Angelina County

  • Blogs

    January 4, 2013

    Protesters Are in the East Texas Trees Again to Stop the Keystone XL Pipeline

    As of around 2:30 yesterday afternoon, two Keystone XL pipeline protesters were perched atop platforms strung through the trees in East Texas, aiming to block construction of what may soon become the longest pipeline in the Western Hemisphere. The controversial Keystone XL pipeline, which could be ... More >>

  • News

    November 17, 2011

    Postcard from Texas Meth Country

    In one East Texas town, a new brand of meth lab has business -- and the occasional house -- booming.

  • Blogs

    September 10, 2010

    Ten Historic Texas Town Names Good Enough to Eat

    ​The still-current trend in menu-writing is to append a place name to every dish, proclaiming its local origins. But back when Texas was largely unsettled, folks did it the other way around: They named their towns after food. Dozens of Texan towns have shared their names with fruits and nuts. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 18, 2007

    That's Nacho River. Get It? C'mon, People.

    The Lufkin Daily News weighs in this morning with a piece about the Neches River in East Texas receiving most-endangered status from American Rivers. No surprise, of course: There are those fer the Fastrill Reservoir and Dallas getting its grubby mitts on the precious agua, and there are those agin' ... More >>

  • News

    December 27, 2001

    Down by the Old Mill

    A band of East Texas environmentalists takes on a polluting paper plant and proves that might doesn't always make right, even in a company town

  • News

    April 20, 2000

    Belly up

    Bass kills and lesions on fish worry Sam Rayburn anglers. So des the state's plan to lower the lake's pollution standards.