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Cafe Del Rio Opens Thursday, Check Out These Exclusive Videos
On Sunday, June 11th, the doors of the Cafe Del Rio on South First Street in Lufkin were closed, bringing to an end over 23 years of serving up delicious Tex-Mex cuisine to East Texans.  On Thursday, June 15th, at 11 a.m., the new, bigger, better, my gosh there's even a train for the kids …
First Bank & Trust East Texas, Southside Bank Announce Merger
Southside Bancshares, Inc., parent company of Tyler-based Southside Bank, and Diboll State Bancshares, Inc., the holding company for Diboll-based First Bank & Trust East Texas, announced today that they have signed a definitive agreement under which Diboll State Bancshares, Inc. will merge into …
Lufkin Police Arrest Shooting Suspect
According to a press release from the Lufkin Police Department, officers arrested a Lufkin man early Thursday morning who has been identified as the shooter in an incident that left another Lufkin man seriously wounded.
Downpours Expected to Close Out May, Welcome June
In 2015 and 2016 in Deep East Texas, rainfall amounts in May were well above normal, but as soon as June came around, the rain slowed to a trickle.  In 2017, we have had another wet May and it looks like the first few days of June could bring downpours across the Pineywoods.

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