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Man Trying to Get Back to Lufkin Stabbed in Missouri

44-year old Gregory Baker used to live in Lufkin and is trying to bring his family back to East Texas. KTRE says he was stabbed during a run-in with a thief on Monday in Missouri.

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Lufkin Middle School Seeking Community Donations

Hey, real fast.  The Lufkin Middle School "clothes closet" in running in short supply for children in need, and is seeking community donations.  The most notable items required are pants and polo shirts.   Due to uniform policy, polo's can be any solid color except for red.  Pants can be "navy", "black", or "khaki".

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How Smart Are We in Lufkin and Nacogdoches?

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Lumosity put together a list of the smartest cities in America, and we’re on it!

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Angelina County Jail Records
Angelina County Jail Records
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Lufkin Thieves Caught Red-Handed Thanks to Unintended 9-1-1 Call

 

Dumb =  Committing a crime.

Dumber = Inadvertently dialing someone while you are committing the crime.

Dumbest = That someone you dialed is the 9-1-1 dispatch. 

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Where are the Most Dangerous Intersections in Lufkin?

It’s the beginning of a holiday weekend, YAY! And the beginning of people in your way on the road and aggressive drivers ticking you off. Who will present the biggest problem on the road today? It’s those darn red light runners.

We’ve probably all had the experience of sitting at a red light that turns green, signaling our chance to go, and all of a sudden a car zooms through from the other direction. Near miss! Red light runners cause accidents all the time, and it turns out today is one of their favorite days to do it.

And what are the most dangerous intersections in Lufkin?

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Parts of East Texas to Get Partial Views of Solar Eclipse

An eclipse like this only happens once every twenty years, and it will be viewable in Texas Sunday; partially anyway.

A solar eclipse is when the moon blocks out the sun for a time, and leaves a ring of fire around its circumference. The sky gets a little spooky-looking for a bit and then the moon and sun part like a good Dancing with the Stars release move, and life goes back to normal.

Spots like Reno, NV and Albuquerque, NM will have the most spectacular views of the complete eclipse, but the entire path of the eclipse stretches from China to Texas. Plenty of folks will have the opportunity to see the rare show of nature.

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Lufkin Police Release Identity of Man Found Dead in V.A. Parking Lot

This morning, officials with the Lufkin Police Department released details concerning yesterday’s discovery of a man found dead with an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound.

The man’s name was also made public for the first time.   

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Lufkin Daily News
Lufkin Daily News
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Lufkin Dental Workers Accused of Stealing Gold With Teeth Attached

Two former employees at Palmer Dental, Heather Terry and Mary Dorsey, have been arrested for selling dental gold. The Lufkin Daily News reports, sometimes that gold was still attached to bloody teeth.

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