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VIDEO: Walmart theft suspect leads authorities on multi-county chase in Deep East Texas

A man, later identified as Leslie Jackson, 47, of Nacogdoches, had taken a television out the of the box and was walking toward the Garden Center.

EASTTEXASMATTERS.COM - 2018-08-18 17:06:39

Lufkin Junior World Series updates (Championship Day)

Lufkin is gearing up for the U.S. championship game against California, which starts at 5 p.m. But first up is the international championship game between Chinese Taipei and Mexico. Chinese Taipei is up 1-0 after an inning thanks to a clutch two-out hit. Follow here for updates.Both games today can

LUFKIN DAILY NEWS - 2018-08-18 15:11:00

Nacogdoches man in custody following high-speed chase from Angelina to Nacogdoches County

A Nacogdoches man was taken into custody Friday night following a shoplifting incident at Walmart that sparked a 24-minute high-speed chase from Angelina to Nacogdoches County, according to a press release from Jessica Pebsworth, Lufkin Police Department media relations specialist.

LUFKIN DAILY NEWS - 2018-08-18 15:20:00

2 arrested in Lufkin after chase

The man and woman, whose identities were not immediately available, were both taken into custody.

EASTTEXASMATTERS.COM - 2018-08-18 02:22:10

Fourth suspect in DeBerry double homicide extradited to Panola County

The fourth suspect in a July 2017 double homicide in DeBerry has been extradited to Panola County to face charges in the case, arrest records show.Marlon Latwaine Kelly, 22, of Bossier City, Louisiana has been charged with capital murder of multiple persons and aggravated assault with a deadly weapo


EF teens charged with aggravated robbery gets bond reduced with strict conditions

Two Elysian Fields High School students, charged with the aggravated robbery of two other teens back in July, were both granted bond reductions, on Friday, arguing that they have already missed their first week of school and have no money to make the hefty $100,000 bond that was initially set for th

MARSHALL NEWS MESSENGER - 2018-08-18 09:00:00

Non-emergency lines currently down for Lufkin police

LUFKIN, Texas (KETK) - Lufkin police have announced that non-emergency lines are currently down in the city.This does not include 9-1-1 emergency calls, but instead all administration lines.The reason for the interruption is still unknown.There is no estimation on a restoration time.

EASTTEXASMATTERS.COM - 2018-08-18 19:43:49

Seven players bask in spotlight of first title

TAYLOR, Mich. — The talk of the town for the better part of the last month has been on Lufkin winning back-to-back titles. For seven of those players, they laid it all on the line just to win their first.

LUFKIN DAILY NEWS - 2018-08-18 23:30:00

Marshall lands in tournament's gold bracket, Waskom in bronze

With a pair of wins in pool play Friday, the Marshall Lady Mavericks earned a spot in the gold bracket of the 34th Annual McKool Smith Marshall/ETBU Invitational, which is set to take place today.The Lady Mavs began the day at 8 a.m. with a three-game sweep of the Center Lady Riders with scores of 2

MARSHALL NEWS MESSENGER - 2018-08-17 20:20:00

Duo in custody after 24-minute high-speed chase from Angelina to Nacogdoches County

A man and woman are in custody following a high-speed chase from Angelina to Nacogdoches County Friday evening following a shoplifting incident at Walmart, according to a press release from Jessica Pebsworth, Lufkin Police Department public relations specialist.

LUFKIN DAILY NEWS - 2018-08-17 20:06:00

SPD: 10 vehicles involved in wrecks on Interstate 20 east

Ten vehicles were involved in two separate areas, according to Cpl. Angie Willhite, Shreveport police spokeswoman.


City terminates Marshal amid budget woes

Mount Enterprise fires marshal, cuts spending amid budget woesMOUNT ENTERPRISE — A sign on a wall inside Mount Enterprise City Hall suggests that people bang their head against a flat surface to relieve stress. With that thinking, medical bills might skyrocket here along with the city’s budget woes.


Best, safest schools in east Texas

TYLER — Niche, a nationally recognized school research organization, released their list of the safest and best school districts by county.


Nacogdoches police investigating after card skimmer found

According to police, employees of the Valero station at 3003 Durst Street discovered the skimmer, which had been installed internally in a gas pump.


Henderson County searching for missing man

Allen Bruce Neugent, 58, was last seen at about 11:20 a.m. Thursday at the VA Hospital in Dallas.

CBS19.TV - 2018-08-17 11:37:54

Panola County Fresh Water Supply District No. 1 board fires Lake Murvaul manager

Board members met Tuesday in a special meeting, discussing the matter in closed session before taking a public vote on the issue. Pelham, Barbara Cordell and Mike Vanderslice voted to fire Baker, while James Marshall and Sammy Peace voted against the motion, Gray said.


Suspect in string of vehicle burglaries arrested

The Lufkin Police Department has arrested the suspect of a string of Wednesday-night burglaries.Japatrick Davis, 20, of Lufkin, has been taken into custody on a charge unrelated to the multiple burglaries that occurred in the Englewood subdivision Wednesday evening, said LPD Public Relations Special


DPS releases names of drivers in crash on Highway 94

A Toyota pickup truck broke through a wooden fence following a crash on state Highway 94 Thursday. The driver, Joseph Ledoux, 24, of Diboll, was flown to a Tyler hospital for treatment following the crash, according to Texas Department of Safety Sgt. David Hendry.


Lufkin Police release identity of man who died in Tuesday motorcycle accident

Jaime Gray, 45, died at Memorial Hermann from injuries sustained when a car collided with his motorcycle on Atkinson Drive, according to a press release from Jessica Pebsworth, Lufkin Police Department public relations specialist.


Carthage considers 1-cent tax rate hike for upcoming budget

The proposed increase would mean Carthage residents would see a tax rate of 58.94 cents per $100 valuation, up from the current 57.44 cents per $100 rate. The proposed rate is the city’s effective tax rate, meaning it would raise the same amount of money as the current tax rate.