Rain or shine

Despite some heavy downpours, the Nacogdoches Dragons and Lufkin Panthers will be slugging it out on the football fields. The Dragons are coming off their huge win last week over the Pack and will face the No. 1 ranked Carthage Bulldogs. The Panthers are hoping to spring back from last week's loss and take it to Longview. You may feel like staying inside and we won't blame you for a second. But, never fear, the KTRE mobile app is here. We'll keep you updated on all the local area scores all night long. And you can catch Justin Woodard and the Red Zone tonight at 10:30 for all the game highlights. That's right, our photographers will be out catching all the footage so that you can stay in!

Others may have been looking forward to the Texas State Forest Festival tonight. Those plans may be dampened. But, at 10, Caleb Beames explains how the Festival will still collect a profit, thanks to insurance.

The City of Nacogdoches is preparing for 250 gun-toting folks to be walking the streets of downtown tomorrow. Francesca Washington explains why at 6.

Ensuring safety is a top priority for a Lufkin family when it comes to hundreds of students. For the past decade, two sisters have been giving back to their community as crossing guards. Maegan Prejean brings you this fun story at 6.

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