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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 ...

Lufkin High School cancels classes Monday due to storm damage

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

James Loomer | Obituaries  Lufkin Daily News

James Loomer. Funeral services for James Loomer, 83, of Lufkin, will be held Monday, May 27, 2019, at 11:00 a.m. at Shafer Funeral Home in Lufkin with Bro.

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.

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.

Former Lufkin ISD student accused of calling, harassing teachers for 5 years  KTRE

Lufkin police have arrested a man accused of using means to call the phones of Lufkin High School teachers in a harassing manner over the course of five years ...

Lufkin High School opens Addams Family Musical on Thursday  KTRE

Lufkin High School is bringing some familiar characters to the stage this weekend with the Addams Family Musical.

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.

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 ...

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 HS implements new fingerprint entry system 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 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 ISD: Student brings gun to Lufkin Middle School  Lufkin Daily News

Lufkin Middle School administration received a tip that a student had a gun on campus Monday afternoon.

Lufkin High School accounting team recognized with state banner  Lufkin Daily News

The Lufkin High School accounting team of 2017-18 was honored Monday morning with its state banner.

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

East Texas school districts cancel classes following destructive storms  KTRE

EAST TEXAS (KTRE) - Multiple school districts have made the decision to cancel classes following the destructive storms that passed through East Texas on ...

Former Lufkin ISD student arrested for stalking three Lufkin ISD teachers  Lufkin Daily News

Lufkin Police arrested former Lufkin ISD student Francisco Javier Nolasco, 29, on charges of stalking three teachers at Lufkin High School over a five-year ...

Tatum ISD welcomes new athletic director Jason Holman  KTRE

Tatum Independent School District is welcoming new athletic director Jason Holman.

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.

11 Lufkin student athletes sign on National Signing Day  KTRE

Lufkin had their biggest single day signing day event.

Full STEM ahead! Lufkin High School STEM 4 students headed to Texas State Science, Engineering Fair  Lufkin Daily News

Several Lufkin High School STEM 4 students are headed to the Texas State Science and Engineering Fair today after sweeping regionals.

Lufkin High School accounting team on its way to state  Lufkin Daily News

The Lufkin High School accounting team is on its way to state yet again this Friday and Saturday.

East Texas schools make recovery efforts  KTRE

EAST TEXAS (KTRE) - Fallen rooftops, debris and downed power lines are just a few of the problems at East Texas schools damaged by the weekend's ...

Lufkin ISD implementing new fingerprint scanner security system  KTRE

Lufkin ISD is implementing a new fingerprint scanner security system in all of its schools.

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.

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.

Award honors 2 Teacher of the Year at Lufkin High School  Lufkin Daily News

Lufkin High School's Beulah Dominy and Samuel Gee Gill Teachers of the Year for 2019 are Holly Gonzales and Mark Maxwell.

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 ...

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.

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.

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 ...

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

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

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’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.

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.

Angelina Benefit Rodeo Group buys Grand Champion steer for $10500  Lufkin Daily News

The Angelina Benefit Rodeo Group bought Victoria Concha's Grand Champion steer for $10500 during the 70th annual Angelina County Fair Auction — which ...

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 ...

Jane F. Horn | Obituaries |  Lufkin Daily News

Jane F. Horn. Memorial services for Jane F. Horn, 87, of Lufkin, will be held at 2:30 p.m. on Sunday, May 5, 2019 at Christ Congregational Church, with ...

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 ...

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 ...

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.

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 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.

3 Lufkin High School athletes sign with colleges  KTRE

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

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 ...

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*.

East Texas players to watch in the 2019 NFL Draft  KTRE

Five young men with ties to East Texas could be hearing their name called out on one of the three days of the NFL Draft from Nashville.

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.

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.

’Project Lit’ funded by grant offers diverse books to diverse student body  KTRE

Inside Tiffany Boudreaux's classroom, you won't find bookshelves lined with the typical required readings of a 6th grade student; a grant she received from ...

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 ...

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, ...

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 ...

Ken Handley | Obituaries  Lufkin Daily News

Community member and dentist Ken Earl Handley will be missed. Born July 31, 1950, Ken grew up in Lufkin and never lost his affection for the place and its ...

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.

Cecilia Ann Hooker Johnson | Obituaries  Lufkin Daily News

Cecilia Ann Hooker Johnson, 71, of Cold Springs, formerly of Lufkin, Spring, and New Waverly, passed away on April 9, 2019 following a short battle with ...

Lufkin ISD recognizes student accomplishments | Local & State  Lufkin Daily News

The Lufkin ISD Board of Trustees recognized several students at its regular meeting Thursday evening.

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 ...

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 ...

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.

East Texas offers abundance of summer camp opportunities  Lufkin Daily News

Organizations across East Texas will be offering activities and camps for kids this summer.

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.

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 ...

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 ...

Former LHS football standout signs 1st contract with New Orleans Saints  KTRE

Former Lufkin High School football standout Erik McCoy signed his first professional contract Friday morning when he officially signed with the New Orleans ...

11 graduate from LHS special education department | Local & State  Lufkin Daily News

Eleven students from the Lufkin High School Special Education Department graduated Monday afternoon in the Tom Jack Lucas Auditorium.

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.

James Ray “Jim” Carswell | Obituaries  Lufkin Daily News

James Ray “Jim” Carswell. Funeral services for James Ray “Jim” Carswell, 52, of Wylie, formerly of Lufkin, will be held Thursday, November 8, 2018 at 2:00 p.m. ...

Deaf Students At Texas High School Ask, "Where Is The Love?" In Viral Video

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

Concha earns Grand Champion for Market Steer | Local & State  Lufkin Daily News

The Market Steer Show ended the fourth day of competition for the Angelina County Fair Friday, leaving many students happily preparing for today's auction.

Lufkin ISD board approves K9 for LISD PD, other security measures  KTRE

At last week's Lufkin ISD School Board meeting, the trustees voted to approve a number of safety and security measures for the district, including adding a ...

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 ...

Millicent Arnold Irish | Obituaries |  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 ...

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 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.

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.

East Texas Legends: John Outlaw 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.

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.

The Coalition honors Drug-Free All Star seniors with banquet  Lufkin Daily News

The 2018-19 Drug-Free All Stars, a group of high school seniors in Angelina County who pledged to be drug-, alcohol- and tobacco-free, were honored for their ...

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.

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

For the first time in years, the Lufkin Lady Panther volleyball team will play in the post-season after a program-record 24-win season. Pictured are (back, from left) ...

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 ...

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 ...

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.

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 ...

Diboll’s Hayland Hardy coaching more than just softball  KTRE

Hayland Hardy knows baseball. He also knows life.

Gomez crowned queen at Cinco de Mayo celebration  Lufkin Daily News

A dream came true for Lufkin High School senior Melany Gomez when she was crowned queen at the 20th annual Communities Cinco De Mayo celebration ...

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 ...

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

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

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 ...

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 ...

Seven Panthers sign letters of intent | Sports |  Lufkin Daily News

It was another busy National Signing Day for the Lufkin Panthers' football as seven players committed to continue their playing careers at the next level on ...

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.

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 ...

Barbara Kendrick Elliott | Obituaries  Lufkin Daily News

Barbara Kendrick Elliott passed away on Monday, September 10, 2018 at the age of 65.

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 ...

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.

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.

Fallen officers honored at BLUENITED | Local & State  Lufkin Daily News

Law enforcement, local officials and citizens gathered at the Angelina County Courthouse Wednesday evening in observance of National Peace Officer ...

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 ...

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