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Most Wanted Sex Offender from ETX caught in New Orleans

Most Wanted Sex Offender from ETX caught in New Orleans

A Most Wanted Sex Offender from East Texas was recently arrested this week in New Orleans, Louisiana.
New sheriff says comp time buildup causes him to lose chief deputy

New sheriff says comp time buildup causes him to lose chief deputy

New Angelina County Sheriff Greg Sanches on Monday said a half of million dollars worth of accrued comp time is the reason he is having to replace his chief deputy in his second week on the job.
Ellinwood pleads guilty in Thibodeaux murder

Ellinwood pleads guilty in Thibodeaux murder

Randy Lee Ellinwood pleaded guilty to murder in Judge Ed Klein’s 145th District Court Monday.
Nacogdoches eyes landfill, water projects

Nacogdoches eyes landfill, water projects

T he proposal to build a $5.3 million aquatic center in Nacogdoches is being “revamped” this year as city officials consider working with an investor on the project.

SFA marching band performs in London parade

The Stephen F. Austin State University Marching Band performed at the New Year's Day Parade in London on Tuesday. The university was given a personal invitation by a Lord Mayor of London in September of last year.
ETX man caught with $4,000 in counterfeit cash

ETX man caught with $4,000 in counterfeit cash

The Nacogdoches County Constable's Office has arrested a local man who allegedly had more than $4,000 in counterfeit money.
Accused Cen-Tex hotel robbers identified as East Texans

Accused Cen-Tex hotel robbers identified as East Texans

A hotel clerk who was robbed at gunpoint back in November can now feel safer knowing the two men believed responsible are off the streets.
ETX judge lifts restraining order against TransCanada

ETX judge lifts restraining order against TransCanada

TransCanada achieved a small victory in a Nacogdoches County courtroom Thursday morning.
Nacogdoches elementary principal Rachel Johnson dies at 49

Nacogdoches elementary principal Rachel Johnson dies at 49

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.
Temporary restraining order halts TransCanada Keystone Pipeline

Temporary restraining order halts TransCanada Keystone Pipeline

A Nacogdoches County judge has granted a temporary restraining order after a local landowner filed suit against them.
Nacogdoches ISD investigating underage drinking

Nacogdoches ISD investigating underage drinking

More than a dozen people were cited on Saturday night at a house on Waterford Drive after Nacogdoches police found them to be minors in possession of alcohol.
SFA researcher claims progress in developing new anti-cancer drugs

SFA researcher claims progress in developing new anti-cancer drugs

The National Center for Pharmaceutical Crops at Stephen F. Austin State University expects to begin testing compounds in a few years that researchers say fights cancer and influenza.
Reward upped for ETX carny accused of raping 9-year-old girl

Reward upped for ETX carny accused of raping 9-year-old girl

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.
Nacogdoches students to benefit from STAAR deferment

Nacogdoches students to benefit from STAAR deferment

A recent ruling by the education commissioner to defer the State of Texas Assessments of Academic Readiness, or STAAR, grading requirement is “great news” for Nacogdoches ISD students.