Retirement delayed

By Burlon Wilkerson “I can’t think of anything else I would rather have done over the last 30 years,” Terry Johnson said when discussing his upcoming retirement in a recent interview.  “Diboll has been good to me, and I have enjoyed my time here.” “Coach” Johnson, as he is usually called, plans to retire at … Read more


On to the Finals!

NEW CANEY — The Diboll Lumberjacks advanced to the Region III baseball final by sweeping the Huffman-Hargrave Falcons in a best-of-three series Friday and Saturday. Following a 5-4 extra-inning win Friday night, the Lumberjacks closed out the semifinal series Saturday afternoon with a 6-2 victory at Adam Dunn Field. Diboll junior Eric DeJesus earned the … Read more

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Joy Davis Smith

  Funeral services for Joy Davis Smith, 66, of Lufkin will be held Friday, May 24, 2013 at 10:00 a.m. in the Carroway Funeral Home Chapel with Reverend Joe Stanley and Reverend R.G. “Bud” Davis officiating. Interment will follow in the Garden of Memories Memorial Park. Mrs. Smith was born March 23, 1947 in Shelby … Read more