Hunter McLeroy

About Hunter McLeroy

Do you ever have these plans made on what you are going to do, and then something happens, and those plans just go out the window? Well, that is what happened this past weekend. Our son-in-law, Wiley was doing an Ironman, and Christi and Reed were going to cheer him on. Papaw and I were [...]

Finally, some substantial rain at your State Capitol, as well as in our back yard. A mid-May cold snap and its rain clouds brought temporary relief to much of our drought-covered state, but I don’t expect the good times to last. Rain or shine, as we move into Summer, I encourage you and your family [...]

Beamon and I got a pleasant surprise when Billy and Heidi Schmidt stopped by to see us. They and Heidi’s children, Haven and Heston Burrous, were in Diboll to visith with Heidi’s folks, Bill and Carolyn Yates. Haven and Heston were also spending time with their dad, Jason Burrous. Heidi and Billy were looking forward [...]

The American Cancer Society will host “Rock the Range – Shooting for the Cause” on Saturday, June 21, at the Pines Gun Club.  This first time event is a Sporting Clay Tournament with four shooters per team.  Registration and practice rounds begin at 8 a.m., with the Clay Shoot beginning at 9 a.m.  It will [...]

Here is a perfect dessert to go with those light summer meals that will be coming up soon. Toffee Ice Cream Pie 1 qt. vailla ice cream, softened 1 Heath candy bar (1.4 oz.), crushed 1 chocolate crumb crust (8 in.) Chocolate Sauce: 1 cup (6 oz.) semisweet chocolate chips ¼ cup butter, cubed 1 cup [...]

Memorial Day is a U.S. federal holiday wherein the men and women who died while serving in the United States Armed Forces are remembered.  The holiday, which is celebrated every year on the final Monday of May,  was formerly known as Decoration Day and originated after the American Civil War to commemorate the Union and [...]

Chet Strain, a 1987 Diboll High School graduate, performed the wedding ceremony of Caleb Murray and Danielle Grimes earlier in May at Burke Baptist Church. Chet was the pastor of Jubilee Church in Nacogdoches for 16 years until he resigned. With his background in rodeo and horseshoeing he became a traveling minister, preaching at cowboy [...]

Mex food sale The Diboll Youth Committee is having a Mexican food sale from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday, May 23, at the TLL Temple Memorial Library. For $6 you get beef picadillo – seasoned ground beef and potatoes with onion, tomatoes and bell peppers – tortillas, rice, beans and cake. Orders can be [...]

Men and women from our country have given their lives to fight for our freedom and the freedom of others.  These men and women served in our military.  We owe a gratitude of thanks to them and their families.  Please remember them this Memorial Day. Jesus Christ has made it possible for everyone to be [...]

Burlon Wilkerson news@dibollfreepress.com With a new name, a new owner and updated facilities, Little Jacks Day School is ready to open its doors in the building formerly known as Pumpkin Patch Daycare. Owner Charlotte Morris is excited about getting started at 211 Morris Road just north of Diboll. Morris has been in education for 27 [...]