Getting your child ready for school includes many things such as getting new clothes and school supplies. We would like to add one more thing to the list of things to do before school starts. Get your child’s library card in working order to assure that they will have access to computers or study materials ...

Summer Vacation is coming to a close and school will be starting at the end of the month. Here are some back-to-school tips for parents to do before school starts to get their children ready for the new school year: * Be sure your child is in good physical and mental health; schedule doctor and ...

The officers for the Diboll High School Christians in Action club are working hard to make this year a good one. CIA helps the community, but also help teens strengthen their relationship with Christ, said CIA president Hunter McLeroy. “Our biggest goal this year is to get out into the community and show God’s love,” ...

The Children’s Summer Reading Club Awards Party was held on Thursday, July 18. There were 90 children that finished their reading goal this summer. Each child received a certificate from the library and a reading medal provided by the Diboll Business Association. Lewis Ivey, who along with wife Shirley Ivey donated to the Summer Reading ...

SPJST dance SPJST, 30th anniversary dance, with music by Glenn Lenderman and Friends will be Friday, July 19, from 7:30 to 10:30 p.m. at the SPJST Lodge, 197 Hughes Road, which is the old skating rink, in Fuller Springs. This is the dance that all of the members get in free, and cost for guests ...

Many readers enjoyed the newly added Adult Summer Reading Club this summer. With Miss Mary at the helm this group really flourished with 38 registered. This reading club was hassle-free with lots of chances to win prizes. Gift cards to Sonic were given away each week through a drawing of those who had read that ...

SHEILA’S POTPOURRI Sheila Scogin Longtime friends Billy and Shirley Bailey of Colmesneil, stopped by to visit us.  I’m not sure how long it has been since they were here.  They both have health problems and don’t travel much anymore.  It is amazing how many miles Beamon and Billy have driven all over the United States ...

Glen and Kathy Grigsby Goehring attended their son, Cody Goehring’s, Harvard Law School Graduation on May, 30 in Cambridge, Mass. Also traveling with Kathy and Glen wer their daughter Kirby and Cody’s grandmother, Jo Ann Handley. They were in Boston for five days to attend the graduation and see the beautiful city. The graduation ceremony ...

After 42 years, James Simms has retired from First Bank & Trust East Texas. It was coincidental with the bank’s 60th anniversary. James and his wife Katty (or Kathy to some of us) planned their retirements within days of each other. Kathy retired from working at DEMCO for 36 years. The day of James’ retirement ...

The Diboll Business Association’s May Pack the House event was held at Pouland’s The Everything Store. Many people stopped by the store to look around, visit and sample some of the gourmet items the store now sells (Sarah Morris in the top photo). Andrea Swor cooked a large pot of Colorado pinto beans and some ...