Richard Nelson

About Richard Nelson

“Look to the Lord and His strength; seek his face always.” — Psalm 105:4. Several weeks ago, Mike was forced to do our grocery shopping. That’s one thing that I dread doing, and poor Mike always gets stuck doing the shopping. On this specific trip, I had asked Mike to pick up fast breakfast food [...]

We had a gully washer at our home Saturday night. We knew it was coming because Baby, the teacup Chihuahua, was barking and whimpering. Baby has learned to be deathly afraid of storms because our Jack Russell, Daisy, is seriously frightened of them. When Daisy hears thunder, she heads under the deck or somewhere near [...]

In the passing of our loved one, Mrs. Vera Jones, our family was deeply in agony and the world felt so empty without her. Then, you heard of our loss and oh, how you lifted us up. Our cup runneth over with so much of your love, calls, visits, food, cards, flowers, and most of [...]

Remember the witch in the Snow White story? She was always concerned with her image. Her magic mirror started a whole personal war when she asked, “Mirror, mirror, on the wall, who is the fairest of them all?” The mirror wishing to be totally politically correct answered that the witch was truly beautiful, but there [...]

In a shaded, beautifully decorated outdoor setting at the home of Mary Ingram on May 28, the Diboll Garden Club finished a successful year with a lovely luncheon provided by Marteres Tea Room. Assisting Ingram as co-hostesses were Clara Breazeale, Garvis Baldree, and guest Julia McKelvey. Pretty pink umbrellas, pearls and mirrors followed the theme [...]

Jay Shands, president and CEO of First Bank & Trust East Texas presents James Sims a 30.06 bolt-action deer rifle he can use during his retirement. The bank held a retirement reception Friday, May 24, in Diboll.

The Reading has begun! Summer readers are still signing up and reading at the speed of light. We have our first winners in the weekly Adult and Teen drawings. Congratulations to Jan Wilkerson, our Adult Summer Reading Club winner. Congratulations also to Perla Romero, our Teen Summer Reading Club winner.  It’s not too late to [...]

The Memorial Day ceremony held at the Garden of Memories was impressive from the many comments I’ve heard. Gipson Funeral Home is to be commended for providing the memorial. JoNell Placker shared that she attended and saw Bettye Greer, Ima Weisinger, Nell and Eliza Harty, John and Mable Powers and many others. The Boy Scout [...]

Music will fill the air in Old Orchard Park on Friday, June 14, as the Diboll Civic Club presents “Music in the Park.”  Three groups and a soloist will present a free performance, and everybody is invited. “We’ve been tossing this idea around for a while now,” said Civic Club President Trey Wilkerson. “We finally [...]

  Dakota Bergeron and Kay Tolly are enjoying hitting some golf balls at the Neches Pines Golf Course during a chapter of the First Tee golf program. First Tee’s mission is to impact the lives of young people by providing educational programs that build character, instill life-enhancing values and promote healthy choices through the game [...]