Dealing with slow play

It will be a while longer – if ever – before alcohol can be sold at Neches Pines Golf Course. The Diboll ISD Board of Trustees on Monday, March 30, took no action on the City of Diboll’s request for a waiver, giving the city permission to sell alcohol. The waiver is necessary because of … Read more

Hines Street still cracking up

Motorists traveling Hines Street may just have to deal with the cracks in the road. The street was rehabilitated last year, but already is cracking. Bob Thurber of KSA Engineers Inc. reported Monday, March 23, to City Council that standard procedure is to test the soil under a roadway down to 5 feet. He said … Read more

Freed by Christ 3-26-15

Do you feel like you need to be rebuilt sometimes? God’s Bible says in Jeremiah 31: 3-4, “The Lord has appeared of old to me, saying: Yes, I have loved you with an everlasting love; therefore with loving kindness I have drawn you. Again, I will build you and you shall be rebuilt …” We … Read more

Dateline Diboll 3-26-15

Clean Sweep It’s time to sign up for the 2015 Operation Clean-Sweep coming up on Saturday, April 18. Outside repairs and yard work will be done for the elderly and disabled in our community. To volunteer, as an individual or team, contact Fran McClain 829-2779 or This project is annual project is sponsored by … Read more

They’re golden

The Pilot Club of Diboll is celebrating its 50th year, Wednesday, March 25, has been proclaimed “Pilot Club Day” by Mayor John McClain. Club President Diane Gibson and charter member Jesse Conner were present at the signing of the proclamation. The organization was chartered on March 29, 1965, with 27 members. It was sponsored by … Read more

Freed by Christ 3-19-15

God’s Bible says in Luke 23: 43, “And Jesus said to him, “Assuredly, I say to you, today you will be with Me in Paradise.” As long as you are alive here on earth, it is never too late to accept Jesus Christ as your Savior and Lord. Jesus was talking to the thief on … Read more

Shivers ladies have boutique, will travel

Southern Pines Boutique is going on the road. The business that Rhonda Shivers and her daughter, Callie, started in October has outgrown its quarters, so they have outfitted a trailer which will allow them to take their products to the customer. They have women’s and girls’ clothing, jewelry, shoes and accessories. They first worked out … Read more

Dateline Diboll 3-19-15

Bee talk T.L.L. Temple Memorial Library presents “The Magnificent Honey Bee” at 6 p.m. Thursday. March 19. Join Cecil Hunt, a Lufkin native and beekeeper, for a program about the bee. This will be good for amateur and experienced beekeepers. Topics include: types of beekeepers, types of honeybees, honeybees and pollination, the honeybee life stages, … Read more

Rain, rain and more rain

The Diboll area already has received 7.36 inches of rain by mid-month – 3.23 inches more than the record for March. And, it’s just going to get wetter. The National Weather Service’s Shreveport office is predicting rain through the weekend. The area might finally see some real sunshine on Tuesday, March 24. The flood warning … Read more