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East Texas School Teachers Now Carrying Loaded Weapons [POLL]

Starting today, some employees of the Huntington Independent School District in Lufkin, Texas will be carrying loaded weapons on campus.

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Brandon Belt Signing Autographs at Ribbon Cutting Event

This evening San Francisco Giant's 1st baseman Brandon Belt will be making an appearance at the grand opening and ribbon cutting of the new lighted batting cages at the Nacogdoches Youth Baseball Complex on Northwest Stallings Drive. 

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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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