Platters taking a spin through Diboll

Direct from Branson, Mo., “Only You,” featuring the internationally recognized tribute group presents a salute to the Platters during Diboll Day. The group will perform classics like, “Only You,” “My Prayer,” “Smoke Gets in Your Eyes,” and “The Great Pretender.” The original Platters have passed on, but the legacy of their music will live on … Read more

All quiet on Diboll front

Through two public hearings no one has spoken up about Diboll City Council’s proposed 2014 tax rate of 59 cents per $100 property valuation. The rate is about 2.3 cents higher than last year’s rate – the first increase in about three years. The increase will cost property-owners about $22 more a year on average. … Read more

An AED for DISD

The Angelina County Heart Alliance (ACHA) recently donated an Automated External Defibrillator (AED) to Diboll ISD.  Krystal Smith, Ladonna Garza, April Richard, Abby Lawrence, Jarrad Grumbles, Nancy Sanchez and Gary Martel, Diboll ISD Superintendent, show off the newest AED at Diboll ISD.  The ACHA donates AEDs to different schools and organizations throughout Angelina County in … Read more

Family loses posessions in house fire

A Diboll family escaped without injury from a house fire Tuesday morning. However, they did lose most of their possessions. Attempts to contact the family members to see what the community could help with were unsuccessful. Volunteer firefighters from Diboll, Moffett and Fuller Springs responded to the fire call about 11:30 a.m. in the 300 … Read more