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Jeremy Thomas


East Texas, PA, United States

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Recent articles by Jeremy:

Drier weather leads to increased fire danger in East Texas

Drier weather has lead to an increased risk of fires across East Texas. → Read More

Second East Texan elected to State Board of Education

Nacogdoches ISD’s Audrey Young has been elected to represent District 8, which ranges from Houston County to the Houston metro. → Read More

COVID-19 influencing supply, demand, even size of Thanksgiving turkeys, economist says

The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service says turkey prices are up, but production is down. → Read More

Negotiations ongoing between City of Groveton & Groveton EMS

The next Groveton City Council meeting is scheduled for November 23rd. → Read More

Hemphill ISD hosts annual Veterans Day Ceremony virtually

Hemphill ISD has put on a Veterans Day Program for decades, with many in attendance, but school administrators say, this year that wasn’t possible because of COVID-19. So the district got creative to make it happen a different way. → Read More

Walk of Honor display recognizes local veterans in downtown Lufkin

The Walk of Honor will be on display through mid-November. → Read More

Former SFA professor reflects on ‘Jeopardy!’ host’s death: Trebek ‘was a true legend’

Trebek hosted ‘Jeopardy!’ for more than 30 years before his death Sunday at the age of 80. → Read More

Lufkin business organizes toy drive for Louisiana hurricane survivors

Many areas of southwest Louisiana are still reeling from Hurricane Laura as Hurricane Zeta bears down. → Read More

Forest Service urges East Texas hunters to be safe and help prevent wildfires

People and their activities cause more than 90 percent of wildfires in the state, according to Texas A&M Forest Service. → Read More

SFA nursing grads tackle master’s program while facing challenges brought on by pandemic

The Master of Science in Nursing program boasts 100% passing rate on most recent national exams → Read More

Rural East Texas counties see spikes in their early voting turnouts

Deep East Texas County Clerks says the presidential election is driving most of the turnout, but some local city, county and school board elections are also bringing people out to the polls. → Read More

Construction underway on SFA’s new Culinary Café

SFA purchased former U.S. Senator Kay Bailey Hutchison’s property to build the new culinary kitchen/lab but is leaving the historic house intact. → Read More

Training held to improve water quality for Attoyac Bayou Watershed

The Attoyac Bayou runs through several East Texas counties and is listed by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality as being impaired due to its E. coli levels. The levels need to be managed and lowered in order to be removed from that list. → Read More

Kirbyville CISD uses video app to engage students during COVID-19 pandemic

KTRE’s Jeremy Thomas is in Kirbyville where a video the district posted is going viral. → Read More

Family feels lucky to be alive after driving through tornado on SC highway

The incident came as storms from remnants of Hurricane Delta moved across the Carolinas. → Read More

Memorials abound on what would have been George Floyd’s 47th birthday

Four former Minneapolis police officers face charges in relation to George Floyd’s death. Their trial is set for March. → Read More

Fishing tournaments provide local economic boost

Two fishing tournaments are scheduled on Lakes with ties to East Texas this weekend that could have a impact on the local economy. → Read More

Deep East Texas linemen assist power restoration efforts in hard-hit Louisiana

The Beauregard Parish Electric Cooperative, which serves seven parishes, says as of Tuesday, out of the nearly 43,000 customers, less than half have power. But crews from across the country and right here in Deep East Texas are helping to change that. → Read More

Doctors urge women to continue breast cancer screenings

COVID-19 paused elective procedures, including screenings for diseases like breast cancer. Many healthcare facilities are starting to offer those services again, but doctors worry many are not coming back for their screenings. → Read More

Wreath-laying ceremony held at Shelby County Veterans Memorial

VFW Post 8904 laid a wreath honoring and remembering the service and sacrifice of Americans who were in Operation Enduring Freedom and the Global War on Terror, which started 19 years ago this week. → Read More