East Texas Events


Tonight, The Last night, for the 2017 Lufkin Rotary Waffle Bake at the Angelina College Cafeteria, from 5:15pm to 7:30pm at 3500 South First Street, Lufkin, TX. We will have entertainment nightly from local talent. This is our 61st year for the bake and is our main fundraiser for the year. Many organizations in Lufkin are helped and served each year.

Nine Flags Lighted Christmas Parade
Downtown Nacogdoches on First Street
December 2, 2017, 6:30 PM – 10:00 PM CST
Title: “I’ll Be Home for Christmas”
Parade produced by the Nacogdoches Area United Way

An Evening in Old Bethlehem: Friday, December 1 & Saturday, December 2 from 6-8 PM at the George H. Henderson Expo Center in Lufkin. Step into Old Bethlehem and Reclaim the Season. Bring your family and friends step 2,000 years into the past, as we recreate the old city of Bethlehem. You’ll meet the inhabitants of the town where Jesus was born and learn about the crafts and skills of olden times. Your visit will become especially significant as you experience the joy of the Nativity.

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Guard and Keep


Those Who Guard their mouth and their Tongues Keep themselves from Calamity!   Proverbs 21:23

The Proverb makes it clear that if you guard your mouth, you’ll avoid a lot of trouble. So, watch your mouth. There are many wise sayings which warn about the tongue and what comes out of the mouth.

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Follow Where This Takes You

A young and successful executive was traveling down a neighborhood street, going a bit too fast in his new Jaguar. He was watching for kids darting out from between parked cars and slowed down when he thought he saw something.

As his car passed, no children appeared. Instead, a brick smashed into the Jag’s side door! He slammed on the brakes and backed the Jag back to the spot where the brick had been thrown.

The angry driver then jumped out of the car, grabbed the nearest kid and pushed him up against a parked car shouting, “What was that all about and who are you? Just what the heck are you doing? That’s a new car and that brick you threw is going to cost a lot of money. Why did you do it?”

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