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East Texas Inmates Get Sick on Synthetic Pot

 

It's not clear how they got it, but five inmates at an East Texas jail recently got sick and had to go to the hospital after smoking a synthetic marijuana cigarette.

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Angelina County Humane Society Offers Low Cost Rabies Shots

If you don't have your dog or cat vaccinated for rabies, now is a great time to do it. Positive rabies cases are popping up in several counties across Texas in animals including skunks and raccoons, and to avoid the risk pets should have the shots.

Earlier this year an airdrop program put tiny packets of rabies vaccine on the ground with bait to attract skunks, and although that's expected to help fight the problem it doesn't fix it completely.  

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Eat Beer Cream Puffs on St. Patrick’s Day Because Why Not?

Several traditional Irish foods are frequently served on St. Patrick's Day: corned beef and cabbage, shepherd's pie and Pepto Bismol. Please add to that list the Beer Cream Puff.

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Nacogdoches Boy Dies After Accidental Shooting

A 3-year old boy from Nacogdoches was fatally shot Monday at a home in Eureka, about 15 miles southeast of Corsicana.

He was visiting family at the time. The family had just finished eating breakfast when the boy went outside to play with his older cousin, and then they heard a gunshot.

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Texas Woman Goes Viral With Newspaper Ad

The newspaper ad has been posted on Facebook and Reddit, and it's gaining attention from online publications based in places from the US to the UK.

Timeshia Brown placed and ad wishing her husband well with his new mistress, with one little twist!

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Paper Recycling Event Continues Today

Angelina Beautiful Clean is participating in the national Great American Cleanup this week, and has another Shred Day Event today.

You can recycle your paper items and have your identity protected at the same time.

And if you miss your chance to drop off your unwanted paper today, you'll have another chance tomorrow as the 3-day event continues.

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Winter Weather Advisory Leading to Area School Delays

UPDATED - 3/4. 5:30 am

Significant freezing rain has been falling mainly south of the Lufkin and Nacogdoches are overnight.  A Winter Storm Warning has been issued for Polk, San Jacinto, and Walker counties.  A Winter Weather Advisory continues in effect through the morning for Angelina and Nacogdoches counties.  Icing on roadways has been reported throughout Polk county and southwestern Trinity county.

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Lufkin and Nac Under Winter Weather Advisory

The nice weather we had on Saturday didn't last.

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