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Harley Clark, Creator of ‘Hook ‘Em Horns,’ Passes Away at 87

A University of Texas cheerleader first flashed that famous Hook 'em Horns sign at a pep rally in 1955 before Texas played TCU, and it didn't take long before it became associated with UT sports around the world.

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Lufkin Man Makes Knives With History

It's one thing to make knives.

That's a skill most people just don't have, and something that takes a lot of time, attention, and craftsmanship.  And how about knives made with the steel from American battleships?  Those are truly unique.

Richardson Knives in Lufkin is selling the one-of-a-kind knives, crafted by Perry Richardson, who says on his website he's been making knives since 1989.  

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East Texas man on death row loses at Supreme Court

HOUSTON (AP) — The U.S. Supreme Court has rejected an appeal from an East Texas man condemned for the slaying of a 75-year-old auto mechanic during a robbery in Tyler more than a decade ago.

The high court, without comment Monday, refused to review the case of 44-year-old Gregory Russeau

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Halloween Events Planned in Lufkin

Here are a few ideas about events happening around Lufkin around Halloween, so you and the kids can plan accordingly. Don't miss out!

The last week of October is always a busy one for trick-or-treaters, and parents have to make choices about which organized events to attend; or mix some of those events in while also taking the kids house-to-house for candy in the neighborhood.

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[UPDATED] First Case of Ebola in US Confirmed at Dallas Hospital

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Good News…Texas Drivers Are Not The Rudest

When you think of the state with the worst drivers in the US, what state comes to mind? I immediately think of New York and California, but it turns out, Idaho is number one.

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Houston police seek attacker after cabbie slain

HOUSTON (AP) — A Houston cab driver has been fatally shot after arriving home from work.

Houston police on Monday sought the attacker in what investigators believe was an attempted robbery outside the taxi driver's residence

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Many man admits to gun, ammo possession

SHREVEPORT, La. (AP) — A 44-year-old Many man has pleaded guilty to possessing a shotgun and ammunition after being convicted of multiple felonies.

U.S. Attorney Stephanie A. Finley tells The Times Jerry Ken

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