Hunter McLeroy

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Hector Lopez finished third in the Region III-3A cross country meet Saturday in Humble, qualifying for the state meet in the process. Lopez finished the 5,000-meter (3.1-mile) course in 16 minutes, 50.2 seconds – 17 seconds behind district-rival Sam Farrell of Hudson, who won the race in 16:33.1 to lead his team to its eighth [...]

Huntington Red Devils (1-7, 0-3) at Diboll Lumberjacks (0-9, 0-3) Last week: Jasper 48, H’ton 8; Carthage 49, Diboll 6. Next week: Winner opens playoffs. Losing team’s season comes to end. Despite losing records, the Huntington Red Devils and Diboll Lumberjacks still have a chance for a playoff spot due to four teams making the [...]

RICHARD NELSON-EDITOR The Diboll Lady Jacks’ 2013 volleyball season came to an end Tuesday, as Fairfield knocked them out of the playoffs in the bidistrict match played at Grapeland High School. Despite falling in straight games (19-25, 11-25, 10-25), the Lady Jacks improved on their first performance against Fairfield just before district play began. This [...]

Funeral services for John W. Harris, 74, of Lufkin, will be held Friday, November 8, 2013 at 10:00 a.m. in the Carroway Funeral Home Chapel.  Interment will follow in the Damascus Cemetery near Corrigan. Mr. Harris was born February 14, 1939 in Kaufman County, Texas, and died Tuesday, November 5, 2013 at his residence. Survivors [...]

Services for Velma Ashworth Thomason, 101, of Houston, will be held at 2:00 p.m. Thursday, November 7, 2013 in the Gipson Funeral Home Chapel. Interment will follow in the Garden of Memories Memorial Park. Mrs. Thomason was born July 13, 1912, in Diboll, Texas.  She passed away Sunday, November 3, 2013 in Houston, where she [...]

Services for Calvin Neal Hugg, 73, of Lufkin, will be held at 1:00 p.m. Friday, November 8, 2013 in the Oakley-Metcalf Funeral Home Chapel. Interment will follow in the Ryan Chapel Cemetery in Diboll. Mr. Hugg was born May 12, 1940 and died Sunday, November 3, 2013 in a Diboll nursing facility. The family will [...]

Funeral services for Robert Linwood “Bob” Poland, Sr., 94, of Lufkin were held Saturday, November 2, 2013 at 2:00 p.m. at the First Christian Church of Lufkin, with Reverend Stephen Lantis officiating. Graveside services with military honors followed in the Garden of Memories Memorial Park. Mr. Poland died Monday, October 28, 2013 at his home [...]

Diboll Garden Club members making a trip to Houston last week were treated royally during lunch at the Chef’s Table at Brennan’s restaurant. The Chef’s Table is a huge round table surrounded by glass in the kitchen area where meal preparations can be observed. The saying of “putting the big pot into the little pot” [...]

Deer season has arrived and its time for cooking up some fast and easy dishes the men like. Jack Powell’s Stoup 1 lb. ground beef, browned 1 can Rotel tomatoes with green chiles 1 can Ranch Style Beans, undrained 2 cans minestrone soup Mix all together — so simple, even a man can make it.  [...]

One Year Ago Diboll High School 2012 Homecoming Court includes seniors Nika Bray, Cassity Bradley, Chassity Walker, Audrey Tamez and Paige Morgan; junior Yochil Vasquez; sophomore Angela Concha; and freshman Analyssa Padilla. After an impressive performance at the Shoal Creek Intercollegiate, University of Houston junior Wesley McClain is named Conference USA Golfer of the Week. [...]