Orlando Concha earned his Bachelor of Science Degree in Chemistry from The University of Texas at Austin on May 18. He is congratulated by his family, Octaviano, Mirna, Eric and Adam. Click link below to view picture!   sch – concha ...

Sheila Scogin Our local dentist, Dr. Gary Driver, decided to retire and Beamon and I met his successor, Dr. Benjamin (Biff) Beard.  Dr. Beard and his wife, Ginger, are certainly friendly and he was born in Paris.  He attended the University Of Oklahoma College Of Dentistry but he truly has the East Texas friendliness that ...

I have inherited Texas A&M Aggielands for the years 1960, 1961, 1962 and 1963.  If you would like any or all of these, please let me know. * * * On June 10, Laura and Bobby Allison celebrated their 58th anniversary.  They celebrated with Sadie and Jimmy Allison who were in their wedding. * * ...

This is a recipe my mother used way back when I was a little girl.  It is a family favorite since we all love dark chocolate.  Remember to double the recipe for a 2 layer cake, BUT don’t double the cornstarch. Good on chocolate cake, yellow cake or on ANY cake, for that matter! Richmond ...

This library lost someone special to its history a couple of weeks ago with the death of Joy Smith. In its 50-year history, there have only been five librarians to head and direct this facility.  Joy Smith was one of them. At the sudden death of the library’s first librarian, Gertie Mae Lawrence, in 1969, ...

There were about 97 kids and adults on hand to kick off the Texas Summer Reading Club on Friday, June 7. The kids enjoyed games such as a water-balloon toss; an egg race; a balloon popping race; an egg toss; musical chairs; a giant volley ball game; and a parachute game. Ice cream was served ...

First Bank & Trust East Texas has been named to the Top 15 percent of Community Banks nationwide for 2012 by Seifried & Brew, a national community bank risk management firm. This recognition puts First Bank & Trust among an elite group of banks that strive every day to serve its communities with the best ...

FBC VBS Vacation Bible school at First Baptist Church is from 6 to 8:30 p.m. July 10-12 for ages Pre-K3 through sixth-grade. The church bus will run 30 minutes prior to VBS.  Pickup sites are:  Housing Authority parking lot and LBJ Drive at the activity center. Any questions, call Jessica Grigg at 936-240-0038. Wakefield VBS ...

Richard Nelson-editor@dibollfreepress.com In about a month, Hendricks Street will get another face lift – almost to the end of the Diboll city limits. Diboll City Council on Monday awarded bids on for the repairs to Angelina Excavating Inc. of Lufkin. The street repair project was made possible through two grants – one of $224,766 through ...

Jay Shands, president and CEO of First Bank & Trust East Texas presents James Sims a 30.06 bolt-action deer rifle he can use during his retirement. The bank held a retirement reception Friday, May 24, in ...