Regional News

Hurricane Season: Look Up Before the Storm
The Atlantic hurricane season is a time when most tropical cyclones are expected to develop across the northern Atlantic Ocean. It is currently defined as the time frame...
Timberlands Hospital in Crockett Closed
Important information regarding Timberlands Hospital (formerly Houston County Medical Center) in Crockett. Timberlands Hospital recently notified Blue Cross and Blue...
Horticulturist Greg Grant will be the guest speaker for SFA Gardens’ upcoming monthly Theresa and Les Reeves Lecture Series, slated for 7 p.m. July 13 in the Brundrett Conservation Education Building at the Pineywoods Native Plant Center. SFA Gardens’ Theresa and Les Reeves Lecture Series to feature...
Stephen F. Austin State University’s SFA Gardens will host the monthly Theresa and Les Reeves Lecture Series at 7 p.m. Thursday, July 13, in the...


Stephen F. Austin State University students from the hospitality administration and filmmaking programs traveled to France to participate in the 70th Cannes International Film Festival. During their trip, students also visited the Château De Bellet vineyard. SFA students travel to France for Cannes International Film Festival
Stephen F. Austin State University students from the hospitality administration and filmmaking programs traveled to France in May to participate in...


2017 Region 7 Superintendent of the Year Announced
Region 7 Education Service Center is honored to announce that Dr. LaTonya Goffney, Lufkin ISD Superintendent of Schools, has been selected as the 2017 Regional...
Local Author Lurlene Bowden shares upcoming events
She will be hosting an Old-Fashioned Canning Presentation: “Red Hots” Cinnamon Candy Cucumber Pickle Rings At Natural Grocers, 4820 S. Broadway, Tyler, TX, On Saturday,...
ACGS Announces Meeting
The Angelina County Genealogical Society is scheduled to meet at 4 p.m., Monday, July 17, at the Kurth Memorial Library, 706 South Raguet Street, Lufkin, Texas. The ACGS...
County Resident named to the Dean’s List
University of Alabama student Kara Michele Kuczkowski of Bullard, was named to the Dean’s List for Spring 2017. A total of 11,101 students enrolled during the 2017 spring...
July 4 weekend TPWD law enforcement roundup
Texas Game Wardens logged nearly 13,000 patrol hours on state water bodies over the extended Fourth of July holiday weekend, conducting enhanced boating safety and...
Structural steel beams are being placed this month as construction continues on the Ed and Gwen Cole STEM Building on the SFA campus. Officials said all projects are on schedule, and the building should be completed by fall 2018. Ed and Gwen Cole STEM Building to be completed by fall 2018
Structural steel beams are being placed and foundational concrete poured as construction of the Ed and Gwen Cole STEM Building remains on schedule...


Junior Jacks theatre day camp at Stephen F. Austin State University is for children entering third through ninth grades. Information and a registration form can be found at theatre.sfasu.edu. Registration underway for Junior Jacks theatre day camp
Registration is continuing for Junior Jacks Theatre Camp at Stephen F. Austin State University. The popular two-week School of Theatre camp is...


County Resident named to the Dean’s List
University of Alabama student Kara Michele Kuczkowski of Bullard, was named to the Dean’s List for Spring 2017. A total of 11,101 students enrolled during the 2017 spring...
Driver Safety Class
There will be an AARP Driver Safety Class at Green Acres Baptist Church 1607 Troup Highway from 12:30 to 4:30 p.m. on Wednesday, July 5. The cost is $15 for AARP members...
ETGS Monthly Meeting
East Texas Genealogical Society will meet Saturday, July 8, at 2 p.m., in Tyler Public Library Taylor Auditorium, 201 S. College, Tyler. The meeting is free and open to the...
SFA to screen Academy Award-winning “Inside Out”
The Stephen F. Austin State University School of Art and the Friends of the Visual Arts will present a free, one-night screening of the Academy Award-winning Disney Pixar...