EAST TEXAS (KLTV) - In Longview, the Lotus Inn at 1405 West Loop 281 had violations like open drinks on prep tables, a dirty apron on top of cut cabbage, no hot water in a sink, and eating utensils were not sanitized. In all, they had 17 demerits.
El Peunte D. Mendez at 309 East Valentine in Tyler had it's share of problems when the inspector came. Pork, chicken, salsa, beef, and rice were all found out of temperature. Inspectors also found raw beef stored over salsa in the cooler. There were also no towels at the kitchen prep sink, and pans were found with dried up debris. They had 29 demerits overall.
Inspectors found 38 demerits at El Zarape at 319 North Beckham in Tyler. Inspectors noted that rice pudding had to be thrown out, beef and potatoes, and chorizo were all out of temperature, and the handsink was not working. Inspectors also say an employee was seen handling tortillas with his bare hands, there were no towels in the womens restroom, and silver and cutting boards were not clean.
The Trinity County Sheriff's Office is currently investigating vandalism's at Cedar Grove Cemetery in Trinity. Sheriff Woody Wallace says the damage happened Friday night after 6pm and continued untilMore >>
The Trinity County Sheriff's Office is currently investigating vandalism's at Cedar Grove Cemetery in Trinity.More >>
Saturday, May 25 2013 2:19 PM EDT2013-05-25 18:19:02 GMT
A Lufkin man was arrested after running from police Saturday night. According to the police report, Edmond Fowler was reported trespassing at a residence on the 400 block of Birch St. in Lufkin. TheMore >>
A Lufkin man was arrested after running from police Saturday night.More >>
Saturday, May 25 2013 12:25 PM EDT2013-05-25 16:25:02 GMT
Saturday the Garden of Memories was filled with veterans and members of the community paying tribute to our country's heroes. "If it wasn't for our fallen comrades we wouldn't be free today," said JudyMore >>
Saturday the Garden of Memories was filled with veterans and members of the community paying tribute to our country's heroes.More >>
Friday, May 24 2013 10:44 PM EDT2013-05-25 02:44:23 GMT
Stephanie Olford spent Friday afternoon organizing one of the pantries at the North Lufkin Hope Center. "We don't want to leave nobody out of food of any kind and turn nobody away," said Stephanie Olford. EveryMore >>
Every first Tuesday and Thursday the Hope Center passes out groceries to low income families.More >>
Friday, May 24 2013 7:47 PM EDT2013-05-24 23:47:43 GMT
A Tennessee woman died Thursday afternoon, 17 days after a three-vehicle accident involving a FedEx truck.Jo Ann Jacobson, 75, of Savannah, Tenn., died at 1:30 p.m. at Nacogdoches Memorial Hospital.Jacobson'sMore >>
A Tennessee woman died Thursday afternoon, 17 days after a three-vehicle accident involving a FedEx truck.More >>