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Top 10 Stories Of 2011 On Newstalk 860

Here are the top ten stories in 2011 on KSFA 860.


Lufkin Panthers
Lufkin Panthers
 

After more than 70 years, Lufkin’s oldest radio station KRBA has lost the contract to carry Lufkin Panther sports. Lufkin school superintendent Roy Knight says he has decided to move the games to stations owned by Townsquare Media.

 
Gary Gershoff, Getty Images
Gary Gershoff, Getty Images
 

The American Kennel Club released its annual list of the most popular dog breeds in the U.S., based on registration statistics, and the Labrador Retriever has topped the list for the 20th year in the row. Check out what other breeds made the list.

 
Joe Raedle, Newsmakers
Joe Raedle, Newsmakers
 

A Henderson County man has been found guilty of cattle theft and sentenced to 20 years in prison. He didn’t take the cattle the way they did it in the movies, on horseback. He got them the modern way, by writing a bad check to the man he bought them from.

 
via Jerry
via Jerry
 

Studies of the impact of bass tournaments have found that, despite catch-and-release rules, a lot of fish are still killed needlessly, and this can do major harm to a lake’s bass population.

 
Scott Olson, Getty Images
Scott Olson, Getty Images
 

The SFA University Police Department arrested 19 individuals in connection to an undercover drug investigation back in March. It's a spring break these 19 students would surely like to forget...

 
Rick Stewart/Stringer, Getty Images
Rick Stewart/Stringer, Getty Images
 

It’s been learned that the Pennsylvania District Attorney who decided against prosecuting a former Penn State assistant football coach on child rape charges has been missing without a trace since 2005.

 
via NOAA
via NOAA
 

Federal agents in Massachusetts recently swooped in and confiscated a 900 pound bluefin tuna from a man who fishes for a living. Why did they do that you ask? It was caught in a net, instead of on a hook.

 
Brett Deering, Getty Images
Brett Deering, Getty Images
 

18 individuals were charged in March for raping an 11 year old girl in Cleveland, Texas. The males are between 14 and 27 years old.

 
Jared C. Tilton, Getty Images
Jared C. Tilton, Getty Images
 

Those wild and wacky hosts of the popular cable TV show “American Pickers” spent the day “picking” through a familiar junk yard on hwy 59 north at Redlands, just north of Lufkin in March.

 
Joe Raedle, Getty Images
Joe Raedle, Getty Images
 

Dustin Ellerman, a 28-year-old summer camp director from Zavalla, is also a crack shot with a rifle. That’s why Dustin will be featured in the upcoming third season of “Top Shot,” a History Channel show where marksmen compete for a grand prize of $100,000.

 

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