Stephanie Cook of Diboll and Jamie Wilson of Lufkin were married at the Diboll Temple House on July 6, 2013. The bride is the daughter of Judy Cook and the late Lester Cook of Diboll. The groom is the son of the late Willie Mae Wilson and James Finley Wilson. The couple has four children, ...

The Diboll Garden Club had its first 2013-2014 meeting Sept. 24 at Mama Tried in Lufkin, a unique shop owned by Wanda Wesch. Her presentation was an inspiring demonstration showing ways to decorate our homes, especially mantels for the holidays. Manhattan restaurant was the setting of the delicious meal during which the business session took ...

Just in time for the haunting month of October! The library will host a Ghost Story Concert from 5 to 6:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 19, with Master Storyteller Gary Whitaker. Whitaker has been performing professionally since 1997. His diverse talents and interest afford him a huge variety of materials that he enjoys bringing to his ...

September is Library Card Sign-up Month, a time when the T.L.L. Temple Memorial Library joins with the American Library Association and public libraries nationwide to make sure that our students have the most important school supply of all – a free library card. Resources at the library are available to anyone who has a library ...

RICHARD NELSON editor@dibollfreepress.com The city’s commitment to spruce up its amenities continues, as Diboll City Council on Monday voted to replace the Old Orchard Park storage shed. The roof leaks in the old shed, which is used to store Diboll Youth Baseball equipment, and would have cost about $3,000 to repair, according to Diboll City ...

Texas Comptroller Susan Combs is joining forces with the Texas Library Association to provide all public libraries and more than 1,100 public elementary schools with nutrition- and fitness-related books and DVDs geared to children and pre-teens in the fight against obesity. This is part of the comptrollers efforts to boost awareness of the agency’s Reshaping ...

The Diboll Family Education Center will be conducting a volunteer/mentor orientation next week for Diboll ISD. If you are interested in being a volunteer or mentor at any campus please try to attend one of the following orientations. Tuesday 9/10 9 a.m. – Primary School -will be held in the cafeteria 10 a.m. – Elementary ...

School has begun, and the library has returned to its fall hours. This means that beginning Sept. 9 the library will stay open until 7 p.m. Mondays for your convenience. The computers will be open until 6:30 p.m., and the check-out desk will be open until 6:45 p.m. Keep in mind that your child will ...

This time of the year is planning time for the library, and we are busy searching for new ideas for events to have at the library in 2014. As a community library we are interested in providing what our community needs. In order to accomplish this we need to know what those needs are. If ...

Sales tax revenue is up all across the state, but not many have shown a 27 percent increase over last year as Diboll has. State sales tax revenue in July was $2.2 billion, up 7.3 percent compared to July 2012.  Diboll’s sales tax revenue was $73,454 up 53.42 percent over July 2012. That increase takes ...