Our Apologies

This issue of The Free Press was sent to press a day late due to technical issues. You’d think having an extra day to put it together would have improved its coverage, but due to a computer meltdown we lost some photos and copy. Luckily some photos were still on the camera and we were … Read more

Communitywide clean-up Saturday

The community is getting a facelift. On Saturday, April 18, the Diboll Civic Club is sponsoring its third Operation Clean Sweep to help elderly or disabled residents make improvements to their properties. This year 16 locations will have some kind of work done. Volunteers will be doing everything from yard work, clean-up, and mowing to … Read more

Freed by Christ 4-16-15

TAXES, TAXES, TAXES. It is that time of year. We all have them. For some people, it is a happy time. For some people, it is a stressful time. But we all have to pay them. God’s Bible says in Matthew 22:21, “Render therefore unto Caesar the things which are Caesar’s and unto God the … Read more

Dateline Diboll 4-16-15

Clean Sweep It’s time to sign up for the 2015 Operation Clean-Sweep coming up on Saturday, April 18. Outside repairs and yard work will be done for the elderly and disabled in our community. To volunteer, as an individual or team, contact Fran McClain 829-2779 or franmc@consolidated.net. This project is annual project is sponsored by … Read more

The ‘spirit of philanthropy’

“Arthur “Buddy” Temple III – known throughout Texas as a businessman, politician, philanthropist and conservationist – died Tuesday, April 14, at the age of 73 after a lengthy battle with cancer. The son of Arthur and Mary Temple Jr., he was began his lifetime of service in 1966 when he was elected to the Diboll … Read more

Crosses are free for all

Surely as you are driving around this East Texas area, you have noticed wooden crosses that say “Jesus is Lord.” Seeing one or two, you might not think anything about it, but pretty soon, you are seeing a bunch of them. In my neighborhood alone, there are tons of them. In Diboll, in Burke, in … Read more

Freed by Christ 4-2-15

Do you feel like you needIn God’s Bible, it says in Mark 16: 6, “But he said to them, ‘Don’t be alarmed. You seek Jesus of Nazareth, who was crucified. He is risen. He is not here …’ “ Jesus Christ paid your penalty of sin. Jesus allowed Himself to be nailed to the cross … Read more