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Lufkin High School cancels classes Monday due to storm damage  EastTexasMatters.com

Lufkin High School will not have class tomorrow, Monday, April 15, due to storm damage from this weekend.



WEBXTRA: 5 Lufkin HS seniors sign letters of intent with colleges  KTRE

Five Lufkin High School student athletes signed letters of intent to play their respective sports at colleges Wednesday morning.



Lufkin ISD unveils new modern buildings  KTRE

Plans are moving along for the new facilities approves in last May's bond election with Lufkin ISD.



WEBXTRA: Lufkin High School sustained damages during Saturday's storms  KTRE

KTRE's Caleb Beames is at Lufkin High School where storms caused damage to the school and surrounding areas.



WEBXTRA: Lufkin High School powerlifter hopes to break state record  KTRE

Lufkin High School football standpoint Carl Williams is about to compete in his second consecutive state powerlifting meet.



Storm cleanup underway | Community  Lufkin Daily News

A GoFundMe fundraiser has been established for Jace and Dilynn Creel, the two children who died Saturday when a tree fell on their car in Pollok.



Lufkin boys defend home turf at 2019 Willie Ross Relays  KTRE

Thursday saw another successful edition of the Willie Ross relays.



2 storm-related fatalities, multiple injuries after strong storms move across East Texas  KTRE

EAST TEXAS (KLTV/KTRE) - Two children were killed in Angelina County and dozens injured in the Alto area after storms rolled through East Texas on Saturday ...



Michael J. Quick | Obituaries  Lufkin Daily News

Michael J. Quick, 72, of College Station passed away peacefully on Friday, April 12, 2019. Michael Joseph Quick was born on December 16, 1946 in Port Arthur, ...



4 confirmed dead; NWS releases preliminary report on 2 tornadoes  KTRE

Strong storms brought heavy rain, hail, and possible tornadoes to the area. The National Weather *Service* says meteorologists are heading to the cities of Alto ...



Innovation grant gives Lufkin high school students high-tech look at human anatomy  KTRE

LUFKIN, TX (KTRE) - Anatomy and physiology students in Lufkin have a new high-tech tool at their disposal to help them better understand the human body and ...



Little League baseball preparing for busy opening weekend in Lufkin  KTRE

Youth baseball players and fans have a full weekend to look forward to as the little league season gets underway Saturday in Lufkin.



Suzanne Crawford | Obituaries | lufkindailynews.com  Lufkin Daily News

Services for Suzanne Crawford, 71, of Lufkin, will be held at 2:00 p.m. Saturday, March 30, 2019 in the Gipson Funeral Home Chapel, with Bro. Mike Curry and ...



Lufkin High School students build teamwork and robots for upcoming competition  KTRE

Lufkin High School students begin building their robots for the FIRST robotics competition in March.



Lufkin High School creates Soul to Soul Initiative Program for African American students  KTRE

After seeing that African American students were not represented in certain programs at school, the Lufkin High School Administration created the Soul To Soul ...



Lufkin High School opens Addams Family Musical on Thursday  KTRE

Lufkin, TX (KTRE) - Lufkin High School is bringing some familiar characters to the stage this weekend with the Addams Family Musical. The show is based up ...



11 Lufkin student athletes sign on National Signing Day  KTRE

Lufkin had their biggest single day signing day event.



Student removed from LHS after bringing firearm to school  Lufkin Daily News

A student was removed from Lufkin High School Tuesday after he or she brought a firearm onto the campus.



Lufkin HS implements new fingerprint entry system  CBS19.tv KYTX

Students and staff at Lufkin High School must now use their fingerprint for access the school at certain entry points during specific hours of the school day.



Student removed from Lufkin high school after bringing firearm to campus  CBS19.tv KYTX

LUFKIN — A student was removed from the Lufkin High School campus by school law enforcement after it was discovered they brought a firearm to school.



Lufkin HS implements new fingerprinting system on campus  CBS19.tv KYTX

Students and staff at Lufkin High School must now use their fingerprint for access the school at certain entry points during specific hours of the school day.



