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Recent Articles by Jeff
OSHA levies $100K in fines against tire shredding facility for death of former Crockett man
A federal agency has issued $100,000 in fines and cited a company for 19 violations in connection with the death of a former Crockett man killed in a tire-shredding accident.
Published August 31, 2018 at 1:25 PM
Texas nurse gets new charges of capital murder, aggravated assault
A nurse already charged with murder of patients now has an indictment of capital murder.
Jeff Awtrey and
Published August 31, 2018 at 12:10 PM
Lufkin planning, zoning board approves measure for former Parkwood Place
The Lufkin Planning and Zoning Commission approved a proposal for a zone change for a former nursing facility.
Published August 28, 2018 at 2:40 PM
Lufkin City Council approves expansion for cosmetology center
The Lufkin City Council has approved a business owner's request in order to expand her cosmetology center.
Published August 22, 2018 at 1:56 PM
Lufkin police chase ends with car in house
A Crowley man is in jail following a Lufkin police chase which ended with a car in a house early Wednesday.
Published August 22, 2018 at 10:28 AM
Livingston man avoids prison in connection with home invasion
A Livingston man has pleaded guilty for his part in connection with allegations he and three others broke into a home in Indian Springs in September and kidnapped and assaulted a man.
Published August 21, 2018 at 8:36 AM
Nacogdoches ISD board to consider bond election
After two previous failed attempts, the Nacogdoches ISD Board will again consider taking a building bond issue to voters.
Published August 14, 2018 at 2:38 PM
Pollok woman accused of stealing more than $150,000
A Nacogdoches County grand jury has indicted a Pollok woman accused of stealing more than $150,000 over a two-year period.
Published August 9, 2018 at 9:21 AM
Murder trial set for Groveton man granted reprieve after mistrial
A new trial for a Groveton man previously found guilty of murder is "very tentatively" set for December.
Published August 8, 2018 at 12:08 PM
DPS: Driver hospitalized after rig overturns north of Chireno
The driver of a semi-trailer has been transported to the hospital after the vehicle overturned Thursday morning in Nacogdoches County.
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Published August 2, 2018 at 4:11 PM
Zavalla man pleads guilty to ramming USFS vehicle
A Zavalla man has pleaded guilty to ramming a US Forest Service officer's vehicle in January of 2017.
Published July 27, 2018 at 7:07 AM
Livingston woman pleads guilty to stealing from title company
A Livingston woman has pleaded guilty to her part in a conspiracy to steal nearly $400,000 from a Tyler County title company.
Published July 26, 2018 at 9:51 AM
Lufkin planning and zoning commission approves expansion for cosmetology center
Plans for the expansion of a Lufkin cosmetology center are a step closer to fruition following the planning and zoning commission meeting Monday night.
Published July 25, 2018 at 11:54 AM
Lovelady prison employees face criminal charges in investigation of destroyed property
An investigation by the Office of the Inspector General has led to the arrests of three Lovelady prison employees.
Published July 24, 2018 at 6:03 PM
FAA investigating Nacogdoches pilot who allegedly gave lessons without license
The Federal Aviation Administration has taken over an investigation into an allegation of a pilot giving instructions without a license.
Published July 24, 2018 at 12:58 PM
TxDOT: All lanes of US 259 now open after wreck involving 18-wheelers
Two 18-wheelers have wrecked north of Nacogdoches, causing one side of traffic to be shut down for several hours.
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Published July 20, 2018 at 5:30 PM
Crockett police: Officer forced to shoot attacking dog
A police officer was forced to shoot a dog which tried to attack him on Friday, according to Crockett police.
Published July 10, 2018 at 6:27 AM
Groveton EMS loses station in fire
A fire has destroyed the Groveton EMS station and the home of the owner Thursday night.
Published June 29, 2018 at 6:13 PM
Former Onalaska church employee indicted for theft
A Polk County grand jury has indicted a former church employee and wife of a county commissioner on two charges of theft.
Published June 29, 2018 at 2:25 PM
Ex-corrections officer gets 8 years in undercover child sex ring case
A Palestine man is beginning an eight-year prison sentence after a judge sentenced him Tuesday on a conviction in connection with an undercover investigation in which the man thought he was meeting with a 15-year-old girl.
Published June 27, 2018 at 3:31 PM
Tyler County commissioners approve resolution on meat processing plant
The Tyler County Commissioners Court has approved a resolution concerning a proposed meat processing facility.
Published June 21, 2018 at 11:43 AM
Garrison ISD superintendent resigns
The Garrison Independent School District board of trustees has accepted the resignation of its superintendent.
Published June 14, 2018 at 8:16 AM
Livingston man agrees to 18-year prison sentence in death of homeless man
A Livingston man has pleaded guilty for his part in the shooting death of a homeless man in June 2017.
Published June 8, 2018 at 12:32 PM
Nacogdoches man killed in rollover wreck
A Nacogdoches man has died following a one-vehicle rollover on North Street Thursday night.
Published June 8, 2018 at 9:04 AM
FBI limiting details in Alto bank robbery
The FBI has confirmed they are working with Alto police in investigating the robbery of a bank Friday.
Published May 30, 2018 at 11:20 AM
Zavalla man accused of ramming USFS vehicle faces federal charges
A federal grand jury has indicted a Zavalla man accused of ramming a US Forest Service officer's vehicle in January of 2017.
Published May 30, 2018 at 8:16 AM
Grand jury indicts Lufkin man in connection with Christmas Eve shooting death of woman
An Angelina County grand jury has indicted a Lufkin man accused of shooting and killing a woman on Christmas Eve.
Published May 22, 2018 at 8:03 AM
Lufkin police charge man with murder in connection with shooting
Lufkin police have served a warrant for murder on a Lufkin man in connection with the shooting of a 24-year-old woman.
Published May 21, 2018 at 7:04 AM
Lufkin man reports pot of pot near yard
A Lufkin man has reported finding five marijuana plants growing in his yard.
Published May 18, 2018 at 7:40 AM
Arrest made in 18-year-old Houston County cold-case murder
An arrest has been made in connection with the death of a 32-year-old woman reported missing in 2000 in Houston County.
Published May 16, 2018 at 5:56 PM
Search area moves further south for missing 79-year-old Carthage man
Nacogdoches independent bookstore gets a little help from community
One killed in two-vehicle crash in Zavalla
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Families flock to Splash Kingdom in Nacogdoches as park reopens with COVID-19 restrictions
Chris Young among performers Saturday night at Grand Ole Opry