Help wanted: Diboll’s volunteer fire department need for more firefighters critical

If you ever dreamed of being a firefighter when you grew up, now is your chance. The Diboll Volunteer Fire Department has the “Help Wanted” sign out. According to DVFD Chief Darrell Roberts, Diboll is experiencing the same trend that volunteer fire departments are seeing nationwide: They are short-staffed. “We especially need more people who … Read more

Spikers continue winning ways

The Diboll Lady Jacks followed a nail-biting 5-game home win over Athens on Friday, Sept. 5, with an easy 3-game home sweep of Onalaska on Tuesday. Diboll won the first game against Athens, 26-24, and then Athens evened it up with a 25-21 win. Diboll came back with a 25-21 victory, and Athens staved off … Read more

Badge of Bravery

U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz presented Travis Lacox and Andy Murph the Law Enforcement Congressional Badge of Bravery last week – the first from Texas to receive the honor. The two men are College Station police officers, and Lacox is from Diboll. “On behalf of the United States Congress, on behalf of the state of Texas, … Read more