Temporary Waiver of Vehicle Title and Registration Requirements Remains in Effect

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Texans still get a break from certain vehicle title and registration requirements due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The temporary waiver announced by Governor Greg Abbott on March 16, 2020, remains in effect. The Texas Department...

An Update from Trent Ashby

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Over 240 years ago, our forefathers put ink to parchment in order to draft what would become one of the most prolific living documents in the history of the world – the Declaration of...

DRUNK DRIVING VICTIMS SHARE HEARTBREAKING STORIES IN EFFORT TO STOP DRINKING AND DRIVING

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Sean Carter’s ability to speak was taken from him more than 15 years ago, when he was a college junior and went out drinking with friends. He knew he was in no condition to drive...

FM 2609/AUSTIN STREET IN NACOGDOCHES SET FOR REOPENING

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Plans are scheduled next week in Nacogdoches County to activate a new traffic signal and reopen the roadway after the completion of a construction project. The widening construction project on FM 2609/Austin Street in Nacogdoches...

Governor Abbott Issues Proclamation To Expand Hospital Capacity In Four Additional Texas Counties

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Governor Greg Abbott today issued a proclamation suspending elective surgeries at hospitals in Cameron, Hidalgo, Nueces, and Webb counties to help ensure hospital bed availability for COVID-19 patients in these communities. This proclamation amends...

TxDOT COMMISSIONERS APPROVE FUNDING FOR NEW PROJECTS AND MAINTENANCE

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Texas Transportation Commissioners on Thursday met in Austin and approved more than $601.5 million in new construction and highway improvement projects statewide, including more than $5.7 million for the Lufkin District. Four new construction projects...

Coronavirus Food Assistance Program Accepting Applications

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The US Department of Agriculture (USDA) is accepting applications through August 28, 2020, for the Coronavirus Food Assistance Program (CFAP). This program provides relief to producers who were impacted with price declines and marketing costs...

WORK CONTINUES ON MAJOR CONSTRUCTION PROJECTS

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The Lufkin District is continuing with many construction and maintenance projects throughout its nine county district, with three major construction projects underway and progressing well as weather permits. These projects include: US 69 South: Construction...

Nacogdoches Public Library Reopens to the Public- Phase One

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The Nacogdoches Public Library closed its doors to the public on March 16th in an effort to slow the spread of COVID-19. Since then library staff has been cleaning library materials, furniture, and computer stations to...

COMMISSION APPROVES NEW PROJECT IN LUFKIN DISTRICT

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Texas Transportation Commissioners held a meeting by telephone Thursday approving more than $731 million in new construction projects for the state, including a $4.8 million project for the Lufkin District. San Augustine County was approved...