Teenager pushes double-amputee home in wheelchair during storm warning

Greg Beck, who is in a wheelchair, was trying to get home during a severe storm warning. Seth Philips hopped out of his mother's car and pushed Beck home.

1 person injured in 3-vehicle wreck outside of Lufkin

  COWGIRL: Texas student rides cow to high school on last day of class

Multiple people wounded in blast in Lyon, France

Update: Rollover wreck on North Street in Nacogdoches

Tyler County Sheriff’s Office: Man caught in ski mask, gloves, admitted to home burglary

  WEBXTRA: 2 students commit during Signing day at Hudson ISD

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Memorial Day events across East Texas

  TxDOT: Expect heavy traffic, delays on US 190 in Polk County today, Saturday

  Lufkin police: Man taken into custody after shooting out Big Lots window, entering store with shotgun

  Pup and Circumstance: Pooch steals show at high school graduation

  Services set for Alabama-Coushatta chief who died at 91

  Gas prices drop across Texas ahead of Memorial Day weekend

  Bill to remove limit on Texas school marshals passes senate

New bill will remove limits on how many armed school marshals can serve on campuses.

  Better East Texas: Texas lege tackles budget, but other issues left unsolved

The work of the Texas Legislature is coming to a close, and while the required result – a balanced 2-year budget - has been tackled, there are a load of uncompleted needs and a few major revisions in Texas Law.

  City leaders in Lufkin optimistic about reopening Jones Park pool in time for summer

The Parks and Rec director said the anticipated opening is June 8.

  San Augustine, Jasper ISDs awarded grant to help ‘reconstruct’ future of former students

The grant provides “opportunity youth” with resources to set them up for success in the future.

  Webxtra: School Marshal bill removes limit of armed guards for public schools

  One month after tornado, signs of slow, steady recovery evident in San Augustine County

Memorial Day weekend marks tax holiday on certain ENERGY STAR appliances for Texans

2019 hurricane season will be near normal, NOAA forecasts

4 children, 16-year-old adopted into forever families

  Nacogdoches County Sheriff’s Office applying for federal SCAAP grant

City leaders offer preview of renovated Tomato Bowl in Jacksonville ahead of grand opening

In 2019, the Jacksonville Indians will begin their season in one of Dave Campbell’s top 12 stadiums you must see.

Texas expansion of medical cannabis nears finish line after Senate approval

Marijuana advocates were handed an unlikely victory Wednesday after the Texas Senate advanced a bill greatly expanding the list of debilitating medical conditions that can legally be treated by cannabis oil in the state.

Polk County Sheriff’s Office asking for help IDing suspects in 2 pickup thefts

The Polk County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s help in identifying the suspect who stole two pickups from a home on State Highway 146 South.

Polk County Sheriff’s Office seeking public’s help in finding missing man

The Polk County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s help in finding a missing man.

Nacogdoches County Sheriff’s Office: Man who set fire to ex-girlfriend’s car in custody

Officers with the Jacksonville Police Department arrested a suspect in a car fire in Nacogdoches on May 10.

Volunteer who helped grow ‘century plant’ in Jacksonville: ‘It’s a metaphor for our town’

A ‘once in a lifetime’ experience has blossomed at a major intersection in Jacksonville.

Dallas man arrested following sexual assault of a child investigation in Nacogdoches

The Nacogdoches County Sheriff’s Office said a Dallas man was arrested as part of an ongoing sexual assault of a child investigation.

Affidavit: Nacogdoches woman led law enforcement on vehicle chase through town

Officers with the Nacogdoches Police Department arrested a 24-year-old woman Tuesday after she led law enforcement on a vehicle pursuit through the southwest part of the town.

Better East Texas: When school’s out, wrecks involving teenagers increase

While the summer schedule is a special time of year, it can also be the deadliest time of year. Make the commitment to communicate with your teens, set boundaries and hold the line on safe driving practices.

  Angelina County elections office to test new voting machines ahead of November elections

The public will have the opportunity to test them by early June, well ahead of the Nov. 2019 elections.

  Better East Texas: Facebook walks the free-speech tightrope

Social media is largely unregulated and dependent upon users to tag and point out offensive or inappropriate content – until now.

