John W. Harris

Funeral services for John W. Harris, 74, of Lufkin, will be held Friday, November 8, 2013 at 10:00 a.m. in the Carroway Funeral Home Chapel.  Interment will follow in the Damascus Cemetery near Corrigan. Mr. Harris was born February 14, 1939 in Kaufman County, Texas, and died Tuesday, November 5, 2013 at his residence. Survivors … Read more

Velma Ashworth Thomason

Services for Velma Ashworth Thomason, 101, of Houston, will be held at 2:00 p.m. Thursday, November 7, 2013 in the Gipson Funeral Home Chapel. Interment will follow in the Garden of Memories Memorial Park. Mrs. Thomason was born July 13, 1912, in Diboll, Texas.  She passed away Sunday, November 3, 2013 in Houston, where she … Read more

Calvin Neal Hugg

Services for Calvin Neal Hugg, 73, of Lufkin, will be held at 1:00 p.m. Friday, November 8, 2013 in the Oakley-Metcalf Funeral Home Chapel. Interment will follow in the Ryan Chapel Cemetery in Diboll. Mr. Hugg was born May 12, 1940 and died Sunday, November 3, 2013 in a Diboll nursing facility. The family will … Read more

Robert Linwood ‘Bob’ Poland Sr.

Funeral services for Robert Linwood “Bob” Poland, Sr., 94, of Lufkin were held Saturday, November 2, 2013 at 2:00 p.m. at the First Christian Church of Lufkin, with Reverend Stephen Lantis officiating. Graveside services with military honors followed in the Garden of Memories Memorial Park. Mr. Poland died Monday, October 28, 2013 at his home … Read more

Garden Club dines at Breenan’s

Diboll Garden Club members making a trip to Houston last week were treated royally during lunch at the Chef’s Table at Brennan’s restaurant. The Chef’s Table is a huge round table surrounded by glass in the kitchen area where meal preparations can be observed. The saying of “putting the big pot into the little pot” … Read more

30 Years Ago: Dillard found guilty in Temple case

One Year Ago Diboll High School 2012 Homecoming Court includes seniors Nika Bray, Cassity Bradley, Chassity Walker, Audrey Tamez and Paige Morgan; junior Yochil Vasquez; sophomore Angela Concha; and freshman Analyssa Padilla. After an impressive performance at the Shoal Creek Intercollegiate, University of Houston junior Wesley McClain is named Conference USA Golfer of the Week. … Read more