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Dateline Diboll 8-29-13

Civic Club to meet Tuesday Diboll Civic Club meets Tuesday, September 3 at 6 p.m. in the Community Room of the T.L.L. Temple Library.  Several projects will be discussed.  A date will be set for the next “Music in the Park” event for next spring.  Invite your neighbors to attend the meeting with you. Lil … Read more

Thannisch has 500 tomatoes

CARY SIMS Ag News While most spring gardens have long since been given over to weeds or burned up from heat and lack of rainfall, there is one that is still going strong.  After I visited this gardener last week, the count was at precisely 512.  Most astounding is that this was from five plants, … Read more

Nichols named ‘Courageous Conservative

State Senator Robert Nichols (R-Jacksonville) was recently honored with the “Courageous Conservative” award by the Texas Conservative Coalition (TCC) for the 83rd Texas Legislature. This award was given in recognition of his efforts to advance, support and vote for conservative policy positions in the 83rd Texas Legislature, and is based on a comprehensive review of … Read more

Rep. Ashby fights for religious liberty

State Representative Trent Ashby (R-Lufkin) has signed on to an amicus brief on the issue of protection of religious liberty. The lawsuit in question was filed by a group of parents in 2003 to enforce their children’s rights under the Religious Freedom Restoration Act to bring certain gifts to a public school-sponsored Christmas party. Over … Read more

20-3A will provide some tough foes

Diboll — 2012 record 2-8 (1-3) Week 0: vs. Fairfield 2012: 2-8 (4-0) With the addition of a fourth postseason spot in Class 3A, the Diboll Lumberjacks are hopeful to get a berth into the 2013 playoffs. After a disappointing 2012 season that saw the ‘Jacks win only one district game, they are looking toward … Read more