Grant gives Lufkin students interactive preview of STEM careers; 3D printing, robotics  KTRE

It will be several years before any students from Lufkin Middle School sit down in a college classroom and learn the skills they will need for their future careers.



McCoy ready to be the next Lufkin Panther to make it to the NFL  KLTV

The Lufkin footprint in the National Football League could be growing in a couple of months thanks to Erik McCoy.



WEBXTRA: Lufkin ISD hosts space-themed STEM Academy  KTRE

Lufkin ISD hosted a space-themed STEM Academy for fourth graders Friday. STEM stands for Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math.



Lufkin High School teacher competes in Miss Texas USA  Lufkin Daily News

Lufkin High School algebra teacher Madison Bartlett competed in the Miss Texas USA pageant from Aug. 31 to Sept. 2.



3 Lufkin High School athletes sign with colleges  KTRE

Three Lufkin High School athletes are getting ready to play at the next level.



Lufkin High School students ask, "Where is the Love?" in viral video  CBS19.tv KYTX

Deaf Education students at Lufkin High School performed the famous song in sign language in a video that has over 26000 views.



TORRES: Celebrating student accomplishments | Community  Lufkin Daily News

When I think about what is truly unique about a Lufkin ISD educational experience, I think about the limitless possibilities that students have.



Lufkin High School graduating seniors honor educators at Panthers of Prestige banquet  Lufkin Daily News

The top 20 graduating seniors from Lufkin High School got to honor an educator who had influenced their educational career at the Panthers of Prestige banquet ...



Lufkin ISD deputy superintendent named lone finalist for superintendent position  KTRE

The Lufkin ISD Board of Trustees in a special called meeting Tuesday evening named Deputy Superintendent Lynn Torres as the lone finalist for superintendent ...



Cavanaugh’s Jewelers closing after more than 60 years in business  KTRE

Some bittersweet news from a jewelry store in Lufkin on Thursday. Cavanaugh's jewelers is closing it's doors after being a staple in the community since 1952.



Gordon “Drew” Squyres | Obituaries  Lufkin Daily News

Gordon “Drew” Squyres. Funeral services for Gordon “Drew” Squyres, 65, of Lufkin, will be held Wednesday, January 30, 2019, at 2:00 p.m., in the Carroway ...



Lufkin High School Cheer Squads sweep National Cheerleaders Association camp  Lufkin Daily News

The Lufkin High School cheer team attended the 2018 National Cheerleaders Association camp Aug. 5-8 in Galveston.



Ashley Guel crowned homecoming queen | Local & State  Lufkin Daily News

The newly crowned 2018 Lufkin High School homecoming queen is Ashley Guel.



Lufkin’s Carl Williams looking to break state power lifting record  KTRE

Carl Williams has been the talk of the power lifting scene in Deep East Texas as he looks to set a new state record.



Prize Patrol awards teachers from 10 East Texas schools $57k in grants  KTRE

Lufkin Independent School District's Prize Patrol handed out $57865 in classroom grants Thursday to teachers for innovative learning projects that cannot be ...



Trial begins for Lufkin High School student accused of putting cord near teacher's neck  KTRE

LUFKIN, TX (KTRE) - Officers with the Lufkin ISD Police Department arrested high school student Tevin Dewayne Sanders in October 2016 for allegedly coming ...



Bill Slaughter | Obituaries  Lufkin Daily News

Bill Slaughter. Graveside services for Bill Slaughter, 71, of Lufkin will be held Friday, November 16, 2018 at 10:00 a.m. in the Garden of Memories Memorial Park ...



Juco, Lufkin standout Natasha Mack narrows down her next destination  KTRE

LUFKIN, TX (KTRE) - This time last year there was a lot of hype and questions about Natasha Mack. The hype remains but those questions of concern have ...



Lufkin Little League baseball registration opens up Monday  KTRE

Organizers of the Lufkin Little League program have high hopes for another successful year.



VIDEO: Lufkin HS deaf education students recreate 'Where is the Love' with ASL  KTRE

As an end-of-school project, deaf education students at Lufkin High School got creative.



Lufkin High School graduate wins national welding competition  Lufkin Daily News

Lufkin High School graduate Dakota Stockman won the gold medal in individual welding at the SkillsUSA Championships June 27-28 in Louisville, Kentucky.



