Shopping Local Can Benefit You and Your Community

If you have home improvement plans this spring, it’s important to consider where you will be doing your shopping. For many people, the first stores to come to mind are big box retailers because...

Blueberry Bluegrass Concert to Kick Off Texas Blueberry Festival

The Texas Blueberry Festival kicks off Friday night with the Blueberry Bluegrass Concert in the Park, from 6 to 10 p.m. June 9 at Festival Plaza in downtown Nacogdoches. Rex Perry Autoplex is sponsoring the...

Angelina Beautiful/Clean Hosts “Shred Day”

Angelina Beautiful/Clean will be helping the community go green for St. Patrick’s Day by recycling unwanted documents at the Lufkin/Angelina County Chamber of Commerce (1615 S. Chestnut) on Friday, March 17th from 9:00 a.m....

City of Nacogdoches Water Update

In September 2016, the City of Nacogdoches received results from well and lake water testing done by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ). These results showed elevated levels of Trihalomethanes (THM) - a group...

DETCOG March Board Meeting to be Held in Shepherd

The Board of Directors of the Deep East Texas Council of Governments (DETCOG) will hold their regular monthly meeting on Thursday, March 23, 2017 at the Shepherd Community Center located at 10251 Hwy 150,...

Tyler County Dogwood Festival 2017 Begins March 18

For 74 years, the Woodville community has been hosting its three-weekend festivity known as the Tyler County Dogwood Festival. A festival known for it's Dogwood blooms and celebration of spring has been happening since the 1940's...

Livingston State Park Camping Loops Reopen

As spring approaches, the Lufkin District is in full swing with new and ongoing construction and maintenance projects. “Our construction project at Livingston State Park in Polk County is coming to a close and the...

All Tribes Converge on Conservation

Let’s start with a modern fable about three tribes, each with their own totem spirit, but all dedicated to Conservation. The Native Planters were intent on weeding out invasive species and replacing them with only...

Updates from TxDOT Lufkin District

TRANSPORTATION COMMISSION APPROVES NEW PROJECTS The Texas Transportation Commission approved in February more than $350.6 million in construction projects and $36.8 million in maintenance projects, with several new projects located in the Lufkin District. Construction projects...

Texas House Passes CPS Reform Bills HB 4 & 5

State Representative James White along with Republican Members of the Texas House showed their commitment to providing the necessary reform to Child Protective Services (CPS) by approving House Bill (HB) 4, which provides additional...