Operation Clean-Sweep needs volunteers

Diboll Civic Club’s Operation Clean-Sweep 2015 is coming on Saturday, April 18. The past events have seen improvements made on 88 homes with over 1,400 volunteers participating. Once again, the Diboll Civic Club need volunteers to work at the job sites, along with providing tools, preparing food and making building material and monetary donations. Nomination … Read more

Freed by Christ 2-19-15

Roses are red, violets are blue. Jesus Christ really loves you! In God’s Bible in Song of Solomon 2: 4 it says, “He brought me to the banqueting house, and His banner over me is love.” If you were the only one ever on the earth, in your sin, Jesus Christ would still have come … Read more

County Fair begins

The Angelina County Fair will be held Feb. 24-28. The fair showcases more than 1,000 youth participants in our community showing animals, baked goods, art or construction projects. Kids that participate in the county fair are involved in 4-H, FFA, FCCLA or an art club. Whether kids raise an animal, build an art project or … Read more

Dateline Diboll 2-19-15

Baseball signups Diboll Youth Baseball will begin registration on Thursday Feb 19 and accept registration through Saturday Feb 28. Time are 5-7pm weeknights and 10:30-12:30 on Saturdays (no Sunday Registration). Cost is $75.00 per child. Children 3 years to 14 years are eligible to play. Please bring a copy of your child’s birth certificate. Youth … Read more

VFD gets more needed equipment

Diboll Volunteer Fire Department has enhanced its fire service capabilities with the help of an $18,000 grant administered by Texas A&M Forest Service. The HB 2604 grant went toward purchasing a new slip-on unit for one of the department’s existing trucks, allowing them to retire an older 1978 model truck. Just last week Diboll City … Read more

Edwin F. Broomfield

Services for Edwin F. Broomfield, 81, of Jasper, will be held at 2:00 p.m. Wednesday, February 18, 2015 in the Gipson Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. Horace Fletcher officiating and Matthew Broomfield offering the Eulogy. Interment will follow in the Garden of Memories Memorial Park. Mr. Broomfield was born May 3, 1933 in Lufkin and … Read more

David Duren

Funeral services for David Duren, 84, of Lufkin will be held Saturday, February 14, 2015 at 10:00 a.m. in the Carroway Funeral Home Chapel with Harold Hancock and Reagan McClenny officiating. Interment will follow in the Fielder Memorial Cemetery. Mr. Duren was born May 9, 1930 in Angelina County, Texas, the son of the late … Read more

Virgil Powell

Graveside services for Virgil Powell, 74, of Lufkin will be held Friday, February 13, 2015 at 10:00 a.m. in the Largent Cemetery with Reverend Keith Woolf officiating. Mr. Powell was born July 25, 1940 in Jasper, Texas to Mack Adam and Zora (Roberts) Powell, and died Tuesday, February 10, 2015 in a local hospital. He … Read more

Robert L. Hoyer

Memorial services for Robert L. Hoyer, 78, of Lufkin will be held Friday, February 13, 2015 at 1:00 p.m. in the Carroway Funeral Home Chapel with Todd Stracener officiating. Eulogies will be presented by Patrick Holley, Tommie West, Terry Tucker, Jerry Biggs and Ann Sales. Mr. Hoyer was born January 5, 1937 in Buffalo, New … Read more