Extension agent speaks at Garden Club meeting

Cary Sims, County Extension Agent, was the keynote speaker for the April 28 meeting of the Diboll Garden Club at the Temple House. Sims, a very knowledgeable and entertaining speaker, shared recent findings as well as updates on the topic, “How Safe is Our Food?” Using examples from several levels of food studies, Sims emphasized … Read more

Arrests made locally

Diboll police officers arrested Desmond White, 25, of Corsicana at a residence in the 300 block of Avalon last weekend. He has been charged with injury to a child, an offense that allegedly took place earlier in the month. Police officers on routine patrol recently stopped to check a suspicious vehicle in the 900 block … Read more

Dateline Diboll 4-30-15

Book Fair Diboll Primary School will host a Scholastic Book Fair through May 1 at 10 a.m. each day. Great books are available for purchase! Garage sale Fairview Baptist Church is having a garage sale fundraiser for its Peru mission trip. The sale is from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday, May 1, and from … Read more

Our Apologies

This issue of The Free Press was sent to press a day late due to technical issues. You’d think having an extra day to put it together would have improved its coverage, but due to a computer meltdown we lost some photos and copy. Luckily some photos were still on the camera and we were … Read more

Obituary – Arthur “Buddy” Temple, III

Angelina County on Tuesday lost business and conservationist Arthur “Buddy” Temple, III. He was 73. Temple passed away on Tuesday, April 14, 2015, at his home in Lufkin with family members and close friends by his side. Services are scheduled for 11:00 a.m. Saturday at St. Cyprian’s Episcopal Church, 919 S. John Redditt Dr., Lufkin, … Read more

National Library Week winding down

Today’s libraries are the gateway to a world of possibilities. No matter what you’re looking for, whether it is e-books, job-seeking opportunities and resources or innovative programming and homework help for your kids – the T.L.L. Temple Memorial Library has just what you need. Unlimited possibilities @ your library. Celebrate National Library Week, April 12-18. … Read more

Communitywide clean-up Saturday

The community is getting a facelift. On Saturday, April 18, the Diboll Civic Club is sponsoring its third Operation Clean Sweep to help elderly or disabled residents make improvements to their properties. This year 16 locations will have some kind of work done. Volunteers will be doing everything from yard work, clean-up, and mowing to … Read more

Dateline Diboll 4-16-15

Clean Sweep It’s time to sign up for the 2015 Operation Clean-Sweep coming up on Saturday, April 18. Outside repairs and yard work will be done for the elderly and disabled in our community. To volunteer, as an individual or team, contact Fran McClain 829-2779 or franmc@consolidated.net. This project is annual project is sponsored by … Read more