On This Day…. Levi Strauss and Jacob Davis receive patent for blue jeans

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On May 20, 1873, San Francisco businessman Levi Strauss and Reno, Nevada, tailor Jacob Davis are given a patent to create work pants reinforced with metal rivets, marking the birth of one of the world’s most famous...

ANGELINA COLLEGE RELEASES SPRING 2021 PRESIDENT’S LIST

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Angelina College officials and faculty members are pleased to release the names of 74 students named to the President’s Honor List for the Spring 2021 semester.               To qualify, students must have enrolled in at least...

Nichols requests applications for Texas Armed Services Scholarship

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Today, Senator Robert Nichols (R-Jacksonville) request qualified students to apply for a Texas Armed Services Scholarship.  "This scholarship is a way to encourage and reward students interested in military service," said Nichols. "It provides a...

Georgia-Pacific Partners with T.L.L. Temple Library for Summer Reading Program

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The T.L.L. Temple Library is inviting area youth and adults to go on an adventure this summer and participate in its annual summer reading program.  Recently, Georgia-Pacific donated $2500 in funding to help the library...

Georgia-Pacific and Boys and Girls Club Give Students the Power to Read

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Georgia-Pacific is teaming up with the Boys and Girls Club of Diboll to help students succeed in the classroom. For the third consecutive year, the local forest products company is contributing $5000 to support...

Entrepreneurs: Start Your Business Now and Watch it Thrive

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If you are an entrepreneur who has been thinking about a great business venture, now is an excellent time to pursue that idea and get the ball rolling. Some may be fearful about starting...

SFA announces 2021 Teaching Excellence Award recipients

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NACOGDOCHES, Texas – Seven Stephen F. Austin State University faculty members recently were selected to receive Teaching Excellence Awards. SFA’s Teaching Excellence program is an opportunity to recognize outstanding faculty members for their contributions to...

SFA students earn statewide recognition for work on campus newspaper and yearbook

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NACOGDOCHES, Texas — Stephen F. Austin State University student journalists recently received 17 awards from the Texas Intercollegiate Press Association for their work on campus student publications. The Stone Fort yearbook staff members received eight...

2021-2022 Drug-Free All-Star Applications Now Available!

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Attention Angelina County high school juniors! Applications for the Drug-Free All Star program are now available. Drug-Free All Stars serve as drug, alcohol and tobacco-free role models to the community and promote healthy living...

Preventing the Spread of COVID-19 in America’s Classrooms

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While the rollout of the vaccine has been a relief for the nation’s teachers, many of whom have been working in-person on and off since the start of the pandemic, the reality is that...