One Year Ago Thelma Scott, whose organization, the Barbara Jordan Endeavors Corporation, carries on the work of its namesake, is nominated for the White House Champion of Change STEM Award for People with Disabilities. Temple-Inland contributes $2,500 to Angelina College as the Champion’s Club sponsorship for the betterment of Angelina College and the Roadrunner athletics. ...

One Year Ago Dr. Graciela Reyes-McDonald, Diboll High School Class of 1996, speaks at DHS graduation services. Diboll City Council votes to establish a committee charged with promoting Diboll- Design 4 Diboll. Pilot Club of Diboll has new cookbook for sale. It is “Bon Appetite” and sells for $12. New Diboll ISD school years calendar ...

One Year Ago Diboll High School athletic department host Lumberjack 5K and Fun Run. Top finisher in the men’s division is Robert Smith with a time of 16:40 and the top lady finisher is Jessica Mays with a time of 23:33. Diboll ISD trustees vote to renovate two classrooms in the former kindergarten building into ...

“Memorial Day was officially proclaimed May 5, 1868, by Gen. John Logan, national commander of the Grand Army of the Republic, in his General Order No. 11, and was first observed May 30, 1868, when flowers were placed on the graves of Union and Confederate soldiers at Arlington National Cemetery. The first state to officially ...

Thirty Years Ago This Week 2013 05 01 The Free Press’ own Mary Jean Maroney was chauffeur for the great John David Crow, former Heisman trophy winner at Texas A & M University, who was one of the celebrity players in the Crown Colony Pro-Am Golf Tournament held in Lufkin. Crow was on the winning ...

One Year Ago The Diboll High School Lady Jacks softball ‘nine’ scores 14 runs in the final three innings to take a 16-14 win over the Lady Bulldogs of Jasper. Lufkin High School had the largest blood drive ever in our area of the Gulf Coast Regional Blood Center with 152 pints. An H.G. Temple ...

The 1983 Diboll High School golf team members, first row, from left, are Edwin Quarles, Gregg Krull, Bo Smith, Jimmy Tate and Morris Smith; back row, John Hutcheson, Roho Pouland, David Burt, Kenneth Baldwin, Ted Cheavens, Phillip Burnett and Coach Jerry Gartman. Photo Courtesy of The History ...

Left, Diboll Youth Baseball Wall of Honor Inductee Alvin Fasske gets the 2013 season started by throwing out the first pitch during Opening Ceremonies on Saturday, March 23, at Old Orchard Park. Below, Tom Williams, Diboll Youth Baseball commissioner, presents Alvin Fasske with a plaque, Thanking him for helping get TBall started back in the ...