Hunter McLeroy

About Hunter McLeroy

The Children’s Summer Reading Club Awards Party was held on Thursday, July 18. There were 90 children that finished their reading goal this summer. Each child received a certificate from the library and a reading medal provided by the Diboll Business Association. Lewis Ivey, who along with wife Shirley Ivey donated to the Summer Reading [...]

BETTY HENDRICK Guest Columnist I have a good friend who is a professional oral story-teller. If the story is untrue, Glenda begins with “Once upon a time…”.  If, however, the story is factual, she begins by saying, “Let me share a memory with you.” At least two newspapers headlined the final sale of Temple-Inland to [...]

God’s “phone number” is JER. 33:03.  It says, “Call to Me, and I will answer you, and show you great and mighty things, which you do not know.” There may be times you do not think God cares about you or wants to have anything to do with you.  That is the furthest thing from [...]

Jubilee VBS Vacation Bible school at Jubilee Baptist Church is from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Monday, July 29, through Friday, Aug. 2, for first- through sixth-graders. The church is located at 723 Dennis/FM 1818 in Diboll. For more information, call 936-829-0465. Eastview Ladies Day Oout Eastview Pentecostal Church at Loop 287 at Paul Avenue in [...]

Following years of parties, family gatherings, and business meetings, the Temple House on Hines Street lives on as the current location of Diboll Christian Outreach. It is a place where many local families can receive much-needed services every week.  The recent award of a $20,000 Keeler grant will help ensure that the organization can continue [...]

Georgia-Pacific completed the acquisition of the Temple-Inland Building Products assets from International Paper Co. last week, after receiving clearance from the Department of Justice under the Hart-Scott-Rodino merger review process. The purchase price was $710 million. “With the sale final, we are eager to combine our assets into one building products business,” said Mark Luetters, [...]

The Diboll Business Association’s May Pack the House event was held at Pouland’s The Everything Store. Many people stopped by the store to look around, visit and sample some of the gourmet items the store now sells (Sarah Morris in the top photo). Andrea Swor cooked a large pot of Colorado pinto beans and some [...]

The 2013 Diboll Summer Athletics Iron Jack Program is open to all Diboll students and is run by Diboll coaches. The free program is held from 8 to 10 a.m. Monday through Thursday at the Diboll High School weight room from now through July 25. The Iron Jack Program is a summer workout program which [...]

Orlando Concha earned his Bachelor of Science Degree in Chemistry from The University of Texas at Austin on May 18. He is congratulated by his family, Octaviano, Mirna, Eric and Adam. Click link below to view picture!   sch – concha graduating

Diboll High School class officers for the 2012-2013 school year, from left, were Sonny Patel, secretary; Hollie Cole, vice presidnt; Jessica Skipper, president; and Mikaela Wagner, treasurer. Sade Levias, reporter, was not pictured.