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Nacogdoches Crime Stoppers has offered a reward of up to $1,000 for information leading to the arrests or indictments of two men who robbed a restaurant at gunpoint.

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In order to prepare ’Jack Nation for the imminent start of the 2020-21 seasons of Lumberjack and Ladyjack Basketball, SFA and the Purple Lights Fund will partner to put on a virtual ’Jack Madness event on Tuesday. The event will take place inside William R. Johnson Coliseum but has been move…

Dr. Jennifer Arnold, medical director for the Simulation Center at Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital in St. Petersburg, Fla., and television personality on TLC’s docu-drama “The Little Couple” will headline the 2018 installment of the Archie McDonald speaker series at SFA.

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The board of Nacogdoches Memorial hospital met in emergency session Thursday to renew the contract of its cardiac laboratory director and the expiring privileges of several physicians before canceling meetings for the foreseeable future over concerns about the spread of COVID-19.

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At least one person was killed and three others were injured in a shooting Sunday morning west of Nacogdoches.

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The Nacogdoches Film Festival kicked off Thursday with a screenings of the feature competition winner and the 2016 SFA summer feature film.

“Therefore, if anyone is in Christ, the new creation has come: the old has gone, the new is here!” 2 Corinthians 5:17

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Following what other districts have done during this COVID-19 pandemic, which ended the UIL spring season before most teams reached district play, the coaches in District 23-2A got together and named the All-Senior Baseball Team for the league last week.

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HOUSTON — A disgruntled lawyer who had numerous weapons randomly shot at drivers in a Houston neighborhood Monday morning, hitting six people, one critically, before he was shot and killed by police, authorities said. Another three people had injuries from glass or debris.

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LUFKIN — After missing out on an opportunity to compete for a national championship back in March, the Angelina College men’s basketball team nevertheless is finding reasons to celebrate.

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Thanksgiving came two weeks later than normal at the Craig household this year. Wednesday marked the end of my treatment plan consisting of five rounds of weekly chemotherapy and 35 rounds of radiation therapy in my battle against tongue cancer.

“All this is for your benefit, so that the grace that is reaching more and more people may cause thanksgiving to overflow to the glory of God.” 2 Corinthians 4:15. Tomorrow, Monday, Nov. 19, the Nacogdoches Ministerial Alliance puts on their annual Community Thanksgiving. Sacred Heart Cathol…

This week, I wanted to highlight our Back to School Shared Blessings event. Laura Williford is our office manager/clearinghouse coordinator, and she is in charge of this event. Within her position, she wears many hats! She serves as volunteer coordinator, assistant to me, social media expert…

I love a good who dunnit mystery. And it seems that there is one in my neighborhood. There has been a hit and run and the suspects are mounting.

Happy Mother’s Day this Sunday to all. For those of us raised by a Christian mother, this day is particularly meaningful because we understand that through her selfless love and sacrifice, our mothers gave us a glimpse of Christ’s love for His children. We pray a special prayer for those who…

Hope everyone had a wonderful Christmas celebration. The Love INC office will be closed during this week between Christmas and New Year’s. We will return Monday, Jan. 4. On behalf of the staff and volunteers of Love INC, thank you again for serving so many families and children during the Ch…

Other than your spouse, have you ever had that one friend you connected with on so many levels? This friend could finish your sentences, your thoughts, and challenge you to be better. You know that your relationship would be one of those very special friendships that will last a lifetime.

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East Texas high school basketball coach Alex Cloudy is quickly gaining the respect of his peers and fans after building Garrison to a state power. Now he’s ready to take the next step in his coaching career after being hired by the Timpson Independent School District to assume the THS boys h…

We, at Love INC., hope that you and your family celebrated a wonderful Independence Day. We want to make sure that in addition to reflecting on the sacrifices of our forefathers, we also contemplate what our heavenly father tells us in the Bible about freedom. Some of our favorite verses reg…

Please indulge me as for the next few weeks I will be promoting two very important events for Love INC. Both of these events are crucial to the existence of Love in the Name of Christ Nacogdoches. You are personally invited to attend as Love INC belongs to God and this community.

The cycle of poverty is something that we deal with on a daily basis. We recently got a request from a family member of a name we are very familiar with. We have served the parents and other family members of the applicant on multiple occasions over the last 17 years. Going into the home vis…

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After being forced to suspend intercollegiate athletics in mid-March because of the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic, leaving spring student-athletes without intercollegiate competition, Angelina College officials announced Tuesday that the college is further suspending all intercollegiate …

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The 20th-ranked Cushing Bearkats posted a pair of victories over the weekend, including a District 22-2A win over New Summerfield on Saturday to keep their league mark spotless, while improving to 11-3 overall.

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The unbeaten and No. 24-ranked Douglass Indians kept their season record perfect with a pair of impressive wins over a four-day span as they improved to 10-0 on the young season with victories over Oakwood and Dallardsville Big Sandy on Friday and Monday, respectively.

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The Cushing Bearkats are making a smooth transition from football to basketball. On Tuesday night a pair of seniors combined to score more than half the team’s points in a convincing 73-32 victory over Laneville on the road.

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Area high school basketball teams have gotten their seasons started prior up to the Thanksgiving holidays. In a matchup featuring a pair of state-ranked squads from the area on the girls’ side, the No. 10-ranked (2A) Douglass Lady Indians had to go to a pair of overtime periods before outlas…

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The Woden Eagles and Lady Eagles were at home for a pair of District 22-2A matchups with Mount Enterprise Tuesday night, and both teams were big winners as they headed into the Christmas break. The Eagles claimed an 81-36 win, while the Lady Eagles grabbed a 60-13 victory.

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The No. 4-ranked Douglass Lady Indians and Woden Lady Eagles continued to roll toward playoff berths in the District 22-2A chase Friday night as they earned lop-sided victories to lead area squads in action. Here’s a look at Friday’s games in the area:

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The Cushing Bearkats recorded a pair of victories over the weekend, clipping the cross county Blue Devils of Central Heights, 54-52, on Friday and then rolling to a big win over Martinsville, 68-38, on Saturday.

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Former Stephen F. Austin Lumberjack and current Center High School boys basketball coach Hiram Harrison recorded his 500th career victory Tuesday night, as his team came from behind in regulation and finished off the Central Heights Blue Devils, 67-57, in overtime in Russell Gymnasium.