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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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It was a strong weekend for Nacogdoches area baseball teams, as Garrison and Central Heights swept their respective Class 2A Region III Area series’, while the Alto Yellowjackets battled back to win the final two games of their three-game series to advance to the 2A Regional Quarterfinals.

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With No. 3-ranked Garrison trailing Cushing 2-1 in the bottom of the sixth inning and the squads entrenched in a pitchers’ dual at Dragon Field Saturday, Bulldog head coach Dempsey Compton decided it might not be pretty, but his team was going to play small-ball and try to grab the playoff win.

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Garrison recorded its first boys basketball playoff win since 2001 on Tuesday night, as the No. 10-ranked Bulldogs took an 18-13 lead over Carlisle at the end of the first quarter and slowly built momentum for a 65-48 victory in a Class 2A Region III Bi-District matchup inside the Rusk High …

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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…

The Stephen F. Austin soccer team posted their second and third straight shutouts over the weekend, topping Southland Conference opponents, Abilene Christian, 2-0, on Friday and Incarnate Word, 1-0, on Sunday.

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Stephen F. Austin head women’s soccer coach Anthony Minatta announced this week the addition of four spring transfer additions to the Lumberjack soccer program, which will bolster the team’s ranks heading into the 2021 fall season.

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The Alto Yellowjackets may have dodged the rain, but they steamrolled the Centerville Tigers, 10-4, in Game 1 of a Class 2A Region III Quarterfinal best-of-three series Thursday night in Madisonville.

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LAKE CHARLES, La. — The Stephen F. Austin Lumberjacks made a huge jump in the Southland Conference standings over the weekend, stretching their current winning streak to five games with a four-game sweep of the league-leading McNeese Cowboys.

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ABILENE — The Stephen F. Austin Lumberjacks (20-31, 17-22 SLC) completed the 2021 campaign on a high note, with a 9-3 road victory over Abilene Christian on Saturday at Crutcher Scott Field.

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The Stephen F. Austin Lumberjacks completed their final home series with a 3-1 series win over rival Northwestern State Demons over the weekend. After claiming the opener, 8-3, on Friday, the 'Jacks split Saturday's twinbill, winning 9-4 and losing 5-4. They wrapped up the weekend with a 7-2…

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Junior southpaw Angelo Gennari (2-2) logged seven scoreless innings on the hill for the Stephen F. Austin Lumberjacks on Thursday, limiting Incarnate Word (10-9, 7-6 SLC) to just one hit, while fanning 10 for SFA’s sixth straight Southland Conference triumph with a 14-0 blanking of the Cardi…

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Stephen F. Austin men’s basketball head coach Kyle Keller has announced the addition of big man Jonathan Aku, a transfer from Texas A&M. Aku, a 6-10 forward who hails from Kaduna, Nigeria, played in 48 games across two seasons for the Aggies.

For the final time before making the highly anticipated move to the Western Athletic Conference (WAC), Stephen F. Austin football players were well-represented on the Southland All-Conference selections, as well as the Southland Conference All-Academic teams.

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Facing the only only unbeaten squad in the Southland Conference chase thus far, the Stephen F. Austin Lumberjacks overcame an early second-half lead by Sam Houston, using a career-day by senior David Kachelries to push past the arch-rival Bearkats, 78-68, Sunday in a nationally-broadcast gam…

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CORPUS CHRISTI — After dropping the first three games of their Southland Conference weekend series against Texas A&M-Corpus Christi, the Stephen F. Austin Lumberjacks salvaged the finale on Sunday, posting a 5-3 victory.

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DENVER, CO — Just a week after announcing the addition of new members Stephen F. Austin, Sam Houston State, Lamar and Abilene Christian, and in the wake of the news that the “Texas Four” would be leaving the Southland Conference ahead of schedule, the WAC announced that the four institutions…

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.

The catastrophic Texas blackout was a wider failure than the state’s power grid, which teetered on the brink of an even bigger collapse during a freeze that knocked out electricity to 4 million customers, energy executives told legislators this week.

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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.

Saying President Joe Biden’s immigration policy leaves children vulnerable to human trafficking and doubling down on his declaration that the border is in crisis, Gov. Greg Abbot this week urged the White House to reverse course on welcoming all unaccompanied minors into the United States.

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Led by the play of Tristan Adkison, the Garrison Bulldog golf team, which put on a strong showing in the final round of the 2A Region III Tournament to earn a spot in the State finals, also produced another strong finish Tuesday as they finished ninth at the UIL Class 2A State Golf Tournamen…

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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…