We have more winners in our Adult and Teen Summer Reading Club weekly gift card drawings. Congratulations go out to Breossha Skinner and Becky Acker of Diboll! You could be a winner too; just sign up for the Adult or Teen Summer Reading Club by June 14 and read, read, read. * * * Children’s ...

Memorial Day is a U.S. federal holiday wherein the men and women who died while serving in the United States Armed Forces are remembered.  The holiday, which is celebrated every year on the final Monday of May,  was formerly known as Decoration Day and originated after the American Civil War to commemorate the Union and ...

Nineteen members of the Diboll Garden Club enjoyed a fun outdoor tailgate party on Tuesday, April 22, at Lillie’s Plants in Lufkin. And yes, the tailgate of an SUV did serve as a dessert spot, with colorful tablecloths and freshly cut amaryllis blooms adorning the food tables. Providing the food and drinks were hostesses Betty ...

The Sock Hop this past Saturday was extraordinary! Patrons were awed by the musical talents of the GMC Trio as they performed songs from the 50’s, 60’s, and 70’s.  A few of our guests kept the dance floor hot all night. Everyone enjoyed good old fashioned root beer floats for refreshments. This event was also ...

Each summer, children wait for the last bell of the school year. Summer is an exciting time for children to enjoy playtime with friends, a week at camp, or a family vacation. However, for many children who receive free and reduced-price meals at school, summer can mean hunger. Just as learning doesn’t end when school ...

The annual Yard Beautiful contest, sponsored by the Diboll Garden Club, begins May 1.  The days when the yards will be judged are all on Thursdays and Fridays as follows: May 1-2 – Southeast area ,beginning on Dennis and bordered on the west by US 59 to the south Diboll city limits, which includes South Meadows. ...

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, ...

The origin of Santa Claus begins in the 4th century with Saint Nicholas, Bishop of Myra, an area in present-day Turkey. By all accounts St. Nicholas was a generous man, particularly devoted to children. After his death around 340 A.D. he was buried in Myra, but in 1087 Italian sailors purportedly stole his remains and ...

Air Force Airman Chad R. Bailey and Rachelle L. Thomas graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland. The airman completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical fitness, and basic warfare principles and skills. Airmen who complete basic training earn four credits ...

2014 will mark the Library’s 50th year in operation. From a tiny white, one-room building to a spacious, award-winning building in 2013, the library has grown with the community. Inside the library has progressed forward to provide more current reading materials; wireless internet service; ebooks; fax service; and community programs such as a monthly Movie ...