Richard Nelson

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Many readers enjoyed the newly added Adult Summer Reading Club this summer. With Miss Mary at the helm this group really flourished with 38 registered. This reading club was hassle-free with lots of chances to win prizes. Gift cards to Sonic were given away each week through a drawing of those who had read that [...]

On July 4th, John Ralph and I took one of our scenic drives and drove to Mexia to visit former Dibollians, Jack and Gayle Beene. We found them in downtown Mexia at an antique tractor show. Out of a dozen tractors on display three of them were Jack’s that he had rebuilt. Jack is president [...]

It’s summertime in Texas.  And that means people will do just about anything to stay cool.  For many residents of Diboll, particularly children, the Splash Pad in Old Orchard Park is the destination of choice. But since there is no cover to provide shade, even the pad itself can get pretty hot, not to mention [...]

Diboll’s history has always been tied to trees.  And lately, new trees have been sprouting around town.  But these are a little different.  They’re made of metal. The idea for the trees came from the Design 4 Diboll committee, a group of citizens appointed by Mayor John McClain.  The mission of this group is to [...]

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Memorial services for Merrill O. Mobraten, 92, of Huntington, will be held Tuesday, June 25, 2013, at 2:00 p.m. in the Carroway Funeral Home Chapel in Huntington. Cremation arrangements are under the direction of Carroway Funeral Home. Mr. Mobraten was born February 19, 1921 in Ambrose, North Dakota.  He died Monday, June 17, 2013, in [...]

Graveside services for Vivian (Smith) Warner, 99, were held Tuesday, June 18, 2013 at 10:00 a.m. in the Garden of Memories Memorial Park with Rev. Cindy Doran officiating. Vivian was born September 3, 1913 in Diboll, Angelina County, and died June 16, 2013. She was a member of the First United Methodist Church, a retired [...]

Funeral services for Verna Mae Bell, 84, of Lufkin, were held Wednesday, June 19, 2013 at 1:00 p.m. at Denman Avenue Baptist Church with Pastor Jeff Moats officiating.  Interment followed in the Garden of Memories Memorial Park. Mrs. Bell was born January 26, 1929 in Angelina County, Texas to the late Lola (Fancher) and Grover [...]

At the library Enjoy comedian/magician Julian Franklin at 2 p.m. Thursday, June 20, at your library. This free event is for ages 2-12. Make plans to join in the fun and don’t forget to bring a friend! * * * Scrapbookers have been asking for a day to crop at the library! That day has [...]

We try to build a lot of things during our lives.  We build things for our house, loved ones, ourselves and others.  We also try to build healthy relationships and families.  But by ourselves, in our own strength, we cannot do it. God’s word says in Psalm 127:1, “Unless the Lord builds the house (home, [...]