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Lufkin Planned Parenthood Closes

It was two weeks ago that the closure was announced.  And now it's happening.

The Planned Parenthood Gulf Coast Chapter, which serves Houston, southeast Texas, and Louisiana, has to deal with budget cuts.  And that means Planned Parenthood chapters in Lufkin, Huntsville, and Bryan are shutting their doors.

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Kickball League Launches in Lufkin

If you played kickball in phys ed classes in elementary school, you might be wondering why we can't keep that going now that we're adults. We can!  The Lufkin Parks and Rec Department is making your wish come true.

In fact, the first kickball league games started last night at Kit McConnico Park in Lufkin.

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Truck Drives Through Lufkin Carl’s Jr.

At approximately 4:00 this afternoon, a two-car accident closed the entrance and drive-thru of the Carl's Jr. at the intersection of Timberland Drive and South First St.

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Lufkin Restaurant Closes For Good

If you've driven by Another Broken Egg on South Medford Drive in Lufkin recently, you may have noticed the sign on the door that says they've closed up shop.

There's no word exactly why the restaurant closed, but this is what the sign says on the door.

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School Supplies Aren’t Cheap – How Much Do You Spend?

It seems like school just ended, but now we're just a few weeks away from the fall semester.

I have a 5-year old that will start kindergarten on August 26th, and we're planning to do lots of shopping for school supplies and new clothes in August.  It's exciting in some ways to start school, but it's expensive!

School supply lists in Lufkin can run about $50, and in some surrounding cities the totals for notebooks, pencils, glue, and all of the other necessities can push closer to $100.  That's not the new Hello Kitty shirts and fancy tennis shoes.  That total only includes the classroom supplies.  

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Don’t Miss Lufkin Fireworks Extravaganza On July 4

Only one day to go until the City of Lufkin rolls out their annual 4th of July Fireworks extravaganza.

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Lufkin Fireworks Now in 3D This Fourth of July! [VIDEO]

Last night we set about the task of revising the music that will be choreographed to the fireworks.  Mike Love and I sit in my little studio and tweak a little every year.  Adding new surprises and keeping old favorites.   But this year is going to be a little different.  

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Great Kid Escape Instagram Photos, Find Out How You Can Win an iPad!

The Great Kid Escape is almost here! This fun, kid-friendly event will be held at the Lufkin Convention Center in Lufkin from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. on Saturday, June 22.

Along with tons of free activities, special guests and local vendors, there's also a chance for you to win a 16GB iPad valued at $499!!

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