Etoile ISD confirms case of mumps

Etoile Independent School District says a case of mumps has been reported at a school.

  FULL CIRCLE: NICU nurse working at hospital where she was prematurely born

Georganne McClain turned 27 on Wednesday, but she began her life in a NICU, like the infants she cares for.

  Book group donates 26,000 books to Lufkin ISD students

Each child received six books to take home

DPS: 18-year-old woman seriously injured in 3-vehicle wreck east of Jasper

An 18-year-old Bon Wier woman suffered serious injuries in a three-vehicle wreck involving an 18-wheeler that occurred on U.S. Highway 190 east of Jasper Tuesday morning.

  Lane Johnson donates $500K for athletic training facility at Kilgore College

Philadelphia Eagles player Lane Johnson donated $500,000 to Kilgore College for the construction of an athletic performance center.

  East Texans dealing with more centipedes, millipedes

Some residents across East Texas are noticing an infestation of centipedes and millipedes.

  Attorneys: Ohio State needs to reveal who knew about abuse

Administrators at Ohio State University should release the names of all coaches, trainers and personnel who knew of but failed to act on complaints about a now-dead team doctor who sexually abused male students for nearly two decades, said attorneys for some of the victims.

Thousands sign petition to make Danny Devito next Wolverine

Lots of folks are getting a good laugh at signing a petition to make Danny Devito the next Wolverine.

MRSA patient in coma awakes after hearing ‘Heaven’

A decade-long heroin addiction brought her to the brink of death more than a dozen times. But it was MRSA, that brought her to her knees.

Chief of Alabama-Coushatta tribe dies at age 91

On Tuesday, the traditional bell of the Alabama-Coushatta Indian Tribe rang to commemorate the death of Chief Mikko Colabe III Clem Fain Sylestine.

  Annual TxDOT campaign highlights rise in pickup truck drivers not using seatbelts

The deaths involving pickup trucks rose 49 percent from 2017 to 2018, according to TxDOT.

‘Sesame Street’ introduces Karli, a Muppet in foster care

The new character is named “Karli,” and is a yellow-haired friend of Elmo's who introduces viewers to the concept of “for-now parents."

Boil water notice issued for several roads in Nacogdoches County

According to a release from Swift Water Supply, the notice is for customers on CR 220, CR 227, and CR 229.

  Webxtra: Flooding along the scenic Nacogdoches trails

Flooding has affected the Lanana Creek Trail and the Banita Creek Trail

  ‘Coordinated crooks’ steal hundreds of dollars’ worth of cigarettes from Lufkin store

A pair of suspects worked together to steal hundreds of dollars’ worth of cigarettes from a Lufkin Family Dollar store on May 5, and Crime Stoppers is asking for the public’s help in identifying the two men.

  Nacogdoches police spokesman: Suspect in custody after vehicle pursuit

A suspect is in custody after Nacogdoches police officers were involved in a pursuit Tuesday afternoon.

  Nacogdoches city leaders warn to watch your step on washed-out trails

Lanana and Bonita creeks both flooded their banks Saturday night after heavy rainfall.

  Roads damaged, impassable after weekend storms become focus in Nacogdoches County

A county judge estimated the damage would cost the county approximately $150,000 to $200,000

Lufkin man gets probation for driving boat drunk, firing gun at others

A Lufkin man has accepted probation sentences after pleading no contest to charges in connection with operating a boat while intoxicated and firing a gun at people fishing at the lake.

  Sheriff releases name of Trinity man pronounced dead after truck went into lake

Trinity County authorities have released the name of the 87-year-old man who died after his truck went into a lake on Sunday.

City of Cushing rescinds boil water notice for parts of town

The City of Cushing has rescinded a boil water notice affecting a portion of their customers.

  ‘Stranger Things’: New Coke, from 1985, to make comeback on TV show

Season 3 of the show will take place in the summer of 1985, when Coca-Cola changed its formula for Coke. New Coke was considered one of the biggest marketing blunders of all time.

Texas House passes bill allowing handgun owners to carry weapons in church

Consideration of the bill comes more than a year after a gunman killed 26 in a Sutherland Springs church.

