30 Years Ago: DISD reports 1,809 students

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 … Read more

God can only use broken vessals

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 … Read more

Nichols offers his 5 cents worth

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. … Read more