County Fair begins

The Angelina County Fair will be held Feb. 24-28. The fair showcases more than 1,000 youth participants in our community showing animals, baked goods, art or construction projects. Kids that participate in the county fair are involved in 4-H, FFA, FCCLA or an art club. Whether kids raise an animal, build an art project or … Read more

Dateline Diboll 2-19-15

Baseball signups Diboll Youth Baseball will begin registration on Thursday Feb 19 and accept registration through Saturday Feb 28. Time are 5-7pm weeknights and 10:30-12:30 on Saturdays (no Sunday Registration). Cost is $75.00 per child. Children 3 years to 14 years are eligible to play. Please bring a copy of your child’s birth certificate. Youth … Read more

VFD gets more needed equipment

Diboll Volunteer Fire Department has enhanced its fire service capabilities with the help of an $18,000 grant administered by Texas A&M Forest Service. The HB 2604 grant went toward purchasing a new slip-on unit for one of the department’s existing trucks, allowing them to retire an older 1978 model truck. Just last week Diboll City … Read more

Have truck will travel

It seems the Diboll Volunteer Fire Department has gotten more than the city’s money’s worth out of their old pumper truck. “It’s 23 years old; they usually last about 15 years,” said Gary Jones, DVFD chief. “It’s the first-out truck so it’s been to about 8,500 fire calls.” City Council on Monday voted to buy … Read more

Operation Clean Sweep

Diboll is gearing up once again for Operation Clean-Sweep. On April 18, a group of volunteers and skilled craftsmen will be helping Diboll homeowners with outside “fix-ups.” Projects range from roofing and painting to raking leaves. Churches, school groups, businesses, organizations and individuals are needed to form work teams for the day. Each team will … Read more