Having their cake

DHS Culinary Students have been baking and decorating cakes for the first annual Cake Bash held Saturday, March 23, at Winston Park in Lufkin. They had games and activities that had to do with cake. The event was free to the public. Cake Bash is an event put on by Cake Angels Foundation (Lufkin). This … Read more


It’s all an act

The 2013 One Act Play cast and crew performed “Running Upstream,” by Bryan Mc- Campbell and published by Eldridge Publishing Co., this past Saturday in Carthage at Panola Junior College in the UIL District Competition. T.J. Garcia won an All-Star Cast award; Lexi Hodges won an Honorable Mention Cast award; and, Cassity Glass won an … Read more

Photos by Richard Nelson

Jacks ease past H’ton in 6 innings

Alex Grimaldo had a big night at the plate, going 4-for-4 with two doubles and a triple to lead the Diboll Lumberjacks to an 11-1 home win over Huntington on Friday, Feb. 22. Alex Aguilar earned the win, going five innings and allowing just three hits and the one run. He struck out seven. Aguilar … Read more


Mozelle Devereaux

Memorial services for Mozelle Devereaux, 93, formerly of Diboll, will be held at 11:00 a.m. Saturday, March 30, 2013 at Diboll United Methodist Church, with Reverend Becky Love officiating. Mrs. Devereaux was born October 3, 1919 in Ringgold, Louisiana, the daughter of the late C.B. Bullock Sr. and Celia Ola Bullock. She was united in … Read more

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Olivia Mendoza Olivares

Mass of the Christian Burial was celebrated at 10:00 a.m. Monday, March 25, 2013 at St. Patrick Catholic Church for Olivia Mendoza Olivares. Interment followed in the Garden of Memories Memorial Park. Rosary was recited at 7:00 p.m. Sunday evening in the Gipson Funeral Home Chapel, with the family receiving friends and loved ones from … Read more

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Ora Lee (Cochran) McPherson

Services for Ora Lee (Cochran) McPherson, 94, of Huntington, will be held at 2:00 p.m. Thursday, March 28, 2013 in the Gipson Funeral Home Chapel. Interment will follow in the Cochran Cemetery in the Ora Community near Hanks Creek. Mrs. McPherson was born October 29, 1918 in the Ora Community in Huntington, Texas. She passed … Read more


Sisters in Grace

Jesus, thank you for paying the price for our sins Tina Trout Terrell and Christie Trout Stephens Today is Palm Sunday (March 24)! The Bible tells us Jesus rode into the city on a donkey. As he entered the city, people shouted, “Hosanna! Blessed is He who comes in the name of the Lord!” People … Read more


Teacher Mom

Celebrate love this Easter; He is risen! with Jan Allbritton Bring a sacrifice of praise unto the Lord. What is a sacrifice of praise? A sacrifice is when you give something that it hurts to give. Praise is worship. What I gather from this is that when you are hurting or things are not going … Read more


Thirty Years Ago This Week

The 1983 Diboll High School golf team members, first row, from left, are Edwin Quarles, Gregg Krull, Bo Smith, Jimmy Tate and Morris Smith; back row, John Hutcheson, Roho Pouland, David Burt, Kenneth Baldwin, Ted Cheavens, Phillip Burnett and Coach Jerry Gartman. Photo Courtesy of The History Center