This Week’s Front Page News

Diboll could get apartment complex

Diboll hasn’t had an apartment complex built in decades, but that could soon change.

Noor Jooma of Winterberry Development LLC out of Carrollton is seeking to build a 49-unit apartment complex in the 1200 block of North Temple Drive. Diboll City Council called a meeting to pass a resolution declaring support for the project in time for Jooma to meet an application deadline for a housing tax credit program through the Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs Department.

The city had to promise $37,500 toward the project… Read More

Swor closing out successful fair career

It’s a good thing this is Cheyenne Swor’s last year for exhibiting at the Angelina County Fair. Her awards room is getting a bit crowded.

Swor, a senior at Diboll High School, began exhibiting pigs at the age of 3 and has also shown lambs, chickens, steers, commercial heifers and a beef heifer. She is participating in her last Angelina County Fair as a student this week at the George Henderson Expo Center in Lufkin.

Over the years she has won Grand Champion or Reserve Champion in each category at least once. She also had Grand Champion chickens at the State Fair of Texas and placed fifth overall with pullets at the Houston Livestock Show.

And, this year is no… Read More

Freed by Christ 2-26-15

Have you broken anything lately? Maybe it was something very special. Did you try to put it back together? It was probably very hard to try to put back together. Maybe you could not put it back together.

God’s Bible says in Psalm 147: 3, “He heals the brokenhearted and binds up their wounds.” Only Jesus Christ can “fix” your life. Only Jesus Christ can heal your broken heart. Only Jesus Christ can give you everlasting life. Jesus replaces the old with the new. Jesus replaces the sin with forgiveness. Jesus replaces the loneliness with unconditional love.

If you want your life “fixed”… Read More

Dateline Diboll 2-26-15

Baseball signups

Diboll Youth Baseball will begin registration on Thursday Feb 19 and accept registration through Saturday Feb 28. Time are 5-7pm weeknights and 10:30-12:30 on Saturdays (no Sunday Registration). Cost is $75.00 per child. Children 3 years to 14 years are eligible to play. Please bring a copy of your child’s birth certificate.


Burke, Diboll, Ryan Chapel and St. Paul’s United Methodist will be baking teacakes March 9-13. You can place you orders at Poulands, the library, or by calling Pam Burnette at 936-829-4631 or Diboll Methodist at 936-829-4470. Teacakes are $5 per dozen and all proceeds will be used to offset medical expenses of David Ray Crunk, who is in need of a heart transplant.

Perry Chapel sets Family, Friends Day

Perry Chapel C.M.E. invites the public… Read More