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

Mother and daughter teaching same grade

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 … Read more

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Dateline Diboll 10-3-13

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 … Read more