Strauss, LHS Class of ’50 to gather

Herman Strauss stopped by early Monday afternoon after leaving the Salvation Army’s Adult Day Care Center where he and his wife, Wanda, and others have gone every Monday for more than 10 years to provide musical entertainment to the folks there. Joining them that day was Gene Squyres, Bonnie Jumper, Lena Challender, Ann Boles, E. … Read more

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Hot tamales:Old Orchard Park electrical grid in place just in time for annual festival

Burlon Wilkerson news@dibollfreepress.com Festival attendees and vendors at events in Diboll’s Old Orchard Park can now experience added convenience and greater safety with installation complete on the new electrical grid.  Outlets for vendor booth spaces or other electrical needs are finally in place. City Code Enforcement Officer Bryant McCollum provided a diagram last week which … Read more

Freed by Christ

The cool weather is gone.  Summer is on its way.  Cast off the sweaters, long-sleeve tops and coats.  We will be asking for that cool weather in a couple of months. How is your “spiritual weather?”  Are you cold, lukewarm or hot?  Who controls your temperature?  Hopefully, Jesus Christ does. God’s Bible says in Romans … Read more

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Dateline Diboll 5-1-14

Free golf clniic A youth golf clinic sponsored by the Alcohol & Drug Abuse Council and Neches Pines Golf Course will be from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Saturday, May 3 at the Diboll course. Youth ages 9-14 can get free lessons from golf pros. An adult must register the youth by calling 936-634-5753. No … Read more

Corrigan fire sends four to hospital

BRIAN BESCH Corrigan Times CORRIGAN — An explosion and fire Saturday afternoon at the Georgia Pacific facility in Corrigan has hospitalized four, with three in critical condition. Occupational Safety and Health Administration investigators were at the plant Sunday and have continued an investigation as to why Saturday’s events caused such damage. Georgia Pacific Spokesperson Eric … Read more

Cardiac Jacks back in playoffs

Richard Nelson editor@dibollfreepress.com The Cardiac Jacks are back just in time for the baseball playoffs. The Lumberjacks (6-5 in District 20-3A) clinched a playoff berth with a 9-5, 10-inning victory over host Central on Tuesday night. They play at home Friday against Hudson (8-3), with playoff positioning on the line. After taking an early 3-0 … Read more