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Miranda Elish and Lauren Burke Transfer to Texas - Fastpitch Softball News, College Softball, Club Softball
It was announced Monday that junior pitcher, Miranda Elish, and utility player, Lauren Burke, will be transferring from Oregon to Texas. Elish and Burke will join the Longhorns’ program after the semester break.White left Oregon this past summer after nine seasons to take over the Longhorns’ progra
Lufkin native comes out victorious in head-to-head battle on ‘The Voice”
Monday night Fenley went head-to-head with teammate Keith Paluso. Singing a duet of “I’m A One Woman Man," beating Pauluso and Blake Shelton naming him the winner of the battle, according to a press release.
Affidavit: Texas man arrested for plan to murder, cannibalize girl
SHELBY COUNTY, TX (KTRE) - A Shelby County man has been arrested after an undercover sting revealed his intent to sexually assault and murder a minor, according to a probable cause affidavit.
Things to do in Plum and Oakmont this week
The center offers a senior trip to the Heinz History Center and luncheon Thursday. Bus leaves the center at 10 a.m. and is expected to return at 2 p.m. Trip costs $14 and does not include lunch.Yoga is offered Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays from 11:30 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. at the center. Cost is based
TRAFFIC ALERT: Lost truck load causing delays on U.S. 59 South in Angelina County
ANGELINA COUNTY, TX (KTRE) - A truck that lost its load is causing delays on U.S. 59 South in Angelina County. According to Tx-DOT, the incident involves the northbound lanes near the weigh station south of Diboll in Angelina County. Tx-DOT said to be prepared for delays as the scene clears and redu
Manhunt underway in Rusk County
RUSK COUNTY - Deputies with the Rusk County Sheriff's Office is currently on the scene of CR 102 and CR 106 on a manhunt. The sheriff's office did not confirm who deputies are searching for or why. CBS 19 will update this story as more information becomes available.
Lufkin stays fifth in state rankings
After battling their way through a closer-than-expected 35-24 win over the Tomball Cougars on Friday night, the Lufkin Panthers held steady in the latest Associated Press rankings as they were the fifth-ranked team in Class 5A.The Panthers are currently 6-1 on the season and riding a six-game winnin
Lufkin does enough to get past Tomball
With a pivotal win over College Station a week earlier and a marquee matchup against Magnolia West a week away, the Lufkin Panthers entered Friday’s home game against a gritty Tomball team trying to avoid the dreaded “trap game.”Although it was sloppy for most of the night, the Panthers avoided the
Trinity County Sheriff: Man wanted for charge of aggravated sexual assault
TRINITY COUNTY, TX (KTRE) - The Trinity County Sheriff's Office is searching for a man wanted for a charge of aggravated sexual assault. According to a Facebook post from Trinity County Sheriff Woody Wallace, 30-year old Brandon Hopp, also known as "squirrel," is wanted for charges of aggravated sex
Lufkin teachers promote long-term benefits of cursive handwriting
LUFKIN, TX (KTRE) - Though some schools no longer teach cursive handwriting, Lufkin fifth grade students Rodrigo Santos and Trinitie Reese say they actually prefer writing in cursive.“Because it helps me spell better than my print, (be)cause it’s all sluggish and bad,” Santos said.Rodrigo Santos sho
Cool weather to persist across East Texas
Crisp temperatures are forecast to keep Angelina County cool throughout the week.The National Weather Service’s Shreveport, Louisiana, office predicts the weather will consistently remain in the 60s for highs and 50s for lows throughout the week. Come the weekend, the temperature is expected to rise
POLICE REPORTS: Police arrest man for marijuana possession
Lufkin officers arrested Louis Guman Johnson, 39, of Lufkin, for possession of marijuana and resisting arrest early Sunday at Walmart.Someone reportedly brokea window on a man’s truck overnight Friday in the 300 block of Scarborough Street.A woman was allegedlyassaulted by her ex-husband Saturday ni
Dozens of children take part in youth rodeo for 6 and under in Lufkin
LUFKIN, TX (KTRE) - Usually older students take part in rodeo competitions, butt the Piney Woods Youth Rodeo Association encourages kids 6 and under to take part in rodeo competitions.The organization said its all in part to help them children enjoy the rodeo techniques before the pressure mounts.“I
Lufkin man arrested after pointing shotgun at son, threatened to kill him
“Suspect was found to have locked himself inside of a camper on the property," the media report stated. "After numerous attempts to gain compliance, deputies were finally able to compel suspect into exiting the trailer.
POLICE REPORTS: Oh, deer! Snapchat video of illegal hunt lands women in trouble
After posting Snapchat video clips of themselves skinning a whitetail doe they had harvested in Angelina County out of season and at night, two young women remained unfazed when game wardens came knocking on their door, according to a Texas Parks & Wildlife Department report.The subjects readily adm
NERD Con coming to Lufkin next weekend
Buy NowThere will be a showing of “Christmas of the Dead” at The Pines Theater on Friday followed by a Q&A with Joe R. Lansdale, the author whose short story the movie was based on, and his son Keith Lansdale, the screenwriter.The Nacogdoches Daily Sentinel
One dead, one injured after shooting in Horseshoe Casino parking garage
BOSSIER CITY, La. - One person is dead after being shot in the parking garage of the Horseshoe Casino in Bossier City, according to police.
Crews responding to rollover accident in Rusk County
Elderville-Lakeport VFD is responding with Texas DPS and EMS on a one vehicle rollover near the FM 2011 / FM 1716 intersection. Use caution if traveling that area and be aware of incoming responders.Posted byRusk County OEMonSaturday, October 20, 2018
La Carreta facelift reveals fresh new look, menu as Sombrero's
NACOGDCOHES — With a new look, new name and new menu, the old La Carreta Mexican Cafe has come under the umbrella of the Sombero’s family of restaurants in Center and Henderson to reemerge as Sombrero’s Coastal Tex-Mex & Cantina.As my last of my couple of visits to La Carreta were shortly after it o
Lufkin OKs hiring Pine snake specialist, expert will focus on saving species
LUFKIN, TX (KTRE) - The Lufkin City Council unanimously approved a measure to hire an employee at the Ellen Trout Zoo solely dedicated to oversee a breeding program for the Louisiana Pine snake. In March, the zoo began a breeding program for the Louisiana Pine Snake, which hasn't been found in Texas