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  • Texas man's life celebrated in Lufkin Mural

    Texas man's life celebrated in Lufkin Mural

    Friday, August 1 2014 12:20 AM EDT2014-08-01 04:20:32 GMT
    Source: KTRE StaffSource: KTRE Staff
    Durell Gray is one of a few people whose picture graces a wall in downtown Lufkin. His picture sits at the corner of Frank and First Street.So how did the now 86-year-old man get his picture painted on a wall scene by hundreds every day? It all started while Gray worked as a lineman for the Lufkin Conroe Telephone Company. He said one day he received a letter in the mail from his employer asking for his help."They contacted us asking us if any lineman had picture with their gear on," Gray sai...
    Durell Gray is one of a few people whose picture graces a wall in downtown Lufkin. His picture sits at the corner of Frank and First Street.So how did the now 86-year-old man get his picture painted on a wall scene by hundreds every day? It all started while Gray worked as a lineman for the Lufkin Conroe Telephone Company. He said one day he received a letter in the mail from his employer asking for his help."They contacted us asking us if any lineman had picture with their gear on," Gray sai...
  • Houston County Panther One track team preparing for state meet

    Houston County Panther One track team preparing for state meet

    Thursday, July 31 2014 11:53 PM EDT2014-08-01 03:53:44 GMT
    The trip to nationals for the Houston County Panthers One track team is one year away, but their journey to get there starts now. The team is sending 6 people for the state track meet this weekend in Bryan, Texas to qualify for the State Games of America next year in Lincoln, Nebraska. The members will showcase in several events including the 4X100, 100, 200 and 300 meter hurdles. While winning is the initial goal of the group, so is getting their names out their for potential scholarships to...
    The trip to nationals for the Houston County Panthers One track team is one year away, but their journey to get there starts now. The team is sending 6 people for the state track meet this weekend in Bryan, Texas to qualify for the State Games of America next year in Lincoln, Nebraska. The members will showcase in several events including the 4X100, 100, 200 and 300 meter hurdles. While winning is the initial goal of the group, so is getting their names out their for potential scholarships to...
  • VIDEO: Deputy Peter Steppe takes the Cold Water Challenge

    VIDEO: Deputy Peter Steppe takes the Cold Water Challenge

    Thursday, July 31 2014 11:45 PM EDT2014-08-01 03:45:04 GMT
    A Lubbock County Sheriff's Deputy received a cold bath for a good cause on Thursday evening.
    A Lubbock County Sheriff's Deputy received a cold bath for a good cause on Thursday evening.
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  • Ingalls in Gulfport closes

    Ingalls in Gulfport closes

    Friday, August 1 2014 12:06 AM EDT2014-08-01 04:06:24 GMT
    A company in Gulfport that once employed 400 is now closed. In September of last year, Ingalls announced its Gulfport Composite Center of Excellence would shut down. Officials estimated the closure would
    A company in Gulfport that once employed 400 is now closed. In September of last year, Ingalls announced its Gulfport Composite Center of Excellence would shut down. Officials estimated the closure would happen this past May.
  • Local athlete excelled at Brazilian Jiu Jitsu World Championships

    Local athlete excelled at Brazilian Jiu Jitsu World Championships

    Thursday, July 31 2014 11:54 PM EDT2014-08-01 03:54:27 GMT
    Heather Caylor left Los Angeles with the Silver Medal. She won her first two matches before losing by one point in the championship finals. Heather is determined to win-in-all in 2015. "I want to go back
    Bernardo Pitel is a world champion in Jiu Jit su and has been training future champions at his practice facility located at Rhodes Fitness Center in Gulfport.Two of his students, from True Warriors, competed at the 2014 International Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Federation World Championships in Los Angeles in June.  Meet 22-year-old Heather Caylor.
  • White House Hotel officially opens for business in Biloxi

    White House Hotel officially opens for business in Biloxi

    Thursday, July 31 2014 11:47 PM EDT2014-08-01 03:47:49 GMT
    The community has watched the restoration project of the White House Hotel for more than a year, and Thursday evening VIP guests got a glance of the newly renovated, historic hotel.
    The community has watched the restoration project of the White House Hotel for more than a year, and Thursday evening VIP guests got a glance of the newly renovated, historic hotel.
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  • Westlake PD addresses Sasol expansion traffic concerns

    Westlake PD addresses Sasol expansion traffic concerns

    Friday, August 1 2014 12:20 AM EDT2014-08-01 04:20:01 GMT
    Traffic was the hot topic at Westlake City Hall Thursday as the Westlake Police Department informed citizens on changes to cope with the massive expansion of Sasol.
    Traffic was the hot topic at Westlake City Hall Thursday as the Westlake Police Department informed citizens on changes to cope with the massive expansion of Sasol.
  • Marrero woman answers doorbell, is shot twice

    Marrero woman answers doorbell, is shot twice

    A Marrero woman was in critical condition Thursday night after she answered a ring at her door and was shot twice, according to the Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Department.
    A Marrero woman was in critical condition Thursday night after she answered a ring at her door and was shot twice, according to the Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Department.
  • Glen Oaks West prepares for Saturday cleanup

    Glen Oaks West prepares for Saturday cleanup

    Friday, August 1 2014 12:06 AM EDT2014-08-01 04:06:53 GMT
    One of newest homeowners associations in Baton Rouge is in one of the city's oldest neighborhoods. Glen Oaks West came together nine months ago with a group of people determined to take back their neighborhood, and they're not letting up in their efforts.
    One of newest homeowners associations in Baton Rouge is in one of the city's oldest neighborhoods. Glen Oaks West came together nine months ago with a group of people determined to take back their neighborhood, and they're not letting up in their efforts.
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