First Bank and Trust East Texas’ Executive Vice President Trey Denman, far left, and Vice President/Lending Officer Martha Hernandez, present a donation to Boys and Girls Club of East Texas’ Chris Harkness, vice president of Operations, holding the check, Rodney Coleman, Diboll Advisory Board president, and Diboll Unit Director Eric Hernandez, far right.
The Fry’m High Saloon team from Diboll took home the title in the 43rd annual Southern Hushpuppy Championships last week at the Texas Forest Festival. Team members are Emily Thompson, 15, Logan Thompson, 12, Colton Moreno, 15, and Dalton Moreno, 12. They won $750 and a party for 20 from contest sponsor A-1 Party Rentals.
As Sonny Ray Tamez Jr. grows up he’ll know he won’t have to wear hand-me-downs from his siblings. He was welcomed into the world on Aug. 16 by his parents, Alice Ancira and Sonny Ray Tamez – and his five sisters: Arielle, Isabella, Esmeralda, Coral, and Lily Tamez. Sonny Ray Jr. weighed 6 pounds and … Read more
Gary Martel, left, Diboll ISD superintendent, is presented a Hometown Hero of Angelina County Award on Thursday, Sept. 18, by Maci Herrington Dover, Whataburger director of Marketing. Others who received the award during the Texas Forest Festival for their community service and volunteerism were Demetress Curl-Herrell, Hospice of the Pines; Phillis Grandgeorge, ADAC; Duane Freeman, … Read more
Thursday, Sept. 25 Ladies Luncheon Bingo –11:30 a.m. at Civic Center, $6 for lunch and a card. Additional cards $1 each. Sponsored by Diboll Housing Authority and Vintage Bloom Florist and Gifts, all candidates Friday, Sept. 26 Family Movie Night & Cake Walk – “Lilo & Stich,” 6:30 p.m., Library, $2 children, $3 adults; concessions … Read more
In the previous months of 2014 we have done an inventory of the materials that we offer here at the library. During the inventory, we have found that many of our books and DVDs have been checked out and never returned. As a result of this finding, we have decided to make an all-out effort … Read more
Many students in Diboll ISD will soon experience classes in the wide open spaces thanks to funds received from the Thomas T. Keeler Grant Program. H.G. Temple Intermediate and Diboll Primary are planning to use their grants to move instruction outside the four walls of their buildings. At the Intermediate school, plans call for a … Read more
Diboll police officers apprehended two men early Tuesday morning suspected in the burglary of Beard Fine Jewelry in Lufkin a bit earlier. Lufkin PD requested Diboll officers set up and record southbound traffic with their in-car video cameras. Officer Rodney Cheshire set up at Brookshire Brothers and Officer Lazaro Robles was on his way to … Read more
Steve Baker, Diboll Police Department’s interim chief, was about finished with the wording on a commendation for Officer Noe Aguilar’s accomplishments in the past year when he had to start over. However, last week, Aguilar located and arrested a couple who could be responsible for a string of burglaries from here to Tyler. A report … Read more
Friday, Sept. 19 Chip Beef plates – First Baptist parking lot, Team Sara Fried Pies — Katherine Sage Temple Child Care Center will be selling their famous Fried Pies. To pre-order fried pies, call 936-829-2065 or fax to 936-829-2065. They will have apple, peach, chocolate, lemon, pear and they sell for $1.50 each. Pies can … Read more