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 ...

Pack the House! at the The Diboll Free Press Thursday, Aug. 29 at our office 101 Weber St. (at intersection with North Hendricks) \   Special offer: Subscribe or renew/extend your subscription and receive a 3-foot x 5-foot Lumberjack banner (delivered by Homecoming) Come meet the staff and spoil your dinner with ice cream and ...

Our Teen Back-to-School Party was a hit with 50 in attendance on Friday, Aug. 16 after Meet the Jacks. Teens enjoyed playing the Wii in the Joe Elliott and Joe Sample Memorial Garden area, while some just visited with friends. The main attraction was the movie Pitch Perfect shown on the big screen in the ...

Jim Taylor’s entrance into the world of sound engineering came about more from necessity than curiosity. A musician since he was old enough to hold a guitar, Taylor attended college as a Composition Theory major. He wrote jazz compositions, and he needed a way to demo his songs so he could sell them. At the ...

Diboll Independent School District announced its policy today for providing free and reduced-price meals for children served under the attached current income eligibility guidelines. Each school/site or the central office has a copy of the policy, which may be reviewed by anyone on request. On July 15, 2013, Diboll ISD began mailing letters to the ...