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Innovation grant gives Lufkin high school students high-tech look at human anatomy  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 its function well ...

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.

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.

11 Lufkin student athletes sign on National Signing Day  KTRE

Lufkin had their biggest single day signing day event.

’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 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 ...

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.

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.

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

Lufkin ISD said that once school officials got the tip about the firearm on campus, the Lufkin ISD Police Department and school administrators immediately ...

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.

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 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.

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 ...

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 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.

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.

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.

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.

Working together: Lufkin High School Audio Video Production program looking forward to new projects ... even helping Nacogdoches  Lufkin Daily News

The Lufkin High School audio/video production program is working on several new projects for the 2018-19 school year.

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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.

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.

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 ...

Goth revival: LHS theater presents 'The Addams Family'  Lufkin Daily News

Lufkin High School theater will host the musical comedy “The Addams Family” starting at 7 p.m. today in the auditorium.

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 ...

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 High School student going to Austin Film Festival  Lufkin Daily News

Lufkin High School senior and audio visual student Jake Devore will show his short film “Will He” at the Austin Film Festival Oct. 25-28.

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 ...

East Texas Legends: John Outlaw KYTX

KYTX — There are few figures more synonymous with East Texas football than Lufkin's John Outlaw (1953-2011). Born in 1953, he began his coaching career in ...

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.

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

Jim Bill Allen | Obituaries  Lufkin Daily News

Memorial services for Jim Bill Allen, 73, of Lufkin, will be held at 2:00 p.m. Saturday, January 5, 2019 in the Gipson Funeral Home Chapel.

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.

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 ...

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.

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 ...

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*.

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 Middle School Principal Jesus Gomez accepts position in Kyle  Lufkin Daily News

Lufkin Middle School Principal Jesus Gomez has accepted a position as the director of student services for Hays Consolidated ISD in Kyle.

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. The 66-year-old was helping a friend cut down a tree when he ...

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 ...

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'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 ...

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.

Record turnout for John Outlaw Memorial Tournament  KTRE

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

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.

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 ...

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 ...

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.

Maiden XC preps for 16-5A meet by winning Lufkin Coke Classic  Jacksonville Daily Progress

LUFKIN — Five of the eight District 16-5A schools took part in the Lufkin Coke Classic last week, which was the final tune-up before the district meet on ...

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.

Debbie Burkett Jones | Obituaries  Lufkin Daily News

Debbie Burkett Jones. Graveside services for Debbie Burkett Jones, 60, of Lufkin will be held at 2pm, Saturday, November 10, 2018 at Garden of Memories ...

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. ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Huntington High School student placed in custody after school evacuates from false threat  Lufkin Daily News

Authorities took a Huntington High School student into custody after he allegedly wrote a threatening message on a bathroom wall in the school.

Captain James B. Odom | Obituaries  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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

High school swimming: Veneris' duo writes history | Sports  Palestine Herald Press

LUFKIN — Sam and Sydney Veneris made Palestine High School history by being the first Wildcats to represent their school in a swimming meet.

Over 300 athletes to compete in Special Olympics events  Lufkin Daily News

Special Olympics Texas will host competitions on Friday and Saturday at Lufkin High School.

Panthers gearing up for scrimmage | Sports  Lufkin Daily News

Following yet another practice in the searing heat, members of the Lufkin Panthers sat back and enjoyed watermelon provided by a local church following the ...

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.

Barbara Kendrick Elliott | Obituaries  Lufkin Daily News

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

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 ...

Working the market: Junior Achievement hosts Stock Market Challenge for students, adults  Lufkin Daily News

Junior Achievement hosted its first ever Stock Market Challenge for students and adults on Tuesday.

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

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

Juul halts store sales of some flavored e-cigarettes  KTRE

Nation's leading e-cigarette maker halts store sales of some flavors to deter use by kids.

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 ...

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 student creates first-ever gift card fundraiser for Harold's House  KTRE

One Lufkin student is giving back to her community by fundraising for a child advocacy center, in a new and efficient way.

Forest Festival kicks off with dance competition | Local & State  Lufkin Daily News

The 34th annual Texas State Forest Festival kicked off Wednesday with the annual Pom Pon/Dance Team Competition.

