Drumming up a friendship

        Courtesy photo Brandon Lee, right, is joined by former band mate John Carr, who drove from Dallas to surprise him while playing at JR’s Barn on Friday night. The drummer didn’t have a set of drums but made rhythm using makeshift wooden boxes and a single cymbal. For more information, see … Read more

Diboll homes getting another Clean Sweep

Diboll is gearing up once again for Operation Clean-Sweep. On April 26, a  group of volunteers and skilled craftsmen will be helping  Diboll homeowners with outside  “fix-ups.” Projects range from roofing and painting to raking leaves. Last year the Diboll Civic Club brought back this popular event that had been held in the 1990s.  At … Read more

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Giving them the boot!

  Diboll FFA and FCCLA represented their community well during the Lufkin Christmas Parade recently. They are thanking everyone for the “tons” of boots donated for both use on their float and to be donated to community members in need. For more information about donating, contact Jennifer Garcia at 936.829.6245, jgarcia@dibollisd.com; or Adam Thompson at … Read more

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Dateline Diboll 12-5-13

Tree of Light The annual Pilot Club Tree of Light ceremony will take place at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 5, in the Ellen and Buddy Temple Community Room of the TLL Temple Memorial Library. An inspirational program is planned, followed by the lighting of the Christmas tree, located on the front lawn of the library. … Read more

Meece saddling up new business for Diboll

BURLON WILKERSON news@dibollfreepress.com When the door opens, the distinctive smell of new leather assaults the senses. It conjures an image of all things “cowboy.” Meece Saddlery has been open since July on Highway 59 North, featuring a variety of leather goods, services and items needed by horsemen. Although Jerry Meece dabbled in leatherwork when he … Read more