Happy Friday, East Texas. Look for the summer break in those temperatures to retreat from the area. A typical return to the Dog Days of Summer begins, today!Your late week forecast calls for the pesky summer upper ridge to build back into the area. This means temperatures will warm back into the mid to upper 90s and heat indices will once again climb above 100.
A Lufkin church is holding an event Wednesday morning where concerned members of the church can write letters to elected officials in protest of the immigration issue that's separating children from their parents. “I don’t care if it’s Trump, Obama, Clinton, Carter, Eisenhower, Truman – I don’t care who started this policy, it is wrong,” said Mark Newton, senior pastor of First Baptist Church in Lufkin. “We have an immigration prob...More >>
The power is off at Longview City Hall because of an ongoing Southwestern Electric Power Com any outage that has affected 2,242 customers.More >>
The Longview Animal Care and Adoption Center (LACAC) is "overrun" with animals, according to a shelter spokesperson, after more than 400 puppies, kittens, and other pets were dropped off in the month of June alone.More >>
After being added and removed from the TISD school board agenda multiple times, the discussion of the potential name change of Robert E. Lee High School was ultimately tabled at Monday’s meeting.More >>
A pair of wildlife enthusiasts made a stop in East Texas over the weekend, on June 19 they caught one of the biggest alligators found thus far in an Athens lake. But their hunting trip wasn’t all about the thrill, the roundup was to remove the gator from the site of a boy scout camp. "When it comes to Texas, warm water with woods in a pretty secluded area you're going to have alligators,” says wildlife expert Kyle Green.More >>