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9:44am

Wed January 18, 2012
Arts

City of Lufkin saves downtown landmark

This architectural rendering shows the Pines Theater after the restoration is complete.
Main Street Lufkin / City of Lufkin

Lufkin's deputy city manager says the Pines Theater renovation will be completed near the end of the year, at a cost of $1.7 million. The city purchased the 1920s-era building in 2007.

11:03am

Tue January 17, 2012
Business

Cenla rice growers organize an association

USA Rice Federation

Rice farmers in the four-parish Central Louisiana region are creating an association that will give them direct representation on the state's rice board.

 

Members will meet Jan. 25 in Bunkie with the USA Rice Federation.

7:35am

Tue January 17, 2012
Commentary

History Matters: Nitroglycerin, Nobel and the Red River

Commentator Gary Joiner draws a link between the Nobel Peace Prize and the 1873 Great Raft logjam on the Red River.

8:32am

Fri January 13, 2012
Sports

Collegiate angler prepares for Bassmaster Classic

Courtesy of B.A.S.S.

Andrew Upshaw graduated from Stephen F. Austin State. He is the first collegiate angler to compete in the "Super Bowl" fishing competition, the Bassmaster Classic in Bossier City, Feb. 24-26.

7:35am

Fri January 13, 2012
Commentary

McDonald: Trouble along the river

Commentator Archie McDonald spices up his "Friday Morning Follies" with news of a now defunct nightclub in his neck of the woods.

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