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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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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.

Coutee remains limited for Texans with nagging hamstring injury  KTRE

Lufkin's Keke Coutee could be a significant player for the Texans if he can ever get over a hamstring injury.

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 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 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.

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.

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 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 ...

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.

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.

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's new superintendent shares plans, including bond  KTRE

Lufkin ISD's lone finalist for superintendent might be new to the job, but Lynn Torres is definitely a familiar face to many in the department.

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 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 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 build kennel for new K-9 officer  Lufkin Daily News

The Lufkin High School ag mechanics class, horticulture class and other student volunteers have created a kennel for the newest member of the LISD Police ...

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.

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 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.

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 ...

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.

Lufkin High School students soak in cinema experience at Austin Film Festival  Lufkin Daily News

A group of students from Lufkin High School recently had the chance to experience the Austin Film Festival.

Voters approve proposed $75 million bond  Lufkin Daily News

Lufkin ISD voters on Saturday approved Proposition A, the $75 million bond package to rebuild Lufkin Middle School, 2170-785.

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 ...

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 ...

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 ISD's free summer meal program starts today  Lufkin Daily News

Lufkin ISD Student Nutrition Services is partnering with the Texas Department of Agriculture to provide free meals to children between the ages of 2 and 18 this ...

Lufkin ISD starts summer meals program

Food insecurity is quickly becoming a problem everywhere.

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.

Lufkin ISD financial officer explains how bond could effect taxpayers  KTRE

Soon voters will have a chance to decide whether to pass the $75 million dollar proposal.

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 ...

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*.

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.

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 PD: Portion of loop will be closed during July 4th Fireworks Extravaganza  KTRE

On Tuesday, the Lufkin Police Department posted a reminder that a portion of Loop 287 will be closed during the July 4th Fireworks Extravaganza at Ellen Trout ...

Death notices | Obituaries |  Lufkin Daily News

William H. Brandenburg. Services for William H. Brandenburg, 90, of Lufkin, are pending with Carroway Funeral Home, Lufkin. Mr. Brandenburg died Sept.

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 ...

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 ...

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.

Affidavit: 17-year-old Lufkin High School student pulled a knife on another student  KTRE

An officer with the Lufkin ISD Police Department arrested a 17-year-old student on Feb. 10 in connection to allegations that he pulled a knife during a fight with ...

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.

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.

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.

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'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 ...

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.

Lufkin games to be streamed, on radio | Community  Lufkin Daily News

On the way to winning the U.S. championship at the Little League World Series last season, fans had the luxury of watching their Thundering 13 on the ESPN ...

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. Friday from 5 to 9 p.m., 22 athletes, ages 12 to 56, will compete in ...

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.

Torres has worn many hats in 42-year career at Lufkin ISD  Lufkin Daily News

After spending 30 years at Lufkin High School as a Spanish teacher, department head, activities director, assistant principal and associate principal, Lynn Torres ...

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 ...

Jean Franklin Dillahunty | Obituaries  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 ...

Athletic competition: 55 Lufkin ISD athletes from sixth grade to 12th grade compete at the Lady Pack Olympic Day  Lufkin Daily News

Lufkin ISD athletes of all ages gathered to train, bond, have fun and compete at the Lady Pack Olympic Day.

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 ...

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.

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 ...

Guadalupe “Lupe” Moreno | Obituaries  Lufkin Daily News

Funeral services for Guadalupe “Lupe” Moreno, 86, of Diboll, will be held Tuesday, September 25, 2018, at 11:00 a.m. at Emanuel Assembly of God Church in ...

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 ...

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 ...

Barbara Kendrick Elliott | Obituaries  Lufkin Daily News

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

Marion Cookson Bradford | Obituaries  Lufkin Daily News

Funeral services for Marion Cookson Bradford, 97, of Lufkin will be held Thursday, June 7, 2018 at 10 a.m. in the Carroway Funeral Home Chapel with ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Bernard William Glade Jr. “Buzz” | Obituaries  Lufkin Daily News

Bernard William Glade Jr. “Buzz”. Bernard William Glade Jr. “Buzz” died at peace on Oct. 16, 2018. Buzz was born in Galveston TX, on April 3, 1945, graduated ...

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.

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.

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 ...

Record turnout for John Outlaw Memorial Tournament  KTRE

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

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. ...

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 ...

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.

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

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

‘See You at the Pole’ rally held at schools around East Texas  KLTV

Students all over the world joined together in prayer Wednesday morning for the annual “See you at the Pole” event.

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.

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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.

Hudson High School student's art to be featured in national calendar  Lufkin Daily News

Hudson High School junior Carson Daniel was surprised to hear that his art would be featured in the 2019 4-H Youth Art Calendar.

Honor America Night a stirring tribute to vets  Lufkin Daily News

Lufkin's high school and middle school bands honored veterans during the 2018 Honor America Night Saturday at Abe Martin Stadium.

Lufkin stays No. 4 in state rankings | Sports |  Lufkin Daily News

A 49-6 win over the Willis Wildkats was enough to keep the Lufkin Panthers holding steady at No. 4 in the latest Class 5A Associated Press state football ...

Two injured in two-vehicle crash | Community  Lufkin Daily News

Two people sustained injuries following a Monday-afternoon wreck in Diboll.

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 ...

Leaving behind a lot of 'Yes, you can': Lewing, Evans retire from Prison Education System  Lufkin Daily News

LIVINGSTON — It's graduation day for inmates at the Polunsky Unit. More than 20 men have passed the state's General Equivalency Diploma exam, and they're ...

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.

Carlene White | Obituaries  Lufkin Daily News

Carlene White, 74, of Zavalla, passed away peacefully at her home on Friday morning, September 14, 2018. Carlene was born on July 10, 1944 to Dock and ...

EDITORIAL: More Jobs: Twin Disc decision shows local economy starting to pick up some speed  Lufkin Daily News

Our community took another step along the road to economic development and recovery on Tuesday when the Lufkin City Council approved an incentives ...

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 ...

Lufkin man charged with pointing gun at, threatening wife  Lufkin Daily News

A Lufkin man faces a charge of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon after he reportedly pointed a gun at his wife last week.

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.

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 ...

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 ...

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