Is Your Roof Strong Enough to Endure Wicked Summer Weather?

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The summer months are often accompanied by rough weather that can do a number on a roof if it’s not designed to withstand the elements. Experts say an ounce of prevention is worth a...

How and When to Water Your Lawn

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On the surface, it seems like a silly question to ask: when should I water my lawn? As East Texas is coming out of an incredibly wet spring and early summer, and landscapes start...

Junior League Back to School Bonanza

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Back to School Bonanza will be on Saturday, July 31st at The Pitser Garrison Convention Center. This freeevent is for families of Angelina County students entering Pre-K through 12th grade and provides schoolsupplies, uniforms,...

Texas Roadhouse Brings 280 New Jobs to Lufkin

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Lufkin’s new Texas Roadhouse, at 4500 S. Medford Drive, opens Monday, July 26. Before the first guest walks in the door, the restaurant will roll out the red, white and blue carpet for several local organizations. Next...

Grub worm control happens now in East Texas

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Those ugly white, C-shaped grub worms that infect lawns and cause so much trouble in late summer and early fall are easiest to kill now, when you cannot see them. White grubs are the...

Pandemic Increased Screen Time, Decreased Physical Activity in Children

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The stay-at-home orders during the peak of the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020 led to a decrease in children’s physical activity and an increase in screen time, finds two new studies from the Brown School...

Do I buy or not?

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You have probably often said to yourself: "This time, I will only buy what I need!" But then you still ended up coming home with things that were not on your shopping list. How can...

FATALITIES CAUSED BY NO SEAT BELTS ON THE RISE

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Recently released statistics show the number of fatalities from people choosing not to wear a seat belt have risen in the Lufkin District, as well as statewide. In the Lufkin District, there was a 38-percent...

Summer Thunderstorms and Fish Die-Offs Ponds

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It is completely possible that your pond may have had a fish die-off recently as a result up the stormy weather that we have experienced. The most common cause of a massive fish die...

Transportation Commissioners Approve New Project For District

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 Texas Transportation Commissioners met Wednesday and approved more than $728.4 million in new construction projects statewide, with more than $10.9 million in construction projects approved for the Lufkin District. More than $56.5 million was...