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9:02am

Thu May 1, 2014
Local

Lufkin natural history museum lands NASA moon rock exhibit

Astronaut Edgar Mitchell traverses the moon during the Apollo 14 mission in 1971.
Credit NASA

The Naranjo Museum of Natural History in Lufkin unveiled an almost 4 billion-year-old moon rock display this week that is on permanent loan from NASA’s Johnson Space Center. It came from the Apollo 14 space mission, and is the largest moon rock sample in NASA’s display collection.

Museum CEO Neal Naranjo says last year the museum displayed a small sample for a short time, and more than 330 school tours came through the museum to see it.

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11:38am

Fri February 28, 2014
The Miracle Worker

Red River Radio Spotlight: The Miracle Worker at Angelina Arts Alliance

Tuesday, March 4 at the Angelina Arts Alliance
Montana Repertory Theatre

Aired Friday, February 28 at 11 a.m.  Bill Beckett talks with Tracy Pinkerton, the Executive Director of the Angelina Arts Alliance, about The Miracle Worker, a true life story performed here by the Montana Repertory Theatre. The Miracle Worker will be presented on Tuesday, March 4 at 7:30 p.m. at the Angelina Arts Alliance in Lufkin.  For more information you can visit Angelina Arts Alliance or call at 936 – 633 – 5454.  

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8:53am

Wed January 29, 2014
Local

Lufkin woman expands birthday cake charity for underprivileged children

Credit Cake Angels Foundation

A Lufkin woman is baking cakes – hundreds of them every year – to help disadvantaged children have a memorable birthday. Debbie Coleman started her nonprofit Cake Angels Foundation in 2010, and has since baked more than 1,300 cakes for children whose families can’t afford to buy them one. 

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7:35am

Fri October 11, 2013
Commentary

Gary Borders: 'My Last Presentation' is memorable, heartfelt

Commentator Gary Borders describes a unique hour-long goodbye video at the Pines Theater in Lufkin. It was replete with Mr. Peanut, monkey business and movie candy, resulting in a one-of-a-kind memorial service for a beloved art professor.

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12:00pm

Thu September 12, 2013
Red River Radio Spotlight

Red River Radio Spotlight: Angelina Arts Alliance

Aired Thursday, September 12 at 12 noon. Bill Beckett talks with Tracy Pinkerton, the Executive Director of the Arts Alliance about Rhythmic Circus: Feet Don’t Fail Me Now, the opening show in their new season at the Angelina Arts Alliance. For information about this and their entire season you can visit the Angelina Arts Alliance for details or call 936–633–5454.

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