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“Presidents’ Day is an American holiday celebrated on the third Monday in February. Originally established in 1885 in recognition of President George Washington, it is still officially called “Washington’s Birthday” by the federal government. Traditionally celebrated Feb. 22 –Washington’s actual day of birth — the holiday became popularly known as Presidents’ Day after it was … Read more

Have truck will travel

It seems the Diboll Volunteer Fire Department has gotten more than the city’s money’s worth out of their old pumper truck. “It’s 23 years old; they usually last about 15 years,” said Gary Jones, DVFD chief. “It’s the first-out truck so it’s been to about 8,500 fire calls.” City Council on Monday voted to buy … Read more

Operation Clean Sweep

Diboll is gearing up once again for Operation Clean-Sweep. On April 18, a group of volunteers and skilled craftsmen will be helping Diboll homeowners with outside “fix-ups.” Projects range from roofing and painting to raking leaves. Churches, school groups, businesses, organizations and individuals are needed to form work teams for the day. Each team will … Read more

Dateline Diboll 2-5-15

Waymakers at Singing The Waymakers will be singing at the 1st Saturday Singing at the Beulah Congregational Methodist Church on Saturday, Feb. 7 at 7 p.m. A love offering will be received, and a fellowship will follow the service. The church is located in the Beulah Community on FM 58. For more information, contact Wanda … Read more

Garden Club meets at Larry Bruce Gardens

Taking advantage of a rare day of sunshine, 18 members and one guest traveled to the Larry Bruce Gardens and Restaurant several miles into the Davy Crockett National Forest near Kennard on Tuesday, Jan. 27. Bruce, owner and operator, along with his wife, Sara, shared a brief history of their farm which had been operative … Read more

Traffic stop leads to fugitive arrest

A citizen alert of a possible drunk driver led to the capture of a fugitive. Diboll Police Department Officer Rodney Cheshire responded to the call and stopped a car near Morris Road Saturday night, Jan. 31. Cheshire discovered the vehicle’s passenger was “very intoxicated and the driver had the smell of alcohol about him,” according … Read more