Brooks Quinn Jones Elementary school principal Rachel Johnson, 49, passed away Tuesday morning.
The 16-year employee of Nacogdoches Independent School District was diagnosed with a serious illness in July.
The reward for Jimmy Ray McMillan, 42, a Texas 10 Most Wanted Sex Offender and this month’s featured fugitive, has increased to $13,000 for information leading to his capture if the tip comes in during the month of December.
Two women who climbed pine trees in Sacul where a company is clearing land for construction of TransCanada’s Keystone XL Pipeline were in the Nacogdoches County jail on Thursday on a combined $25,500 bond.
With the charred remains of their home as a backdrop, the former residents of a house divided into apartments on East Hospital Street picked through salvaged remains dotting the yard as they made plans for the future.