John Allen Freeman

John Allen Freeman, 77,  was born May 12, 1937 in Angelina County, TX and passed away February 6, 2015 in a local hospital.  He was the son of the late Molly (Thompson) and Frank Freeman. He was a loving husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather. He enjoyed spending time with his family.  He also enjoyed wood … Read more

Lady Jacks clinch district title

The Diboll Lady Jacks are rolling as district play winds down for them. After some relatively close couple of games early on, they have defeated the last four opponents by at least 33 points – including a 79-31 road win Tuesday, Feb. 3, over Jasper to stake claim to another district championship. Diboll (24-5, 7-0) … Read more

’Jacks split with Jasper, Hudson

The Diboll Lumberjacks improved to 3-2 in district play with an 80-54 road win over Jasper on Tuesday, Feb. 3. Diboll had three players in double figures, with Jesse Villanueva leading the way with 22 points. He hit 4-of-8 three-pointers and shot 64 percent from the floor. Jamarcus Polk scored 20 points and added 12 … Read more

30 Years Ago: Carol Taylor promoted at Diboll Foods

One Year Ago Diboll ISD Primary & Elementary School Menu for Thursday Lunch: Chicken Spaghetti; Glazed Carrots; Green Beans; & Mixed Fruit. The Diboll Lady Jacks complete their third consecutive sweep of their district in a big way with a 103-30 victory over the Lady Bulldogs at Carthage High School in district basketball action. Lexxus … Read more

Obits 2-5-15

Lucile I. Morris Graveside services for Lucile I. Morris, 90, of Lufkin were held Wednesday, February 4, 2015 at 10:00 a.m. in the Largent Cemetery with Reverend Mark Livingston and Chaplain Dwayne Thornton officiating. Mrs. Morris was born February 2, 1925 in Seymour, Texas to Charles Samuel and Verna Beatrice (Lyons) Plunkett, and died Monday, … Read more

Inspection stickers are set to expire

The two sticker system for vehicle inspection and registration will soon be a thing of the past. Beginning March 1, Texas drivers will only have to display a single registration sticker in the bottom driver’s side corner of their windshields. Vehicles will still have to pass the same safety and emissions standards at licensed inspection … Read more

DISD has its Legislative priorities

Are you concerned about any of these? • Advocate for fair Public school Compensation/Retirement/Insurance costs • Advocate for full day Early Childhood funding ( we are currently funded for 1/2 day only so 1/2 of the PK 4 money is from local funds) • Update the Transportation allotment- Still using numbers from 1984! Really! • … Read more

Dateline Diboll 2-5-15

Waymakers at Singing The Waymakers will be singing at the 1st Saturday Singing at the Beulah Congregational Methodist Church on Saturday, Feb. 7 at 7 p.m. A love offering will be received, and a fellowship will follow the service. The church is located in the Beulah Community on FM 58. For more information, contact Wanda … Read more