Richard Nelson

About Richard Nelson

SHEILA’S POTPOURRI Sheila Scogin Longtime friends Billy and Shirley Bailey of Colmesneil, stopped by to visit us.  I’m not sure how long it has been since they were here.  They both have health problems and don’t travel much anymore.  It is amazing how many miles Beamon and Billy have driven all over the United States [...]

Glen and Kathy Grigsby Goehring attended their son, Cody Goehring’s, Harvard Law School Graduation on May, 30 in Cambridge, Mass. Also traveling with Kathy and Glen wer their daughter Kirby and Cody’s grandmother, Jo Ann Handley. They were in Boston for five days to attend the graduation and see the beautiful city. The graduation ceremony [...]

  Summer Reading is in full swing with lots of fun events and drawings. We have more winners in our Teen and Adult drawings. Congratulations to Perla Romero and Fernanda Montoya winners of $10 Wal-Mart gift cards in the Teen drawings. Congratulations also to Marisa Salazar and Charlotte Thornhill winners of $10 Sonic gift cards [...]

After 42 years, James Simms has retired from First Bank & Trust East Texas. It was coincidental with the bank’s 60th anniversary. James and his wife Katty (or Kathy to some of us) planned their retirements within days of each other. Kathy retired from working at DEMCO for 36 years. The day of James’ retirement [...]

Every family knows stories that were told by grandparents or great-grandparents and passed down from one generation to another.  But wouldn’t it be wonderful to hear those stories in the actual voices of those who originally told them? Thanks to a project undertaken by the staff at The History Center and funds from the Thomas [...]

With summer here, it’s time to think about keeping children healthy while school is out. Diboll ISD provides free meals to children during the summer. This summer, meals are served Monday through Friday through Aug. 2 at H.G. Temple Elementary School, 1303 Lumberjack Drive, with breakfast being served from 7:30 to 8:30 a.m. and  lunch  [...]

Diboll’s Christen Simmons, seated, left, signs a letter of intent to play basketball at Texas College. Simmons, a four-year starter for the Ladyjacks, earned All-District honors each season. Pictured with her, sitting, is her mother, Felicia Simmons; and back, from left, are her father, Craig Simmons; Diboll head basketball coach Laura Jones; and mentor, Eric [...]

HOUSTON — So, so close. The Diboll Lumberjacks fell just short of their state-tournament bid, dropping two games to the Silsbee Tigers on Saturday afternoon, June 1, at Reckling Park on the Rice University campus. The Lumberjacks took the lead in the best-of-three Region III Class-3A series with a 5-3 victory Thursday night, May 30, [...]

Notice to Creditors Notice is hereby given that original letters testamentary for the Estate of MARY LYNNE HACKNEY, Deceased, were issued on May 31, 2013 in Cause No. 0109-13-PR, pending in the County Court at Law of Angelina County, Texas, to DONNA LYNNE SIMS and CLINTON PORTER HACKNEY.  The post office address to which claims [...]

One Year Ago Dr. Graciela Reyes-McDonald, Diboll High School Class of 1996, speaks at DHS graduation services. Diboll City Council votes to establish a committee charged with promoting Diboll- Design 4 Diboll. Pilot Club of Diboll has new cookbook for sale. It is “Bon Appetite” and sells for $12. New Diboll ISD school years calendar [...]