Letter to the Editor 5-21-15

Oral history a treat I remember the closing song Bob Hope used for his shows as he said “thanks for the memories”. He was a great entertainer, and if he could visit The History Center, he would sing that, even if he did not know those folks in The Cornbread Whistle. Sandra Pouland and I … Read more

Cryers enjoy ET food

The threat of rain might have kept the numbers down for the annual Cryer reunion, but those who did come had a great time of fellowship and as always lots of good old East Texas food. Some who were in attendance were Floy and Roy Griffey and Jony Meece of Lufkin; Michelle, Derrick and Addison … Read more

Amy Roland visits daughter, Disney World

Tina Turner’s co-worker, Amy Roland, has a daughter, Chandler Modisette, who is interning at Walt Disney World during her last semester at Texas A&M. (She actually just finished and will graduate May 23). Tina reported: “Chandler has been there since January and Amy was itching to see her. We had an opening in our schedule … Read more

Diboll FFA winding down year

The Diboll FFA brought its competition season to an end through its annual awards banquet. The banquet started with the officers opening the banquet up for business. The current and incoming officers then served guests a catfish dinner catered by JR’s Barn. Guests were able to enjoy a slide presentation of pictures taken over the … Read more

Freed by Christ 5-21-15

Memorial Day is almost here. We thank Jesus Christ for all our Military Service people who gave their lives for our country and people in other countries as well. Please remember the families of these fallen soldiers. We pray for all of them. God knows your grief. The Holy Spirit is the Comforter. Please let … Read more

Many feast on fest faire

Despite three huge obstacles – rain, rain, and more rain – the eighth annual Tamale Fest was fun for everyone who came to enjoy the day Saturday, May 16, at Old Orchard Park. “The rain did not keep away the vendors or the crowds,” said Loretta Christmas, event organizer. “I think the weather played in … Read more