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TxDOT's Lufkin District has crews pre-treating roads in its 9-county area

In the Texas Department of Transportation's Lufkin District, crews are already out pre-treating roads in the district's nine-county area in preparation for the possible winter weather that is expected to hit sometime late Monday night or early Tuesday morning. "Drive with caution near our workers an

KTRE - 2018-01-15 18:45:26

Lufkin community celebrates Martin Luther King Day

As the nation honors the late Martin Luther King Jr., several activities took place in East Texas. The Lufkin community began this day with a walk from Homer Garrison Federal Building to Dunbar Primary School. "We just want to make sure the dream still lives," said City Councilman Robert Shankle. "W

KTRE - 2018-01-16 00:46:40

East Texas sporting events canceled due to weather

Schools are not the only thing being affected by the winter storm. Many of the regions sporting events are having to be delayed as well. Here is a list so far:Lufkin boys basketball vs Conroe - canceled new date TBALufkin girls vs Conroe - delayed until Wed 5 pm varsity onlyGrapeland vs Latexo - del

KTRE - 2018-01-16 07:12:27

Hundreds march through Lufkin on MLK Jr. Day

"I look to a day when people will not be judged by the color of their skin, but by the content of their character." On Aug. 28, 1963, the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. spoke those words to a crowd of more than 200,000 people who had gathered for the a march on Washington to demand an end to racial seg

LUFKIN DAILY NEWS - 2018-01-16 08:30:00

Longtime Lufkin News carrier Ben Mayo dies

Ben Mayo, a longtime Lufkin News carrier, died on Jan. 1. He was 60. Mayo was born in 1957 in Lufkin. He had been a carrier for the newspaper since 2006. His wife Ellen, also a Lufkin News carrier, said Ben was a loving husband. "He loved to work," she said. "He loved me, and he loved our animals. H


TxDOT crews prepare to treat roadways for possible winter precipitation

The roller coaster of changing weather will bring Texas Department of Transportation crews back out to pre-treat roads and bridges throughout the area today and Monday. The treatment comes ahead of possible rain and freezing precipitation forecast for Monday night and Tuesday morning. After a very c


Junior Achievement Bowl-A-Thon on tap

Junior Achievement invites the community to a night of bowling during its biggest annual fundraiser, the JA Bowl-A-Thon, at 6:30 p.m. on Feb. 5, 6 and 8 at Lufkin Lanes. Funds will allow JA to continue to provide entrepreneurship, financial literacy and work-readiness skills to Angelina County stude


Nacogdoches Police searching for three men connected to armed robbery

NACOGDOCHES, Texas - On the 12th of January 2018 Officers with the Nacogdoches Police Department responded to 4317 NE Stallings Drive (Dollar General) in reference to an Aggravated Robbery. Officers arrived at the store and found that around 10:41PM on this date two employees were in the parking lot


Body Discovered Near South Encanto Park ID'd; Woman, 29

A woman whose body was discovered near a South Encanto park was identified Monday. Lavaughn Rawshanda Nicole Williams, 29, was found dead just after 2:30 p.m. Saturday in the 500 block of South 66th Street, San Diego Police Department Lt. Todd Griffin said. Williams was stabbed in the upper body, an

TIMESOFSANDIEGO.COM - 2018-01-15 20:00:07

Police Release Further Details on Woman's Body Found in Encanto

Detectives are investigating the death of an unidentified woman whose body was found near a South Encanto park as a homicide, authorities said Sunday. The discovery was made at 2:33 p.m. Saturday in the 500 block of South 66th Street, San Diego Police Department Lt. Todd Griffin said. "Officers at M

TIMESOFSANDIEGO.COM - 2018-01-15 02:11:04

Matt Kemp Puts San Diego Mansion Back On Market

Matt Kemp has re-listed his San Diego-area mansion for $7.95 million, months after dropping a plan to auction the property, according to published reports. The outfielder briefly went to the Padres from the Dodgers in 2015 before abruptly being traded to the Atlanta Braves. He was recently traded b

NBC SAN DIEGO - 2018-01-16 02:02:31

Escaped Prison Inmate Captured in Encinitas

Michael Martin Garrett. Photo: CDCR A 33-year-old inmate from San Diego who escaped from a San Bernardino County prison was apprehended Monday in Encinitas. Michael Martin Garrett was taken into custody by sheriff's deputies about 6:05 p.m., according to the California Department of Corrections and

TIMESOFSANDIEGO.COM - 2018-01-16 04:31:15

2nd Annual MLK March Takes Place Downtown

A large crowd of San Diegans gathered Downtown Monday afternoon in observance of the city's 2nd annual Dr. Martin Luther King Day March. When Dr. Martin Luther King was shot and killed in Memphis, Tennessee, in 1968, he was in town supporting sanitation workers on strike over the issue of income ine

NBC SAN DIEGO - 2018-01-16 05:25:21

Donations needed to keep house for homeless youth open

SAN DIEGO (KGTV) -- A San Diego nonprofit that works to break the cycle of homelessness for youth is in dire need of donations. If Doors of Change does not raise over $200,000 in the coming months, they may be forced to close a home that houses six homeless youth, ages 18 to 24. Community members

SAN DIEGO CHANNEL - 2018-01-16 01:58:50

Free DACA Help, and Maybe Fees Paid, at Application Renewal Workshops

Amid confusion over DACA's fate, two local workshops are being offered this month on how "Dreamers" can renew in the program that shields young people from deportation.DACA Updates and free DACA renewal workshops (PDF) Three "DACA Updates" are planned as well - also hosted by Jewish Family Service o

TIMESOFSANDIEGO.COM - 2018-01-16 00:21:40

7 Insider Tips for Junior Developers Seeking to Conquer a Job Interview

Statistically speaking, a junior software developer rarely, if ever, nails their first job interview. It just never happens. Today's tech employers purposely ask ridiculous questions, like "how many marbles fit in a school bus?", and require whiteboard exercises that are completely unrelated to the

TIMESOFSANDIEGO.COM - 2018-01-15 22:58:24

Advocacy rally to kick off at suffrage icon's grave

LEWIS - The rights, protections and empowerment of women have dominated the headlines recently, creating fertile ground for upcoming 2018 Adirondack Women's March. The event, billed as a rally, march and community celebration, begins at 11 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 20, in Lewis Cemetery at the gravesite o


Local trails to benefit from state funds for maintenance

A total of $4 million for snowmobile trail maintenance around the state, including more than a quarter of a million dollars for Oneida County, was announced Thursday, a 15 percent increase from last year. The grants support 10,400 miles of designated trails across the state for snowmobilers to safe


Blige, Glover, Jay-Z in spotlight at NAACP Image Awards

FILE - In this Nov. 11, 2017 file photo, Mary J. Blige arrives at the 9th annual Governors Awards at the Dolby Ballroom in Los Angeles. Blige, Sterling K. Brown, Issa Rae and Chawick Boseman will be among the presenters at the upcoming NAACP Image Awards. Numerous other stars, including actors Micha

POST-STAR - 2018-01-15 06:04:34

Ice jam causes flooding in City of Plattsburgh

Emergency personnel surround one of the entrances to Underwood Mobile Home Park in the City of Plattsburgh as they knock on doors to warn residents of rising flood waters. An ice jam sent the Saranac River over its banks over the holiday weekend. KAYLA BREEN PLATTSBURGH - An ice jam on the Saranac R

PRESS REPUBLICAN - 2018-01-15 14:58:00