LHS Class of 1960 has 97 members at reunion

The Lufkin High School Class of 1960 celebrated their 55th Class Reunion held March 20-21. Friday night, March 20, graduates gathered for social time at Ralph & Kacoo’s Restaurant. John Lee Slaughter, with Ray Polk’s help, hosted the breakfast on Saturday morning at Slaughter & Son on Pershing. Saturday evening, all gathered at Crown Colony … Read more

National Library Week coming in April

Did you know that there is something for everyone at T.L.L. Temple Memorial Library? Our library develops its programs and services to meet the diverse needs of our community. Celebrate National Library Week, April 12 – 18. Unlimited possibilities @ your library! * * * The Because We Care Troop Support is an ongoing program … Read more

Learning about celebrities via RT, concert

Enjoyed visiting with former Dibollians Rodney and Charlotte (Martin) Shelton, who were here from Fayetteville, Ga., to attend the annual Shelton family reunion. The reunion was held at his uncle’s new venue, “Shelton’s” — whose owners are David and Lois Shelton on FM 2108 — near the intersection of FM 58. When they lived in … Read more

Crosses are free for all

Surely as you are driving around this East Texas area, you have noticed wooden crosses that say “Jesus is Lord.” Seeing one or two, you might not think anything about it, but pretty soon, you are seeing a bunch of them. In my neighborhood alone, there are tons of them. In Diboll, in Burke, in … Read more

Freed by Christ 4-2-15

Do you feel like you needIn God’s Bible, it says in Mark 16: 6, “But he said to them, ‘Don’t be alarmed. You seek Jesus of Nazareth, who was crucified. He is risen. He is not here …’ “ Jesus Christ paid your penalty of sin. Jesus allowed Himself to be nailed to the cross … Read more

A Road Warrior for Christ

For the past 12 years Michael Stuckey has been on the ultimate road trip – amassing just over 37,400 miles, “walking from town to town and preaching.” Stuckey, 65, is from Mineral Wells, but on Tuesday evening he was camped beside Highway 59 just north of Diboll. He was resting comfortably in his tent, reading … Read more

Dateline Diboll 4-2-15

Clean Sweep It’s time to sign up for the 2015 Operation Clean-Sweep coming up on Saturday, April 18. Outside repairs and yard work will be done for the elderly and disabled in our community. To volunteer, as an individual or team, contact Fran McClain 829-2779 or franmc@consolidated.net. This project is annual project is sponsored by … Read more

Dealing with slow play

It will be a while longer – if ever – before alcohol can be sold at Neches Pines Golf Course. The Diboll ISD Board of Trustees on Monday, March 30, took no action on the City of Diboll’s request for a waiver, giving the city permission to sell alcohol. The waiver is necessary because of … Read more