Gordon and Rita Craft slipped away for a few days of relaxation and entertainment in the Ozark Mountains, along with thousands of others, in popular Branson, Mo. The entire town was decorated for Christmas and in addition to the shows, Gordon and Rita recommended driving through the awesome Trail of Lights in the Shepherd of ...

Deer season has arrived and its time for cooking up some fast and easy dishes the men like. Jack Powell’s Stoup 1 lb. ground beef, browned 1 can Rotel tomatoes with green chiles 1 can Ranch Style Beans, undrained 2 cans minestrone soup Mix all together — so simple, even a man can make it.  ...

As we celebrate Veterans Day this year, it is instructive to consider the contributions of our presidents to our nation’s defense and military. Of America’s 43 presidents, 31 have served in the military. Ten, most notably George Washington, Andrew Jackson, Ulysses S. Grant, and Dwight Eisenhower, attained the rank of general. Five others held the ...

I am an American Veteran. I served in the forces which guard our nation and our way of life. I was prepared to give my life in their defense. I often lived in fear for hours, days, weeks, and even years at a time Not in fear for myself But in fear, that if I ...

The Huntington High School Class of 1962 met at Golden Corral for an evening of catching up and eating while all were talking. Those present were Glenda Attaway Hill, Nederland; Calvin and Susan Carrell, Monahans; Richard and Joy Ivy, Early; Madelyn and Harold Rakestraw, Houston; Diane Junge Stubblefield, Kennard; Travis and Gayle Stanbery Fuller, Lufkin; ...

Sandra and Eldon Fuller’s son, Levi Fuller, received one of our Alumni Association Scholarships and we always like to hear how they are doing.  Here is some of what he has accomplished since he graduated from Lufkin in 2004 — enlisted in the Nat’l Guard his senior year; started Texas A&M in January 2005 as ...

The time has arrived for us to get pecans. If all goes as planned we should have them in the store by Nov. 15. * * * We are blessed with many friends and some just seem to go out of their way to do thoughtful deeds that make a good day better. Bill Smith ...

LISA M. TATUM Guest Columnist A woman arrived at the pro bono legal clinic in a desperate state and suffering from severe disabilities. Thanks to the work of attorneys at LyondellBasell, a Houston-based plastics, chemical and refining company, she is getting the legal help she needs. The attorneys, led by chief legal officer Craig Glidden ...

SHEILA’S POTPOURRI Sheila Scogin Beamon and I really got out of our routine Saturday to find there were a lot of happenings outside our little world. Neal Denman threw a birthday party for his 85th birthday. He and daughter-in-law, Terri Denman, outdid themselves by having great weather and the Crimestoppers Band provide background music for ...

Janice Ann Rowe Doug and Mary Russell were telling me about the Cross Country Alumni run that was Saturday, Oct. 19. The run went great this cool morning. About 20 alumni showed up to run against the current LHS and LMS cross country runners. Coaches Boyd and Stover were pleased with the turnout. It was ...