Hunter McLeroy

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Editor’s note: The following is a story written by Betty Hendrick, who wishes everyone a blessed Easter. Alexander breathed deeply, enjoying the new fragrances of the spring season.  Standing under the branches of the dogwood tree, he examined the brilliant white blooms.  The tree trunk and branches were somewhat twisted, but those blooms…..shaped like a [...]

RICHARD NELSON The Diboll Lumberjacks survived a third-quarter surge to defeat Woodville 54-41 Tuesday at home, going 4-0 on the young season. Diboll led 27-14 at halftime, going on a 13-4 run to finish the second quarter. However, Woodville (1-3) cut that lead to 27-20 in the first 1 minute, 20 seconds of the third [...]

SALLY C. PIPES GUEST Some 60 percent of Americans — nearly 160 million people — get insurance through their jobs. Thanks to Obamacare, that number is about to nosedive. The president’s signature law is hiking the cost of health insurance for American businesses of all sizes. They’re responding by dumping coverage for workers, spouses, and [...]

ROBERT NICHLOS STATE SENATOR Christmas has been a favorite holiday of mine since I was a young boy. Of course, I was lucky because I grew up in a toy factory where my father, Talley Nichols, manufactured toy cap guns. During this Christmas season, I want to wish you and your family a very Merry [...]

Sisters in Grace Tina Terrell and Christie Stephens   For I know the plans I have for you, declares the Lord, plans for welfare and not for evil, to give you a future and a hope. – Jeremiah 29:11.     Advent season is upon us. This is the time where we prepare our hearts [...]

There are some times that ya just gotta say what needs to be said, and today is one of those days. Pastor Andy preached on Luke 7, and the woman with the alabaster box. This woman was of ill repute, and the others at the party despised her. Have you ever wondered how she came [...]

With fall decorations and the scent of apples and cinnamon filling the room at the T.L.L. Temple Memorial Library on Tuesday, Nov. 12, Diboll Garden Club members were greeted with delicious refreshments provided by hostesses Sue Beaty, Chubby Slack and Kathy Sample. The featured speaker was Donna Dorman, a designer with Alene’s Florist in Lufkin, [...]

Several mornings we had frost and the second day our “back 40″ looked like a young snow had whitened everything in the yard and on top of our house and the neighbors’ rooftops, too. Folks were out in force trying to stock up before the cold and wet days came. Some I saw were Vivian [...]

My Thanksgiving started with 35 degrees and rain in Lufkin at 12:30 p.m. on Tuesday. I left for Dallas and bought gas in Jacksonville at the Huddy’s Market Exxon Station. Julie and Rocky recommended the fried pies. I asked what flavors, and they had apricot, peach, chocolate, coconut, apple and cherry. I told them that [...]

Charles and Jane Lenderman celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on Oct. 26 with a luncheon hosted by their children in the home of their daughter, Angela Oglesbee. They were married in Crockett on Oct. 28, 1963. Their children and spouses are Angela and Vance Oglesbee of Fairfield, James Lenderman of Burke, Cheryl and Kenneth Swiech [...]