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Lufkin man charged with ramming girlfriend's car

Lufkin, TX — A man was arrested Monday afternoon after his vehicle collided with his girlfriend’s car in front of the East Texas Veterinarian Clinic on Highway 69 south in Lufkin.

Longview members vote to leave denomination

Longview,TX — Longview will have a new Presbyterian church after members of First Presbyterian Church of Longview voted in favor of leaving their national denomination over its decision to allow ordination of non-celibate homosexuals.

City of Tyler release Memorial Day schedule

City offices will observe the following holiday schedule on Monday, May 28 for Memorial Day. Holiday Garbage Collection

Community plans candle light vigil for missing cyclist

LAFAYETTE, LA — A community that banded together to finding a missing woman has sparked the attention of a national audience.

Legislature should not waste 'a good drought,' experts say

The Houston Chronicle is reporting; Most of Texas has emerged from its driest year on record, but the turn in weather likely will dampen legislative interest in the state's water supply.

Fire at Blue Moon Ranch in Mineola

Wood County fire crews are on the scene of a fire at Blue Moon Ranch in Mineola. Ranch employees confirmed that the fire is still smoldering. The extent of the damage is not known at this time.

Update: Three taken to hospital after Smith County mobile home fire

A woman and her two children have been taken to a Tyler hospital for observation after escaping the fire. The mobile home is destroyed.

"Party in the Pines"

This year's Chaiman of "Party in the Pines" Rally, Rodney Blackwell, share some exciting details regard this weekend's motorcycle event in Longview.

"Creating the Life You Want to Live"

Life Coach Joyce Buford stops by to talk about an upcoming seminar in Tyler.

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.