Even though the weather was cold and rainy, a large crowd turned out for the Open House at the Civic Center last Thursday to get information and express opinions about the US 59 Diboll Relief Route proposed by the Texas Department of Transportation as part of the Interstate 69 project. Maps showing the proposed route … Read more
Britney Murrell, Savannah Bunn and Chloe Wyatt-Chittum performed with the Mejia Ballet International in presenting “The Nutcracker” in December as part of the Angelina Arts Alliance’s 2014-15 season at the Temple Theater on the Angelina College campus.
Happy Birthday to Chloe Wyatt-Chittum, who turns 9 years old on Jan. 20, 2015. Her parents are Chad and Chaney Chittum and brother is Chandler. Grandparents are Jay and Kaye Wyatt; Melanie Chittum and Richie Chittum; great-grandparents are Charlene Murry; Joe and Barbara Wyatt; Walter and Dora Hundley; and Eldon and Mildred Benton.
Fran Rodriguez presents a gift basket for which the Pilot Club of Diboll is currently selling raffle tickets as one of their fundraising projects. Items in the basket include a $50 gift certificate to Wal-Mart and numerous other items. Tickets are $1 each and $5 for six. During the next few weeks Pilot members will … Read more
The Anthony Smith Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution met for a special meeting at the home of Conni and Harold Estes on Saturday, Jan. 10, to honor the DAR Good Citizens from the six area schools. The regent, Linda Ellis, called the meeting to order and The Reverend David Avant gave the prayer. Janice … Read more
If your new year’s resolution is to read more books in 2015, the lLibrary is the place for you! With a library card that is clear of overdue materials and fines you can check out books and ebooks till your heart is content. Come by the library today for a check-up on your library card … Read more
Diboll Police Department’s Officer of the Year is Detective Sgt. Norman Williams. DPD Chief Steve Baker presented Williams with a plaque Monday during the City Council meeting. “He’s the backbone of this department,” Baker said. Williams has been with DPD for 13 years and has been in charge of investigations for six years. “I’ve been … Read more
Residents of about 70 homes just outside the Diboll city limits are concerned their sewer bills are too high. City policy is to charge double the rates to handle sewer water for homes outside the city than that charged to residents inside the city; however, it’s not necessarily that charge that has them up in … Read more
Diboll Police Department Officer Jacob Bailey stopped a vehicle for speeding about 1:10 a.m. Sat-urday, Jan. 10. Upon contact with the driver he observed extreme nervousness and found that he did not have valid drivers license. Once officers Ray Williams and Michael Ramsey arrived, the driver, Nathan Anderson of Cleveland, was arrested for the charge … Read more
Coach meeting The Diboll Youth Baseball Organization will host its annual Coaches’ Meeting on Monday, Jan. 19, at 6:30 p.m. at the Youth Baseball Complex in Old Orchard Park in Diboll. Anyone returning to coach or interested in coaching for the 2015 season should make plans to attend. Children ages 3 years to 14 years … Read more