BFF: Best FURRY Friends!

KTRE is taking a part in saving the lives of pets across East Texas. At 6, Leigha Hughes debuts her first installment of BFF: Best Furry Friends. Tonight, you'll meet Angel Baby, a two-month old blue Lacy looking for a friendly home.

Also at 6, Maegan Prejean tells you about a Trinity man who police say is armed and how he evaded arrest last night.

The Christian Women's Job Corps is needing mentors to encourage students as they enter the job market. Although a lot of that can be done through social media, the relationships between mentors and their "merea" are often much more than a casual e-mail. Donna McCollum has the story at 6.

January was a tough month for veterans looking for jobs. Between the months of December and January, the unemployment rate for post 9-11 veterans surpassed the national unemployment rate. At 5, Francesca Washington shares the status of the job market locally and explains how people are working to make sure veterans get hired.

At 10, Michelle Reed meets a MMA fighter who is encouraging youngsters in Lufkin to stay fit.

Jeff Awtrey

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