Rhonda Oaks

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Rhonda Oaks is the Public Information Officer for the nine-county Lufkin District of the Texas Department of Transportation. A Lufkin native, she is a graduate of Hudson High School and Angelina College. She has a background in print journalism and worked for many years as a newspaper reporter and a freelance writer. She has received eight Associated Press awards. Her articles have been published in many publications over the past 25 years.

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Traffic Switch Planned in Polk County

LUFKIN – Crews will switch traffic on US 190 beginning Monday, March 25, weather permitting, to allow motorists to use the newly constructed bridge sections...

Pain of Loss Highlights Rising Trend of Bicycle and Pedestrian Crashes

TxDOT urges drivers, pedestrians, and bicyclists to follow state laws and save lives AUSTIN – Katie Parker still gets nervous just crossing the street. Eight...

Two Shelby County Bridges Closed for Replacement

LUFKIN – Two Shelby County bridges are currently closed as work began this week to construct new bridges. County Road 4760 at the Attoyac Bayou Relief,...

TxDOT Urges Motorists to Stay Alert for Pedestrians Near Trinity River Bridge

LUFKIN – TxDOT would like to express its heartfelt sympathy to the family and friends of Audrii Cunningham whose body was discovered Tuesday near US...

Speed Limit Reduced on FM 324 in Lufkin

LUFKIN – A reduction in the speed limit was recently approved by Lufkin City Council for a busy Lufkin street with signs scheduled to be...

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Angelina College Athletics Weekly Update

We have legitimate “pennant races” with our Angelina College...

Drug Take Back Day

The Coalition, Angelina Beautiful/Clean, and the Angelina County Sheriff’s...

Eclipse Insights and Capitol Update: Divine Connections and Texas Border Security

Our state recently witnessed a total solar eclipse, a...

Spring Transition in Our Pastures

Traveling around the county recently, one can’t help but...
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