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Stanley Earl Beck | Obituaries  Lufkin Daily News

Funeral services for Stanley Earl Beck, 91, of Lufkin will be held at 2:00 p.m., Saturday, August 10, 2019 in the Elwyn M. Gipson Memorial Chapel located in the ...

Texas Football: Impact 4-Star S Jerrin Thompson brings Longhorns  Hook 'Em Headlines

The 14th name added to the 2020 Texas football recruiting class is starting to round out the secondary haul, with 4-Star Lufkin, TX, native Jerrin Thompson.

Lufkin High School seniors encourage younger students during Commitment to Graduate  Lufkin Daily News

Lufkin High School seniors returned to their roots during Commitment to Graduate (C2G) Thursday morning.

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 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.

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.

Cornyn visits Lufkin High School to discuss Gear Up Program  KTRE

LUFKIN, TX (KTRE) - 2017 Lufkin High School Gear Up graduate Isaac Montilla didn't have a plan for life after high school until he was introduced to the Gear ...

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 ISD finalizing construction plans for three major school bond projects  KTRE

LUFKIN, Texas (KTRE) - Lufkin Independent School District has a busy summer ahead of them: the district hopes to finalize plans for three major projects ...

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 seniors honor their Educators of Influence  Lufkin Daily News

The Lufkin ISD Education Foundation hosted the annual Educators of Influence this week and last.

LHS valedictorian tells class to do its best with the hand life deals  Lufkin Daily News

Lufkin High School seniors stood as Panthers for the last time Friday evening in front of their peers, administrators, teachers, family and friends.

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.

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 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.

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 ...

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.

Cornyn gets course in GEAR UP at LHS  Lufkin Daily News

U.S. Sen. John Cornyn (R-Texas) visited Lufkin High School Tuesday afternoon to discuss the GEAR UP Program.

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.

11 Lufkin student athletes sign on National Signing Day  KTRE

Lufkin had their biggest single day signing day event.

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 ...

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.

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.

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 ...

Lufkin ISD implementing new fingerprint scanner security system  KTRE

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

Tatum ISD welcomes new athletic director Jason Holman  KLTV

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

Lufkin HS implements new fingerprinting system on campus 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.

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’s Ja’Lynn Polk narrows down college choices  KLTV

Ja'Lynn Polk has let it be known where he wants to play next.

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.

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.

3 Lufkin High School athletes sign with colleges  KTRE

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

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.

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.

Glenn Wells | Obituaries  Lufkin Daily News

A memorial *service* for Glenn Wells, 62, of Kilgore will be 2:00 pm, Thursday, June 27, 2019 at First Baptist Church of Kilgore with Reverend Dr. Pete Freeman ...

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.

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.

East Texas schools make recovery efforts  KLTV

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 ...

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 ...

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.

Six Lufkin High School special education seniors graduate  Lufkin Daily News

Six seniors from the Lufkin High School Special Education Department crossed the stage and graduated Wednesday at Tom Jack Lucas Auditorium.

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 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.

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*.

Lufkin boys defend home turf at 2019 Willie Ross Relays  KLTV

Thursday saw another successful edition of the Willie Ross relays.

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.

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.

Angelina County's 2019 scholarship recipients | Community  Lufkin Daily News

Here are Angelina County's graduating seniors that received scholarships for 2019.

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

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

Panthers of Prestige | Uploaded Photos  Lufkin Daily News

Lufkin High School senior and top 20 graduate Elizabeth Jones, right, embraces Veronica Morris, her sixth-grade language arts teacher, following a speech on ...

Billie J. Modisette | Obituaries |  Lufkin Daily News

Billie J. Modisette. Graveside services for Billie J. Modisette, 90, of Lufkin, will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Friday, May 24, 2019 at Fielder Memorial Cemetery.

Donald Wayne Carr | Obituaries  Lufkin Daily News

Donald Wayne Carr. Services for Donald Wayne Carr, 64, of Lufkin will be held Wednesday, May 22, 2019 at 12:00 noon at the Sunset Mausoleum in the ...

Erik McCoy ready to continue Lufkin to Texas A&M to NFL pipeline

From Lufkin High School to Texas A&M to the NFL has been done before, and the pipeline continues in 2019. Aggie center Erik McCoy is projected to go in the ...

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.

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.

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, ...

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.

Chasing the Dream: Lufkin’s Austin Requena playing profession baseball in New Mexico  KTRE

Two years away from baseball did not stop Austin Requena from chasing his dream.

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.

Angelina College, Lufkin coaches teaming up for youth basketball camp open to girls, boys; camp runs July 15-17  Lufkin Daily News

Angelina College and Lufkin High School basketball coaches will team up for a youth summer camp scheduled to run July 15-17 at Shands Gymnasium on the ...

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 ...

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 ...

’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 ...

Ten years after he made a name for himself in ETX, JaMarkus McFarland is back as a coach  KTRE

After being gone for 10 years, JaMarkus McFarland is back in East Texas.

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 ...

Waymon Bullock, longtime Lufkin High School band director, dies  KTRE

A longtime band director for the Lufkin Independent School District died Wednesday morning.

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.

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 ...

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.

Charles Randall Ware, Sr. | Obituaries  Lufkin Daily News

A private memorial *service* will be held for Charles Randall Ware, Sr., 84, was born on December 30, 1933 in Mexia, TX to the late Rubye Jewell (McDowell) and ...

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 ...

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 County high school graduates return to St. Cyprian's for grad walk  Lufkin Daily News

Angelina County graduates who attended St. Cyprian's Episcopal School visited campus in their caps and gowns Monday morning.

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.

Josué D. Elizondo | Obituaries  Lufkin Daily News

Josué D. Elizondo. Funeral services for Josué D. Elizondo, 37, of Lufkin, will be held Saturday, May 25, 2019 at 2:00 p.m. at Iglesia Bautista La Casa Del Alfarero ...

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 ...

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.

Dalton Ray Ferrill | Obituaries  Lufkin Daily News

Funeral services for Dalton Ray Ferrill, 20, of Lufkin will be held Saturday, June 1, 2019 at 4:00 p.m. in the Carroway Funeral Home Chapel with Brother Blackie ...

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 ...

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 ...

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.

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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.

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) ...

LHS valedictorian: 'Do something worth remembering' | Local & State  Lufkin Daily News

Across the purple, green and white turf field of Abe Martin Stadium, 496 members of the Lufkin High School 2018 graduating class spent their last night together ...

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 ...

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.

McAlister's Deli offering free community lunch Thursday, heroes dinner Thursday night; store's grand opening set for Friday  Lufkin Daily News

The highly anticipated opening of fast casual chain McAlister's Deli at 2136 S. First St. is set for 10:30 a.m. Friday, but the restaurant has a number of special ...

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.

Lufkin appears to be heading to Class 5A | Community  Lufkin Daily News

District realignment is still two months away, but the University Interscholastic League made a big announcement on Wednesday with their release of the ...

Former LHS student who put cord in front of teacher's neck gets 5 years probation  KTRE

An Angelina County jury sentenced a former High School student who held a cord in front of a teacher's neck back in October of 2016 to five years of probation ...

Lufkin ISD announces hire of new Panther Band director  Lufkin Daily News

The Lufkin school district announced Wednesday that George Little will replace Scott Williams, who is retiring, as the director of the Lufkin High School Panther ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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.

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