KTRE Editorial: It's time for students to start heading back to school, so drivers should exercise caution around school zones.More >> The Legislative session is upon us, and this year, the pressure is greater than ever. But no excuses are allowed.More >> Finally, KTRE will be on Dish TV.More >> Recently, we have noticed an alarming number of motorist speeding through residential neighborhoods. Law enforcement officials have informed us that the problem is growing. More >> The U.S. economy may be slowly bouncing back, but millions of families are still struggling.More >> Crystal meth is one of the most dangerous drugs ever created. It destroys the lives of our family, friends, and neighbors.More >> The elections are over and the American people have spoken. They do not want one party control of the government. The electorate decided that the Republicans should have a significant voice in determining the course of this country. Now with control of the House of Representatives, the Republicans can help decide how to solve the major challenges the nation faces. More >> In the past, we at KTRE have urged everyone to show up to the polls and vote. And this past Election Day, we're glad to see many of us did. More >> Bullies are everywhere these days. They're beyond the common places like classrooms or play grounds.More >> This past weekend, I had the pleasure of attending two wonderful events, The American Cancer Society's Cattle Baron's Ball, and the Brookshire Brothers Wine Tasting Dinner. More >> The Lufkin-Nacogdoches high school football rivalry was once one of the most intense in the state, but now it's time to move on.More >> Interest in the Breast Cancer Awareness movement is at an all-time high this year on both the local and national level.More >> Healthcare reform has become the most important political issue of the second half of 2009. Americans have become concerned as to how the reform will impact their lives. More >> Recently, the Lufkin City Council proposed a plan to reduce property taxes by 2 cents. In spite of a $1.4 million budget shortfall for 2011, the city council concluded that with the rise in property values and with lower debt payments, it could give the saving back to us.More >> In 2006, the legislature and Governor Perry reduced property taxes by 14 billion dollars and only increased other taxes by 9 billion dollars hoping that the economy would grow to make up the 5 billion needed to cover the tax cut. That did not happen.More >> This week marks six month since the tragic 7.3 earthquake in Haiti killed over 200,000 people and left many more people physically and emotionally devastated.
The massive earthquake in Haiti demolished the country. Hundreds of thousands of people have died, and millions have been left homeless and destitute. Haiti's infrastructure has crumbled and recovery will take decades. They need our help now.More >> The political season is upon us. With the recent Republican gubernatorial debates and political advertising in the media, the candidates are now presenting their ideas and seeking your support. They want your vote. Make them work for it.More >> In 2010, prepare to be counted. The U. S. Census Bureau will attempt to count everyone living in the United States. The count will be the most important event of the year, even more important than the elections.More >>