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 ...

Diboll Garden Club members making a trip to Houston last week were treated royally during lunch at the Chef’s Table at Brennan’s restaurant. The Chef’s Table is a huge round table surrounded by glass in the kitchen area where meal preparations can be observed. The saying of “putting the big pot into the little pot” ...

Veterans Day is an official United States holiday which honors people who have served in armed service — also known as veterans. It is a federal holiday that is observed on Nov. 11. It coincides with other holidays such as Armistice Day and Remembrance Day, which are celebrated in other parts of the world and ...

Master Storyteller Gary Whitaker performed some wonderfully spooky tales on Saturday, Oct. 19, at the library. Guests were so intrigued by the stories that you could have heard a pin drop. Whitaker would draw you in with his whispery voice and then jump out at you with a loud voice. Needless to say, he frightened ...

With cold and flu season upon us, it is important to make every effort to stay healthy; here is some good advice from Brookshire Brothers pharmacist Laura Edmundson: Just do it! Get a flu shot. The Center for Disease Control recommends everyone 6 months and older receive an annual flu vaccine. Keep it clean! Wash ...

T.L.L. Temple Memorial Library celebrates Seek the Unknown® for Teen Read Week ™! The library will celebrate Teen Read Week™ (Oct.13-19) with a special Teen Zombie Party on Oct. 11 aimed at encouraging teens around the area to read for the fun of it. Thousands of libraries, schools and bookstores across the country will hold ...

The Diboll Athletics Wall of Honor was created in 1997 and its Selection Committee is chaired by the acting Athletic Director. Nomination criteria for Diboll Wall of Honor are as follows: Former Players/ Managers/Trainers: 1. Must have been out of High School competition for a minimum of 12 years. 2. Must have been recognized for ...