Hunter McLeroy

About Hunter McLeroy

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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” [...]

Deer season has arrived and its time for cooking up some fast and easy dishes the men like. Jack Powell’s Stoup 1 lb. ground beef, browned 1 can Rotel tomatoes with green chiles 1 can Ranch Style Beans, undrained 2 cans minestrone soup Mix all together — so simple, even a man can make it.  [...]

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. [...]

Sisters in Grace Tina Trout Terrell and Christie Trout Stephens “Do not spread slanderous gossip among your people.” – Leviticus 19:16. Four or five years ago, I sat at my desk with a student in front of me who did not understand a skill that I had taught in class. I really had to think [...]

I have been thinking for quite a while now about how we as parents are teaching our kids about God. The best way that we teach them is through our own lifestyle. If God is important in our lives, then He will be important in the lives of the kids, right? I would think so, [...]

As we celebrate Veterans Day this year, it is instructive to consider the contributions of our presidents to our nation’s defense and military. Of America’s 43 presidents, 31 have served in the military. Ten, most notably George Washington, Andrew Jackson, Ulysses S. Grant, and Dwight Eisenhower, attained the rank of general. Five others held the [...]