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RICHARD NELSON editor@dibollfreepress.com Diboll City Council members approved a proposed tax rate of 56.74 cents per $100 property valuation for fiscal year 2013-2014 – the same rate as last year. However, the rate will bring in more tax revenue due to raises in appraisals. Public hearings on the city budget and tax rate will be [...]

BURLON WILKERSON news@dibollfreepress.com To get from South America to Diboll, one would generally not plan to go through New York.  But that is the route Father Ariel Cortes has taken as his newest assignment has brought him here as priest for Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church. Cortes grew up in Colombia, South America, and [...]

RICHARD NELSON editor@dibollfreepress.com A six-month-long fraud investigation came to a head Tuesday morning as the Diboll Police Department led a search of Diboll Food Mart on Tuesday morning, confiscating a dozen 8-liner machines, cash and an illegal substance. The main point of the investigation was food-stamp fraud, according to DPD Chief Ricky Conner. The search [...]

A former investigator for the Texas Health and Human Services Commission was sentenced to federal prison for theft violations in the Eastern District of Texas, announced U.S. Attorney John M. Bales today. Melva Darlene Blakemore, 62, of Diboll, Texas, pleaded guilty on March 26, 2013, to theft of federal funds and was sentenced to 12 [...]

DHS JV cheerleaders attending camp at SFA this week are: Front row left to right: Hollie Wilsie, Baylie Parker, Kallen Treadway; Top: Tara Dulaney, Ariela Padilla, Emily Thompson, Marissa Bacon  

DHS varsity cheerleaders are attending cheerleading camp at SFA this week. Those attending are front row left to right; Alexis Rios, Abbie Kettering, Jayden Springs; Second row; Meghan Wagner, Amanda Faircloth, Jordan Eldridge, Mikayla Sudduth; Third; Mikayla Tolly, Presley Havard, Katy Dubose; Last: Aubrie Arellano, Esmeralda Tamez and Chaney Wyatt-Chittum, sponsor

LUFKIN, TEXAS (July 24, 2013)…On July 11, the Volunteer Auxiliary at Memorial Medical Center-Lufkin presented $1,000 scholarships to students pursuing degrees in health care. The scholarships are funded through popcorn sales at Memorial.   Pictured from left to right: (front row) Dorothy Brock, Volunteer; Shirley Ware, Volunteer; Carolyn Crawford, Volunteer; Amanda M. Torres, Morgan Faircloth, Morgan [...]

Five Quick Tips to Lower Energy Costs and Power Back to School Budgets It seems like summer only just started, and already the Back to School ads for clothes, bags, and supplies are hitting the airwaves. With a few easy energy savings tips, you can help power those back to school purchases with the money [...]

    NEW T.J.MAXX TO OPEN IN LUFKIN   NEW STORE OFFERS DESIGNER NAMES AT UNBELIEVABLE PRICES   FRAMINGHAM, MA (AUGUST, 2013) – T.J.Maxx, one of the nation’s largest off-price retailers with more than 1,000 stores currently operating in 49 states and Puerto Rico, will open a new store in Lufkin, TX on August 11, [...]

Notice is hereby given that original Letters Testamentary for the Estate of Naomi Greenville, Deceased, were issued on June 21, 2013, in Cause No. 112-13PR, pending in the County Court at Law of Angelina County, Texas, to:  Dell M. Sawyer, Executor. All persons having claims against this Estate which is currently being administered are required [...]