Meece saddling up new business for Diboll

BURLON WILKERSON news@dibollfreepress.com When the door opens, the distinctive smell of new leather assaults the senses. It conjures an image of all things “cowboy.” Meece Saddlery has been open since July on Highway 59 North, featuring a variety of leather goods, services and items needed by horsemen. Although Jerry Meece dabbled in leatherwork when he … Read more

Freed By Christ

Thank you! Two of the most powerful words in the English language. It is amazing what eight letters will do for the heart of people. When we give thanks to Jesus Christ for all that He has done, it blesses His heart. Jesus is always blessing us. We, like the psalmist in Psalm 106: I … Read more

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Dateline Diboll 11-18-13

Tree of Light The annual Pilot Club Tree of Light ceremony will take place at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 5, in the Ellen and Buddy Temple Community Room of the TLL Temple Memorial Library. An inspirational program is planned, followed by the lighting of the Christmas tree, located on the front lawn of the library. … Read more

SPORTS BRIEFS 11-7-13

District football Carthage    9-1    4-0 Jasper    5-3    2-1 Center    2-7    2-1 Huntington    1-7    0-3 Diboll     0-9    0-3 Lady Jack Hoops The Lady Jacks traveled to Shepherd to start their season off right  with a 58-31 win over the Shepherd Pirates. Kameri Mott- 11 pts, 3 steals Kayla Trekell- 9 pts, 5 steals; Brianna Bussey- … Read more

Lopez headed back to state CC meet

Hector Lopez finished third in the Region III-3A cross country meet Saturday in Humble, qualifying for the state meet in the process. Lopez finished the 5,000-meter (3.1-mile) course in 16 minutes, 50.2 seconds – 17 seconds behind district-rival Sam Farrell of Hudson, who won the race in 16:33.1 to lead his team to its eighth … Read more