Rand Teer is an Eagle Scout; IHOP raises funds

Rand Teer, 15-year-old son of Belinda and Craig Teer, held his Eagle Scout Ceremony last week. His grandmother, Marjorie Teer, made all of the cookies for the reception. Grandough made the special decorated Eagle Scout cookies. Belinda made a coffee punch with ice cream. Marjorie said the “dishpan” cookies were the grandchildren’s favorite. I agreed. … Read more

Enter Superhero Color Contest at library

This week in women’s history we take a look at Barbara Jordan: Born on February 21, 1936, in Houston, Texas, she was a lawyer and educator who was a congresswoman from 1972 to 1978—the first African-American congresswoman to come from the deep South and the first woman ever elected to the Texas Senate (1966). She … Read more

Hines Street still cracking up

Motorists traveling Hines Street may just have to deal with the cracks in the road. The street was rehabilitated last year, but already is cracking. Bob Thurber of KSA Engineers Inc. reported Monday, March 23, to City Council that standard procedure is to test the soil under a roadway down to 5 feet. He said … Read more

Freed by Christ 3-26-15

Do you feel like you need to be rebuilt sometimes? God’s Bible says in Jeremiah 31: 3-4, “The Lord has appeared of old to me, saying: Yes, I have loved you with an everlasting love; therefore with loving kindness I have drawn you. Again, I will build you and you shall be rebuilt …” We … Read more

Dateline Diboll 3-26-15

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

They’re golden

The Pilot Club of Diboll is celebrating its 50th year, Wednesday, March 25, has been proclaimed “Pilot Club Day” by Mayor John McClain. Club President Diane Gibson and charter member Jesse Conner were present at the signing of the proclamation. The organization was chartered on March 29, 1965, with 27 members. It was sponsored by … Read more

Gayle Palomino

Memorial services for Gayle Palomino, 51, of Lufkin, will be held at 3:00 p.m. Saturday, March 21, 2015 at Crossroad Baptist Church.  Inurnment will follow at 11:00 a.m. Sunday, March 22, 2015 in the Garden of Memories Memorial Park. Gayle was born March 31, 1963 in Saginaw, Michigan.  She passed away Monday, March 16, 2015 … Read more

Sandra A. (McGuire) Thompson

Memorial services for Sandra A. (McGuire) Thompson, 64, of Lufkin, will be held at 11:00 a.m. Friday, March 20, 2015 in the Elwyn M. Gipson Memorial Chapel in the Garden of Memories Memorial Park. Sandra was born May 5, 1950 in Jacksonville, Texas, the daughter of the late Lucille (Thomas) and James Glenn McGuire.  She … Read more

David Hammer

Funeral services for David Hammer, 58, of Lufkin will be held Saturday, March 21, 2015 at 2:00 p.m. in the Carroway Funeral Home Chapel in Huntington with Brother Bluet Humble officiating. Interment will follow in the Concord Cemetery. Mr. Hammer was born August 29, 1956 in Dallas, Texas to O.D. and Edna (Allen) Hammer, and … Read more

Stacey J. Lackey

Memorial services for Stacey J. Lackey, 52, of Lufkin will be held Saturday, March 21, 2015 at 2:00 p.m. at St. Patrick Catholic Church with Father Gavin Vaverek officiating. Ms. Lackey was born November 13, 1962 in San Diego, California, to John D. Lackey and Elna (Burks) Lackey, and died Monday, March 16, 2015 in … Read more