bryant wins Good Guy Award

Cowboys receiver Dez Bryant is the 2013 winner of the team’s Good Guy Award.
Lufkin Police arrest woman in connection to bicyclists death

Lufkin Police arrest woman in connection to bicyclists death

An East Texas woman is behind bars after a warrant is issued for her arrest for an accident involving death incident.