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

30 Years Ago: DHS 2nd in SFA’s Foreign Language Fest

One Year Ago Diboll ISD Board of Trustees meets with two finalists for Diboll ISD athletic director/head football coach job, David Gibbs, defensive coordinator at Stephen F. Austin State University and James Blake Morrison, defensive coordinator/assistant head football coach at Coldsprings High School. Beulah community host Pie Supper, a fund-raiser for the community center and … Read more

30 Years Ago: Michelle Schmidt named DAR Citizen

One Year Ago Diboll City Council appoints a panel of seven to serve on its Red Light Camera Citizens Advisory Committee. Members include Dave Martinez, Teresa Stribling, Freddie Mac Henry, Justin Barkley, Joe Gage, Gary Martel and Chris Walker. Lufkin attorney Joe Lee Register seeks County Court at Law #1 post. Lifelong Dibollian, World War … Read more

30 Years Ago: Pinewood Derby winners announced

One Year Ago Dibollians wake up to “Winter Wonderland” as the town gets almost three inches of snowfall. City of Diboll makes budget corrections to clear up five city departments’ over-budget expenditures. According to city finance official, the city was overspent about $208,600. Longtime Lufkin physician Dr. Dan Spivey celebrates 90th birthday at home with … Read more