Hunter McLeroy

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BURLON WILKERSON news@dibollfreepress.com It’s not unusual to see a mother and a daughter in the same classroom at school. But it is unusual when the mother and the daughter are both teachers for the same grade level. This year at Diboll Elementary Alice McWilliams and her daughter Tiffany Nash are both teaching kindergarten. As far [...]

  The 2013 Diboll High School Homecoming royalty includes King Eric DeJesus and Queen Zariah Vinson. DeJesus is the son of Beto and Gloria DeJesus. Zariah is the daughter of Odessa Vinson and LaShundra Vinson. More photos are published on Page 10.  

Wall of Honor The date for the Wall of Honor Induction has been moved to Oct. 18. The deadline is Oct. 4, and applications must be received at that time. Criteria for nominees can be found on Page 4. Scouts in need Tiger Cub and Cub Scouts in Groveton are in need of uniforms and [...]

It’s time to break out the thermometer. No, it’s not flu season; it’s United Way season. Angelina County United Way began its 66th year with a goal of raising $475,000. Diboll has a $75,000 goal. Those goals are less than last year’s because of the changing corporate community. Last year’s goal of $530,000 was surpassed, [...]

RICHARD NELSON editor@dibollfreepress.com Wow, this team is going to be really good in a couple years! The Diboll Lady Jacks have continued to get younger via player exodus, injury and illness. Diboll Coach Ron Holton had to bring up two more young players from subvarsity teams to fill in Tuesday. However, the Lady Jacks proved [...]

Eyeball on Diboll reports Johnny Johnson has lived up to his promise to fill in the potholes in front of his carwash on Highway 59.   A readers has suggested someone needs to mow, edge and fix the fences along Lumberjack Drive, one of Diboll’s most driven streets.   The photo above shows just one [...]

Photos by Richard Nelson   Fellow church members, friends and family honored Nita Hurley on Sunday for 50 years of serving as choir cirector of Diboll’s First United Methodist Church. Mayor John McClain proclaimed Sunday, Sept. 15, 2013, as “Nita Hurley Day in the City Diboll.” However, it was business as usual for Hurley, who [...]

RICHARD NELSON editor@dibollfreepress.com No Diboll citizens spoke at either of two public hearings on the tax rate, not did anyone attend Monday’s City Council meeting and speak out. So, given the green light by no public complaints or concerns, City Council passed the 2013-14 budget and tax rate. The tax rate is the same as [...]

The Diboll Lumberjacks cross country team finished fourth in Saturday’s Stephen F. Austin Lumberjack invitational. District rival Hudson won the event with 58 points with runners finishing 4th, 10th, 11th, 16th and 17th. East Bernard finished second with 73 points, led by champion Wyatt Kieler, who finished the 3.1-mile course in 16 minutes, 27.8 seconds. [...]

The Lumberjacks quest for their first win of 2013 was put on hold for at least another week as they dropped a 38-7 decision on the road to the Bullard Panthers. Conner Mebane led Bullard with 165 yards and two touchdowns on 19 carries. Meanwhile, the ‘Jacks fell in a big hole early for the [...]