Answers in Nacogdoches Co. shootout

Information was limited early this morning about a Nacogdoches County deputy in a shooting, but as the investigation wrapped up, the pieces fell in place. This afternoon, we were able to tell you about the man who died after opening fire on a deputy. At 6, Caleb Beames brings you the full report from today's events. And tonight at 10, we learn more about the man who died in the shootout.

One East Texas woman spent the past year giving her life a makeover by making healthy choices. Kennard resident Rachel Groves was able to lose nearly 200 pounds in the past year and is now being rewarded for her efforts. Francesca Washington has that story at 6.

The next time you listen to a country music album, you might want to pay closer attention to the background noises. That's because a Lufkin man has been lending his voice to music for years, but not in the way you think. At 10, Michelle Reed shows you why some call him the loudest man in East Texas.

Also at 10, Maegan Prejean's Survivors piece is on a man who nearly lost his leg, all because of an insect.

And football fans, you can check out Justin Woodard's preview on the Crockett Bulldogs at 6 and the Lovelady Lions at 10.

Jeff Awtrey

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