Many feast on fest faire

Despite three huge obstacles – rain, rain, and more rain – the eighth annual Tamale Fest was fun for everyone who came to enjoy the day Saturday, May 16, at Old Orchard Park. “The rain did not keep away the vendors or the crowds,” said Loretta Christmas, event organizer. “I think the weather played in … Read more

Dateline Diboll 5-21-15

Senior Movie Day “Senior Movie Day” features a free movie on the big screen in the library’s community room once a month.Join us on Friday, May 22, 2015 at 2 p.m. for “Steel Magnolias”. The library will serve free popcorn and lemonade, though guests are welcome to bring their own snacks as well. Bring a … Read more

Music in Park set for June

Music in the Park returns June 6 to Diboll for the third year. Two performers will be playing at the amphitheater in Old Orchard Park that afternoon beginning at 6 p.m. Walter Plant, a local talent who has been performing for years all over the South, will present a variety of music from oldies to … Read more

Call for Texas Forestry Hall of Fame nominations

The Texas Forestry Museum is seeking nominations for the 2015 Texas Forestry Hall of Fame. To be eligible for consideration, individuals must have been/be a member of the Texas forestry community, and have made substantial and lasting contributions to forestry and forest conservation in the state through an outstanding act or extended dedicated service. Hall … Read more

Summer Reading kickoff party is Monday

Armed Forces Day is Saturday, May 16. This is simply a day to salute all of the men and women in all branches of the service who protect our country and you. Each branch of the military had their own day of celebration, but then, on Aug. 31, 1949, Secretary of Defense Louis Johnson announced … Read more

Dateline DIboll 5-14-15

Dance The SPJST regular third Friday night will be May 15, at the SPJST lodge, 197 Hughes Road in Lufkin. The band will be Glenn Lenderman and Friends. Admission is $6 for members, and $7 for guests. The theme will be “Covered Wagon Chow Down,” so put on your western gear and come out for … Read more