Heavy traffic expected on US 190 East of Livingston in Polk County beginning this afternoon through tomorrow for the funeral services of Alabama-Coushatta Principal Chief Mikko Colabe III Clem Fain Sylestine. State Park Road 56 will be closed today from 3-4 pm and Saturday, noon to 6 pm. Prepare for possible delays or choose alternate routes.
- Rhonda Oaks is the Public Information Officer for the nine-county Lufkin District of the Texas Department of Transportation. A Lufkin native, she is a graduate of Hudson High School and Angelina College. She has a background in print journalism and worked for many years as a newspaper reporter and a freelance writer. She has received eight Associated Press awards. Her articles have been published in many publications over the past 25 years.