High-profile military family continues with Nacogdoches woman

An East Texas woman is the third generation in her family to play a significant role in military special operations. Mary Howe is an aerial gunner with the Air Force. Her father is a retired master sergeant who was part of the operation chronicled on "Black Hawk Down." Her grandfather founded the Delta Force. Donna McCollum has the story for you at 6.

Some of you parents know that the school supply lists are getting larger and the prices are getting steeper. Now, parents are getting fed up and asking us to look into it. So Michelle Reed did that today, calculating and investigating lists from all over Angelina County after found out there are other options for families with back-to-school blues. That's coming at 6.

Many teenagers who graduate high school are doing good just to wake up before noon. One Angelina County home-schooler is making a name for himself and has his first published book coming out this fall. Caleb Beames brings you this 18-year-old's story at 6.

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