Tree of Light The annual Pilot Club Tree of Light ceremony will take place at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 5, in the Ellen and Buddy Temple Community Room of the TLL Temple Memorial Library. An inspirational program is planned, followed by the lighting of the Christmas tree, located on the front lawn of the library. ...

BURLON WILKERSON news@dibollfreepress.com After 26 years at Katherine Sage Temple Day Care and 42 years overall in the child care field, Shirley White is bringing her career to a close. She will be honored with a retirement celebration at 6 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 5, at the Lottie and Arthur Temple Civic Center. White’s experience includes ...

2014 will mark the Library’s 50th year in operation. From a tiny white, one-room building to a spacious, award-winning building in 2013, the library has grown with the community. Inside the library has progressed forward to provide more current reading materials; wireless internet service; ebooks; fax service; and community programs such as a monthly Movie ...

BURLON WILKERSON news@dibollfreepress.com When the door opens, the distinctive smell of new leather assaults the senses. It conjures an image of all things “cowboy.” Meece Saddlery has been open since July on Highway 59 North, featuring a variety of leather goods, services and items needed by horsemen. Although Jerry Meece dabbled in leatherwork when he ...

The City of Diboll recently partnered with Memorial Medical Center-Lufkin to host a free health fair for city employees. The health fair was held Nov. 21 at the Lottie and Arthur Temple Civic Cente,r with Memorial offering various health screenings and education. “Memorial wants to be a partner in your health care. Whether it is ...

Thank you! Two of the most powerful words in the English language. It is amazing what eight letters will do for the heart of people. When we give thanks to Jesus Christ for all that He has done, it blesses His heart. Jesus is always blessing us. We, like the psalmist in Psalm 106: I ...

Tree of Light The annual Pilot Club Tree of Light ceremony will take place at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 5, in the Ellen and Buddy Temple Community Room of the TLL Temple Memorial Library. An inspirational program is planned, followed by the lighting of the Christmas tree, located on the front lawn of the library. ...

Another down month has Diboll heading into the final month of the year just 1.58 percent ahead of last year’s sales tax allocation. Diboll received $42,176 in November from the state comptroller’s office. The payment Diboll’s part of sales tax reported to the state in October from sales in September. Last year’s November payment was ...

Veteran’s Day Program Nov. 11 9:30 a.m. Temple Intermediate School For questions or to RSVP, call 936-829-6900 Fireworks Friday The fireworks show, originally scheduled for Homecoming will be shot about 15 minutes after the Diboll-Huntington game Friday, Nov. 8, from the left side of the visitors bleachers (if you’re looking from the press box). Youth ...

Diboll PTSA will take part in the annual “Take Dad to School” day next week. Diboll Primary School will celebrate Thursday, Nov. 14, with breakfast for all the dads of students in the morning Pre-kindergarten 3 and Pre-kindergarten 4 programs.  Dads of those in the afternoon session of Pre-kindergarten 3 are invited to come for ...