Virginia “Jenny Ruth” Bailey

Funeral services for Virginia “Jenny Ruth” Bailey, 67, of Lufkin will be held at 11:00 a.m. Friday, March 13, 2015 in the Highway Baptist Church in Huntington. Interment will follow in the Fairview Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday in the church. Mrs. Bailey was born March 10, 1947 in … Read more

Thelma Odelle Jones

Services for Thelma Odelle Jones, 94, of Zavalla, Texas, will be held at 1:00 p.m. Monday, March 9, 2015 in the Gipson Funeral Home Chapel, with Bro. Dub Bullard, Bro. Don Grigsby, and Bro. Marty Malone officiating. Interment will follow in the Zavalla Cemetery. Mrs. Jones was born March 28, 1920 in Zavalla, Texas, the … Read more

Warrant roundup time in Diboll

Texas Warrant Roundup began last month, and Diboll Police Department will be out lassoing (handcuffing) this weekend. Local, state and federal law enforcement will team up to collect debt owed on outstanding warrants. Diboll will be working with the local agencies in Angelina County as well as surrounding counties to have warrants served. “If you … Read more

Fire damages trucks at Fleetwood

The Diboll Volunteer Fire Department and several other fire departments battled a large fire at Fleetwood Transportation in Burke on Friday night, Feb. 27. The fire started with one rig and spread to two neighboring trucks. No chemicals were involved. The call went out to area fire departments at 8:45 p.m. The fire spread to … Read more

DPD officer detains woman

Shortly before 5 pm on Thursday, Feb. 26, Diboll Police Officer Lazaro Robles was passing through Polk County when he spotted a dangerously erratic vehicle south-bound on US-59. The vehicle (a Jeep Wrangler) was being driven by Michelle Navalance Mariani, 44, of Cleveland. Robles initiated a traffic stop and was quickly joined by Deputies from … Read more

Diboll hoops season ends

The Diboll Lumberjacks gave their fans plenty to cheer about throughout the Class 4A Region III Area playoff game played Friday, Feb. 27, at Madisonville High School. Everything except for a win, as the Waco La Vega Pirates edged the Lumberjacks 43-36. The Pirates began a stall with a 37-36 lead and about 3:45 to … Read more

Obits 3-5-15

Diann Stanley Funeral services for Diann Stanley, 70, of Huntington were held Saturday, February 28, 2015 at 2:00 p.m. in the Carroway Funeral Home Chapel in Lufkin with Brother Cary Modisett and Brother Cory Capps officiating. Interment followed in the Treadwell Cemetery. Ms. Stanley was born February 14, 1945 in Hemphill, Texas to Paul M. … Read more