Environmentalists and landowners battle to stop the Keystone XL pipeline and its load of crude from flowing across Texas rivers and aquifers.
Ford Truitt Cummings, 32, is: a) Ballsy b) Dumb c) Perhaps too dismissive of the brainpower of Nacogdoches cops d) All of the above, mixing together in a marvelous piece of East Texas humanity We've got to go with d) here, folks. Maybe your assessment will differ. We do know this, via KTRE: Cummin ... More >>
Angelina County jailer and author Kelly Wilson has resigned her position and faces criminal charges after authorities in Lufkin alleged that she had a sexual relationship with an inmate. According to the Lufkin Daily News, the Angelina County Sheriff's Office got a tip that there was some illicit h ... More >>
Frankie Blue Eyes would have been ashamed to tip a bellboy the tiny sum these East Texas bandits stoleA crew of East Texas bank raiders could use a good freshening-up on the concept of costs vs. benefits. If this report from KTRE is any indication, the unknown suspects who raided the town o ... More >>
Phot by Nacogdoches County JailAmber Hope Osage: Once, twice, three times an abuser (allegedly). According to police in Nacogdoches, Amber Osage didn't like it when her fellow in-home caretaker and the quadriplegic man they were looking after woke her up. When they asked her to help move him ... More >>
(Your reading enjoyment of the following story will be greatly enhanced if you play the video below at the same time.) In our second Only in East Texas story in as many days, we bring you what sounds very much like a true-life scene from James McMurtry's "Chocktaw Bingo"... At 1:45 in the wee ho ... More >>
Pedro Mendez, a man of many interestsWhat's next in the criminal career of Pedro Mendez? The 56-year-old Nacogdoches man seems to be hell-bent on checking off every box in the "most odious crimes" category of human endeavor. Not ten months after pleading guilty to animal cruelty in a cockfi ... More >>
A little over 10 years ago, we wrote about a "Killer Weed" that had been mistakenly introduced to some Texas lakes and was quickly covering them with a thick blanket of vegetation.Salvinia molesta, also known as Giant Salvinia, reproduces itself faster than the Octomom and is a dire threat to fre ... More >>
Paul Miles returned from Iraq needing help with the death in his head. He got prison.
Bobby Hamilton hunts the hairy beasts that he swears haunted him as a kid