Free golf clinic A youth golf clinic sponsored by the Alcohol & Drug Abuse Council and Neches Pines Golf Course will be from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Saturday, May 3 at the Diboll course. Youth ages 9-14 can get free lessons from golf pros. An adult must register the youth by calling 936-634-5753. No ...

Burlon Wilkerson news@dibollfreepress.com Diboll FFA teams had a very successful day at the recent Area 9 Career Development Events competition. Four of the five teams ranked high enough to advance to state contests, which will be held this week and next week. Career Development Events build on what is learned in agricultural classes and encourage ...

Diboll’s love affair with its library began in the early 1900s. T.L.L. Temple founded Diboll in 1894, and a few years later his Southern Pine Lumber Company built a guesthouse known as “The Library.” The Temple Family and company officials were often regular visitors to this house. On the bottom floor was a large living ...

Diboll candidates for school board introduced themselves to a sparse gathering Monday night at the Diboll PTSA Candidate Forum at the H.G. Temple campus cafetoreum. Also speaking were the candidates in the runoff election for Precinct 4 Commissioner, incumbent Scott Cooper and challenger Bobby Cheshire. Their election runoff is May 28. There will be no ...

Principal Nikki Miller and Aassistant Principal LaMona Coleman recently made good on a challenge to the Elementary school. The two campuses challenged each other to see which school would raise more money for the American Heart Association.  The combination of funds equaled close to $6,000.  The challenge meant that the other campus administration would have ...

        Courtesy photo Brandon Lee, right, is joined by former band mate John Carr, who drove from Dallas to surprise him while playing at JR’s Barn on Friday night. The drummer didn’t have a set of drums but made rhythm using makeshift wooden boxes and a single cymbal. For more information, see ...

Diboll is gearing up once again for Operation Clean-Sweep. On April 26, 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. Last year the Diboll Civic Club brought back this popular event that had been held in the 1990s.  At ...

Claude Marshall Jr., Angelina County Precinct No. 3 justice of the peace, died Wednesday. According to reports, he collapsed Monday from what is believed to be a stroke in his Zavalla office and was found by his brother. He was transported to a local hospital and died there. Marshall was serving out the remainder his ...

With less than a week left to file to run for political office in the 2014 Primary Election, several local positions are being contested. The filing deadline is Dec. 9. Early voting is Feb. 18, 2014, through Feb. 28, 2014. Election Day is March 4, 2014. County commissioner for Precinct 4, which covers Diboll, is ...

  Diboll FFA and FCCLA represented their community well during the Lufkin Christmas Parade recently. They are thanking everyone for the “tons” of boots donated for both use on their float and to be donated to community members in need. For more information about donating, contact Jennifer Garcia at 936.829.6245, jgarcia@dibollisd.com; or Adam Thompson at ...