G-P exec: No. 1 priority is ‘talent’

RICHARD NELSON editor@dibollfreepress.com It took more than 18 months for Georgia-Pacific to finalize its purchase of the Temple-Inland Building Products from International Paper. The $710 acquisition became official on Friday, July 19. However, plans for operational integration are just now in the initial stages because the companies were still competitors, according to Mark Luetters, Georgia-Pacific’s … Read more

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Dateline Diboll 7-25-13

Jubilee VBS Vacation Bible school at Jubilee Baptist Church is from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Monday, July 29, through Friday, Aug. 2, for first- through sixth-graders. The church is located at 723 Dennis/FM 1818 in Diboll. For more information, call 936-829-0465. Eastview Ladies Day Oout Eastview Pentecostal Church at Loop 287 at Paul Avenue in … Read more

Grant helps reach out to Diboll

Following years of parties, family gatherings, and business meetings, the Temple House on Hines Street lives on as the current location of Diboll Christian Outreach. It is a place where many local families can receive much-needed services every week.  The recent award of a $20,000 Keeler grant will help ensure that the organization can continue … Read more

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All sales final;Temple-Inland now officially Georgia Pacific

Georgia-Pacific completed the acquisition of the Temple-Inland Building Products assets from International Paper Co. last week, after receiving clearance from the Department of Justice under the Hart-Scott-Rodino merger review process. The purchase price was $710 million. “With the sale final, we are eager to combine our assets into one building products business,” said Mark Luetters, … Read more

Sale final, finally: Georgia-Pacific completes asset acquisition of Temple-Inland Building Products

Georgia-Pacific today announced it has completed the acquisition of the Temple-Inland Building Products assets from International Paper Co. after receiving clearance from the Department of Justice under the Hart-Scott-Rodino merger review process. The purchase price was $710 million. “With the sale final, we are eager to combine our assets into one building products business,” said … Read more

Arrests made in local crimes

Richard Nelson editor@dibollfreepress.com The Diboll Police Department has cleared two crimes from earlier this summer. All three suspected of the May burglary and criminal mischief at the RYR Laundry in Diboll have been arrested. Tanner Joseph Weeks of Ore City was arrested July 2 in Harris County. Gladdin Presley of Santa Fe and Lisa Evans … Read more

Go Hard

The Jackbackers would like for you to show your support by ordering one of these shirts (shown above; order red or black). We are doing something different this year, this will be a pre-paid order only sell. Cost will be $12 per shirt, a $2 charge will be added per size XXL – above. I … Read more