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Fmr Nacogdoches Co. commissioner, wife sentenced to 5 months in prison for federal tax violations

A Nacogdoches, Texas couple has been sentenced for federal tax violations in the Eastern District of Texas, announced U.S. Attorney John M. Bales today.

Spurs beat Grizzlies: 93 to 86

Monday’s victory was a statement for many things: Tony Parker’s greatness, Tim Duncan’s longevity, Gregg Popovich’s tactical genius.

How long will Astrodome stand?

With the city of Houston being awarded the 2017 Super Bowl, it has led to many speculating on the fate of the Astrodome.

Aggies make 7th straight NCAA postseason under Childress

Texas A&M routinely makes the NCAA tournament under eighth-year coach Rob Childress, and this year a late-season push – including an upset of the nation’s No. 1 team – helped keep the Aggies in their routine.

Adrian Peterson makes comments against gay marriage

While some professional sports leagues have shown a tolerant atmosphere toward homosexual athletes, some NFL players are still resistant to the idea.

Rep. Ashby named 'Outstanding Republican Freshman' in TX House by GOP Caucus

Rep. Trent Ashby (R-Lufkin) was voted by his peers as the Outstanding Republican Freshman of the Year on the final day of the 83rd Legislative Session in Austin on Monday.

NISD hosts combined campus UIL contest

Nacogdoches elementary schools joined together for friendly competition as 126 students participated in the annual Nacogdoches ISD Elementary UIL Contest held at Stephen F. Austin State University on Thursday, May 16, and Friday, May 17.

UPDATE: Longview boy drowns in neighbor's pool

UPDATE: The Gregg County Sheriffs Office is still investigating the death of a two year old child in a residential swimming pool. On Sunday, May 26th at about 8:30 AM, deputies responded to the call on Mosely Circle North.

Perry calls special legislative session

With the ink barely dry on the bills passed during the 83rd Legislature's regular session, Gov.

Man threatens woman with hammer during robbery

Nacogdoches Police are searching for a man following an aggravated robbery early Tuesday morning. It happened at a duplex on the 2200 block of Lola St. just before 1:30 am.