The Reading has begun! Summer readers are still signing up and reading at the speed of light. We have our first winners in the weekly Adult and Teen drawings. Congratulations to Jan Wilkerson, our Adult Summer Reading Club winner. Congratulations also to Perla Romero, our Teen Summer Reading Club winner.  It’s not too late to ...

The Memorial Day ceremony held at the Garden of Memories was impressive from the many comments I’ve heard. Gipson Funeral Home is to be commended for providing the memorial. JoNell Placker shared that she attended and saw Bettye Greer, Ima Weisinger, Nell and Eliza Harty, John and Mable Powers and many others. The Boy Scout ...

Coming soon Diboll Free Press editor and publisher Richard Nelson has gotten feedback that some would like to read his opinions on some topics. He will attempt at least a semi-weekly column beginning next week. The topic: An inconsiderate society, with specific local examples. He didn’t want to take away from the graduates by publishing ...

Bob worked outside all Sunday afternoon and did not want anything heavy for supper, so I found this recipe that is kind of a breakfast dish.  Turns out he declared it MARVELOUS! And I  loved it because it was quick and easy.   Tasty too! Open-Faced Egg Sandwich (Serves 1) 2 tsp. butter 2 eggs 1 ...

A benefit for Bobby Lovell will held from noon to 6 p.m. Sunday, June 9, at The Country Club on Highway 69. There will be an auction/raffle, 42 tournmaent, Texas Hold ’Em, hamburgers and fries and fun helping “an old man save his heart!” A couple of years ago, Bobby Lovell started having heart problems. ...

It was surprising that when I arrived at Brookshire Brothers Friday they did not have an APB out on me.  I surely hope, in police talk, that means an all points bulletin, but I usually go to the store Monday, Wednesday and Friday and just go to get “milk and bread”.  That equates to at ...

Congratulations to the Hudson High Girls Softball team that won their second trophy for being the best Class 3A team in the state.  I wondered what the “5” and “7” were on their cheeks and called Patsy Hines.  She did not know but sent her “scout” to find out.  Ray Turner called one of the ...

Your library is a happening place this summer with Summer Reading Club Registration and Cookie Baking Contest Registration happening at the same time. Not to mention Tangled Threads and Movie Day. Save the cost of gas and a hotel by taking your vacation close to home and letting the library’s free activities be a part ...

The Diboll Lumberjacks are one series away from the state baseball tournament. The Lumberjacks will play Silsbee this week for the Region III-3A title, with the winner advancing to the state semifinals at Dell Field in Round Rock. Game 1 is set for 7 p.m. Thursday at the University of Houston. Game 2 is set ...

Diboll’s Student of the Year doesn’t have many leisure activities.  And it’s easy to see why after going down the list of her school, club and volunteer efforts. She simply doesn’t have time to just lounge around. Jessica Skipper received the Student of the Year award at this year’s DHS Academic Banquet. She has been ...