The 2013 Deep East Texas Association of Builders Parade of Homes event is bigger than ever this year with nine homes in the Parade. The two-day event, sponsored by First Bank & Trust East Texas, will be Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 14-15. The Parade’s Gold Sponsor is Consolidated Communications. Residents interested in building a new ...

State Senator Robert Nichols (R-Jacksonville) was recently honored with the “Courageous Conservative” award by the Texas Conservative Coalition (TCC) for the 83rd Texas Legislature. This award was given in recognition of his efforts to advance, support and vote for conservative policy positions in the 83rd Texas Legislature, and is based on a comprehensive review of ...

State Representative Trent Ashby (R-Lufkin) has signed on to an amicus brief on the issue of protection of religious liberty. The lawsuit in question was filed by a group of parents in 2003 to enforce their children’s rights under the Religious Freedom Restoration Act to bring certain gifts to a public school-sponsored Christmas party. Over ...

LUFKIN, TEXAS (July 24, 2013)…On July 11, the Volunteer Auxiliary at Memorial Medical Center-Lufkin presented $1,000 scholarships to students pursuing degrees in health care. The scholarships are funded through popcorn sales at Memorial.   Pictured from left to right: (front row) Dorothy Brock, Volunteer; Shirley Ware, Volunteer; Carolyn Crawford, Volunteer; Amanda M. Torres, Morgan Faircloth, Morgan ...

Five Quick Tips to Lower Energy Costs and Power Back to School Budgets It seems like summer only just started, and already the Back to School ads for clothes, bags, and supplies are hitting the airwaves. With a few easy energy savings tips, you can help power those back to school purchases with the money ...

    NEW T.J.MAXX TO OPEN IN LUFKIN   NEW STORE OFFERS DESIGNER NAMES AT UNBELIEVABLE PRICES   FRAMINGHAM, MA (AUGUST, 2013) – T.J.Maxx, one of the nation’s largest off-price retailers with more than 1,000 stores currently operating in 49 states and Puerto Rico, will open a new store in Lufkin, TX on August 11, ...