Hunter McLeroy

About Hunter McLeroy

This library lost someone special to its history a couple of weeks ago with the death of Joy Smith. In its 50-year history, there have only been five librarians to head and direct this facility.  Joy Smith was one of them. At the sudden death of the library’s first librarian, Gertie Mae Lawrence, in 1969, [...]

There were about 97 kids and adults on hand to kick off the Texas Summer Reading Club on Friday, June 7. The kids enjoyed games such as a water-balloon toss; an egg race; a balloon popping race; an egg toss; musical chairs; a giant volley ball game; and a parachute game. Ice cream was served [...]

Early Sunday morning, a crash involving two vehicles in Sabine Parish, La., killed a Lufkin man who was formerly from Diboll. According to police reports, troopers responded to the crash around 7:40 a.m., which occurred on LA Highway 191 in Sabine Parish. The crash involved a 2009 Jeep Wrangler, driven by Tommy F. Tilley Jr., [...]

First Bank & Trust East Texas has been named to the Top 15 percent of Community Banks nationwide for 2012 by Seifried & Brew, a national community bank risk management firm. This recognition puts First Bank & Trust among an elite group of banks that strive every day to serve its communities with the best [...]

Father’s are very special people.  It is tough being a godly, loving and supportive father in today’s world.  God’s Bible says, “And you, fathers, do not provoke your children to wrath, but bring them up in the training and admonition of the Lord.” As fathers, God has blessed us with children so we can point [...]

FBC VBS Vacation Bible school at First Baptist Church is from 6 to 8:30 p.m. July 10-12 for ages Pre-K3 through sixth-grade. The church bus will run 30 minutes prior to VBS.  Pickup sites are:  Housing Authority parking lot and LBJ Drive at the activity center. Any questions, call Jessica Grigg at 936-240-0038. Wakefield VBS [...]

Consideration nears extinction; what’s next? A short while ago, I posted on my personal Facebook page a bit of a rant about the ever-increasing instances of inconsideration. A week later I witnessed what I consider one of the ultimate examples of inconsideration. A woman parked in front of the entrance to the side parking lot [...]

“Fore!” Not a word you normally hear from a 6-year-old, but it could become more common around Diboll as a result of the inclusion of “First Tee” in the lower grades at school. The First Tee National School program introduces students to the game of golf, the First Tee Nine Core Values and Nine Healthy [...]

Richard In about a month, Hendricks Street will get another face lift – almost to the end of the Diboll city limits. Diboll City Council on Monday awarded bids on for the repairs to Angelina Excavating Inc. of Lufkin. The street repair project was made possible through two grants – one of $224,766 through [...]

Cristen Simmons will sign a national letter of intent to play college basketball for Texas College. All who played a role in her education and Many of you have played a big role in her education and I know she would love to see you there. Thursday May 30th High School Library 1:00 pm   [...]