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World Championship game: Lufkin vs. Chinese Taipei updates

A day after winning the U.S. championship, Lufkin is going after the world title against Chinese Taipei. The official start time for the game, which will be televised on ESPN2, is 11:07 a.m. Follow here for updates.

LUFKIN DAILY NEWS - 2018-08-19 11:37:00

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

2 arrested in Lufkin after chase

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


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

Hogs hoping to land another Lufkin defender

Thompson, 6-0, 170 of Lufkin, Texas, has scholarship offer from Arkansas, Baylor, SMU, Oklahoma, South Florida and Vanderbilt. One of his teammates, defensive tackle Carl Williams, is committed to the Hogs.

WHOLEHOGSPORTS.COM - 2018-08-20 00:00:00

Zavalla ISD hosts tactical medical, active shooter training

Oliver said the teachers began with Bystander Active Shooter Training, or B.A.S.E., which owner Terry Moore said in a previous Lufkin News article will prepare them to be the bridge of life between the injured person and the emergency services personnel.

LUFKIN DAILY NEWS - 2018-08-20 00:30:00

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 going after 2nd straight US championship

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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

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.


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

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.


Crash involving car and motorcycle in Lufkin

The accident occurred at 5:55 p.m. when Crystal Tovar, 31, of Lufkin, pulled out of her driveway on Atkinson Drive in a Dodge Challenger into the path of a westbound motorcycle.


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


POLICE REPORTS: Nursing home resident's adult daughter arrested at mom's house

A neighbor in the 200 block of Bois D Arc reported what she believed to be suspicious activity at an elderly person’s residence. Deputies responded and found the resident is now living at a nursing home, and the house was occupied by an adult daughter who was wanted and now arrested, according to a


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.


BRASHEAR: Main Street Market Days on tap Saturday

Join us in downtown Lufkin from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday for Main Street Market Days as we transform the streets into a marketplace with vendors lining both sides of the street. Downtown Lufkin welcomes The Hanger Collection boutique as a new local merchant, and we have several new vendors joining us


Lufkin police seek man who fled after high-speed chase

The chase began when Todd Sturgis, 26, nearly backed into an LPD unit while fleeing a traffic stop.


Lufkin Juniors All Stars Updates (Day 3)

Lufkin is just an hour away from taking the field for its third game of the Junior World Series. 5-time defending world champion just defeated Australia 10-0 in the international winner's bracket game.Mark Requena gets the start for Lufkin in tonight's game. The winner moves on to the U.S. title gam


Lufkin impressive at World Series

Taking on the best Junior League teams in the nation, the Fierce 14s made the trip to Taylor, Michigan, ready to see how they stacked up against the best competition they would see. As it turns out, the focus could have been on how the rest of the nation could handle them.