Hunter McLeroy

About Hunter McLeroy

Several mornings we had frost and the second day our “back 40″ looked like a young snow had whitened everything in the yard and on top of our house and the neighbors’ rooftops, too. Folks were out in force trying to stock up before the cold and wet days came. Some I saw were Vivian [...]

My Thanksgiving started with 35 degrees and rain in Lufkin at 12:30 p.m. on Tuesday. I left for Dallas and bought gas in Jacksonville at the Huddy’s Market Exxon Station. Julie and Rocky recommended the fried pies. I asked what flavors, and they had apricot, peach, chocolate, coconut, apple and cherry. I told them that [...]

Charles and Jane Lenderman celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on Oct. 26 with a luncheon hosted by their children in the home of their daughter, Angela Oglesbee. They were married in Crockett on Oct. 28, 1963. Their children and spouses are Angela and Vance Oglesbee of Fairfield, James Lenderman of Burke, Cheryl and Kenneth Swiech [...]

Here are a couple of punches that fit the bill for the holidays. One is hot and one is cold and they are both delicious. Traditional Apple Cider 1 1/2 cups brown sugar 2 tsp. allspice 2 tsp. cloves 1/4 tsp. salt 5 sticks cinnamon 4 qts. apple cider Let cider simmer for 10 minutes. [...]

The origin of Santa Claus begins in the 4th century with Saint Nicholas, Bishop of Myra, an area in present-day Turkey. By all accounts St. Nicholas was a generous man, particularly devoted to children. After his death around 340 A.D. he was buried in Myra, but in 1087 Italian sailors purportedly stole his remains and [...]

SANDRA POULAND The Thanksgiving holiday brought the family of former DHS coach Scott Schochler to Diboll to enjoy visiting with his parents, Joyce and Dave Schochler in their South Meadows home. Scott moved his family to Siloam Springs, Ark., where he does not teach but only coaches cross country at a four-year non-denominational Christian college. [...]

Claude Marshall Jr., Angelina County Precinct No. 3 justice of the peace, died Wednesday. According to reports, he collapsed Monday from what is believed to be a stroke in his Zavalla office and was found by his brother. He was transported to a local hospital and died there. Marshall was serving out the remainder his [...]

With less than a week left to file to run for political office in the 2014 Primary Election, several local positions are being contested. The filing deadline is Dec. 9. Early voting is Feb. 18, 2014, through Feb. 28, 2014. Election Day is March 4, 2014. County commissioner for Precinct 4, which covers Diboll, is [...]

Christmas Time. The time to acknowledge and celebrate Jesus’ birth. Why would Jesus give up all the glory of Heaven to come and live like we have to? Because Jesus loves you and wants you to have a personal relationship with Him. When you see all the lights, let it remind you how Jesus will [...]

  Diboll FFA and FCCLA represented their community well during the Lufkin Christmas Parade recently. They are thanking everyone for the “tons” of boots donated for both use on their float and to be donated to community members in need. For more information about donating, contact Jennifer Garcia at 936.829.6245,; or Adam Thompson at [...]