Dateline Diboll 10-10-13

Halloween Fun Fest Halloween Fun Fest will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 31, at the Lottie & Arthur Temple Civic Center. The community is asked to donate a bag of candy toward this event. The city encourages all businesses in Diboll to participate either with a booth to pass out candy or … Read more

Diboll students train as peer educators

More than 300 FCCLA members and advisors – including six from Diboll — from across Texas were at the Dallas Sheraton Hotel last week, being trained as a peer educators. Local Family, Career and Community Leaders of America chapter officers Karina Jacobo, Ale Aguilar, Sabra Modisette, Jennifer Campbell, Matt Steel and Giovannie Licea of Central … Read more

Mother and daughter teaching same grade

BURLON WILKERSON news@dibollfreepress.com It’s not unusual to see a mother and a daughter in the same classroom at school. But it is unusual when the mother and the daughter are both teachers for the same grade level. This year at Diboll Elementary Alice McWilliams and her daughter Tiffany Nash are both teaching kindergarten. As far … Read more

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Dateline Diboll 10-3-13

Wall of Honor The date for the Wall of Honor Induction has been moved to Oct. 18. The deadline is Oct. 4, and applications must be received at that time. Criteria for nominees can be found on Page 4. Scouts in need Tiger Cub and Cub Scouts in Groveton are in need of uniforms and … Read more

Eyeball on Diboll

Eyeball on Diboll reports Johnny Johnson has lived up to his promise to fill in the potholes in front of his carwash on Highway 59.   A readers has suggested someone needs to mow, edge and fix the fences along Lumberjack Drive, one of Diboll’s most driven streets.   The photo above shows just one … Read more

Nita Hurley Day!

Photos by Richard Nelson   Fellow church members, friends and family honored Nita Hurley on Sunday for 50 years of serving as choir cirector of Diboll’s First United Methodist Church. Mayor John McClain proclaimed Sunday, Sept. 15, 2013, as “Nita Hurley Day in the City Diboll.” However, it was business as usual for Hurley, who … Read more