Church Celebrates 125 Years

By Khyati Patel | KTRE tv

NACOGDOCHES, TX (KTRE) – A Nacogdoches church is celebrating 125 years of service in the community.
“It means faithfulness. It means people have worked and worshiped and served Christ for 125 years honoring God and honoring Jesus,” said Pastor Steve Newton. “It’s by God’s grace, it’s an example of God’s grace for keeping us around that long.”
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Lufkin Wins in Rally JLWS

KTRE Reports: Lufkin Wins! The ‘Fierce 14s’ rally late in their opening Junior League World Series Game against Illinois, 7-6. The 7th inning rally propels Lufkin All-Stars to 7-6 win over Illinois at Junior League World Series.
By Caleb Beames, Sports Director

Taylor, MI -The Lufkin Junior All-Stars had the hometown fans on the edge of their seats Sunday afternoon as they rallied late in their opening game of the Junior League World Series. Heading into the Junior League World Series, the Lufkin All-Stars talked about having to get their swing back. It did not take long to do that in their opening game against the Warren Park Youth Baseball Little League out of Chicago.

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Weather Warning False Alarm

KTRE News reports, National Weather Service says emergency warning was false alarm
Whitney Mayfield KTRE
Dec 6, 2017 11:55 AM
EAST TEXAS (KTRE) – National Weather Service:

The routine Wednesday morning NOAA Weather Radio Test inadvertently transmitted as a Radiological Hazard Warning this morning.

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Harvey Likely Not Affecting East Texas

“A cold front will provide us with a few showers over the next few days. It will also serve to take a slight edge off the heat, too. The front will stall nearby, serving as a barrier or road block for Harvey. That means many parts of East and Southeast Texas could see several rounds of heavy rainfall.” According to Meteorologist Brad Hlozek of KTRE Weather reports,

KTRE Reports on “Superfan and Son”

I couldn’t pass on this story From KTRE…

Lufkin All-Star superfan and son overcome odds to attend LLWS
By Jeff Awtrey, Assignments Editor

WILLIAMSPORT, PA (KTRE) – A Lufkin man and his son have each made it to the Little League World Series as spectators, but each have competed to get there in life and overcome the odds.

In 2008, Brent Slaton and his wife witnessed the birth of their son, Mack. Mack was born at 29 weeks into his mother’s pregnancy and weighed less than three pounds.

In 2014, Slaton learned he had contracted scleroderma, an extremely rare autoimmune disease which affects the body’s stem and organs.

In prior cases like these, there are times where neither father nor son would be alive today. But each is very much alive and living it up right now in Williamsport.

Slaton serves on the Lufkin Little League board and his son is friends with players on the team.

“When we went to the state game in Houston and we realized how we stacked up, we knew we had a chance to go to Williamsport,” Slaton said. “My son was very pumped and said, ‘if they win, we’re going.’ And I said ‘ok.'”

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