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 ...