A Weekly Address from State Rep. Trent Ashby

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With the primary elections around the corner, I want to remind everyone that early voting in Texas for the March 3rd Primary Election will begin on Tuesday, February 18th and end on...

REP. ASHBY TO CO-CHAIR JOINT INTERIM COMMITTEE

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AUSTIN – State Representative Trent Ashby (R-Lufkin) has been chosen to serve as the Co-Chair of the Joint Interim Committee on Higher Education Formula Funding. The committee will prepare recommendations for the reorganization, or possible...

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

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Angelina County Judge Don Lymbery posted on his personal Facebook page an explanation of his opposition of a road tax loan proposed by Angelina County Commissioners. The post comes from a recent County Commissioners...

Dr. Keven M. Ellis Announces Candidacy for State Board of Education

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Lufkin, TX  – Lufkin chiropractor, Dr. Keven M. Ellis announced this week that he is running as a Republican for the State Board of Education in District 9, which covers 31 counties in East...

Joe Martin Endorsed By Lufkin Police Association And Area Law Enforcement Officers

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Republican candidate Joe Martin has received the endorsement of the Lufkin Police Association, Angelina County Sheriff Greg Sanches and three retired Lufkin Police Chiefs for his bid for Angelina County District Attorney. “We believe that...

Angelina County Sheriff Greg Sanches, County Commissioners Divided Over Budget Workshop

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Angelina County citizens flooded the Angelina County Commissioners Courtroom on Tuesday, August 1, 2017, to show their support for increasing manpower for the Angelina County Sheriff’s Office, even if it means raising taxes. However, as...

Deep East Texas County Commissioners and Judges Association Receives Legislative Briefing

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Members of the Deep East Texas County Commissioners and Judges Association met last week in Austin. Their main item of business was a briefing on the upcoming legislative session from the Texas Association of...

An Update from Trent Ashby

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With Christmas upon us and the New Year around the corner, it's easy to feel overwhelmed with all of the hustle and bustle surrounding this holiday season. Whether immersed in the pageantry...

Leaders Talk Future of Texas Forest Country At 2015 Economic Development Summit

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Education, water, oil, and their impact on the economy here in East Texas were the focus of the 2015 Economic Development Summit held Nov. 4, 2015, at the Pitser Garrison Convention Center. The Summit opened...

2014 Texas State Forest Festival Wins 31 Awards

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After another successful Texas State Forest Festival, the Lufkin/Angelina County Chamber of Commerce brought home 31 different awards from the Texas Festivals and Events Association (TFEA). The Lufkin/Angelina County Chamber of Commerce won the...