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Dateline Diboll 5-1-14

Free golf clniic A youth golf clinic sponsored by the Alcohol & Drug Abuse Council and Neches Pines Golf Course will be from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Saturday, May 3 at the Diboll course. Youth ages 9-14 can get free lessons from golf pros. An adult must register the youth by calling 936-634-5753. No … Read more

Corrigan fire sends four to hospital

BRIAN BESCH Corrigan Times CORRIGAN — An explosion and fire Saturday afternoon at the Georgia Pacific facility in Corrigan has hospitalized four, with three in critical condition. Occupational Safety and Health Administration investigators were at the plant Sunday and have continued an investigation as to why Saturday’s events caused such damage. Georgia Pacific Spokesperson Eric … Read more

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Dateline Diboll 4-24-14

Free golf clinic A youth golf clinic sponsored by the Alcohol & Drug Abuse Council and Neches Pines Golf Course will be from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Saturday, May 3 at the Diboll course. Youth ages 9-14 can get free lessons from golf pros. An adult must register the youth by calling 936-634-5753. No … Read more

No shushing! Library is 50!

Diboll’s love affair with its library began in the early 1900s. T.L.L. Temple founded Diboll in 1894, and a few years later his Southern Pine Lumber Company built a guesthouse known as “The Library.” The Temple Family and company officials were often regular visitors to this house. On the bottom floor was a large living … Read more

Candidates tout beliefs at forum

Diboll candidates for school board introduced themselves to a sparse gathering Monday night at the Diboll PTSA Candidate Forum at the H.G. Temple campus cafetoreum. Also speaking were the candidates in the runoff election for Precinct 4 Commissioner, incumbent Scott Cooper and challenger Bobby Cheshire. Their election runoff is May 28. There will be no … Read more

Quacking up!

Principal Nikki Miller and Aassistant Principal LaMona Coleman recently made good on a challenge to the Elementary school. The two campuses challenged each other to see which school would raise more money for the American Heart Association.  The combination of funds equaled close to $6,000.  The challenge meant that the other campus administration would have … Read more

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