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Angelina County Elections 2012

A collection of stories and voting information from The Lufkin News for the city, school and primary elections of May 2012.

Foreign persons must report U.S. Agricultural land holdings

Wood-Rains County USDA Farm Service Agency (FSA) Executive Director Nancy Birkenfeld, reminds foreign persons with an interest in agricultural lands in the United States that they are required to report their holdings and any transactions to th

Study: 1 in 4 teens has or will soon have diabetes

The number of U.S. teenagers at risk for heart attacks and stroke has risen dramatically over the past decade. Dr. Ashleigh May of the Centers for Disease Control led a study of more than 3,000 teens.

UPDATE: 4 injured, 1 critically in Longview wreck

LONGVIEW — UPDATE: Longview Police tell KFXK that the wreck happened around 5:25 p.m. on Alpine road near Loop 281. A car failed to give the right-of-away and was T-boned by another vehicle.

Texas fugitive surrenders after 22 years

EL PASO, TX — Fifty-seven-year-old Luis A. Munoz, originally from El Paso was arrested today after 22 years as a fugitive.

Most vote to leave national group at First Presbyterian Church of Longview meeting

Longview, TX — In an historic vote Sunday, about three-fourths of the members attending a congregational meeting of First Presbyterian Church of Longview voted to separate from the Presbyterian Church of the USA.

5 more arrests made in Wood County gambling raid

Wood County — During the last week, Wood County deputies have issued six warrants for engaging in organized criminal activity for the suspects involved in the April 5th illegal gambling raids.

Woman arrested in connection with Quitman meth lab explosion

Wood County deputies have arrested a woman in connection with the meth lab that exploded late last year.

Recycling efforts extend life of Longview landfill

Our news partner, The Longview News Journal, reports Longview spreads out below the Pinehill Landfill like a toy city amid the trees.

More than 800 jobs available at Lufkin/Angelina job fair

Lufkin, TX — More than 800 jobs will be up for the taking when The Lufkin/Angelina County Chamber of Commerce presents the first Forest Country Job Fair from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tuesday in the Angelina College Activity Center, 3500 S.