Because Diboll is unique on so many levels, the Diboll Historical Society tries to preserve and pass on details of its past for future generations. One of the primary ways the group has been able to accomplish this goal is by providing a historical coloring book to school children. A recent donation from the Thomas ...

RICHARD NELSON editor@dibollfreepress.com It’s already almost time for Diboll Homecoming and this year there’s even more to look forward to than usual. The week kicks off Monday with a pep rally and bonfire – burn ban permitting — beginning at 7 p.m. at Lumberjack Stadium. There will be a special performance by the Stephen F. ...

CIA fundraiser Christians in Action Club at DHS is raising money to go towards community outreach and their wheelchair ramp project! They will have a fundraiser beginning at 10 a.m. this Saturday in the Brookshire brothers parking lot. There will be a car wash, hamburgers and hot dogs. If you or your business are interested ...

It was a rough opening night on the road Friday for the Diboll Lumberjacks as they dropped a 70-13 decision to the Fairfield Eagles. Diboll was looking for a bit of retribution after last season’s 27-17 home loss in the season opener at Lumberjack Stadium last season. But instead Diboll was overwhelmed from the opening ...

Besides being one of the state’s most popular slogans, Don’t mess with Texas® also is proving to be effective as an anti-littering message. Established by the Texas Department of Transportation in 1986, Don’t mess with Texas® has helped reduce visible litter by 34 percent on TxDOT-maintained roadways between 2009 and 2013, according to TxDOT’s 2013 ...

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.r 20. Sportsmen Bingo The first Sportsmen’s Bingo is Tuesday, Sept. 17, at 6:30 p.m. at ...

BURLON WILKERSON news@dibollfreepress.com As classes resume for students all over the nation, school security is on everyone’s mind. Diboll is no exception, and DISD trustees and administrators have taken specific steps to guarantee safety for all students. With the help of funds from the Thomas T. Keeler Grant Program, new cameras and monitoring systems have ...

When school bells ring this fall, it will be the first time in 56 years that Burlon Wilkerson has not been in a classroom somewhere. Just because he has retired from Angelina College, doesn’t mean he will be idle. Wilkerson started working as a free lance feature writer for the Diboll Free Press in May.  ...

BURLON WILKERSON Conducting “two-a-days” before the season starts is standard procedure for high school football teams. But many people don’t realize that band programs also have preseason activities. The Diboll Lumberjack band is no exception, and its members have been logging many hours in the past few weeks. Before school started, the practice schedule was ...

Most people agree that a first impression is a lasting impression. And this is just as true for students in school as it is in any other area. Therefore, Diboll ISD administrators have teamed up with the Diboll Housing Authority to help get students’ school day started on a pleasant note. With the help of ...