Richard Nelson

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Your library is a happening place this summer with Summer Reading Club Registration and Cookie Baking Contest Registration happening at the same time. Not to mention Tangled Threads and Movie Day. Save the cost of gas and a hotel by taking your vacation close to home and letting the library’s free activities be a part [...]

The Diboll Lumberjacks are one series away from the state baseball tournament. The Lumberjacks will play Silsbee this week for the Region III-3A title, with the winner advancing to the state semifinals at Dell Field in Round Rock. Game 1 is set for 7 p.m. Thursday at the University of Houston. Game 2 is set [...]

By Richard Nelson — editor@dibollfreepress.com NEW CANEY — Alex Aguilar hit a solo homerun in the top of the eighth inning and the Diboll Lumberjacks survived the bottom of the inning to take a 5-4 victory over the Huffman-Hargrave Falcons in Game 1 of the Region III semifinals at Adam Dunn Field. Game 2 is [...]

Déjà vu all over again. The Diboll Lumberjacks will take on the Hudson Hornets at 7 p.m. Friday, May 17, at Angelina College’s Roadrunner Field. Winner advances to the Class 3A Region III regional semifinals; loser is out of the state-title hunt Sound familiar? It’s the second time in three years the teams have met [...]

“Her children arise up, and call her blessed; her husband also, and he praiseth her.” — Proverbs 31:28. I woke up to little whispers trying to wake up their dad. Secretly, they had planned breakfast in bed for me on Mother’s Day.. I’m very thankful that Mike got up to make an eatable breakfast. (I [...]

May 1, 2013 Newspaper   Freed By Christ by Pastor Kenny Hibbs, First Baptist Church – Diboll   How can you have peace in your heart and spirit with all the tragedy and crisis our nation has experienced in the last couple of weeks?  The only way to find and have that peace you are [...]

Diboll Lumberjack senior Alex Grimaldo finished off his senior district baseball season in style on Friday, April 27, turning in a double, three singles and an RBI in an 11-9 home victory over Carthage. The third-place Lumberjacks handed second-place Carthage just its sixth loss of the season and begin the playoffs against Palestine at 7 [...]

Thirty Years Ago This Week 2013 05 01 The Free Press’ own Mary Jean Maroney was chauffeur for the great John David Crow, former Heisman trophy winner at Texas A & M University, who was one of the celebrity players in the Crown Colony Pro-Am Golf Tournament held in Lufkin. Crow was on the winning [...]

The Diboll Lumberjacks and the Hudson Hornets game has been rescheduled for 7 p.m. Friday, May 17, at Angelina College.

One Year Ago The Diboll High School Lady Jacks softball ‘nine’ scores 14 runs in the final three innings to take a 16-14 win over the Lady Bulldogs of Jasper. Lufkin High School had the largest blood drive ever in our area of the Gulf Coast Regional Blood Center with 152 pints. An H.G. Temple [...]