Required high school civics questions to be added to current U.S. history exam

Gov. Greg Abbott recently signed House Bill 1244 into law. It was authored by State Representative Trent Ashby, R-Lufkin

Student hunts for ‘mystery couple’ she captured in stunning engagement photo at Yosemite

A Notre Dame student snapped the viral photo at Yosemite National Park a few months ago when the couple was having professional engagement photos taken.
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  10th American dies in Dominican Republic

Family members said Vittorio Caruso died after falling victim to respiratory distress. He may have also had a heart attack.


Nacogdoches County Sheriff’s Office: Man pistol-whipped girlfriend, causing head, facial injuries

2 Polk County Sheriff’s Office patrol units involved in wreck on SH 146

Dallas police: Situation cleared near federal building; all roads to reopen

Missing man in Polk County found dead

  Respect Institute graduates take on public speaking

Sharing the story can lead to a storyteller's recovery.
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McConnell to meet 9/11 responders to discuss victims’ fund

The meeting comes as Jon Stewart has blistered Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and other congressional leaders for what he calls a lack of urgency to replenish the victims' fund, which was set up after the 2001 terrorist attacks in New York and Washington.

  Suppression hearing scheduled for suspect in drowning death of 3-year-old Lufkin boy

Texas will deploy 1,000 National Guard troops to the border amid migrant surge

  East Texas volleyball legend dies

  Polk County Sheriff’s Office searching for missing man

  Lufkin Police Department receives funding for computer forensics program

Houston County grand jury indicts man accused in shooting death of Crockett man

Woman accused in drowning death of her 3-year-old nephew agrees to plea deal

  City of Lufkin begins process of covering red light cameras after bill bans them in Texas

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  U.S. measles count reaches 1,077

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Monday reported 1,077 measles cases this year through June 20, up 33 from the last update.


  Kids learn soccer skills through summer camp in Diboll

  East Texas volleyball legend dies

Huntington Volleyball Coach Ben Belshaw confirmed Scotty Bailess died Friday morning.


  Traffic study underway in downtown Center

Polk County Sheriff’s Office releases name of still-at-large suspect in pickup theft

  Improvements proposed for Nacogdoches airport to further city’s economic development

  Veterinarian lauds Texas Tech vet school’s future impact on East Texas: ‘It’s going to fill a large hole in our industry’

Sabine County man arrested on child pornography charges

A Sabine County man was arrested on several child pornography charges.
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  Trump signs order imposing sanctions on Iran supreme leader

The sanctions follow Iran's downing of a more than $100 million U.S. surveillance drone over the Strait of Hormuz that has ratcheted up tensions.

Nacogdoches police: Aggravated assault suspect used kitchen knife to cut woman during argument

  Crockett hosts Juneteenth parade, ceremony to commemorate end of slavery

  Churches in Lufkin hold ‘donation revival’ for Alto residents who lost everything in April tornadoes

  Commissioners court approves contract that will upgrade fingerprinting technology in Nacogdoches County