Salvation Army kicks off 2018 Red Kettle Campaign at Lufkin City Hall

Members of the Salvation Army along with city officials and local residents kicked off the 2018 Red Kettle Campaign at Lufkin’s City Hall Atrium on Friday.
 Grant allows Lufkin woman to clean up 1,900 illegally dumped tires
Trinity County man allegedly tried to hit wife with car, burned her with cigar
 Holiday in the Pines benefits community service projects like Thrive 2:7
 Huntington man dies in Thursday morning house fire
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  Salvation Army kicks off 2018 Red Kettle Campaign at Lufkin City Hall

TODAY'S HEADLINES

Two East Texans were sentenced to federal prison for trafficking meth
Two East Texas men have been sentenced to federal prison for drug trafficking violations in the Eastern District of Texas, announced U.S. Attorney Joseph D. Brown today.
DPS increases reward, searches for leads in 1997 disappearance of Lufkin man
The Department of Public Safety has increased the reward in effort to obtain new information about the disappearance of a man from Lufkin in 1997.
Trinity County man allegedly tried to hit wife with car, burned her with cigar
Trinity County Sheriff’s Office deputies arrested a 36-year-old man Wednesday afternoon in connection to allegations that he tried to hit his wife with their vehicle and flicked a cigar into her face.

  Angelina College brings ‘Guys and Dolls’ to the stage

Angelina College is bringing "Guys and Dolls" to the Temple Theatre stage this week as a part of its 50th-anniversary celebration.

  Gift of Love: Tiffany

As Tiffany, 11, prepped her art project at Pottery Café in Tyler, she described herself like the pallet of colors in front of her. “I like to go extraordinary,” said Tiffany. The sixth grader is bright, brilliant, and guaranteed to bring life to even the most dull situations.
SFA Beef Center barn destroyed in fire
  Students are considering the workforce over college after high school
  Some turning to Daith piercing for migraine relief

NATIONAL HEADLINES

In defeat, Abrams casts aside traditional expectations
Zverev's ATP Finals win vs. Federer tainted by ball boy flub
C. African Republic militia leader turned over to tribunal

AP source: Kansas, Miles working on deal to coach Jayhawks

Les Miles is in negotiations with Kansas to take over the long down-trodden Jayhawks, a person with knowledge of the discussions tells The Associated Press

Pakistani Taliban kill former police officer in Quetta

Pakistani police say gunmen have shot dead a former senior police officer in a drive-by shooting in the southwestern city of Quetta

SPORTS

With season over, SFA begins nationwide search for next head football coach

Lufkin hungry for state title

The road to a state championship for Lufkin starts Friday night against McKinney North.