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Today Is the Perfect Day to Thank an East Texas First Responder
Every time 9/11 rolls around, I think about the first responders who rushed into the Trade Towers that day in 2001 to save lives, thinking very little about their own. Would any of us have had the guts? It makes today the perfect day to thank a first responder in East Texas for what they do on a d…
East Texas Dairy Queens Master the Fall Flavors
If you're already growing tired of the lattes, how about churning some of that pumpkin spice flavor into some ice cream?

Dairy Queen has five new Blizzard flavors this month and that makes five reasons why DQ is winning the fall flavor battle.
Texans Are Short on Free Time
If you feel like you're constantly on the go with very little downtime, you must be a Texan. When it's broken down state-by-state, Texas is in the top ten for hours worked. And we're not very good at vacationing.
Do This and End Up in Jail This Labor Day Weekend
We hope your Labor Day weekend is full of fun football parties, road trips, and some good ole brisket smokin' in the back yard. And we hope it doesn't include a trip to jail.
Doing this one stupid thing can land us behind bars this Labor Day weekend, and there's something simple we c…
Texas Millennials Are Hipper Than This
This parody video on millennials has been around for a couple of years, but a friend showed it to me again over the weekend and I thought it was worth sharing to ask a question. Are millennials in Texas this stereotypical?
The Best Quotes For the First Day of School
With the first day of school at the Lufkin ISD last week and other districts starting today and next Monday, we know two things. Pictures of kids with backpacks are taking over your social media pages, and you might hear someone say, "Is it just me, or did mom seem a little too happy about the…
We Hope Lufkin Girl Scouts Will Have The New Secret Cookie
Girl Scouts have a new cookie flavor coming in 2019 that will feed our cookie addiction in a whole new way. Thin Mints are usually #1 in popularity, but a curious new addition will be sweet, salty, and chewy, and probably just as irresistible as the others. Start practicing your willpower now.
Not Out of the Woods Yet With ‘100 Deadliest Days’ in Texas
The days between Memorial Day and Labor Day are the deadliest days of the year on the roads, and there was proof of that earlier this summer in East Texas when a teen driver was killed when his vehicle went off the road and flipped. Just why is the summer so deadly? Turns out there are several rea…
East Texas CASA Programs Need More Volunteers
Court Appointed Special Advocates, or CASA, helps kids across East Texas who need someone to watch out for their best interests in the child protection system, and CASA has a big need for volunteers right now. These abused and neglected kids could use a hero like you!

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