Memories of Diboll Day’s names, faces

In recent years past, archival and research assistant Louis Landers at The History Center did a lot of research for the late Gary Willmon, former editor of the Free Press, which Willmon printed in 2002 and 2004. We’ve updated the material on the Diboll Day trivia: • There have been two father-son combinations as president … Read more

30 Years Ago: Airport gets $700,000 federal grant

One Year Ago Diboll High School junior varsity cheerleaders attend NCA Cheer Camp at Stephen F. Austin State University at Nacogdoches. Cheerleaders include Hollie Wilsie, Baylie Parker, Kallen Treadway, Tara Dulandy, Ariela Padilla, Emily Thompson, Malissa Bacon andSusie Parker. A six-month-long fraud investigation comes to a head as Diboll police leads a search of Diboll … Read more

30 Years Ago: Diboll holding election for bingo

One Year Ago Jacks’ 3-0 win over the Hudson Hornets propel the team into the regional semi-finals against Huffman-Hargrave in New Caney. City of Diboll approves requesting $84,000 from the T.L.L. Temple Foundation for sound/lighting improvements for the Lottie & Arthur Temple Civic Center. Diboll ISD employee Bea Suarez retires after 36 years with reception … Read more

30 Years Ago: Schultz, Nash win domino title

One Year Ago Diboll Garden Club names “Yard Beautiful of the Week” belonging to Dr. & Mrs. Woody Ingram. Diboll High School graduate R.L. Lyles, firefighter/EMT for City of Nacogdoches, attends memorial service for first responders who lost their lives in the fertilize explosion in the town of West, Texas. Diboll graduate Jerry Cobb, baseball … Read more