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Lufkin man charged with sexual assault of woman

Lufkin, Texas — A Lufkin man was arrested Sunday after allegedly sexually assaulting a woman at knife point.

Grassroots America endorses Matt Schaefer for District 6 State Representative

SMITH COUNTY — On Monday, Grassroots America announced their endorsement of Matt Schaefer for State Representative, District 6. Schaefer is running against incumbent, Leo Berman, for the seat.

Cash-strapped Lon Morris College votes to employ budget reorganization specialist

JACKSONVILLE — The ongoing financial problems at Lon Morris College in Jacksonville have led to a decision by the college to employ a reorganization firm.

Hatchet-wielding woman chases two people in Bossier City road rage incident

A Shreveport woman was arrested Tuesday following a road rage incident in which she chased two people with a hatchet.

City of Tyler annexes UT Health Science Center

Tyler Mayor Barbara Bass and Dr. Kirk Calhoun, president of The University of Texas Health Science Center at Tyler (UTHSCT), hosted a ceremony to mark the annexation of UT Health Science Center of Tyler into the city limits.

Texarkana inmate beating President Obama in 8 West Virginia counties

West Virginia — An incarcerated 53-year-old man is beating President Barack Obama in eight West Virginia counties in the state's Democratic Presidential Primary Tuesday, according to the latest figures from the West Virginia secretary

Early morning fire destroys home

A Noonday home was destroyed by fire Wednesday morning. The fire happened along the 12-thousand block of pioneer drive in Smith County. Firefighters got the call around 3 AM from a next door neighbor.

Stolen jewelry, handgun recovered

Jewelry and a handgun were recovered shortly after they were stolen, according to Morris County Sheriff Jack Martin.

Waskom resident attempts theft of copper wiring

Waskom man found at the scene of a theft was arrested March 29 as he was attempting to steal copper wiring, according to Morris County Sheriff Jack Martin.

Lufkin police responding to possible fatal shooting

Lufkin police tell KFXK they are arriving on scene of a possible fatal shooting. A security guard reports a man was found with a gunshot wound to his chest in a car outside the Veterans' Affairs clinic.