If you bought a 40-inch flat screen TV over the Thanksgiving shopping weekend, you matched most East Texas shoppers. Each of us spent a little under $300 over the Black Friday weekend, but that's only a third of what our holiday shopping total will be.
The annual Toys for Tots Kickoff took place Monday evening at the Brookshire Brothers located in the Gaslight Plaza in Lufkin. This event officially kicks off the giving season for the Toys for Tots program that helps place toys into the hands of less fortunate kids in East Texas.
Brett Eldredge is a dedicated Frank Sinatra fan, and on a night full of the Chairman of the Board’s music, the “Lose My Mind” singer covered a Christmas classic. Watch a tuxedo-clad Eldredge close his eyes and turn the well-known song into a jazz standard once again.