A young Diboll woman died at the scene of a two-vehicle wreck at FM 2021 and Highway 69 near Huntington. Leah McDonald, 18, was a passenger in a 2006 Toyota Camry driven by Nolan Ryan Ellingburg, 20, also of Diboll. Ellingburg was transported by helicopter to a Tyler hospital. His condition was unknown as of ...

By Hunter McLeroy Why don’t we have public pools?  Joe Flowers says “When I was younger, we had two city pools.  They were fun to have, especially when the Texas heat was in.”  There are a lot of things that go with having city pools, including upkeep, expenses, and things like that.  Do you ever ...

Interact Club students worked HARD recently at the East Texas Food Bank. They sorted 28,000 pounds of donated food into boxes to be given out to local food banks – which comes to 21,875 meals total, or 725 meals per volunteer. Their efforts saved the Food Bank $1,375 by not having to hire workers to ...

  Diboll FCCLA has been working with students on each campus to see who could collect the most boxed cake mixes. The class from each grade that collected the most boxes won a cupcake party, with the cupcakes made by the Diboll Culinary Classes — a portion of the FCCLA. Collectively all campuses gathered more ...

“Memorial Day was officially proclaimed May 5, 1868, by Gen. John Logan, national commander of the Grand Army of the Republic, in his General Order No. 11, and was first observed May 30, 1868, when flowers were placed on the graves of Union and Confederate soldiers at Arlington National Cemetery. The first state to officially ...

By Richard Nelson — editor@dibollfreepress.com New Diboll City Council members Veronica Hernandez and Tom Farley took the oath of office Monday, May 20, and got down to business in their first council meeting. Council approved revisions to the city’s animal control ordinance, giving more enforcement authority to its animal control officer, Donna Brown, and also ...

I saw Ms. Nikki Miller from the Intermediate school  the other day and I remembered how she loves pasta salad.  Found a couple of good recipes and couldn’t decide which one sounded best, so Ms. Miller let me know which of these gets the best grade! Pasta Salad 1 lb. tri-colored spiral 6 TBSP. salad ...

The annual Yard Beautiful Contest, sponsored by the Diboll Garden Club, begins April 18-19. The days when the yards will be judged are Thursdays and Fridays in the following order. April 18-19 – Northeast area beginning on Dennis, including Deer Trace, to the north Diboll city limits. April 25-26 – Southeast area beginning on Dennis ...

  A note from Sandra: Charlene Murry submitted this bit of news. Feel free to let me know what is going on in your life.   Most of the “Murry Clan” was home with me (Charlene Murry) for a blessed Easter. We attended church for a wonderful worship service celebrating our Risen Savior, observing the ...

Did you know that our library builds its collections and programs to meet the diverse needs of our community? There’s something for everyone at T.L.L. Temple Memorial Library. National Library Week is a time to highlight the value of libraries, librarians, and library workers. Celebrate National Library Week, April 14-20, with the many activities the ...