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Monday, August 2nd, 2021

Local News

COVID cases surge again

The curve is on the rise again. Read more


SFA human sciences alumnus receives Dallas design award

A Stephen F. Austin State University interior design alumnus recently received a prestigious award for her work within the Dallas design co… Read more

Regents honor donors with business building namings

The Stephen F. Austin State University Board of Regents approved the naming of two areas in the McGee Business Building during its recent q… Read more

Local briefs: Pilgrim’s, AC announce free tuition program

Pilgrim’s, AC announce free tuition program Read more

Local Sports


Tennison, Lewis top 2021 ET Dream Team

The 14th annual East Texas High School Football Preseason Dream Team consists of players from the combined coverage areas of the Longview N… Read more


Gipson leads 4 'Jacks on All-WAC squad

THE WOODLANDS — Two items that indicate the opening of football training camp is right around the corner for the Stephen F. Austin Lumberja… Read more


SFA cagers invited to Hall of Fame Classic

The SFA men’s basketball team has been selected as one of six teams set to compete in the first-ever Naismith Basketball Hall of Fame Class… Read more


Do your part in ending pandemic

Just when it appeared the COVID-19 pandemic was in check, the delta variant of the coronavirus has come roaring back with a vengeance. Read more

Writer is correct about transgender athletes

A frequent writer, who displays patriotic and righteous sentiments, unlike some who just echo the claptrap of their politics, wrote a recen… Read more




Jack Blanton Mathews

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Hunter Cunningham

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Weather Today

Thunderstorm night


83° 71°

Showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the low 80s and lows in the low 70s.

Cloud Coverage:83%
Wind:WNW at 6 mph
Chance of Rain:79%
UV Index:7 High
Sunrise:06:35:50 AM
Sunset:08:13:49 PM

This Week's Forecast

Thunderstorm nightMon
79%83° 71°
33%89° 68°
Mostly clearWed
11%90° 68°
Mostly clearThu
6%92° 69°
Mostly clearFri
24%93° 72°
Mostly clearSat
17%93° 73°
Partly cloudySun
11%94° 73°

Around the State


Texas audit proposed by GOP would miss minor but real errors

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A group of Texas Republicans wants to audit the 2020 election results in just the large, mostly Democratic counties ac… Read more


Trump's kingmaker status faces test in Ohio special election

GROVE CITY, Ohio (AP) — As soon as it became clear last week that a Texas congressional candidate backed by Donald Trump would be defeated … Read more

Texas health systems feeling crunch of latest COVID surge

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The resurgence of COVID-19 in Texas has put some cities' health systems in dire circumstances, as intensive care unit … Read more

Around the Nation


Global stocks rise even as China's manufacturing slows

SINGAPORE (AP) — Global stocks started the week higher Monday, even as China reported a slowdown in manufacturing activity and countries co… Read more


Evacuations lifted as progress made against fires in US West

BLY, Ore. (AP) — Firefighters in Oregon reported good progress in the battle against the nation's largest wildfire, while authorities cance… Read more


Beijing Games: Sports coverage fine, other things maybe not

TOKYO (AP) — The IOC says the Olympics are only about the sports; no politics allowed. This will be the mantra, as it always is, when the B… Read more

Odd & Offbeat News


Unopened Super Mario 64 game from 1996 sells for $1.56M

DALLAS (AP) — An unopened copy of Nintendo’s Super Mario 64 has sold at auction for $1.56 million. Read more


Unopened Legend of Zelda game from 1987 sells for $870,000

DALLAS (AP) — An unopened copy of Nintendo’s The Legend of Zelda that was made in 1987 has sold at auction for $870,000. Read more

Entertaiment News


A pandemic Olympics, without all the crowds: What gets lost?

TOKYO (AP) — Any sporting event is, at its heart, a show. It has the actors on center stage, performing for the rest of us. It has the spec… Read more

Charles Connor, drummer for Little Richard, dies at age 86

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Charles Connor, known for being Little Richard’s drummer who performed with other music greats including James Brown and… Read more


‘Jungle Cruise’ sails atop box office despite COVID concerns

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Despite growing concerns over the delta variant, “Jungle Cruise” still drew moviegoers out to theaters during the film’s… Read more