Hunter McLeroy

About Hunter McLeroy

SHEILA’S POTPOURRI Sheila Scognin Conservations heard Sunday before church were about Labor Day. For the most part folks were looking forward to having the day off Monday from work and school supposedly to rest, but too many do not rest due to having work to do at home or being on the lake, which brings [...]

Frances Peavy is a great-grandmother. Elizabeth and John Partenza in London had a son, Leo Vance Partenza, about a month ago. Grandparents are Charla and James Vance McCracken of Wimberley. Aunt Angier Peavy took her niece, Shasha McCracken, and they traveled to Ireland and to London to see the new baby. Charla was in Lufkin [...]

Funeral services for Mary Lou Smith Rainwater, 78, of Lufkin were held Sunday, September 1, 2013 at 2:00 p.m. in the Carroway Funeral Home Chapel. Mrs. Rainwater was born March 22, 1935 in the Saron Community, Angelina County, Texas, and died Friday, August 30, 2013 in a local hospital. She was a member of the [...]

Bob likes to brown-bag it for lunch during the week and you know how you can get in a rut with packing the same old thing. So I am always trying to come up with some interesting sandwich fixings. This chicken salad has a little zip to it and he really liked it. Chicken Salad [...]

School has begun, and the library has returned to its fall hours. This means that beginning Sept. 9 the library will stay open until 7 p.m. Mondays for your convenience. The computers will be open until 6:30 p.m., and the check-out desk will be open until 6:45 p.m. Keep in mind that your child will [...]

John Ralph and I were off Labor Day and enjoyed eating a delicious discounted lunch with the “senior group” at Golden Corral. Seated across the aisle from us were Clayton Busby and his sister, Ruth. Ruth lives in Lufkin with a sister but comes to Diboll at least two times a week to bring Clayton [...]

Besides being one of the state’s most popular slogans, Don’t mess with Texas® also is proving to be effective as an anti-littering message. Established by the Texas Department of Transportation in 1986, Don’t mess with Texas® has helped reduce visible litter by 34 percent on TxDOT-maintained roadways between 2009 and 2013, according to TxDOT’s 2013 [...]

Lil Dazzlers LIL Dazzler sign-up is still going on for PreK-3 through 5th-grade. Get your Lil Dazzler signed up. Spots are filling up quickly. You may contact any DHS Dazzler or call 936-229-0675. Last Day to sign up is Sept.r 20. Sportsmen Bingo The first Sportsmen’s Bingo is Tuesday, Sept. 17, at 6:30 p.m. at [...]

BURLON WILKERSON news@dibollfreepress.com As classes resume for students all over the nation, school security is on everyone’s mind. Diboll is no exception, and DISD trustees and administrators have taken specific steps to guarantee safety for all students. With the help of funds from the Thomas T. Keeler Grant Program, new cameras and monitoring systems have [...]

Services for Eunice E. Redd Pruitt, 98, of Huntington, were held at 11:00 a.m. Tuesday, August 27, 2013 in the Gipson Funeral Home Chapel. Mrs. Pruitt was born December 29, 1914 in Angelina County.  She passed away Saturday, August 24, 2013 in a local hospital. Survivors include her brother, Garland Redd of Sandpoint, Idaho; sister, [...]