Hunter McLeroy

About Hunter McLeroy

Gordon and Rita Craft slipped away for a few days of relaxation and entertainment in the Ozark Mountains, along with thousands of others, in popular Branson, Mo. The entire town was decorated for Christmas and in addition to the shows, Gordon and Rita recommended driving through the awesome Trail of Lights in the Shepherd of [...]

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 [...]

The City of Diboll recently partnered with Memorial Medical Center-Lufkin to host a free health fair for city employees. The health fair was held Nov. 21 at the Lottie and Arthur Temple Civic Cente,r with Memorial offering various health screenings and education. “Memorial wants to be a partner in your health care. Whether it is [...]

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 [...]

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. [...]

Another down month has Diboll heading into the final month of the year just 1.58 percent ahead of last year’s sales tax allocation. Diboll received $42,176 in November from the state comptroller’s office. The payment Diboll’s part of sales tax reported to the state in October from sales in September. Last year’s November payment was [...]

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- [...]

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 [...]

Huntington Red Devils (1-7, 0-3) at Diboll Lumberjacks (0-9, 0-3) Last week: Jasper 48, H’ton 8; Carthage 49, Diboll 6. Next week: Winner opens playoffs. Losing team’s season comes to end. Despite losing records, the Huntington Red Devils and Diboll Lumberjacks still have a chance for a playoff spot due to four teams making the [...]

RICHARD NELSON-EDITOR The Diboll Lady Jacks’ 2013 volleyball season came to an end Tuesday, as Fairfield knocked them out of the playoffs in the bidistrict match played at Grapeland High School. Despite falling in straight games (19-25, 11-25, 10-25), the Lady Jacks improved on their first performance against Fairfield just before district play began. This [...]