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Dateline 10-24-13

Mulligan Stew Burke Baptist Church is having Mulligan Stew on Saturday, Oct. 26. Burke Pickers will provide music, beginning about 5 p.m. Dinner starts at 6 p.m. Free. Church is located on Tidwell Road in Burke. UMC Fall Fest There will be a Fall Festival, Saturday, Oct. 26, at the Old Burke School. There will … Read more

Never to young or old to get educated

BURLON WILKERSON news@dibollfreepress.com There is more going on than meets the eye at the Diboll Family Education Center.  Although it is considered part of Diboll ISD, programs and activities for all ages from infants to adults are in place for anyone who wants to take advantage of them. Adult education under the direction of Becky … Read more

Are tamales better with beer?;Council considers alcohol sales at city festivals

RICHARD NELSON editor@dibollfreepress.com Diboll City Council on Monday broached the subject of allowing alcohol sales at certain city events, such as May’s annual Tamale Fest, October’s biannual Diboll Day and March’s first Crawfish Boil. Council took no action in order to gauge the feelings of the community. Alcohol sale and consumption is prohibited on city-owned … Read more

Dateline Diboll 10-17-13

Wall of Honor Friday night Diboll ISD will proudly induct Jeff Vanover, Josh Stifle and Jonathan Terrell into the Lumberjack Stadium Wall of Honor. There will be a reception for all individuals beginning at 6 p.m. in the conference room at the stadium. The public is welcome to attend. The inductees will be introduced at … Read more

Dateline Diboll 10-10-13

Halloween Fun Fest Halloween Fun Fest will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 31, at the Lottie & Arthur Temple Civic Center. The community is asked to donate a bag of candy toward this event. The city encourages all businesses in Diboll to participate either with a booth to pass out candy or … Read more

Diboll students train as peer educators

More than 300 FCCLA members and advisors – including six from Diboll — from across Texas were at the Dallas Sheraton Hotel last week, being trained as a peer educators. Local Family, Career and Community Leaders of America chapter officers Karina Jacobo, Ale Aguilar, Sabra Modisette, Jennifer Campbell, Matt Steel and Giovannie Licea of Central … Read more