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Nacogdoches police investigating kidnapping, sexual assault

According to the NPD, on Friday around 2:25 a.m., officers responded to the Walmart, located at 4810 North Street, on reports of a female victim being held against her will "for several days."

EASTTEXASMATTERS.COM - 2018-07-20 15:43:25

Officials identify Nacogdoches man killed in shooting

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Woman charged in theft of hospital IV pump

Stephanie Lee Fisher, 29, of Zavalla, is charged with theft of property in an amount between $2,500 and $30,000, a state jail felony. She remains at the Angelina County jail as of Friday afternoon with no bond set.

LUFKIN DAILY NEWS - 2018-07-20 14:37:00

Woman reports kidnapping, sexual assault

According to information released Friday by the Nacogdoches Police Department, the victim "made an outcry while at WalMart on North Street," and told police that "know suspects" had held her captive.

DAILY SENTINEL - 2018-07-20 10:35:00

1 dead, 1 arrested after Nacogdoches shooting

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Nacogdoches man facing murder charge

At 2055 hours on July 17th the Nacogdoches Police Department received a 911 call from 2421 Appleby Sand Road. The caller stated that a son had shot his father. NPD personnel responded and located David Alton Collins, 54 of Nacogdoches deceased inside the home. Officers contacted Brian Lee Parker, 36


Police charge Lufkin man with attempted sexual assault

The Lufkin Police Department arrested Shelton Klevon Glenn, 42, on a charge of attempted sexual assault on Tuesday. He remains in the Angelina County Jail as of Wednesday afternoon with a $10,000 bond.


One injured in Diboll crash

DIBOLL — One person sustained injuries following a two-vehicle wreck in Diboll Thursday afternoon.The wreck occurred in the northbound lane of U.S. 59 at the intersection with FM 1818 in Diboll’s city limits. Authorities on the scene said it occurred when an 18-wheeler traveling northbound on U.S. 5

LUFKIN DAILY NEWS - 2018-07-19 17:27:00

Nacogdoches police investigating after pizza delivery driver robbed at gunpoint

At approximately 10:30 p.m., Wednesday, a pizza delivery driver was making a delivery in the 500 block of Lenwood Drive. According ot police, the driver was approached by six or seven men, when one of the individuals threatened the driver with a handgun and robbed him of the food.

EASTTEXASMATTERS.COM - 2018-07-19 13:20:42

One dead in overnight shooting in Nacogdoches

According to officials with the Nacogdoches Police Department, around 8:55 p.m., officers responded to a report of a shooting in the 2400 block of Appleby Sand Road.


Woman charged in drowning death declared competent

Billie Jean Cuttler, 22, has returned to Angelina County following a nearly four-month stay at the North Texas Texas State Hospital’s Vernon facility to determine if she is competent enough to stand trial for her charge of capital murder. A person can be determined incompetent to stand trial if the


Nacogdoches man set to go on trial for child sexual assault, possession of child porn

According to Smith County Judicial records, Christopher Scott Sanders, 31, is scheduled to appear in 7th District Court of Judge Kerry Russell on Monday for a jury trial.


Lufkin crews beating the 100 degree heat

"We dread it but it's just another day," said Shaquille Teal, Lufkin Ballpark worker. "We have to just put up with the heat and try to stay hydrated and try to do the best that we can and stay safe."


LPD to hold raffle benefit for officer, former dispatcher battling cancer

LPD Officer Randy Stallard and former dispatcher Hannah Thompson are both undergoing treatment amid their battles with cancer. During the process, the local police, fire department and others in the community have been vocal in their support and raising funds to help pay for the expenses.


SFA to offer new certificate in aging studies - SFA to offer new certificate in aging studies   NACOGDOCHES Texas  — Society is aging and according to the U.S. Census Bureau the nation’s population of those who are 65 years old and older will near...

NACOGDOCHES, Texas— Society is aging and, according to the U.S. Census Bureau, the nation’s population of those who are 65 years old and older will nearly double in the next 20 years. To help prepare for this population shift, Stephen F. Austin State University will offer a certificate in aging stud


City to consider repealing redundant firearm law

The city’s ordinance states it is illegal to hurl, throw, shoot or project from the hand any projectile, as well as discharge a firearm, air rifle, air guns or BB guns in city limits. That ordinance would be replaced with one that matches state law prohibiting the discharge of firearms inside city l


EDITORIAL: Toasts & Roasts: Texas could learn a lesson from Australian government's handling of road woes

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Nacogdoches police identify man who drowned in local lake

According to the NPD, the victim has been identified as James (Jim) Wellington Brake, 87, of Nacogdoches.


Nac shuts down Center in battle of titans

CENTER — Nacogdoches All-Star pitcher Cade York brought his “A” game and so did his teammates Tuesday night at Roughrider Field in the quarterfinal round of the 2018 Dixie Boys 14U State Tournament. York threw all but four pitches for Nacogdoches, hurling a four-hitter, allowing no earned runs (2 un


Serving Our Savior: Back to school shoe drive

We hinted at it last week, but we want to really highlight our Back to School Shoe Drive this week. We are trying something brand new in honor of our beloved friend Jackie Goodroe, who is residing in heaven now, but was one of the greatest advocates for Love INC’s Back to School Shared Blessings. Fr