Noteworthy happenings at Capitol

This past week, as expected, Speaker Straus released the House Committee assignments. I am extremely grateful to have been reappointed to both the House Appropriations and Naturals Resources Committees, along with my new position as a member of the House Administration Committee. Serving on these committees gives me the best opportunity to protect and promote … Read more

Dateline Diboll 2-12-15

Valentine’s dinner Feb. 14 is the date to mark your calendar to treat your sweetheart to a Valentine’s din-ner, an annual event sponsored by DHS Project Graduation. The main course can be your choice of steak or chicken. Entertainment will be provided along with a dessert auction. Feel free to call Andrea Swor at 936-829-4040 … Read more

Engagement party held for Grimes, Welch

Emily Grimes and Cody Welch were honored with an engagement celebration at the home of Debra and Steve Moore. Parents are Mary and Arlin Grimes and Ron Welch of Hallsville. Hostesses were Cay and Tom Billingsley, Leeann Brookshire and Alton Knight, Emily Goodwin and Jason Helvey, Lisa and Wayne Haglund, Shelly and Ron Hufford, Virginia … Read more

Dazzlers dazzle aboard Carnival’s Triumph

“Sail Away With Me.” That’s what members of the Diboll High School Dazzlers got to do recently. Because of the impressions they made at summer camp of not only talent and skill but their personal character, attitude, mannerisms and courtesy toward others a representative of the Houston Texans Cheerleaders fell in love with this little … Read more

Register now for Princess and the Frog Extravaganza

“Presidents’ Day is an American holiday celebrated on the third Monday in February. Originally established in 1885 in recognition of President George Washington, it is still officially called “Washington’s Birthday” by the federal government. Traditionally celebrated Feb. 22 –Washington’s actual day of birth — the holiday became popularly known as Presidents’ Day after it was … Read more

Freed by Christ 2-12-15

Who do you love? How much do you love them? Are you loved? How many people love you? Have you told them you love them? Have they told you they love you? How do you know if someone loves you? Jesus Christ loves you! How can you know that for sure? Because in Romans 5: … Read more

Have truck will travel

It seems the Diboll Volunteer Fire Department has gotten more than the city’s money’s worth out of their old pumper truck. “It’s 23 years old; they usually last about 15 years,” said Gary Jones, DVFD chief. “It’s the first-out truck so it’s been to about 8,500 fire calls.” City Council on Monday voted to buy … Read more