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The Diboll Lumberjack Band came home Oct. 18 with a First Division rating after their performance at the Region 10 Marching Contest held at Port Neches Groves High School. Wonder what that means? According to Head Band Director Joey Acker’s math, it means each of the 57 members on the field at Marching Contest did … Read more

Republicans dominate election night returns

Diboll-area voters didn’t have any local candidates to vote for, with Republican Precinct 4 Justice of the Peace Esther Barger and Republican Precinct 4 Commissioner-elect running unop-posed. Precinct 2 County Commissioner Kenneth Timmons defeated challenger David Stua, and Pre-cinct 3 JP-elect Pat Grimes withstood a write-in challenge from incumbent Bradley Stringer. Republicans won the statewide … Read more

So Many Challenges

Bob Wallace made his usual trip to vote Tuesday — as he has during the last 74 years, including 30 years in all corners of the world as a U.S. Navy pilot. This year Wallace, 95, piloted his wheel chair to the polls in Diboll, where he has moved to live with his son and … Read more

Dateline Diboll for 11-6-14

Ryan Chapel garage sale Ryan Chapel UMC is having a garage sale beginning at 9 a.m. Friday and Saturday, Nov. 7-8. There will be a little bit of everything. Veteran’s Day program The community is invited to attend the H.G. Temple campus Veteran’s Day Program at 9 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 11, in the school gym. … Read more

Freed By Christ

What do you treasure? Where are your treasures? Do you treasure temporary things or eternal things? A lot of people treasure things of the world – money, fame, work, sports, pleasure, looks. The things that truly last and can give you what you are looking for are eternal. In God’s Bible it says in Matthew … Read more

Nearing the goal

Below, a group thankful for United Way funds that go to area organizations gathers Friday, Oct. 24, to paint the thermometer up to the 80 percent mark, showing Diboll is almost to its goal. From left, are Chaunta Jolly, TLL Temple Memorial Library; Gary Martel, DISD; Mary Howell, library; Elvia Esteves-Garza, City of Diboll; United … Read more

Crowing about a victory

The Diboll PTSA awarded the Best Scarecrow Display to the Mary Dr. Woody Ingram on South Meadows. The Ingrams competed in the Diboll PTSA Scarecrow Decorating Contest, which was judged Monday, Oct. 27. Other winners were: Best Overall, City Hall; and Most Original, Ms. Barrett’s class, displayed at the Temple Elementary lobby; and Most Traditional, … Read more