Dateline Diboll for 9-11-14

DPD no longer unlocking cars Diboll Police Department is no longer providing the service of unlocking vehicles, due to liability issues. People who lock their keys in their vehicle will now have to call a wrecker or a locksmith. Clinic grand opening The grand opening and ribbon-cutting for Woodland Heights Primary Care at Diboll is … Read more

No more failure to communicate

Public safety personnel in Diboll will soon see enhanced communication capabilities as a result of an award from the Thomas T. Keeler Grant Program. A new radio communication tower will be funded with the $70,000 donation. According to City Manager Dennis McDuffie, the old tower was condemned because it had become structurally unsafe and had … Read more

Platters taking a spin through Diboll

Direct from Branson, Mo., “Only You,” featuring the internationally recognized tribute group presents a salute to the Platters during Diboll Day. The group will perform classics like, “Only You,” “My Prayer,” “Smoke Gets in Your Eyes,” and “The Great Pretender.” The original Platters have passed on, but the legacy of their music will live on … Read more

All quiet on Diboll front

Through two public hearings no one has spoken up about Diboll City Council’s proposed 2014 tax rate of 59 cents per $100 property valuation. The rate is about 2.3 cents higher than last year’s rate – the first increase in about three years. The increase will cost property-owners about $22 more a year on average. … Read more

Family loses posessions in house fire

A Diboll family escaped without injury from a house fire Tuesday morning. However, they did lose most of their possessions. Attempts to contact the family members to see what the community could help with were unsuccessful. Volunteer firefighters from Diboll, Moffett and Fuller Springs responded to the fire call about 11:30 a.m. in the 300 … Read more