Banking on the Boys & Girls Club

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.

Hush! These guys won that puppy

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.

Welcome Junior!

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

Hometown Hero

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

Diboll Day Queen Candidates Fundraisers

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

Burglary suspects caught in Diboll

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