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Texas Forestry Association Celebrates 100 Years

The Texas Forestry Association is holding its annual conference next week in Lufkin at the Pitser Garrison Conference Center, and speakers will cover everything from the economics of forests to conservation efforts.

It's a landmark year.  This year marks the 100th year that the group has been in existence.

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Ellen Trout Zoo Welcomes Another Rare Baby Antelope

The Ellen Trout Zoo has seen two Bay Duikers born in the last six weeks.  

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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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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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Lufkin Is Getting A New Pizza Joint

Ever had Marco's Pizza?  It's coming to Lufkin.

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Ellen Trout Zoo Welcomes A Baby Antelope

Do you know what a Bay Duiker is? Without Googling it?

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Countdown Is On To The Texas State Forest Festival

 

In less than one month it will be time for the 30th annual Texas State Forest Festival in Lufkin.

That means a carnival, foods that you don't see every day (like fried twinkies and meatballs on a stick), a cheerleading competition, and more.

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Three Weeks Left To Nominate a Lufkin Small Business Of The Year

Do you have a favorite ice cream shop, burger joint, lawn service or barber?  Tell everyone about them!

Now is the time to nominate your favorite Mom or Pop shop for Small Business of the Year with the Lufkin Chamber of Commerce.

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