Hunter McLeroy

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(StatePoint) — The busy back-to-school season can be riddled with all kinds of emotions for both parents and kids. From new schedules to new school supplies, a headache may not be far behind. In fact, 44 percent of parents say that they expect to get a headache during the back-to-school season, according to a recent [...]

One Year Ago Former Baptist missionary Betty Marie Smith is honored with 80th birthday reception hosted by the Diboll First Baptist Church. Lufkin native Col. Charles A. Jumper retires from the U.S. Army after serving nearly 30 years of service. Diboll Day Queen Candidate Emily Parish host Tupperware sale as fundraiser at the T.L.L. Temple [...]

The Diboll Family Education Center will be conducting a volunteer/mentor orientation next week for Diboll ISD. If you are interested in being a volunteer or mentor at any campus please try to attend one of the following orientations. Tuesday 9/10 9 a.m. – Primary School -will be held in the cafeteria 10 a.m. – Elementary [...]

  Sisters in Grace Tina Trout Terrell and Christie Trout Stephens “If anyone is ashamed of me and my message, the Son of Man will be ashamed of that person when he returns in his glory and in the glory of the Father and the holy angels.” – Luke 9:2.     There comes a [...]

Teacher Mom with Jan Allbritton If you bother to watch the news or read the newspaper, you can say that it was shocking this week. A judge in another state said that a girl was older than her chronological age and gave a rapist 30 days jailtime because he appeared repentant. Say what? Fourteen is [...]

ROBERT NICHOLS State Senator This Monday, September 2, was Labor Day. I hope that you have a safe and enjoyable weekend with your friends and family. 1. Final passage of SJR 1 The third special session adjourned with the final passage of SJR 1. This constitutional amendment will be on the ballot in November 2014. [...]

TRENT ASHBY State Representative School has started, the Friday night lights are back on, and the heat has yet to take a break at your State Capitol. It looks like the school funding saga is getting ready for round two, and Texas boaters will have something new to consider in their education classes. Education lawsuit [...]

Labor Day is a unique opportunity every year to celebrate and thank Texas’ more than 12.7 million workers who contribute to the economic strength and prosperity of our great state. Since “Gone to Texas” signs were placed outside homes and businesses across America in the 19th century, Texas has a long history of attracting talented [...]

State Rep. Trent Ashby, R-Lufkin, was named a Lone Star Conservative Leader after the release of the Texas Conservative Roundtable’s 2013 Conservative Solutions scorecard. As part of educating the public on which state legislators met with the TCR’s expectations during the last legislative session, the TCR releases a scorecard every other year. This scorecard is [...]

The 2013 Deep East Texas Association of Builders Parade of Homes event is bigger than ever this year with nine homes in the Parade. The two-day event, sponsored by First Bank & Trust East Texas, will be Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 14-15. The Parade’s Gold Sponsor is Consolidated Communications. Residents interested in building a new [...]