History

7:35am

Fri January 20, 2012
Commentary

McDonald: Remembering a summer place

Commentator Archie McDonald reminisces about summers spent on a farm in New Madrid, Mo.

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.

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.

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.

7:35am

Tue January 10, 2012
Commentary

History Matters: The Battle of New Orleans

As Louisiana marks the bicentennial of the War of 1812, commentator Gary Joiner explores the pivotal Battle of New Orleans.

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