Two Lufkin ISD teachers nominated for LifeChanger of the Year awards  Lufkin Daily News

Two Lufkin ISD teachers have been nominated for the 2017-18 LifeChanger of the Year awards, annually given out to recognize K-12 educators and school ...

Lufkin celebrates MLK Day | Local & State  Lufkin Daily News

Lufkin residents marched through town on Monday in celebration of Martin Luther King Jr. Day.

Former Lufkin football standout returns home to coach for LISD  KTRE

A former Lufkin High School football standout has returned home to serve on the LHS Panthers coaching staff.

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 ...

Adams stepping down as Lufkin News' editor | Community  Lufkin Daily News

After about 25 years with The Lufkin News, Andy Adams is stepping down as editor this week to join the Lufkin Independent School District.

Lufkin High School hires John Cobb as new head baseball coach  KTRE

Lufkin High School has hired John Cobb as their new head baseball coach.Cobb has been with the Panthers for nine years as the assistant coach for the ...

Leah Maurine Hambrick Teutsch Rieves | Obituaries  Lufkin Daily News

Leah Maurine Hambrick Teutsch Rieves. Leah Maurine Hambrick Teutsch Rieves born January 23, 1948, Died November 26, 2018 at home in Garland, TX.

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.

400 brave rain, cold for Reindeer Run | Local & State  Lufkin Daily News

People with Santa Claus hats and reindeer horns dashed across the finish line during the third annual Reindeer Run Saturday at Ellen Trout Zoo.

Affidavit: Lufkin cheer coach had prior sexual relationship with student  KTRE

LUFKIN, TX (KTRE) - A former Lufkin ISD cheerleader coach charged in connection to an inappropriate relationship with a student had a previous relationship ...

Girl's XC: Jacksonville captures 16-5A championship | Sports  Jacksonville Daily Progress

LUFKIN — As the morning sun beamed down on the dew covered grass at the Lufkin High School cross country course — the site of the Thursday's District ...

Cowboys release Dez Bryant | Community  Lufkin Daily News

Former Lufkin Panthers' wide receiver Dez Bryant will be looking for a new team after being released by the Dallas Cowboys late Friday morning.

Elkins steps down as Lady Pack softball coach  KTRE

After three years with the program, Lufkin head softball coach Shelby Elkins is stepping down from the school.

Lufkin ISD police arrest 17-year-old on online impersonation charge  Lufkin Daily News

The Lufkin ISD Police Department arrested a 17-year-old high school student Friday on allegations he used two fake Facebook accounts to convince a girl to ...

Mavonee Elliott Kendrick | Obituaries  Lufkin Daily News

Mavonee Elliott Kendrick. Mavonee Elliott Kendrick went home to her Lord on October 19, 2018 after a courageous battle with Alzheimer's disease. Mavonee ...

Restaurant Report - Angelina County -04/12/18  KTRE

Long John Silver's at 112 S. Timberland: 10 demerits for personal drinks not stored separately from food prep area, general clean of vent hoods and equipment ...

All the right notes: Dozen Lufkin High students advancing to area level of the Texas Music Educators Association All-State Choir auditions  Lufkin Daily News

Several Lufkin High School students are advancing to the area level of the Texas Music Educators Association All-State Choir auditions, scheduled for Jan.

Lufkin baseball trio signs to play in college  Lufkin Daily News

Three Lufkin baseball players signed to play at the college level on Wednesday morning at the Lufkin High School athletic office.

Tara Watson-Watkins named new Chamber of Commerce president  Lufkin Daily News

The Lufkin/Angelina County Chamber of Commerce named Tara Watson-Watkins, current executive director of the Lufkin Convention and Visitors Bureau, the ...

Reports: Lufkin cheerleader coach charged with improper relationship with student

A Lufkin woman charged with having an improper relationship between an educator and a student has turned herself in, officials said. Mary Ainsley Thigpen, 29, ...

Livingston ISD claims realignment sanctions unfair

The Livingston Independent School District is asking the University Interscholastic League to rescind the sanction and probationary status that was placed on the ...

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