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July 4th Fireworks In and Near Lufkin and Nacogdoches

It's a Fourth of July tradition - get the family together, grill up some burgers & dogs, enjoy one of our local festivals or fairs, and then get on a picnic blanket and watch the fireworks that celebrate our country's freedom. Sound good to you? Check out the Nacogdoches and Lufkin celebrations here.

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Lufkin High Seniors Get Ready to Graduate

Lufkin High School graduates are practicing this morning at Abe Martin Stadium, and there are a few rules the students have to abide by.

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Several Boating Accidents Reported Over the Holiday Weekend

My grandparents had a cabin on a lake in Nebraska, and as I was growing up some of the best memories came from spending Sunday afternoons there swimming, fishing, and learning to ski.

My grandparents lived there year round, but with everyone else flocking to the lake during the summer, my Grandpa would always say Memorial Day marked the beginning of "silly season" at the lake.  The lake was usually pretty quiet, but during the summer months the extra crowds, boaters, and campers changed all that.

Summer is busy for lakes, and it can also be dangerous.  Have you read about all of the boating accidents that happened around East Texas over Memorial Day weekend? One of the accidents involved a Game Warden.

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Nacogdoches Has A Home on Texas Endangered List

 

The list of the Most Endangered Places in Texas is out, and a Nacogdoches home is on it.

Preservation Texas.org released the list this week, and Nac's Clay House is on the 11th annual list.

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Elephant’s Roar Will Shake the Paint Off Your Walls

Like Katy Perry, you're gonna hear this elephant roar.

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31 Year Old Woman Posing As A Sophomore High School Student At A East Texas School Arrested [VIDEO]

An East Texas woman posing as a sophomore high school student enrolled at New Life Christian School in Longview was arrested by Longview Police after she provided officers with false information.

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Nacogdoches Named One of Texas’ Best

The living history in Nacogdoches has been noticed by Cities Journal, which ranks cities across the country for being top in their state.

The Journal is also known to rank the "top cities for starting over," and "top cities with the most Democrats."

So what was Nac honored for?

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Texas Has Some Of the Rudest Drivers

New York City no longer has the least courteous drivers in the country.  The "least courteous" title now belongs to a city in Texas.

You've probably been there.

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