More details released about slain Auburn officer, suspect

The names of an Auburn police officer who was shot and killed Sunday night, as well as two other officers who were injured, are being released.

  U.S. Forest Service developing new nesting sites in Davy Crockett National Forest for endangered woodpecker

The red cockaded woodpecker is listed on the endangered species list.

Newton County Sheriff: Missing man found safe, has ‘business’ with NCSO

A missing Bon Wier man has been found safe and sound, according to the Newton County Sheriff’s Office. However, now he’s on the sheriff’s office radar because he has an outstanding warrant.

  Director of SFA Gardens after weekend flooding: ‘It’s part of the challenges’ in region

Officials say at least 5 inches of rain caused the Lanana Creek to flood its banks.

Disaster declaration signed for Tyler County after possible tornado Sunday

A disaster declaration has been signed in Tyler County following a possible tornado Sunday.

‘Unprecedented rainfall’ causes overflow at Nacogdoches wastewater treatment plant

The City of Nacogdoches said due to unprecedented rainfall over the weekend, the city wastewater treatment plant has been overwhelmed and the capacity of the system is at its maximum.

NWS: EF-1 tornado hit Jasper County over weekend, damaged mobile home

A small, EF-1 tornado with winds of up to 105 mph hit Jasper County when storms blew through East Texas over the weekend, according to the National Weather Service office in Lake Charles, Louisiana.

  ‘Game of Thrones': Water bottles join coffee cup in guest-starring roles

The series finale of “Game of Thrones” treated fans to another visual faux pas as two modern-day water bottles showed up in one of the scenes.

  Trinity County sheriff: 89-year-man dies after pickup drives into lake

An 89-year-old man died after his pickup wound up submerged in a lake in Trinity County. A woman and a dog that were in the truck survived.

  Power of Prayer: The River church rebuilds lives, homes in Alto

A month after powerful tornadoes cut a path of destruction through the town of Alto, members of one congregation say they're finding unexpected blessings after this test of faith.

  Local Nacogdoches residents receive flooding during storms

Shahnewaz recorded video of the flooding at her apartment and took pictures of her kitchen floor which received some damage.

  Effects from Saturday’s severe storms still being felt across East Texas

Severe storms that moved through East Texas on Saturday left damage, power outages, and flooded roadways in their wake. The effects continue to be felt Sunday.

Storm watches, warnings issued for several East Texas counties

According to the National Weather Service, the watch covers Henderson, Van Zandt, Rains, and Hopkins Counties along with other counties outside East Texas.

  Storms bring flooding, damages, power outages to East Texas

Severe storms brought damage and power outages to parts of East Texas on Saturday.

Saturday First Alert Weather Day update

The biggest threats that we are monitoring are damaging winds and the potential for flash flooding. The tornado potential has increased slightly since the last outlook. The large hail threat remains low.

Alto Police Department gives community chance to honor officer who died on duty

Services will be held this weekend for an Alto police officer who died Thursday afternoon.

First Alert Weather Day: Strong thunderstorms expected in East Texas by late Saturday morning

Strong thunderstorms will develop Friday night in western Texas and progress eastward overnight into early Saturday morning.

Neches River Rendezvous is canceled

Neches River Rendezvous has been cancelled

  Puppies found in Lufkin dumpster now being treated for parvo

Two small puppies that were found in a Lufkin trash dumpster earlier this month can’t catch a break.

  Agriculture experts talk livestock, hay issues at annual Pineywoods Cattle Congress

Livestock, hay, and the recent amount of heavy rainfall were some of mains topics of discussion.

  'A day of dumping’: Angelina County Landfill Day is Saturday

For more than two decades, Angelina County Waste Management has opened the landfill to the public to dump.

Nacogdoches police searching for robbery suspect who stole cash, guns from business

Nacogdoches police are searching for an aggravated robbery suspect who stole cash, guns and phones from a business.

  Mental health advocates convene in Nacogdoches to ‘Stamp Out Stigma’

Individuals shared their personal experiences with mental illness to help further 'Stamp Out' mental health stigma.

Nacogdoches woman at center of use-of-force investigation indicted on assault of police officer charge

A Nacogdoches County grand jury has indicted the woman who is at the center of an ongoing use-of-force investigation for assault against a police officer, which is a felony.