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Score Free Donuts in Lufkin and Nac on Friday

Some obscure little holidays can be overlooked, but not this one.  We wouldn't dare.

Friday is National Donut Day (it's always the first Friday in June), and some East Texas donut shops will be passing out freebies.

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19th Annual Neches River Rendezvous Cancelled

The 19th annual Neches River Rendezvous, scheduled for this weekend, has been cancelled. 

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Lufkin PD Continues Investigation into Fake News Report

The Lufkin Police Department is continuing its investigation into a malware scam executed through a fake social media news story claiming three Lufkin officers were killed Sunday in a shootout. 

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June is the Best Month To Buy These Things

Full disclosure.  I spent $50.20 on an order of granola yesterday because they offered free shipping on orders of $49 or more and I'm so addicted to the stuff I justified buying 8 bags of it and some chia bars while I was at it.

Trust me when I say I will sniff out the best deals for you.  I won't make you eat granola through 2017, but I will point you toward the best deals on tools, workout clothes, and lingerie.  June is the best time to buy these things I hear.

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A Fake Lufkin News Source Is Targeting Concerned Citizens

If you see an online article from a source called Lufkin News Today, about 3 Lufkin officers being killed and 5 others being wounded, do not click on the link.

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Happy Memorial Day! Make This Chicken Recipe To Impress Your Guests.

I've been making Tequila Lime Chicken for years, and it's always a hit and it's easy to make.  The only way to mess up, is if you rub your eyes after handling the jalapenos. That hurts!

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Summer Reading Festival Slated for Today in Nacogdoches

East Texas is loaded with musical talent, and some those artists will be performing Sunday at Millard's Crossing in Nacogdoches.  

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Texas is the Only State That Can’t Spell This Word

It's a common word, but there is one tricky letter combination that trips us up regularly enough that we have to ask Google for help.

Oh, and what's with Oklahoma?  Along with South Dakota and Wisconsin, they have trouble spelling the word "gray."  They must have seen 50 Shades of Grey too many times.

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Celebrate Summer Responsibly

Many folks see Memorial day as the unofficial start to the Summer. With a lot of us celebrating our kids' and grand-kids' graduations, or just getting together to barbecue with friends, it isn't unreasonable to assume you'll have a few drinks along with the festivities...

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Convince This Naysayer That Camping is a Good Thing

I just don't get camping.  I don't understand why anyone in their right mind would choose to sleep outside with bugs and critters, when there's a perfectly good bed and a hot shower at home.

Do you love it?  Excellent!  I'd love to learn from you about why it's so awesome, and offer up a few suggestions for places around Texas to help you fuel your love for camping this weekend.  

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8 Helpful Reasons To Convince Your Friends To Move To Lufkin

We're a mixed community, divided by those who are proud to reside in the Piney woods, and those who bash it and can't wait to leave Lufkin in the rear view mirror.

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Soggy Memorial Day Weekend Ahead for East Texas?

The upcoming Memorial Day Weekend could be a bit on the soggy side as an increasingly unstable weather pattern could dump heavy rain over portions of Deep East Texas. 

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