Above, Diboll High School students spread out their Spirit Chain during the pep rally on Friday afternoon, Oct. 17. Each class sold links for 10 cents each, and the class that raised the most money got to donate their money and the other classes’ money to the charity of its choice. The seniors raised the … Read more
Mulligan Stew Burke Baptist Church will have its annual Mulligan Stew supper at 6 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 25. Come and enjoy good food, fellowship and music by the Burke Pickers. Scarecrow Contest Diboll PTSA is sponsoring a Scarecrow Decorating Contest. All scarecrows will be kept at the business that builds them. They can be displayed … Read more
■ 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays, Monday through Oct. 31, Angelina County Courthouse Annex, 606 E. Lufkin Ave., Lufkin ■ 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Oct. 25, Angelina County Courthouse Annex ■ Noon to 5 p.m., Oct. 26, Angelina County Courthouse Annex ■ 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Oct. 27-30, Diboll Sub-Courthouse, 211 N. … Read more
Hard work and frugality have paid off for Baltazar Lara. He started Diboll Custom Upholstery in 2005 from nothing and with no customers and has grown the business so that it attracts clients from all over the state and employs four full-time workers. Lara specializes in doing upholstery on cars. He is sought out especially … Read more
Waging war against pests has been Joe Baker’s primary concern for over 35 years. But he has chosen to let others carry on the battle after he sold Baker Pest Control and retired in September. Baker got into the pest-control business while he was still in high school. His uncle start-ed a company in Houston, … Read more
The Diboll Lady Jacks volleyball team played to an uproarious crowd on Tuesday, Oct. 14. The bleacher creatures cheered them on to victory over the Huntington Lady Devils. The football coaches joined the creatures for the last couple games, as well.
Community Halloween The library will host a Community Halloween Festival on Saturday, Oct. 25. Festivities start at 5 p.m. and the movie starts at 7 p.m. This free family-friendly event will include a bounce house, an obstacle course, games and a movie. There will also be hotdogs, nachos, popcorn, drinks and cotton candy for sale. Come … Read more
Watching as Charlotte Parish paints the Diboll United Way goal sign to its 38 percent Friday, Oct. 10, from left, are Martha Hernandez (United Way chairperson), Lena Rasbeary Kaye Wyatt and Trey Denman. All are First Bank and Trust East Texas employees.
The Lufkin and Diboll police departments continue to work together – to the detriment of local criminals. Earlier this month Diboll officers helped locate suspects in a Lufkin jewelry store robbery. Last week, a Lufkin officer repaid the favor. Off-duty LPD Officer Chris Nash observed suspicious activity around a house in the 1400 block of … Read more
Priscilla Vyvial and Fran Rodriguez man the offices of the Angelina County Republican Headquarters at 1005 E. Denman Ave, Lufkin. The office is open from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. daily. The duo want to remind everyone to vote in the Nov. 4 election. Early voting in Angelina County is Oct. 20-31 at the Angelina … Read more