Longview ISD enacts new clear bag policy | Community  Lufkin Daily News

Lufkin ISD officials want fans to be aware of Longview ISD's new clear bag policy as they travel to the season opener at 8:30 p.m. Friday.



Bob Morgan | Obituaries  Lufkin Daily News

Memorial services for Bob Morgan, 83, of Lufkin will be held Sunday, March 10, 2019 at 2:00 p.m. at Lufkin First United Methodist Church with Rev. Dr. Jerome ...



Janie Hunter | Obituaries  Lufkin Daily News

Funeral services for Janie Hunter, 70, of Lufkin will be held Friday, January 25, 2019 at 10:00 a.m. in the Carroway Funeral Home Chapel with Brother Marlow ...



Lufkin ISD implements new safety measures for the upcoming school year  CBS19.tv KYTX

Lufkin ISD is implementing new safety measures for the upcoming school year. They include the hiring of additional parking guards, the installations of ...



Lufkin Panther Bots begin six-week challenge for 2019 FIRST Robotics Competition  Lufkin Daily News

The Panther Bots, Lufkin High School's robotics team, has started its six-week journey to complete this year's challenge: Destination Deep Space.



Barbara Ann Forrest | Obituaries  Lufkin Daily News

Barbara Ann Forrest. Funeral services for Barbara Ann Forrest, 76, of Lufkin will be held Sunday, December 23, 2018 at 2:00 p.m. in the Carroway Funeral Home ...



Number of events planned for Veterans Day in Angelina County  Lufkin Daily News

Veterans Day is next Sunday, but many Angelina County residents have plans to make the holiday a weekend celebration. The city of Huntington has been ...



Lufkin High School to begin TEA Early College High School program  KTRE

Lufkin ISD has announced it will be partnering with Angelina College to bring a early college program, to Lufkin High School's campus.



LHS Class of '58 grad shares memories of time working at NASA  Lufkin Daily News

The Lufkin High School class of 1958 will host its 60th reunion starting at noon Saturday.



Lufkin High School students nationally recognized | Local & State  Lufkin Daily News

Five Lufkin High School seniors have been nationally recognized for their academic accomplishments.



Lufkin ISD honors STEM Academy | Local & State  Lufkin Daily News

Lufkin ISD honored its STEM Academy at the Thursday evening board meeting for its new inductees and its outstanding volunteer *service*.



Huntington baseball hazing allegations being presented to grand jury  KTRE

The case involving criminal hazing with the Huntington ISD baseball program has taken the next step towards possible criminal charges.



Huntington ISD baseball program not reinstated, pending further investigation  KTRE

HUNTINGTON, TX (KTRE) - The baseball program at Huntington ISD is still on pause while allegations of hazing and possible assault continues to be ...



Jim Marvin Risinger | Obituaries  Lufkin Daily News

Funeral services for Jim Marvin Risinger, 77, of Lufkin will be held Friday, March 8, 2019 at 1:00 p.m. in the Carroway Funeral Home Chapel with Pastor Brad ...



Lufkin coaches helping student-athletes navigate recruiting process  KTRE

Every high school athlete has at one point played in their yard or inside their home and imagined playing at the next level. For a select few, after high school a ...



Rony Dale Oglesby | Obituaries  Lufkin Daily News

Rony Dale Oglesby. Rony Dale Oglesby, 55, of Panama City, Florida was born in Rusk, Texas, the son of the late Gail (Nickerson) and Roy D. Oglesby, Sr. He ...



Community member in need of prayer, financial support  Lufkin Daily News

Alfonso Soto is in a hospital in Tyler fighting for his life after falling 20 feet from a tree last week.



Lufkin’s Natasha Mack brings home National Player of the Year honor  KTRE

It seems the rest of the country agrees with East Texas on how good Natash Mack is.



Millicent Arnold Irish | Obituaries | lufkindailynews.com  Lufkin Daily News

Millicent Arnold Irish. Memorial services for Millicent Arnold Irish (Mrs. Jack), age 86, of Lufkin, will be held December 2 at 2:30 p.m. at St. Cyprian's Episcopal ...



