LUFKIN, TX (KTRE) - Businesses in Lufkin and Nacogdoches like Mast Motor Sports and Atkinson Candy Company have stayed busy doing business with other states for years.
The Angelina County Director of Economic Development, Jim Wehmeier said it is because decision-makers in the area work together to make economic development a priority.
"The economy's going to hurt everybody, but the national economy, we're blessed in Lufkin to have national and international companies that do business here," Wehmeier said.
He said although there may be a national recession, Texas is not actually, by definition, in a recession. He said Texas has put policies in place to make it business friendly.
With just a day's notice, former Lufkin Panther and NFL superstar Dez Bryant arrived at Lufkin's Kit McConnico Park in grand fashion for his announced "Family Fun Day."More >>
Long John Silver’s, Church's. China Star, Ken's No. 4, Taqueria El 21, Texas Sports Bar and Grill, Jalapeno Tree, Papa John's, Pizza Hut-South Street, Sinc Drive-In on North Street, Subway-North Street, Newk's, and Nacogdochs Medical Center Cafeteria.More >>
Long John Silver’s, Church's. China Star, Ken's No. 4, Taqueria El 21, Texas Sports Bar and Grill, Jalapeno Tree, Papa John's, Pizza Hut-South Street, Sonic Drive-In on North Street, Subway-North Street, Newk's, and Nacogdochs Medical Center Cafeteria.More >>
Temporarily calling the Nacogdoches Animal Shelter a home, Remi is hoping to find something a little more permanent. Caretakers said the one-year-old dog is playful and loves attention. Remi was brought into the shelter as a stray about three weeks ago. "He gets along with the other dogs. He still in his puppy stage so he still has a lot of time to go around play with everyone," said Torion Johnson, animal control officer. Remi is a heeler-spani...More >>
Hundreds of East Texans, and other from farther away, were camped out at Kit McConnico Park since early this morning to see Cowboy's Dez Bryant.More >>
The Museum of East Texas in Lufkin is continuing its tradition of hosting art classes for the 20th year in a row. Students learn various styles such as watercolor painting, drawing basics and clay. In addition, students explore the foundational concepts of art in a cool environment. "Some of these students haven't painted before, some of have, so when they start painting they start realizing how exciting it is to be able to put down colors and shapes and whatever they...More >>