If you ever dreamed of being a firefighter when you grew up, now is your chance. The Diboll Volunteer Fire Department has the “Help Wanted” sign out. According to DVFD Chief Darrell Roberts, Diboll is experiencing the same trend that volunteer fire departments are seeing nationwide: They are short-staffed. “We especially need more people who … Read more
SPJST dance is Sept. 19 The SPJST third Friday night dance will be Sept.19 at the SPJST Lodge, 197 Hughes Road in Lufkin. Dance is from 7:30 to 10:30 p.m. Admission is $6 for members and $7 for guests. This month’s band is Linda Kaye and the Kool Katz. They play Cajun, country, rock-and-roll and … Read more
The Diboll Volunteer Fire Department received $60,000 this year from the Thomas T. Keeler Grant Program. The funds will be used for the following items: • Two X380 Thermal Imager cameras. These cameras will replace some that are 20 years old. They can be used by firefighters inside burning buildings to “see” through smoke. They … Read more
Thomas Lowther congratulates a winner in the second Tuesday night Bingo on Tuesday, Sept. 16, at the Lottie & Arthur Temple Civic Center. Brookshire Brothers sponsored the Diboll Day fundraiser. Buddy and Ellen Temple are the sponsors of the Tuesday, Sept. 23 bingo.
Diboll Day 2014 Queen candidate Kati Curtis shows caller Jay Wyatt the ball she pulled, to mainly groans from a packed Lottie & Arthur Temple Civic Center during the Tuesday bingo sponsored by Brookshire Brothers.
Our Diboll Youth Committee has been hard at work raising funds to bring SFA’s Lumberjack Marching Band to Diboll. The band of 320 members includes some Diboll Alumni. They will be performing at the Homecoming pep rally on Monday, Sept. 29, at 7 p.m. This will be a real treat for our young people in … Read more
The staff of Woodland Heights Primary Care at Diboll cut the ribbon to celebrate the clinic’s grand opening with members of the Diboll Business Association and other Diboll dignitaries. Holding the scissors is Josh Talbert, physician assistant for the clinic, which opened Sept. 2. A story was published in the Aug. 28 issue of The … Read more
Above, Sara Flowers poses with the princesses who came to her spa-day fundraiser on Saturday, Sept. 13, at the Lottie & Arthur Temple Fundraiser. Below, Josh Hulstine of Jacksonville checks out the Team Sara Car Show while his daughter enjoys her spa day.
Thursday, Sept. 11 Bingo, doors open at 5:30 p.m., Civic Center, Blackout Prizes are a custom-made Juniper Floor Lamp by Mike Martin valued at $750 and a 42” flat screen TV. Other prizes are large free standing birdhouse, cherry wood mirror, wooden benches, free haircut and highlights, Avon gift basket, decorative wall cross, Cheddar’s coupons, … Read more
“A picture is worth a thousand words” Calling all amateur photographers! The library is having a photography contest called “Diboll Day Happenings 2014.” There will be two categories: ages 12-17 and ages 18-and-older. Only amateur photographers are eligible to enter, no professional photographers allowed. Entry forms can be picked up at the front desk. Entries … Read more