Jack hoopsters still undefeated

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 … Read more

Employer mandate delayed

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 … Read more

5 cents worth

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 … Read more

Garden Club celebrates fall

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, … Read more

Lendermans celebrate 50 years wed

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 … Read more