Hunter McLeroy

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RICHARD NELSON editor@dibollfreepress.com Perhaps Roxanna Martinez’s reputation preceded her at the seventh annual Diboll Tamale Festival on Saturday at Old Orchard Park. The perennial winner of the Tamale Cooking Contest ran out of tamales before 11 a.m. Martinez made as many tamales as she usually does for her Mama’s Tamales booth, but the festival brought [...]

Diboll police officers rescued a woman after her truck slid into a deep ditch of fast-running water about 10 p.m. Monday. Officers were dispatched to the intersection of South First and Elm Street and found an elderly woman in Dodge pickup that had slid into a drainage ditch about 6-foot deep. The officers reported that [...]

Hunter McLeroy web@dibollfreepress.com I would like to invite all graduating senior to an event Diboll First Baptist Church is hosting.  They will be having a Baccalaureate Service in honor of this years graduating seniors.  Each graduate will receive a gift and there will be a reception after the service. Hope to see you there!  It [...]

RICHARD NELSON editor@dibollfreepress.com Diboll’s quest to reach the state tournament begins in much the same way as it did last year – in the bidistrict round against the Palestine Wildcats. Diboll plays host in the first game at 7:30 p.m. Thursday at Old Orchard Park’s Pop Warner Field. The second game is at 7:30 p.m. [...]

One Year Ago Diboll Garden Club names “Yard Beautiful of the Week” belonging to Dr. & Mrs. Woody Ingram. Diboll High School graduate R.L. Lyles, firefighter/EMT for City of Nacogdoches, attends memorial service for first responders who lost their lives in the fertilize explosion in the town of West, Texas. Diboll graduate Jerry Cobb, baseball [...]

Kenneth Wooten Services for Kenneth Wooten, 70, of Apple Springs, will be held at 2:00 p.m. Friday, May 2, 2014 in the Gipson Funeral Home Chapel, with Bro. Jimmy Coil officiating. Kenneth was born December 28, 1943 in Nacogdoches, Texas.  He passed away Monday, April 28, 2014 in a Wells nursing facility. Kenneth was a [...]

Sisters in Grace Tina Terrell and Christie Stephens “ Keep your lives free from the love of money and be content with what you have, because God has said, “Never will I leave you; never will I forsake you.” – Hebrews 13:5. This past week, Greg had a death in his family. His uncle Jim [...]

Did you know that every person matters to God? Every one of us! It doesn’t matter if you are black, white, Hispanic, purple, or polka-dotted. It doesn’t matter if you are rich or poor, educated or not. It is not about what you can do for God. It is about what God did for you. [...]

State Rep.Trent Ashby, r-Lufkin, has asked the Director of the Bureau of Land Management to be accountable for his agency’s proposed actions along the Texas/Oklahoma border.  In response to rumblings about a potential federal land grab, Rep. Ashby has signed a letter that has been sent to BLM Director Neil Kornze. The letter poses several [...]

Nineteen members of the Diboll Garden Club enjoyed a fun outdoor tailgate party on Tuesday, April 22, at Lillie’s Plants in Lufkin. And yes, the tailgate of an SUV did serve as a dessert spot, with colorful tablecloths and freshly cut amaryllis blooms adorning the food tables. Providing the food and drinks were hostesses Betty [...]