Surpassing the goal

A group of Diboll workers, including United Way chairperson Martha Hernandez, center, celebrate the city surpassing its $80,000 goal for the 2014 United Way campaign. City businesses and workers raised $97,346 — about 122 percent of its goal.  

Freed By Christ 11-6-14

How thankful are you? Do you think you have things or people to be thankful for? With Jesus Christ there is always things or people you can thank Him for. Giving your thanks to God helps you see things in a better light. God’s Bible says in Psalm 92: 1-2, “It is good to give … Read more

8,500 to 1

The Diboll Lumberjack Band came home Oct. 18 with a First Division rating after their performance at the Region 10 Marching Contest held at Port Neches Groves High School. Wonder what that means? According to Head Band Director Joey Acker’s math, it means each of the 57 members on the field at Marching Contest did … Read more

Republicans dominate election night returns

Diboll-area voters didn’t have any local candidates to vote for, with Republican Precinct 4 Justice of the Peace Esther Barger and Republican Precinct 4 Commissioner-elect running unop-posed. Precinct 2 County Commissioner Kenneth Timmons defeated challenger David Stua, and Pre-cinct 3 JP-elect Pat Grimes withstood a write-in challenge from incumbent Bradley Stringer. Republicans won the statewide … Read more

So Many Challenges

Bob Wallace made his usual trip to vote Tuesday — as he has during the last 74 years, including 30 years in all corners of the world as a U.S. Navy pilot. This year Wallace, 95, piloted his wheel chair to the polls in Diboll, where he has moved to live with his son and … Read more

Dateline Diboll for 11-6-14

Ryan Chapel garage sale Ryan Chapel UMC is having a garage sale beginning at 9 a.m. Friday and Saturday, Nov. 7-8. There will be a little bit of everything. Veteran’s Day program The community is invited to attend the H.G. Temple campus Veteran’s Day Program at 9 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 11, in the school gym. … Read more