More than 100 Model-T Fords are in the area, celebrating the 36th annual Texas T-Party. They will be at The History Center in Diboll on Friday, following a visit to the Naranjo Museum of Natural History. They will then head for lunch at Cassells-Boykin Pavilion on Lake Sam Rayburn. After lunch they will drive to ...

BURLON WILKERSON news@dibollfreepress.com It’s not unusual to see a mother and a daughter in the same classroom at school. But it is unusual when the mother and the daughter are both teachers for the same grade level. This year at Diboll Elementary Alice McWilliams and her daughter Tiffany Nash are both teaching kindergarten. As far ...

  The 2013 Diboll High School Homecoming royalty includes King Eric DeJesus and Queen Zariah Vinson. DeJesus is the son of Beto and Gloria DeJesus. Zariah is the daughter of Odessa Vinson and LaShundra Vinson. More photos are published on Page 10. ...

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 ...