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Singer’s Face Carved Into East Texas Corn Field

It can't be easy carving a face into a corn field. How in the world do they do that? Walking through the maze, you probably can't tell all the paths are making a face or that you're walking through an eyeball, but from the air it looks pretty cool.

In Canton, a farm has carved country singer Neal McCoy's face into a corn field to raise money for charity. Neal is originally from Jacksonville, so it's a way to honor a celebrity that East Texas has churned out, while raising money for East Texas kids too.

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Bomb Threats Lead to Evacuations at University of Texas and North Dakota State

Bomb threats have been made against the University of Texas and North Dakota State University, leading to both campuses' immediate evacuation of students and personnel.

According to University of Texas spokesperson Rhonda Weldon, the school received a call shortly before 9 a

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Penn State Blocked News About Sandusky Report from Student Center TVs

As news broke on Thursday about a report on the sex abuse scandal that’s rocked Penn State, those on the university campus who gathered around TVs in the student center to watch the announcement found they weren’t able to — because those televisions suddenly switched to a public access channel instead.

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Community Gathers in Wells to Help Kids Involved in Tragic Accident

Being good is commendable, but only when it is combined with doing good is it useful.  ~Author Unknown

 
There will be a huge event in Wells today benefitting the family of David and Davion Stone.  12-year-old David was killed when the motorized scooter he was riding was struck by a vehicle.  His younger brother Davion has been in a Shreveport hospital receiving treatment.   

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Lufkin Juneteenth Celebration Starts Saturday

Juneteenth -- June 19th -- is the anniversary of the official ending of slavery in the United States.  It was on that date in 1865 that Union Army General Gordon Granger landed in Galveston, and proclaimed the Emancipation Proclamation that abolished slavery and freed the slaves in the 10 Confederate states.

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Farmer’s Market Open For Business In Nacogdoches

I’m always looking for local honey, since I’ve heard it’s good at helping with local allergies. Getting too scientific about it might make my head explode, but I’ve heard ingesting what the bees produce is supposed to help fight off seasonal allergies. I’m giving the kids a teaspoon a day and they don’t have many sniffles.

With the Farmer’s Market is open in Nac, you can not only get local honey, but just about anything else homegrown too.

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East Texas Offers Wine Sampling Festival

Texans love a good festival, and especially one that might offer a little buzz!

In ten days, we’ll have the chance to see what the fuss is all about over East Texas wines, and do a little shopping and sampling too.

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Perry Calls for Prayers for the President

Speaking to the National Day of Prayer observance in Austin, Governor Rick Perry called on Christians and people of all faiths to pray for our country, and to pray for our President.

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