Lufkin

ETX man evades arrest and steals vehicle

ETX man evades arrest and steals vehicle

A Lufkin man is now behind bars after evading arrest and stealing a vehicle. On Friday evening around 5:00 p.m., Roy Smith, 45, was at Excel car wash in the 300 block of Timberland Drive.
Lufkin trustees discuss possible tax ratification election

Lufkin trustees discuss possible tax ratification election

The Lufkin Daily News is reporting; during Lufkin ISD’s monthly finance meeting on Tuesday, the board of trustees discussed the potential need for a tax ratification election, a transition plan for Lufkin State Supported Living Center&rsq
Lufkin City Council discusses smoking ordinance

Lufkin City Council discusses smoking ordinance

The Lufkin Daily News is reporting; members of the Lufkin City Council in a Tuesday afternoon workshop continued discussions about creating a smoking ordinance that could replace a 1994 ordinance regulating smoking in public places.
Angelina Trustees OK increase to tuition rates

Angelina Trustees OK increase to tuition rates

The Lufkin Daily New is reporting;in an effort to partially offset the decrease in state funding per student contact hour, the Angelina College Board of Trustees on Monday approved an increase to the 2013-14 tuition rates.
Logging truck, pickup involved in accident

Logging truck, pickup involved in accident

Department of Public Safety Spokesperson in Angelina County, David Hendry, tells KETK, emergency crews are currently working an accident on Highway 69 South.
AC Board of Trustees OKs increase to 2013-14 tuition rates

AC Board of Trustees OKs increase to 2013-14 tuition rates

In an effort to partially offset the decrease in state funding per student contact hour, the Angelina College Board of Trustees on Monday approved an increase to the 2013-14 tuition rates.
Lufkin police searching for credit card thieves

Lufkin police searching for credit card thieves

Lufkin authorities are searching for two women who are suspected of stealing a credit card from a a woman's purse at a Lufkin restaurant and then using the card for $600 worth of purchases.
Stitches of success: Biennial quilt show returns

Stitches of success: Biennial quilt show returns

The Lufkin Daily News is reporting; The Quilt Guild of the Pineywoods held their biennial quilt show Friday and Saturday at First United Methodist Church that showed off creations resulting from literally one stitch at a time and thousands of h
Angelina County population grows

Angelina County population grows

The Lufkin Daily News is reporting; Angelina County saw its population grow slightly between 2010 and 2012, according to estimates released Thursday by the U.S. Census Bureau.
Lufkin lobbyists decry education funding in Austin

Lufkin lobbyists decry education funding in Austin

The Lufkin Daily News is reporting; with the state’s last-session decision to cut $5.4 billion from the public education budget, local educators have been saying, the effects on school districts have been especially brutal this school yea
Lufkin woman claims boyfriend jumped onto moving vehicle

Lufkin woman claims boyfriend jumped onto moving vehicle

Lufkin authorities are investigating a Wednesday accident further after a man allegedly jumped onto a moving vehicle.
Lufkin Panther re-signs with Lions

Lufkin Panther re-signs with Lions

Detroit long-snapper Don Muhlbach has signed a one year deal to remain with the Lions.
County OKs settlement with TransCanada

County OKs settlement with TransCanada

The Lufkin Daily News reports; The Angelina County Commissioners’ Court on Tuesday approved a settlement agreement with TransCanada for environmental damages at the county-owned weigh station on U.S. Highway 59 south of Diboll.
Police: 2 intoxicated men arrested outside hospital, 1 harasses worker

Police: 2 intoxicated men arrested outside hospital, 1 harasses worker

Two men were arrested for public intoxication in the Lufkin hospital's parking lot Tuesday. One of the men also allegedly tried to grab a woman who works there.
Interactive exhibit comes to Timber Museum

Interactive exhibit comes to Timber Museum

The Lufkin Daily News is reporting; All aboard!