Dateline Diboll 12-11-14

Christmas Festival The Diboll Primary School Christmas Festival is Thursday, Dec. 11. Christmas Cantata First Methodist Church is having its Christmas Cantata Children’s Program at 6 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 14, at the church. History Center Open House The History Center and the Diboll Historical Society invite everyone to attend The History Center’s annual Christmas Open … Read more

Beginning to look a lot like Christmas

Diboll city employees were busy Monday, replacing the banners along the Highway 59 median with Christmas tree decorations. The Civic Club invites individuals, clubs, churches, and other organizations to help decorate Old Orchard Park for Christmas. Lighted displays are being sought that will brighten up the park during the month of December. Complete guidelines are … Read more

Goodwill seeks volunteers to help with tax-prep

Goodwill’s Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Program (VITA) needs volunteers to prepare income tax returns for low- to moderate-income community members. No previous tax preparation experience is necessary. Volunteers will receive free tax preparation for themselves as well as training and certification to assist local families. “If you use email or Facebook, you have enough computer … Read more

Respected bus driver ‘Delco’ dies

Longtime Diboll school bus driver Anthony Delco, 57, died in a one-vehicle crash Monday night about 5 miles south of Diboll in Polk County. The Livingston DPS troopers’ initial investigation indicates Delco, who was not wearing his seat-belt, was driving his 2001 Chevrolet Silverado when it left the Highway 59 roadway and overturned in the … Read more

Dateline Diboll for 11-27-14

Christmas Blessings It is not too late to give monetary donations to the Christmas Blessings program that provides Christmas gifts to children in Diboll. Donations can be taken to First United Methodist Church at 401 Hines Street or taken to Trey Wilkerson, president of the Diboll Civic Club, at 105 Weber St. during office hours. For … Read more