East Texas Legends: John Outlaw  CBS19.tv KYTX

He would finish his career with a 303-89-3 record, one of the top winning percentages of any coach in high school football history.



Angelina College’s Randy McKelvey named Assistant Coach of Year  KTRE

Angelina College's Randy McKelvey was recently named Assistant Coach of Year by the Women's Basketball Coaches Association.



Q&A with Lufkin ISD Board of Trustees candidates  Lufkin Daily News

Candidates in the race for Lufkin ISD Board of Trustees were asked by The Lufkin News to share information about themselves and their platforms.



Lufkin High School Student who allegedly put cord near teachers neck goes to trial  KLTV

Officers with the Lufkin ISD Police Department arrested high school student Tevin Dewayne Sanders in October of 2016 for allegedly coming up behind a ...



Lady Roadrunner Natasha Mack on pace to break scoring record at AC  KTRE

LUFKIN, TX (KTRE) - Lufkin's Natasha Mack is on pace to go down as the most dominating player to come out of the Angelina College Lady Roadrunner ...



Delrice Walker Mangrum | Obituaries  Lufkin Daily News

Delrice Walker Mangrum. Funeral services for Delrice Walker Mangrum, 72, of Lufkin, will be held Wednesday, January 9, 2019 at 2 p.m. in the Carroway ...



A long, steady climb: Lady Pack volleyball ends playoff drought  Lufkin Daily News

Lufkin High School's Lady Panther volleyball team is in the playoffs.



Keke Coutee sees first consecutive ‘full participation’ practices  KTRE

HOUSTON, TX (KTRE) - Things seem to be on the up and up for former Lufkin Panther wide receiver Keke Coutee. The rookie has been through two straight full ...



Captain James B. Odom | Obituaries | lufkindailynews.com  Lufkin Daily News

A *service* for James B. Odom, 88, of Lufkin, will be held at 10:00 a.m. Monday, December 10, at the Gipson Funeral Home Chapel with Pastors Mark Newton and ...



Lufkin Middle School students put sign language on display to support Deaf Education Program  Lufkin Daily News

The last full week in September is always earmarked for Deaf Awareness Week.



Affidavit: Lufkin High School student hid, then put cord near teacher's neck  KTRE

Officers with the Lufkin ISD Police Department arrested a 17-year-old student Monday in connection to allegations that he came up behind an LHS teacher that ...



Late East Texas coaching legend John Outlaw to be inducted into THSCA Hall of Honor  CBS19.tv KYTX

HOUSTON — The Texas High School Coaches Association has announced the 2019 Hall of Honor inductees. The late East Texas high school coaching legend ...



Jean Franklin Dillahunty | Obituaries | lufkindailynews.com  Lufkin Daily News

Jean Franklin Dillahunty. Funeral services for Jean Franklin Dillahunty, 81, of Lufkin will be held Sunday, November 4, 2018 at 1:00 p.m. at St. Cyprian's ...



Texas High School Deploys Fingerprint Access Control  Campus Security & Life Safety Magazine

After receiving approval from the district's school board last summer, Lufkin High has become the first East Texas school to install keyless entry fingerprint ...



Local nonprofit Second Helpings to host open house  Lufkin Daily News

Local nonprofit organization Second Helpings will be hosting an open house to showcase its new location from 4:30-6 p.m. Sunday at 1507 Webber St. in Lufkin.



AC soccer hosting Tyler Friday | Community  Lufkin Daily News

The Angelina College Lady Roadrunners want a signature win. The Roadrunner men just want a break. Both AC teams are home on Friday night against ...



Huntington baseball players, parents show support for Coach Martinez at school board meeting  KTRE

Community members made their voice heard on the benching of Huntington's baseball coach Richard Martinez.



Soccer expands to middle schools in the Pineywoods  KTRE

With the World up only weeks away from kicking off in Russia, it is only fitting that footbol is being played on the turf of John outlaw Field.



First Baptist Church Lufkin breaks ground on future children’s building  KTRE

Just over two years ago the church started demolition on the 1928 chapel. Since then, the space has sat vacant.



