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Lengthy agenda for Tuesday council meeting

The Lufkin Daily News is reporting; Lufkin's city council meets this afternoon at five and a lengthy agenda awaits member's review.

Mom and daughter killed in Friday accident near Kilgore

A Kilgore woman and her teen daughter died Friday in a one-vehicle wreck on Goforth Road in Gregg County, the Department of Public Safety reported Monday. Three juveniles also were injured, one seriously.

Three arrested in connection with Jacksonville Walmart robbery

JACKSONVILLE — Three men have been arrested in connection with the Walmart robbery on October 3 . Police have in custody arrested Maurice DeShun Jones, 28, Willie Duane Rogers, 23, and Jonathan Rashard Brown, 19.

Alto man arrested in connection with multiple burglaries

Cherokee County - At around 3:15 p.m. Friday, the Cherokee County Sheriff's Office executed a search warrant at a house on the 300 block West San Antonio Street in Alto, Texas in reference to several burglaries in the area.

Prop 6 Would Change Texas Constitution on School Funds

Texas lawmakers passed a budget this year that cut $4 billion dollars from K-12 public education.

Wood County burglary suspect caught

WOOD COUNTY — On Saturday, October 29th, Wood County Deputy J.W. Williams arrested 21 year old Travis Herrera Holder for a Burglary of a Habitation.

Even with judge back on job, Upshur Co. turmoil far from over

Upshur County’s greatest political divide, a local lawyer said nearly a year ago, was created when the district attorney indicted three fellow elected officials.

Zavalla mayor under investigation

Lufkin, TX — Zavalla Mayor Greg Fletcher is under investigation by the county attorney’s office, according to county officials.

Nate Anderson trial update

TYLER — Officials will Judge Getz's office tell Fox 51, Mark Nathaniel Anderson's Jury trial will begin November 14th with jury selection.

Gregg Co. Jail staff members injured during altercation with inmate

Longview, TX — Two Gregg County Jail staffers were injured - one hospitalized - after an altercation with an inmate, authorities said Friday.