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Nacogdoches NASCAR Fan Dreams of Checking Off ‘Bucket List’

I met Jason when I first moved to East Texas and he looked like a biker back then. In fact, he was a biker, complete with long hair and sleeveless muscle shirts. When I would see him around town, even the muffler on my pickup got quieter when he passed: we didn't want to make this tough looking biker dude mad.

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East Texas Drug Bust Uncovers Pot Worth Over A Million Dollars

You don't hear about a $1.2 million drug bust very often, but it happened recently, right here in East Texas.

Two people were arrested, and officers found marijuana inside their vehicle with an estimated street value of $1.2 million.  

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Girl Scout Cookies Are Coming!

Girls Scouts in Lufkin and Nacogdoches are  getting ready for the cookie trucks to arrive this weekend - in other words, four million packages of cookies are coming to East Texas!

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Well-Known East Texas Whataburger Worker Passes Away

SFA students had gotten used to seeing a particular worker at a Whataburger near campus, and were sad to learn this week that she had passed away.

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Texas Health Officials Are Dropping Rabies Vaccines From The Sky

That's not a ketchup packet, it's a rabies vaccine.

The bait is about the size of a ketchup packet, and it's being dropped from helicopters across much of Texas so skunks will eat it, and be effectively vaccinated against the rabies virus.

Just how close to Lufkin is this unconventional rabies clinic being conducted?

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Rivers In New Braunfels No Longer Ban The Can

Many visitors to the Comal and a small section of the Guadalupe river were greeted by park rangers and costly fines for floating the rivers in New Braunfels with party supplies last season, but that is about to change.

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East Texas Fish Contaminated By Chemicals

There was a warning issued yesterday from the Texas State Health Department not to eat some of the fish caught in East Texas.

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East Texas Weather Delays/Closures January 28

East Texas is about to have another round of wintery weather that includes ice and snow. We will be keeping a close eye on the system as it makes it's way through our listening area, and pass along any and all delays and closures of schools, businesses, or other organizations.  This list will continually be updated as information is relayed to us.

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