The first week of early voting drew just over 360 people to cast a ballot in a joint election on proposed state constitutional amendments and a Douglass ISD bond package.
In the waning moments of the 87th Texas Legislature’s third special session, the House and Senate passed a bill authorizing more than $3 billion for campus construction at Texas universities. The bond package includes $45 million for Stephen F. Austin State University in Nacogdoches.
The Piney Woods Fair Premium Auction set another record on Saturday, Oct. 15, with buyers pledging $352,000 for the 91 projects that were auctioned, according to Arnie Kelly, president of the Piney Woods Fair Association.
Nacogdoches High School’s Golden Dragon Marching Band is advancing to the UIL Military Marching Band State Championship Wednesday, to be held at Pine Tree High in Longview.
With approval of Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine for use in children as young as 5 around the corner, local emergency management officials say they are prepared to scale up weekly vaccine clinics to meet demand.
The Nacogdoches Police SWAT team and the Texas Department of Public Safety served an arrest warrant in the 900 block of Daybreak St. at about 2 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 20, as several residents of the Summits neighborhood recorded the incident on mobile devices.
Qui Qarre, an author and award-winning poet from Nairobi, Kenya, will serve as guest poet and judge during “Esperanza’s Night Out,” beginning at 5 p.m. Friday at the Stone Fort Museum on the campus of Stephen F. Austin State University.