Hunter McLeroy

About Hunter McLeroy

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 [...]

                       

“Memorial Day was officially proclaimed May 5, 1868, by Gen. John Logan, national commander of the Grand Army of the Republic, in his General Order No. 11, and was first observed May 30, 1868, when flowers were placed on the graves of Union and Confederate soldiers at Arlington National Cemetery. The first state to officially [...]

Last week, Diboll baseball coach Edd Trotter talked about his team’s goals. “Our goal each year is to get to the playoffs. If we win a district championship then we win it; but, winning a district championship doesn’t always get you to Austin, and that is the goal,” Trotter said, responding to questions about facing [...]

By Richard Nelson — editor@dibollfreepress.com New Diboll City Council members Veronica Hernandez and Tom Farley took the oath of office Monday, May 20, and got down to business in their first council meeting. Council approved revisions to the city’s animal control ordinance, giving more enforcement authority to its animal control officer, Donna Brown, and also [...]

CIA comes to DHS Thursday, May 2, 2013 Diboll High School recently had their first ever Christians in Action meeting. “Small crowd for the first time, but it’s getting better,” said Hunter McLeroy, CIA president and founder. Christians in Action is looking for donations and support to help get the club going. “All money eventually [...]