Project Lifesaver bracelet helps locate elderly quickly

One east Texas man is home safe after disappearing this morning. However, authorities found him quickly thanks to a transmitter.

  Biden’s virus plan: 100 million shots just the start

Called the “American Rescue Plan,” the legislative proposal would meet President-elect Joe Biden's goal of administering 100 million vaccines by the 100th day of his administration, and advance his objective of reopening most schools by the spring.
  • Coronavirus Updates

  Biden unveils $1.9T plan to stem virus and steady economy

The Biden plan comes as a divided nation remains caught in the grip of the pandemic’s most dangerous wave yet. So far, more than 380,000 Americans have died.


Rusk County Sheriff’s Deputy put on leave following allegations of assault

Texas Capitol and Capitol grounds closed amid threat of armed protest

TSA area including Angelina, Nacogdoches counties remains above 15 percent hospitalization rate for 27 days

Dorothy Schmidt Cole, oldest living Marine, dies at 107

East Texas Now holding 4th Superintendent Roundtable

East Texas Now will talk with 12 East Texas superintendents about managing a school district through a pandemic.
  • National

  Trump trial pending, McConnell calls it ‘vote of conscience’

A single article of impeachment — for “incitement of insurrection” — was approved by the House on Wednesday, one week after a violent mob of Trump supporters invaded the Capitol.

White Army vet charged with shooting Black girl at Trump rally

Willie Nelson gets COVID-19 vaccine, sends message to fans

Bowie County man allegedly sought $5M in fraudulent CARES Act loans

How Betty White is celebrating her 99th birthday

3 with COVID-19 owe lives to girl, 17, who smelled smoke from early-morning fire

Four killed in major two-vehicle crash

  Plea deal reached for woman accused of abusing, neglecting cancer-stricken son

Lufkin Police Department records division moves to new location

  • National

Global death toll from COVID-19 tops 2 million amid vaccine rollout

The milestone was reached just over a year after the coronavirus was first detected in the Chinese city of Wuhan.


  SFA Athletics sees more revenue opportunities by leaving the Southland for the WAC

  Lufkin Little League baseball signup running through Feb.1

It is time for another season of Lufkin Little League baseball.


San Augustine Police ask for help in search for missing man

  Utah activist who filmed Capitol shooting booked into jail

  Man shot at Starrville Methodist Church moved out of ICU into hospital rehab facility

1 burglary suspect fatally shot, 1 taken into custody by Cherokee County deputy

  Lufkin police release video from high-speed chase

Lufkin police have released dashcam and bodycam footage from a high-speed chase and arrest from Tuesday afternoon.
  • National

  Capitol rioters included highly trained ex-military and cops

An Associated Press review of public records, social media posts and videos shows at least 21 current or former members of the U.S. military or law enforcement have been identified as being at or near the Capitol riot, with more than a dozen others under investigation but not yet named.

Joanne Rogers, widow of TV’s famed Mister Rogers, dies at 92

  Nacogdoches rallies around officer, wife with cancer

  Most major US airlines ban guns in luggage for DC flights

TSA area including Angelina, Nacogdoches counties remains above 15 percent hospitalization rate for 23 days