Hunter McLeroy

About Hunter McLeroy

Graveside services for Mandi Shae Clark, 25, of Burke, were held Sunday, August 25, 2013 at 2:00 p.m. in the Ryan Chapel Cemetery with Fritzi Glover Strowmatt officiating. Mandi was born August 5, 1988 in Houston, Texas, and died Friday, August 23, 2013 in a Tyler hospital.  Mandi was not expected to make it through [...]

One Year Ago 2012 Diboll High School cheerleaders consist of Isabella Tamez, Audrey Tamez, Michaela Wagner, Katy Dubose, Anahi Blee, Abbie Kettering, Jordan Eldridge, Alexis Rios, Mikayla Sudduth, Jayden Springs, Meghan Wagner and Michaela Tolley. The 2012 Diboll Day grand prize this year is a beautiful, exciting fire-engine red Chevrolet Camero. Eastview Pentecostal Church in [...]

Sisters in Grace Tina Trout Terrell and Christie Trout Stephens   “When God began to create the heavens and the earth — the earth was without shape or form.”  – Genesis 1:1-2. It’s here! The new school year quickly crept up on us! Here at the Terrell house, there are a variety of emotions. Mike’s [...]

Teacher Mom with Jan Allbritton I have always found King David fascinating because he was a man after God’s own heart. He was a warrior and a worshiper. How can you be both? How can you be full of love, and yet full of war? Let’s think about that? David grew up in a time [...]

Judicious & Delicious With Judge Esther Barger I have been treating some of my readers to hot biscuits and have had requests for the recipe.  Here it is again courtesy of Mrs. Lillie Moore of Huntington.  Thanks again, Lillie….the Snow Biscuits  are becoming quite popular down here in Diboll.  These are super easy, the first [...]

Barbara and Dan Carter’s son, Adam Carter, married Bethany Petersen on Aug. 10.  They met at UT dental school in Houston where she was also a student.  She is from Montana and grew up with Glacier National Park as her childhood backyard. Of course, she wanted to get married there so they did… at Many [...]

This time of the year is planning time for the library, and we are busy searching for new ideas for events to have at the library in 2014. As a community library we are interested in providing what our community needs. In order to accomplish this we need to know what those needs are. If [...]

Sales tax revenue is up all across the state, but not many have shown a 27 percent increase over last year as Diboll has. State sales tax revenue in July was $2.2 billion, up 7.3 percent compared to July 2012.  Diboll’s sales tax revenue was $73,454 up 53.42 percent over July 2012. That increase takes [...]

When school bells ring this fall, it will be the first time in 56 years that Burlon Wilkerson has not been in a classroom somewhere. Just because he has retired from Angelina College, doesn’t mean he will be idle. Wilkerson started working as a free lance feature writer for the Diboll Free Press in May.  [...]

BURLON WILKERSON Conducting “two-a-days” before the season starts is standard procedure for high school football teams. But many people don’t realize that band programs also have preseason activities. The Diboll Lumberjack band is no exception, and its members have been logging many hours in the past few weeks. Before school started, the practice schedule was [...]