The Daily Sentinel - Headlines
Wednesday, March 3rd, 2021

Local News


Abbott lifting masks mandate, business restrictions

Gov. Greg Abbott announced Tuesday that he will repeal a statewide mask mandate and restrictions on businesses related to the coronavirus p… Read more

Lawsuit against SFA dropped; attorney calls for apology

The federal lawsuit filed against Stephen F. Austin State University by six students accused of filing a false police report against anothe… Read more

NISD will have spring break

Nacogdoches ISD will not cancel spring break to make up for classroom time lost during last month’s winter storm that closed campuses distr… Read more


Round Rock woman killed in fatal crash

A Round Rock woman was killed Monday evening when she was struck by a vehicle in Nacogdoches. Read more

Local Sports


Lady Indians can't answer Lady Mustangs, 61-41

ATHENS — A hot-shooting squad, a second-quarter surge and winning the battle of the boards, 44-25, were the winning ingredients for the No.… Read more


Lady Owl comeback falls short in Region IV final

RUSK — A miracle fourth quarter comeback attempt for the Chireno Lady Owls fell just short as they dropped a 53-50 decision to the Neches L… Read more

Nacogdoches Area Sports Schedule (March 3-7)



Reopening Texas

Gov. Greg Abbott on Tuesday said he would repeal a mask mandate and allow all businesses to reopen at full capacity. Do you agree with his … Read more

Stay diligent against COVID

Just because you can doesn’t mean you should. Read more




Ms. L. C. “Sallie” Fields

Ms. L. C. “Sallie” Fields Read more

Charles W. Morton

Charles W. Morton Read more

Weather Today



66° 38°

Abundant sunshine. Highs in the mid 60s and lows in the upper 30s.

Cloud Coverage:1%
Wind:SSE at 3 mph
Chance of Rain:4%
UV Index:6 High
Sunrise:06:42:46 AM
Sunset:06:18:12 PM

This Week's Forecast

4%66° 38°
5%70° 47°
70%60° 47°
Partly cloudySat
5%63° 38°
Mostly clearSun
3%66° 40°
Mostly clearMon
5%70° 49°
Mostly cloudyTue
7%73° 59°

Around the State


US infrastructure gets C- from engineers as roads stagnate

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — America's infrastructure has scored near-failing grades for its deteriorating roads, public transit and storm water sy… Read more

Exxon Mobil ordered to pay $14.25M penalty in pollution case

HOUSTON (AP) — A federal judge ordered Exxon Mobil to pay a $14.25 million civil penalty Tuesday in an 11-year-old lawsuit alleging it viol… Read more


Texas becomes biggest US state to lift COVID-19 mask mandate

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas is lifting its mask mandate, Gov. Greg Abbott said Tuesday, making it the largest state to no longer require one… Read more

Around the Nation


National security officials to testify on Jan. 6 mistakes

WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal national security officials are set to testify in the second Senate hearing about what went wrong on Jan. 6, faci… Read more


House prepares to pass landmark voting rights, ethics bill

WASHINGTON (AP) — House Democrats are poised to pass a sweeping elections and ethics bill, offering it up as a powerful counterweight to vo… Read more


Smokies sees more than 12M visitors despite virus closure

GATLINBURG, Tenn. (AP) — Despite closing for more than a month because of COVID-19, Great Smoky Mountains National Park experienced its sec… Read more

Odd & Offbeat News


Yard sale find turns out to be artifact worth up to $500,000

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Talk about your yard sale finds. A small porcelain bowl bought for $35 at a Connecticut yard sale turned out to be a… Read more


NYC steakhouse stunt: A wax Don Draper hanging at the bar

NEW YORK (AP) — It’s a promotion that could be straight out of the “Mad Men” Don Draper playbook. Read more


Singer fined by German court for son's stage performance

BERLIN (AP) — A Bavarian court found a folk singer guilty Friday of violating Germany's strict child labor laws for having his 4-year-old s… Read more

Entertaiment News


Catherine Zeta-Jones joins Michael Sheen in 'Prodigal Son'

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Catherine Zeta-Jones was already a fan of “Prodigal Son,” so when the chance came to join the show, she jumped, lured by… Read more


Bunny Wailer, reggae luminary, dies in Jamaica at age 73

KINGSTON, Jamaica (AP) — Bunny Wailer, a reggae luminary who was the last surviving founding member of the legendary group The Wailers, die… Read more


Rock 'n' roll's big night comes to Cleveland — in fall

CLEVELAND (AP) — The Rock & Roll Hall of Fame announced Tuesday that the 2021 induction ceremony will take place at Rocket Mortgage Fie… Read more