M. B. Baker

Graveside services for M. B. Baker, 77, of Hudson, will be held at 2:00 p.m. Monday, March 30, 2015 in the Freeman Cemetery with Rev. Don Hopson and Deacon Jim Allison officiating. Mr. Baker was born August 24, 1937 in Gary, TX and passed away March 26, 2015 in Lufkin.  He was the son of … Read more

Lady Jacks ready for district play

The Diboll Lady Jacks softball team begin district play at 7 p.m. Friday on the road against Jasper. The team features two seniors — catcher and third baseman Sydney Hurley, and Kayla Trekell, who will spend time at third, in the outfield and on the mound. Hurley, who will spend most of her time behind … Read more

30 Years Ago: Pollock rep files anti-fuzz buster bill

One Year Ago Sarah Flowers is the only Diboll High School student to advance to the UIL Regional Academic Meet. Flowers won the science contest. Andrews Transport goes from transport to logistics; remains active in Diboll. Andrews Logistics, formerly Andrews Transport is hoping to add about 50 employees to its Texas and Louisiana operation. H.G. … Read more

Remembering we may be only light for some

“Perhaps this is the moment for which you have been created.” — Esther 4:14 “Is that another gray hair?” I asked myself while combing my scraggly locks. There’s a few more wrinkles and dark circles under my eyes, too. I blame my 3 children, but I also blame my 7th grade students (past, present, and … Read more

Make mess a message, test a testamony

Life is a mess, sometimes. Actually, oftentimes it is. It can seem that it is falling apart at the seams. Right and left, left and right, there is tragedy. A friend is in the hospital, another friend has relatives that need to go to a dangerous country because of serious sickness in the family there, … Read more

Bill would set rules for police body cameras

The Senate Criminal Justice Committee looked at a bill Tuesday that would create a set of uniform rules for police departments using body cameras. Dallas Senator Royce West said that several high-profile cases involving police use of deadly force have prompted national interest in cameras worn on the body by police officers that record interactions … Read more

Obits 3-26-15

Troy Tullos Jr. Funeral services for Troy Tullos, Jr., 85, of Lufkin will be held Thursday, March 26, 2015 at 1:00 p.m. in the Carroway Funeral Home Chapel with Reverend Horace Fletcher officiating. Interment will follow in the Walker Cemetery. Mr. Tullos was born September 6, 1929 in the Redland Community, Angelina County, Texas to … Read more