The widow of a Florida man who was killed in the nation's first anthrax attack is suing the federal government.Maureen Stevens is seeking more than 50 million dollars. She claims lax security at an Army lab caused her husband's death. Robert Stevens, a photo editor, is believed to have contracted the disease from a tainted letter sent to his workplace. Four others were killed and more than a dozen sickened after anthrax was mailed to media outlets in New York and a Washington congressional building. An Army medical research facility in Maryland is the primary custodian of the anthrax strain found in envelopes sent to the victims. Stevens' lawsuit is believed to be the first one that attempts to hold the government accountable. However, a postal worker who survived the attack is suing postal officials at a Washington mail facility. Copyright 2003 Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.
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 >>
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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 >>