The Texas State Forest Festival is back after being a one day only event in Downtown Lufkin last year. CEO of Lufkin Angelina County Chamber of Commerce Tara Watson said she’s been planning for the past 10 months and has implemented some changes.
Athletes from all over came out for the CHRISTUS Trinity Mother Frances Rose City Triathlon at Lake Tyler this morning. It was the first time back in a year for them and one athlete broke the course record.
This year the Smith County Commissioners have declared September 11th a National Day of Service and Remembrance. They also approved a proclamation that would honor Vietnam veterans in the county with a pinning ceremony on September 11th.
East Texas Baptist Men, a group of 65 people arrived in Gonzales, Louisiana Wednesday bringing a shower trailer, meals, and laundry services to “help the helpers” according to John Hart from the ministry.
Five organizations based in Deep East Texas are doing what they can to help those suffering after hurricane Ida. Many are headed to Louisiana, while others have gathered donations locally.These organizations explains the humanity revealed through mass destruction.
We’ve all seen the devastation left behind. The people who live there, their families, and businesses have a long road to recovery ahead of them. Now, it’s time for the Gray Television family to help ‘Lift Up Louisiana’.