Wall of Honor The date for the Wall of Honor Induction has been moved to Oct. 18. The deadline is Oct. 4, and applications must be received at that time. Criteria for nominees can be found on Page 4. Scouts in need Tiger Cub and Cub Scouts in Groveton are in need of uniforms and ...

It’s time to break out the thermometer. No, it’s not flu season; it’s United Way season. Angelina County United Way began its 66th year with a goal of raising $475,000. Diboll has a $75,000 goal. Those goals are less than last year’s because of the changing corporate community. Last year’s goal of $530,000 was surpassed, ...

Eyeball on Diboll reports Johnny Johnson has lived up to his promise to fill in the potholes in front of his carwash on Highway 59.   A readers has suggested someone needs to mow, edge and fix the fences along Lumberjack Drive, one of Diboll’s most driven streets.   The photo above shows just one ...

Photos by Richard Nelson   Fellow church members, friends and family honored Nita Hurley on Sunday for 50 years of serving as choir cirector of Diboll’s First United Methodist Church. Mayor John McClain proclaimed Sunday, Sept. 15, 2013, as “Nita Hurley Day in the City Diboll.” However, it was business as usual for Hurley, who ...

RICHARD NELSON editor@dibollfreepress.com No Diboll citizens spoke at either of two public hearings on the tax rate, not did anyone attend Monday’s City Council meeting and speak out. So, given the green light by no public complaints or concerns, City Council passed the 2013-14 budget and tax rate. The tax rate is the same as ...

BURLON WILKERSON news@dibollfreepress.com Boy Scouts of America activities are designed to reinforce the motto, “Be Prepared.” To meet this goal, leaders try to see that kids have opportunities to do things they wouldn’t have a chance to experience if they were not part of the organization. Members of the Diboll troop are now better able ...

Lil Dazzlers LIL Dazzler sign-up is still going on for PreK-3 through 5th-grade. Get your Lil Dazzler signed up. Spots are filling up quickly. You may contact any DHS Dazzler or call 936-229-0675. Last Day to sign up is Sept. 20. SPJST Dance The SPJST dance will be Friday, Sept. 20 from 7:30 – 10:30 ...

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A sedan driven by a Diboll woman was rear-ended Tuesday afternoon by a tractor-trailer rig on Highway 59 in front of City Hall. Betty Havard, 64, was taken by ambulance to a local hospital and later transferred to Memorial Hermann Hospital in Houston with broken ribs and sternum and two fractured vertebrae. Friends reported she ...

Diboll Police Department investigators are following up on several leads and hope to soon make arrests of those suspected in breaking into the Neches Pines Golf Course maintenance shed and also damaging the greens. DPD was notified that the course’s maintenance shed had been broken into on Aug. 22. The culprit or culprits took a ...