TEA releases transportation guidelines; parents, schools react

The TEA released guidelines for schools going into the 20-21 school year, including guidelines for transportation.

  Trump to America’s schools: Reopen or may lose federal funds

The president unleashed his threat on Twitter.
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Homeless man who helped save DC officer being stabbed reunites with family

The injured officer "suffered some pretty serious stab wounds," according to the police chief, who credits the homeless good Samaritan with saving the man's life.


  Salvation Army of Lufkin receives $500,000 grant for building renovations

Houston convention center operator cancels in-person Texas GOP meeting

Lufkin woman to serve 54 months for hit-and-run case probation violation

  WATCH: Anissa Centers says mask makers descending upon East Texas sewing stores for fashion upgrades

  CARES Act grants available to Lufkin small businesses beginning July 10

The grants could help offset revenue lost due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
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US virus cases top 3 million, Americans face frustrating test delays

Labs are reporting shortages of materials and don’t have enough workers to process the tests, leading to severe backups that could worsen as economies reopen and new infections emerge.

  Lufkin police ID fourth suspect in drive-by shooting, seek public’s help

Nacogdoches ISD ironing out plans for hybrid of in-person, online instruction with parent input

2-year-old, Zamya Whitaker, found safe in Cherokee County

East Texas man on death row set to be the first state execution since Feb. 6

Lufkin first responders will deliver food, meds to COVID-19 infected homes

  DPS issues Amber Alert for missing 2-year-old girl considered endangered

A look at state hospital data for Lufkin, Nacogdoches and surrounding area

  Angelina County COVID cases surge over the weekend

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Man yells at elderly woman over face mask at Fla. Costco

The man who took the video said the individual started to yell at and harass the elderly woman. When he cut in, the man started yelling at him.


  Angelina College suspends 2020 soccer season due to COVID-19

  New UIL summer guidelines require face coverings at facilities

The UIL will start to let more activities take place on July 13 but will also require face coverings for anyone not actively working out.


State guidelines for new school year will give parents option of choosing remote learning

WATCH: ABC’s chief medical correspondent gives update on COVID-19

2020 State Fair of Texas has been canceled

  Construction project nears completion on Nacogdoches’ $2.9 million East Austin St. project

  WATCH: Anissa and Drake Centers discuss pandemic’s effect on college athletes

Anissa Centers and Kayla Lyons discuss today how the current pandemic situation that has been underway since March is affecting college athletes.
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Mary Kay Letourneau, teacher jailed for raping student, dies

Letourneau was a former suburban Seattle teacher who became tabloid fodder when she pleaded guilty in 1997 to raping her 12-year-old student. She served a 7½-year prison term.

Numerous East Texas counties dealing with power outages after storm hits area

Emergency crews direct vehicles through flooded roads in Shelby Co.

TRAFFIC ALERT: Crash involving 18-wheeler reported on SH-7 east of Ratcliff

Lufkin ISD dropping uniform requirement for grades PreK-8 for next school year