Hunter McLeroy

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By Burlon Wilkerson “I can’t think of anything else I would rather have done over the last 30 years,” Terry Johnson said when discussing his upcoming retirement in a recent interview.  “Diboll has been good to me, and I have enjoyed my time here.” “Coach” Johnson, as he is usually called, plans to retire at [...]

A young Diboll woman died at the scene of a two-vehicle wreck at FM 2021 and Highway 69 near Huntington. Leah McDonald, 18, was a passenger in a 2006 Toyota Camry driven by Nolan Ryan Ellingburg, 20, also of Diboll. Ellingburg was transported by helicopter to a Tyler hospital. His condition was unknown as of [...]

By Hunter McLeroy There is always something to be proud and cheerful about, but for these girls it’s a totally different story. These girls made the 2013-2014 Varsity Cheer team, which is a major accomplishment for all of them. This is big for them.  They  went to cheer tryouts towards the end of the 2013 [...]

NEW CANEY — The Diboll Lumberjacks advanced to the Region III baseball final by sweeping the Huffman-Hargrave Falcons in a best-of-three series Friday and Saturday. Following a 5-4 extra-inning win Friday night, the Lumberjacks closed out the semifinal series Saturday afternoon with a 6-2 victory at Adam Dunn Field. Diboll junior Eric DeJesus earned the [...]

“Those who obey him will not be punished. Those who are wise will find a time and a way to do what is right.” Ecclesiastes 8:5 Time is often a precious commodity in the Stephens house. This past week was no exception. We had a zillion, or so it felt, things going on. I was [...]

  Funeral services for Joy Davis Smith, 66, of Lufkin will be held Friday, May 24, 2013 at 10:00 a.m. in the Carroway Funeral Home Chapel with Reverend Joe Stanley and Reverend R.G. “Bud” Davis officiating. Interment will follow in the Garden of Memories Memorial Park. Mrs. Smith was born March 23, 1947 in Shelby [...]

By Hunter McLeroy Why don’t we have public pools?  Joe Flowers says “When I was younger, we had two city pools.  They were fun to have, especially when the Texas heat was in.”  There are a lot of things that go with having city pools, including upkeep, expenses, and things like that.  Do you ever [...]

Interact Club students worked HARD recently at the East Texas Food Bank. They sorted 28,000 pounds of donated food into boxes to be given out to local food banks – which comes to 21,875 meals total, or 725 meals per volunteer. Their efforts saved the Food Bank $1,375 by not having to hire workers to [...]

One Year Ago Diboll High School athletic department host Lumberjack 5K and Fun Run. Top finisher in the men’s division is Robert Smith with a time of 16:40 and the top lady finisher is Jessica Mays with a time of 23:33. Diboll ISD trustees vote to renovate two classrooms in the former kindergarten building into [...]

  Diboll FCCLA has been working with students on each campus to see who could collect the most boxed cake mixes. The class from each grade that collected the most boxes won a cupcake party, with the cupcakes made by the Diboll Culinary Classes — a portion of the FCCLA. Collectively all campuses gathered more [...]