SMITH COUNTY, Texas — Reports of overcrowding and non-compliance inside East Texas jails have soared within the past few years. It's an issue that Sheriffs are describing as a crisis. "The word that was used very, very often in that meeting was the word crisis," Johnwayne Valdez, Rusk County...
Growing up in rural America, my first vehicle–like many of my friends–was a truck. Like many before me, moving to a city meant trading in the truck for the more practical and efficient city-friendly model. However, when I make it back to my hometown in Nacogdoches County, Texas, I happily trade in my keys for the farm truck.
NACOGDOCHES COUNTY, Texas (KTRE) - Two people escaped from a pickup with only one minor injury after a truck went off County Road 874 in Nacogdoches County Saturday and burst into flames. According to a post on the Lilbert-Looneyville Volunteer Fire Department Facebook page, the one-vehicle crash occurred in the...
NACOGDOCHES COUNTY, Texas (KTRE) - The Texas Department of Transportation seeks feedback from the public on a multi-million dollar project on Tuesday. According to TxDOT, the proposed $115 million project is being designed to meet interstate standards from FM 343 to 1.2 miles north of US 259 in Nacogdoches. The...
Farm Service Agency in Nacogdoches County Accepting Applications for Severe Storm Recovery Assistance
Assistance for fence restoration; debris removal available. May 18, 2022 – U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Farm Service Agency (FSA) County Executive Director Lance Jacobs today announced that applications for the Emergency Conservation Program (ECP) are now being accepted to address damages from recent severe storms. ECP signup will begin on Monday, May 23, 2022, and end on Friday, June 24, 2022.
Click to view more photos in Facebook. The Nacogdoches County Chamber recently held a Ribbon Cutting celebration for Oceans Behavioral Hospital, 302 Gobblers Knob Rd, Lufkin, (936) 632-2276, oceanslufkin.com. Community Education Director Alana Culpepper and Administrator Laci Laird and team welcomed chamber and community leaders and guests.
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SHELBY COUNTY Texas (KTRE) - On Wednesday, a Shelby County jury sentenced the man who brutally beat his ex-girlfriend with a baseball bat and then kidnapped their 2-year-old daughter in July of 2020 to a total of 105 years in prison. According to a press release from the Shelby County...
The Nacogdoches Quilters Guild will hold the Blueberry Festival of Quilts on Friday, June 10, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Saturday, June 11, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Fredonia Hill Baptist Church, 1711 South St., approximately 1.5 miles south of downtown Nacogdoches. The show is...
NACOGDOCHES, Texas — Two Arkansas men have been arrested after the Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) says they dragged a trooper during a chase. According to DPS, the preliminary investigation revealed on Tuesday, around 11:05 a.m., a trooper was conducting a traffic stop on a car on U.S. 259, near FM 1087 in Nacogdoches County, when they noticed "signs of criminal activity."
NACOGDOCHES COUNTY, Texas (KETK) – Two Arkansas men were arrested Tuesday in Nacogdoches County, Texas, after allegedly fleeing from a state trooper and “dragging” him a short distance. According to the Texas Department of Safety, a trooper conducted a traffic stop on Highway 259 near FM 1087 around 11:06 a.m. Officials said the trooper noticed […]
CUSHING, Texas (KTRE) - The tornado struck the Cushing community on March 21, damaging and destroying businesses and homes. SBA Public Information Officer Barbara Nitis says there are low interest loans for the uninsured and under-insured. “For home loans we offer up to $200,000,” said Nitis. “And that is to...
CUSHING, Texas (KETK) – The U.S. Small Business Administration is a government agency, offering loan assistance in Nacogdoches County for victims of recent storms. Thursday was their first day in the community. “For businesses we offer up to two million dollars to repair and replace physical damage as well as an economic injury disaster loan […]