Virgil Coy Berwick

Memorial services for Virgil Coy Berwick, 72, of Lufkin will be held Saturday, February 14, 2015 at 2:00 p.m. at the Rocky Hill Missionary Baptist Church with Brother Raymond Butts officiating. Mr. Berwick was born March 19, 1942 in Alto, Texas to Eli and Christine (Williams) Berwick, and died Tuesday, February 10, 2015 in a … Read more

George Patrick Andrade, Jr.

George Patrick Andrade, Jr., 61, of Corrigan died Friday, February 13, 2015 in Lufkin. Cremation arrangements are under the direction of Carroway Funeral Home, and memorial services will be held at a later date. Mr. Andrade was born June 16, 1953 in San Antonio, Texas. He had resided in Corrigan for four years. Mr. Andrade … Read more

Truman Hall

Funeral services for Truman Hall, 78, of Huntington will be held Tuesday, February 17, 2015 at 10:00 a.m. in the Carroway Funeral Home Chapel in Lufkin with Brother Jackson Colwell and Brother Steve Cowart officiating. Interment will follow in the Huntington Cemetery. Mr. Hall was born November 22, 1936 in the Ora Community, Angelina County, … Read more

Marjorie J. Dotson

Funeral services for Marjorie J. Dotson, 88, of Henderson, formerly of Pollok, will be held Wednesday, February 18, 2015 at 11:00 a.m. in the Carroway Funeral Home Chapel with Brother Keith Bickley officiating. Interment will follow in the Pollok Cemetery. Mrs. Dotson was born March 14, 1926 in Forrest City, Arkansas to Hardie and Ruby … Read more

Diboll elementary students place third in UIL meet

Diboll was well represented by approximately 80 students who participated in the Elementary level UIL meet on Saturday, Jan. 24. Grades two through five competed in a variety of events at Bonner Elementary in Hudson. When all the points were totaled, Diboll placed third overall. “We were only nine points behind the second place school,” … Read more

Obits 2-12-15

Thomas Randall ‘Randy’ Machann Funeral services for Thomas Randall “Randy” Machann, 64, of Zavalla will be held Thursday, February 12, 2015 at 10:00 a.m. at the Zavalla First Baptist Church with Pastor Jackson Colwell and Dr. Jacob Fitzgerald officiating. Interment will follow in the Zavalla Cemetery. Mr. Machann was born April 28, 1950 in San … Read more

30 Years Ago: Michelle Schmidt named DAR Citizen

One Year Ago Diboll City Council appoints a panel of seven to serve on its Red Light Camera Citizens Advisory Committee. Members include Dave Martinez, Teresa Stribling, Freddie Mac Henry, Justin Barkley, Joe Gage, Gary Martel and Chris Walker. Lufkin attorney Joe Lee Register seeks County Court at Law #1 post. Lifelong Dibollian, World War … Read more

Don’t spread germs; spread God’s love

“Declare His glory among the nations, His wonders among all peoples.” — Psalms 96:3 “Wash your hands and say your prayers because Jesus and germs are everywhere!” The past couple of weeks really put a toll on us. Sniffles, coughs, and headaches took turns annoying each of us, and kids were dropping like flies here … Read more

Patrick: Guard must stay on the border

Texas must continue to secure its international border with National Guard troops past a March deadline, Lt. Governor Dan Patrick told reporters at a press conference Tuesday. With funding due to run out next month, Patrick said the state must continue to pay for Guard forces to stay on the Mexico border through at least … Read more