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A world apart: 2 women with birthdates in 1800s still alive

When Susannah Mushatt Jones and Emma Morano were born in 1899, there was not yet world war or penicillin, and electricity was still considered a marvel. The women are believed to be the last two in the world with birthdates in the 1800s.

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Sunday 05/24/2015
AC's Martin signs with Northwestern Oklahoma
Posted: May 24, 2015

What a statistic in which one can lead a basketball team: Charges taken.

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Finding a better way: Local officials working to improve handling of mental health crisis situations
Posted: May 24, 2015

Editor’s Note: In observance of Mental Health Month, The Lufkin News is featuring local mental health stories and services throughout May.

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Monday 03/30/2015
Man injured in Fuller Springs Drive house fire
Updated: March 30, 2015 - 4:44 pm

A Lufkin man was burned in a house fire midday Monday at 3402 Fuller Springs Drive, according to witnesses.

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Thursday 03/12/2015
AC basketball players pick up honors
Posted: March 12, 2015

AC News Service

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Tyler blanks AC baseball
Posted: March 12, 2015

With Wednesday’s game against Tyler College a non-conference affair — and with the Roadrunners heading into a big weekend series against league foe Paris College — Angelina College head coach Jeff Livin chose to employ a bevy of pitchers, including some who haven’t seen the mound much thus far this season, hoping to give those players some needed work.

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Wednesday 03/11/2015
Lufkin baseball readjusts schedule, playing two games today
Posted: March 11, 2015

With a rainy Thursday expected, the Lufkin Panthers’ baseball team readjusted their schedule for spring break.

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Friday 02/27/2015
Lufkin's playoff game postponed until Saturday
Updated: February 27, 2015 - 5:09 pm

The Lufkin Panthers’ playoff basketball game against South Oak Cliff has been moved back a day due to icy conditions that led to travel problems in the Dallas area.

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Thursday 01/08/2015
Lufkin police arrest man found in Brookhollow subdivision home
Updated: January 08, 2015 - 11:40 am

Police arrested a Huntington man on a burglary charge Wednesday after he was discovered inside a Lufkin home on which he had done some remodeling work.

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Tuesday 01/06/2015
Federal judge sentences Lufkin men to prison for kidnapping Arkansas man
Updated: January 06, 2015 - 9:23 pm

Two Lufkin men were sentenced Monday on kidnapping charges in a Louisiana federal court.

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Monday 12/22/2014
Couple likely died from exchanged gunfire
Updated: December 23, 2014 - 10:52 pm

The deaths of a Lufkin couple Friday morning appear to be from gunfire exchanged between the two, but sheriff’s office investigators are trying to determine whether there was a third person present at the time of the shooting.

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Monday 10/06/2014
Statement from Victor Travis
Updated: October 06, 2014 - 1:17 pm

People Of Lufkin You Are Being Lied To!

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Weather warning
Posted: October 06, 2014

Angelina County has been placed under a severe thunderstorm warning  until 8:30 a.m. after a line of severe weather moves closer to the Lufkin area.

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Sunday 09/07/2014
Lufkin businessman opens Ruben's Chicken and Fish
Posted: September 07, 2014

One restaurateur hopes to bring business back to Lufkin’s north side by opening Ruben’s Chicken and Fish.

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New downtown Lufkin antique store offers Casino Slots & More
Posted: September 07, 2014

In downtown Lufkin, man cave dreams come to life at Casino Slots & More, a new antique store on First Street.

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Hydration initiative helps reduce hospitalizations
Posted: September 07, 2014

Angelina County health care providers saw a 41 percent reduction in dehydration cases resulting in hospitalization from January 2012 to June 2013 compared to the same 18-month period two years prior, figures from the Texas Department of State Health Service showed.

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