Enter Superhero Color Contest at library

This week in women’s history we take a look at Barbara Jordan: Born on February 21, 1936, in Houston, Texas, she was a lawyer and educator who was a congresswoman from 1972 to 1978—the first African-American congresswoman to come from the deep South and the first woman ever elected to the Texas Senate (1966). She … Read more

Hines Street still cracking up

Motorists traveling Hines Street may just have to deal with the cracks in the road. The street was rehabilitated last year, but already is cracking. Bob Thurber of KSA Engineers Inc. reported Monday, March 23, to City Council that standard procedure is to test the soil under a roadway down to 5 feet. He said … Read more

Dateline Diboll 3-26-15

Clean Sweep It’s time to sign up for the 2015 Operation Clean-Sweep coming up on Saturday, April 18. Outside repairs and yard work will be done for the elderly and disabled in our community. To volunteer, as an individual or team, contact Fran McClain 829-2779 or franmc@consolidated.net. This project is annual project is sponsored by … Read more

They’re golden

The Pilot Club of Diboll is celebrating its 50th year, Wednesday, March 25, has been proclaimed “Pilot Club Day” by Mayor John McClain. Club President Diane Gibson and charter member Jesse Conner were present at the signing of the proclamation. The organization was chartered on March 29, 1965, with 27 members. It was sponsored by … Read more

Speeding leads to arrest

A traffic stop at 5:27 p.m. March 14 resulted in the arrest of Lufkin resident, Uric Godet. Officer Noe Aguilar stopped Godet after he was clocked speeding at 75 mph in a 55 mph zone. Upon approaching the vehicle, officers smelled a strong odor of marijuana emitting from the car. Officers located 139 xanax pills … Read more

March is National Women’s History Month

March is also National Women’s History Month. With that, salute Marie Curie, a Polish-born French physicist famous for her work on radioactivity. Born Maria Sklodowska on Nov. 7, 1867, in Warsaw, Poland, Marie Curie became the first woman to win a Nobel Prize and the only woman to win the award in two different fields … Read more

Shivers ladies have boutique, will travel

Southern Pines Boutique is going on the road. The business that Rhonda Shivers and her daughter, Callie, started in October has outgrown its quarters, so they have outfitted a trailer which will allow them to take their products to the customer. They have women’s and girls’ clothing, jewelry, shoes and accessories. They first worked out … Read more

Dateline Diboll 3-19-15

Bee talk T.L.L. Temple Memorial Library presents “The Magnificent Honey Bee” at 6 p.m. Thursday. March 19. Join Cecil Hunt, a Lufkin native and beekeeper, for a program about the bee. This will be good for amateur and experienced beekeepers. Topics include: types of beekeepers, types of honeybees, honeybees and pollination, the honeybee life stages, … Read more

Rain, rain and more rain

The Diboll area already has received 7.36 inches of rain by mid-month – 3.23 inches more than the record for March. And, it’s just going to get wetter. The National Weather Service’s Shreveport office is predicting rain through the weekend. The area might finally see some real sunshine on Tuesday, March 24. The flood warning … Read more