Lufkin going smoke-free?

Lufkin residents who enjoy smoking could see all of that go, well, up in smoke! Because the idea is actually official and going before the city council tomorrow. At 6, Leigha Hughes explains how real the idea is and what local residents think about it.

We reported last week how a former Nacogdoches County sheriff is coming back home, to run a new program being implemented by the new sheriff. At 6, Donna McCollum explains why Joe Evans took the job and how he plans on making the jail benefit the community.

Don't watch our 5 newscast on an empty stomach. Maegan Prejean will tell you about how talented culinary students in Diboll are sharpening their skills for the first ever "Axed" competition. If you've seen "Chopped" on the Food Network, you know what we're talking about.

At 10, Michelle Reed brings you the story of a doctor couple back from the east coast who volunteered with Sandy victims in the hospitals.

Jeff Awtrey

Assignments editor