30 Years Ago: Shadix wins bike from Free Press

One Year Ago The 2014 DISD Teachers of the Year include Bruce Bolden (Diboll High School); Tracy Murray (Diboll Junior High School); Colleen LaCox (Temple Intermediate School); Michielle Morris (Temple Elementary School); and Alicia Hernandez (Diboll Primary School). Lottie and Arthur Temple Civic Center receives the Thomas T. Keeler Grant in the amount of $84,000 … Read more

30 Years Ago: Smiths open Quality Insulation

One Year Ago Diboll High School celebrates another milestone as it holds the annual Renaissance Academic Banquet. This will be the 25th year of the event that recognizes specific academic achievement by DHS students. The first banquet was the brainchild of Bobby Baker, who was the high school principal at the time. Diboll’s Easter Eggtravaganza … Read more

30 Years Ago: Fuller Springs ceases to exist

One Year Ago Diboll Civic Club brought back Operation Clean Sweep last year after a 15-year hiatus. Back then, more than 1,200 individuals volunteered their time. Last year added another 50 volunteers on five projects and this year added more than 200 volunteers who worked on 20 projects. Festival attendee and vendors at events in … Read more

30 Years Ago: Kansas Wesleyan signs several

One Year Ago The ‘Cardiac’ Jacks are back just in time for the baseball playoffs. The Lumberjacks, 6-5 in District 21-3A, clinched a playoff berth with a 9-5, 10-inning win over the Central High School Bulldogs Tuesday night. The Diboll High School Future Farmers of America Chapter Poultry Judging team of Hollie Wilsie, Amanda Faircloth, … Read more

30 Years Ago: Diboll earns Governor’s award

One Year Ago Diboll Lumberjacks built an early edge, but Central roared back to steal a 3-1 win in district baseball play. This is Diboll’s fourth consecutive district loss. Diboll Civic Club is gearing up for Operation Clean Sweep starting April 26. A group of volunteers and skill craftmen will be helping Diboll home owners … Read more

30 Years Ago: Pollock rep files anti-fuzz buster bill

One Year Ago Sarah Flowers is the only Diboll High School student to advance to the UIL Regional Academic Meet. Flowers won the science contest. Andrews Transport goes from transport to logistics; remains active in Diboll. Andrews Logistics, formerly Andrews Transport is hoping to add about 50 employees to its Texas and Louisiana operation. H.G. … Read more

30 Years Ago: Betty Hendrick is ‘Teacher of Year’

One Year Ago Diboll Garden Club travels to Stephen F. Austin State University Agriculture Building to enjoy beautiful photography show titled, “Texas Tough Plants for Tough Texas Gardens.” Burke Chapter 1098 of the Order of the Eastern Star host baked-potato fundraiser. Diboll Lumberjacks wins district tune-up baseball game 8-0 against the Northside Falcons, a team … Read more

30 Years Ago: Jana Thompson wins Grand Roper pageant

One Year Ago Diboll High School duo JoLyn Baker and Tristin Rice takes second place in the second annual Axed Culinary Competition at the Lottie & Arthur Temple Civic Center. Their entrée chicken fajita tacos, qualified them for the dessert round. Ribbon-cutting part II- Theresa and Roho, friends, relatives and local dignitaries and Diboll Business … Read more