Lufkin high school theater program teaches students empathy, responsibility  KTRE

While many Texas art departments are experiencing a budget cut, Lufkin High School is making it a point to keep these opportunities open for their students.



The Coalition celebrates drug-free businesses | Community  Lufkin Daily News

The Coalition recently held its annual Drug-Free Business Partnership luncheon to recognize businesses in the community that value drug-, alcohol- and ...



BREAKING: Huntington ISD set to resume baseball activities amid hazing allegations  KTRE

While the investigation into hazing allegations continue, Huntington ISD is moving forward with their baseball program.



Record turnout for John Outlaw Memorial Tournament  KTRE

Seven years after his sudden death, the John Outlaw Memorial Golf Tournament has never been bigger.



Lufkin ISD proposes new bond package for middle school  KTRE

Lufkin middle school was built in the early 1950s and almost 70 years later the same building stands.



Stephens named new principal of Lufkin High School  Lufkin Daily News

Lufkin ISD Superintendent Dr. LaTonya Goffney has named Mr. Kurt Stephens as the next Lufkin High School principal. The District announced last month that ...



Phillip Edward Morris | Obituaries  Lufkin Daily News

Phillip Edward Morris was born on September 1, 1941 to the late Kilgore “K.”' Morris and Thelma Page Morris in Lufkin. Mr. Morris passed away on Saturday, the ...



Former LHS student found guilty of attempting to assault teacher  Lufkin Daily News

A former Lufkin High School student has been found guilty of assaulting a teacher.



Lufkin's Keke Coutee ready to shine in the NFL  KTRE

From the moment Keke Coutee stepped foot inside Abe Martin Stadium and watched Lufkin greats Reggie McNeal, Jorvorskie Lane and Dez Bryant play football ...



Standing up to bullying: Local schools, churches taking steps to help kids who are being targeted, prevent bullying behaviors  Lufkin Daily News

Wendy Rojo and her daughter, Christian, know firsthand the impact bullying can have on an individual and family. Rojo's family moved out of Lufkin after her ...



Former Lufkin teacher who had sex with student agrees to 90 days jail, 10 years probation  Lufkin Daily News

The former Lufkin ISD educator accused of having an improper relationship with a student accepted a plea bargain of 10 years deferred probation and 90 days ...



Angelina County Chamber names new president  KTRE

The Lufkin/Angelina County Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce Tara Watson-Watkins has been selected as the Chamber's new President and CEO.



Quilt Guild of the Pineywoods to host Needles in the Pines Quilt Show  Lufkin Daily News

The Quilt Guild of the Pineywoods is hosting its 2019 Needles in the Pines Quilt Show from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. today and Saturday at the Lufkin High School.



Signing Day in East Texas: Who’s heading where?  KLTV

East Texas athletes are signing letters of intent Wednesday during National Signing Day.



Inspiring excellence: Lufkin ISD honors top 20 seniors and their chosen 'Educators of Influence'  Lufkin Daily News

The Lufkin ISD Education Foundation honored the top 20 Lufkin High School seniors and the educators who have inspired them during the fourth annual ...



Kurth Memorial Animal Shelter Assistant Director Jones dies at 60  Lufkin Daily News

Kurth Memorial Animal Shelter's Assistant Director Debbie Jones lost her battle to cancer early Thursday morning. She was 60.



Former Panther McCoy declares for NFL Draft | Sports  Lufkin Daily News

Former Lufkin offensive lineman Erik McCoy will become the latest Panther to make the step to the next level after declaring for the NFL Draft on Thursday night.



Affidavit: Four Lufkin men stole, golf cart, 2 mules, drinks from LHS  KTRE

An officer with the Lufkin ISD Police Department arrested four young men in connection to allegations that they stole a golf cart, two Kawasaki mules, and several ...



Brandon fourth-grader wins Kiwanis Scripps District Spelling Bee  Lufkin Daily News

A Brandon Elementary fourth-grader spelled her way to success in the individual competition at the Kiwanis Scripps District Spelling Bee Saturday at Lufkin High ...



Top 20 Lufkin graduates recognize their 'Educators of Influence'  KTRE

Dozens of teachers in the Lufkin Independent School District were acknowledged by students whose life they impacted the most.



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