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A Lufkin Restaurant Closes Its Doors for Good

A fire back in June damaged Ray's Drive-In West in Lufkin, and at that time the restaurant said it would not close its doors permanently.  But that has changed now.

Ray's Drive-In West on the Loop in Lufkin will close, but the original location on Timberland Drive will remain open.  

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Nacogdoches Makes ‘Poorest Cities in America’ List

Credit.com recently named Nacogdoches the 8th poorest city in America, using data from the US Census Bureau.

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Dallas Spanish Teacher Once Posed Nude for Playboy – Should She Be Teaching? [POLL/VIDEO]

Some parents are not please by a decision made by the Dallas Board of Ed to hire a first year teacher who once posed naked on Playboy’s website.

The teacher in question, Cristy Nicole Deweese, once went by the name Cristy Nicole was Playboy’s “Co-Ed of the Month” back in February of 2011

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Eat, Drink, and Be Merry at Thursday’s Taste of Home Cooking Show

Our annual Fall Taste of Home Cooking School and Show is coming this Thursday at the Lufkin Convention Center.  And this year, we are adding some new attractions.  

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White-Tailed Deer Season Continues in Texas

Any luck yet?

The archery season for white-tailed deer is on now, after kicking off September 28th in all 238 counties in Texas.  It is archery only right now, and that will be the case through November 1st.  Click through to see more about the general deer season in Texas.

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One East Texas Town May Ban e-Cigarettes

E-cigarettes are becoming more and more popular, and another East Texas Town may try to put a damper on that national trend.

Nacogdoches is thinking about moving toward a ban on e-cigarettes, as more towns across our neck of the woods, and across the state and country, continue to research the effects of using them.  E-cigarettes create a vapor that is inhaled, and some call it "vaping."

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Careers Are Shifting; More Women Are Becoming Farmers

Farming used to have a male-oriented stigma attached to it.  I grew up on a farm in rural Nebraska where my dad and grandpa raised corn, wheat, milo, cows, pigs, and chickens.  And there were many male farmers in that section of the world that did the same thing.  Sometimes women helped around the farm, but never did they run a farm of their own, in my experience.  Now that's changing.

Do you know any female farmers in East Texas?  

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