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.

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.

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

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.

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.

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…

As I write this article, the Chairished Blessings Fundraiser is behind us. There are still boxes to unpack, totals to be calculated, and wrap up meetings to be held. Even so, I must say this fourth annual was the best one yet! I am excited by the number of who people joined us at the event, …

A retired industrial safety professional and longtime Nacogdoches resident, Robert Ault is among three candidates running for a seat on the Nacogdoches City Council May 5.

What happened to the summer? I seem to say that earlier every year. When school starts, Love INC becomes very busy. Our Back to School Shared Blessings event is scheduled for August 16 and 17. Then we are off to the races getting ready for Thanksgiving and Christmas, all the while planning o…

As we mentioned in last week’s article, Back to School Shared Blessings is coming up Aug. 7 and 8. We need new or gently used clothing donations dropped off prior to the event at the Hospice of East Texas Shop of Nacogdoches, located at 1012 North St.

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The Stephen F. Austin State University Board of Regents accepted the resignation of Dr. Baker Pattillo, SFA president, during a meeting Friday. Pattillo informed the board of his plans to retire from the position effective Jan. 1, 2019.

Middle and high school students who like to write are invited to the SFA Barrio Writers event this summer, but organizer Heather Olson-Beal said the week-long workshop is about more than nouns and verbs.

As you have read in the stories and current cases in our articles and in our newsletter, God is doing great things. Many people in need come to Love INC discouraged and feeling hopeless, but God demonstrates Himself faithful through volunteers and the ministry of Love INC. Our focus is how w…

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As all SFA alumni can attest, their time spent at the university prepared them in a myriad ways for their careers. When Ryan Holt ’95 stepped onto SFA’s campus in 1993, he had little idea just how much those moments, semesters and years as an SFA student would impact his occupation.

My dear friend and prayer group leader is a marvel to me. She is on the cusp of being a centenarian, yet still challenges those she knows to keep serving God with all their strength. Her challenge doesn’t always come in words; it comes by example. What a shame if those who are decades younge…

Graveside service for Billy Joe Richards, 88, of Tenaha, will be at 11 a.m., Tuesday, June 5, 2018, at Enterprise Cemetery, Tenaha with Bro. Chuck Horton officiating.

God is so big. I see Him and His hands in everything around me. I see Him move in my family, during work and in so many others around me. The real trick is to be patient enough to wait for Him. This takes practice. It also takes living intentionally by studying His word, and following His te…

We, the undersigned, are residents and voters of NISD who have come together to support better schools for all children in the district and for its hardworking teachers.

A Celebration of the life of Bobby Beard, 86, of Athens will be held Sunday, June 10, 2018 at 3:30 p.m. at the First Christian Church of Athens.

Basketball fans will have a chance to win great prizes in the Bracket Mania contest sponsored locally by Etech and hosted by The Daily Sentinel. The grand prize for the 64-team bracket winner is a 55-inch smart TV.

Funeral for Brayden Chance McShan, 19, of Nacogdoches, will be at 3 p.m. Sunday, June 10, 2018, at Laird Funeral Home with Rev. Charles McShan officiating. Burial will be in Sunset Memorial Park.

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When she talks about the clients who have come and gone at Burke Industries Nacogdoches workshop over the years, longtime vocational specialist Linda Hayter can’t help but smile.

Just when I do not think I can be surprised, my heart gets blown up! The Home Team visited a 43-year-old woman, with remarkable injuries, who lives alone, no income, no support system, lives in a half-built home in the woods that is open to the elements, has no car and could not drive if she…