by Ramonica R. Jones
A former Lufkin High School student accused of beating a fellow student unconscious last year will learn his punishment in a couple days.
A Lufkin judge will sentence Javier Ortega Thursday morning.
Ortega pleaded guilty last month to aggravated assault. Authorities say he attacked 17-year-old Gerardo Acevedo in the locker room at Lufkin High School before soccer practice.
Acevedo recovered after several days in intensive care. Ortega faces up to 20 years in prison.
Cory Roberts, born in Nacogdoches, has a role in a recent Sci-fi film, starring Jim Carrey, Keanu Reeves, and Game-of-Thrones actor, Jason Mamoa. The film, The Bad Batch, premiered yesterday.
A Beaumont man died yesterday evening after his vehicle collided with a tree in Nacogdoches County.
Art education organizations work daily to keep the arts alive in Texas schools, emphasizing how the arts can influence decision making, problem solving, and achievement.
Little River Healthcare has announced that it will be ending its affiliation with the Houston County Hospital District at the end of June.
Officers with the Livingston Police Department arrested a 27-year-old man on a felony child endangerment charge earlier this week after a Polk County grand jury indicted him.