Dateline Diboll 3-12-15

Quilt Show The Quild Guild of the Pineywoods is presenting Needles in the Pines Quilt Show from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday and Saturday, March 13-14, at First United Methodist Church’s Family Life Center at 805 E. Denman Ave. in Lufkin. Tickets are $5 for adults and $1 for students; children 5 and under … Read more

School board only election in Diboll

The only Diboll-area election this May is for a spot on the Diboll Independent School District Board of Trustees. Challengers Melvin Linton Jr. and Greg Stephens and incumbent Andrea Swor will vie for the two seats. Board member Irvin McWilliams decided not to run for re-election. The City of Diboll will not have an election, … Read more

Warrant roundup time in Diboll

Texas Warrant Roundup began last month, and Diboll Police Department will be out lassoing (handcuffing) this weekend. Local, state and federal law enforcement will team up to collect debt owed on outstanding warrants. Diboll will be working with the local agencies in Angelina County as well as surrounding counties to have warrants served. “If you … Read more

Fire damages trucks at Fleetwood

The Diboll Volunteer Fire Department and several other fire departments battled a large fire at Fleetwood Transportation in Burke on Friday night, Feb. 27. The fire started with one rig and spread to two neighboring trucks. No chemicals were involved. The call went out to area fire departments at 8:45 p.m. The fire spread to … Read more

DPD officer detains woman

Shortly before 5 pm on Thursday, Feb. 26, Diboll Police Officer Lazaro Robles was passing through Polk County when he spotted a dangerously erratic vehicle south-bound on US-59. The vehicle (a Jeep Wrangler) was being driven by Michelle Navalance Mariani, 44, of Cleveland. Robles initiated a traffic stop and was quickly joined by Deputies from … Read more

Angelina Fair sets new mark for youth

The Angelina County Fair’s Live Auction on Saturday night brought in a record-breaking $386,350. Two hundred and fifty projects were sold. Among those projects making the sale was Taylor Franklin’s hog. Franklin passed away last week. He had suffered from hypertrophic obstructive cardiomyopathy, asthma, cerebral palsy and acid reflux. Diboll 4-Hers honored Franklin in the … Read more

Dateline Diboll 3-5-15

Grant meeting The Diboll Booster Club is holding a meeting at 6 p.m. Thursday, March 5, to explain the application process for Keeler Grant funds. Teacakes Burke, Diboll, Ryan Chapel and St. Paul’s United Methodist will be baking teacakes March 9-13. You can place you orders at Poulands, the library, or by calling Pam Burnette … Read more