Thoughts during Coronavirus

Lately I’ve been doing a lot of thinking, a lot of wondering really; society is slowly starting to go back to a sense...

Half-off Advertising now Available with Texas Forest Country Living

With Texas beginning to take steps towards an economic reboot, Texas Forest Country Living is excited to offer significantly reduced rates for...

Increase Productivity and Workflow while Working from Home

Many people have found themselves working from home. Whether setting up shop at the kitchen table or creating a complete home office,...

New Construction Project Set for San Augustine County

A preconstruction web-ex meeting was held Thursday, signaling the beginning of a new construction project in San Augustine County.

Managing Screen Time While Kids Are Home From School

With many kids out of school and spending more time at home, finding ways to fill the time is essential. As most...

How and Why to Keep Kids on A Schedule During School Closures

School closures have forced families nationwide to readjust to the current reality. However, a sense of structure is important for children’s developmental...


DPS Responds to Incident Involving Train in Burke

The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) responded to a report of a crash involving a train and a vehicle this afternoon,...

Billy Bob’s Texas to Host Free, Donation-Based Virtual Concert to Benefit Texas FFA Foundation

Two TEXAS icons come together with some incredible TEXAS musicians to support the future of TEXAS agriculture.You’re Still Farming & We’re Still...


The Blueberry Bluegrass Concert in the Park, which usually kicks off the annual Texas Blueberry Festival, has been postponed because of the...

East Texas Giving Day Opens Early

Early giving begins this week for donors looking to support nonprofits participating in East Texas Giving Day. The 18-hour online event is...

April 7th, 1913- “Mr. Sam” Rayburn Becomes a Congressman

On this day in 1913, Sam Rayburn took the oath of office as a member of the United States House of Representatives....

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An Update from Trent Ashby

On May 25, 2020, a 46-year-old man from Texas was murdered after being taken into custody by police officers in Minneapolis, Minnesota. His name...

County Judge Turns to Social Media to Express His Disappointment with Commissioners

Angelina County Judge Don Lymbery posted on his personal Facebook page an explanation of his opposition of a road tax loan proposed by Angelina...

Governor Abbott Announces Phase III To Open Texas

Governor Greg Abbott today announced the third phase of the State of Texas’ plan to safely open the economy while containing the spread of...

Governor Abbott Provides Update On State’s Response To Protest Violence, Calls For Unity And Peaceful Protests

Governor Greg Abbott today held a press conference in Dallas where he provided an update on Texas' response to protest violence across the state....

Commission Approves New Project in Lufkin Disctrict

Federal grant funding awarded through CARES Act for airports and transit district Texas Transportation Commissioners held a meeting by telephone Thursday approving more than $731...