Diboll FFA winding down year

The Diboll FFA brought its competition season to an end through its annual awards banquet. The banquet started with the officers opening the banquet up for business. The current and incoming officers then served guests a catfish dinner catered by JR’s Barn. Guests were able to enjoy a slide presentation of pictures taken over the … Read more

Freed by Christ 5-21-15

Memorial Day is almost here. We thank Jesus Christ for all our Military Service people who gave their lives for our country and people in other countries as well. Please remember the families of these fallen soldiers. We pray for all of them. God knows your grief. The Holy Spirit is the Comforter. Please let … Read more

Many feast on fest faire

Despite three huge obstacles – rain, rain, and more rain – the eighth annual Tamale Fest was fun for everyone who came to enjoy the day Saturday, May 16, at Old Orchard Park. “The rain did not keep away the vendors or the crowds,” said Loretta Christmas, event organizer. “I think the weather played in … Read more

Dateline Diboll 5-21-15

Senior Movie Day “Senior Movie Day” features a free movie on the big screen in the library’s community room once a month.Join us on Friday, May 22, 2015 at 2 p.m. for “Steel Magnolias”. The library will serve free popcorn and lemonade, though guests are welcome to bring their own snacks as well. Bring a … Read more

Stephens is newest DISD board member

Incumbent Andrea Swor will serve another term on the Diboll ISD school board and will be joined by Greg Stephens. Swor garnered the most votes in the Saturday, May 9, at-large election with 165. Stephens got 152 votes, and Melvin Linton Jr. got 127. Stephens supporters put him in the lead during early voting, as … Read more

Freed by Christ 5-14-15

God’s Bible says in Romans 8: 37, “Yet in all these things we are more than conquer-ors through Him who loved us.” No matter what happens in life through Jesus Christ, we can overcome. God is always faithful and always keeps His promises. We join in prayer with you for the Ryan Chapel congregation. We … Read more

Dateline DIboll 5-14-15

Dance The SPJST regular third Friday night will be May 15, at the SPJST lodge, 197 Hughes Road in Lufkin. The band will be Glenn Lenderman and Friends. Admission is $6 for members, and $7 for guests. The theme will be “Covered Wagon Chow Down,” so put on your western gear and come out for … Read more

In the zone

Georgia-Pacific is nearing its two-year anniversary of purchase of the Temple-Inland Diboll Complex and company officials are seeking assistance to help continue operations here. The Diboll City Council did its part Monday night during the May meeting, agreeing to nominate Georgia-Pacific’s $5 million improvement project as a Texas Enterprise Program. If selected by the Governor’s … Read more