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Lady Jacks avenge tourney loss

The Diboll Lady Jacks took revenge against Woodville on Tuesday, defeating the only team they lost to in last weekend’s Woodville Tournament. Diboll (7-2), playing on its home court, defeated Woodville (3-5) in four games – 25-16, 25-22, 21-25, 25-18. The Lady Jacks never trailed until until Game 4, Woodville’s only win. Several errors and … Read more

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Dateline Diboll 8-22-13

Try TOPS Lose weight with TOPS – Taking Off Pounds Sensibly. Check out the local TOPS chapter at First United Methodist Church, 805 E. Denman Ave., Lufkin. Weigh-ins are at 8:30 a.m. Fridays and the meetings are at 9:05 a.m. Fridays. For more information, call Sylvia at 936-639-4017. First visit is free. Check out www.tops.org. … Read more

Relief?: I-69 route to bypass Diboll

RICHARD NELSON editor@dibollfreepress.com Back in the late 1990s, a study was conducted to ascertain the best alternate route for evacuations going north on Highway 59 in the Diboll area. After about 15 years of meetings and planning sessions, the members of the I-69 Angelina and Nacogdoches Counties Committee gave presented their recommendations to Texas Department … Read more

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Dateline Diboll 8-15-13

Meet the Jacks Meet the Jacks is at 6 p.m. Friday, Aug. 16, at the H.G. Temple campus gymnasium. All Lumberjacks and Lady Jacks fall sports will be introduced. Jack program ads on sale now Ads for the 2013 Diboll Lumberjack football program are now on sale. Prices are eighth page, $40; quarter page, $65; … Read more

Tax rate to remain same for Diboll

RICHARD NELSON editor@dibollfreepress.com Diboll City Council members approved a proposed tax rate of 56.74 cents per $100 property valuation for fiscal year 2013-2014 – the same rate as last year. However, the rate will bring in more tax revenue due to raises in appraisals. Public hearings on the city budget and tax rate will be … Read more

Mart suspected of food-stamp fraud

RICHARD NELSON editor@dibollfreepress.com A six-month-long fraud investigation came to a head Tuesday morning as the Diboll Police Department led a search of Diboll Food Mart on Tuesday morning, confiscating a dozen 8-liner machines, cash and an illegal substance. The main point of the investigation was food-stamp fraud, according to DPD Chief Ricky Conner. The search … Read more

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Dateline Diboll 8-1-13

Eastview Ladies Day Out Eastview Pentecostal Church at Loop 287 at Paul Avenue in Lufkin will host the annual Ladies Day Out from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 3. Gently used clothing for the entire family, school supplies and lunch are all free. First-come, first-served. For more information, contact Jan Wilkerson at 936-829-4817 … Read more