30 Years Ago: James Bray rushes for 157 yards

One Year Ago Diboll High School cross country team wins Apple Springs Invitational Track Meet. Varsity team members include Omar Solis, Caleb Stewart, Ariel Encarnacion, Hector Lopez, Andrew Hernandez, Jose Flores and Stephen Badeaux. Angelina Arts Alliance names Tracy Pinkerton as its new managing director. Longtime Angelina County Airport cafeteria dessert specialist Gayle Whitworth retires … Read more

30 Years Ago: DISD reports 1,809 students

One Year Ago Former Baptist missionary Betty Marie Smith is honored with 80th birthday reception hosted by the Diboll First Baptist Church. Lufkin native Col. Charles A. Jumper retires from the U.S. Army after serving nearly 30 years of service. Diboll Day Queen Candidate Emily Parish host Tupperware sale as fundraiser at the T.L.L. Temple … Read more

30 Years Ago: Campbell’s ranks Diboll No. 9

One Year Ago Diboll High School #9 state-ranked Lady Jacks volleyball team members include Paige Morgan, Chassity Walker, Karah Phipps, Emily Parish, Cristina Ramos, Shuntel Foster, Tanika Bray, Lexxus Hamilton and Kyla Cunningham. Diboll High School members of the Dazzlers Dance/Drill Team consist of  Tarryn Oliver, Hunter Mercer, Ashley Coleman, Christina Serratos, Chassity Walker, Whitney … Read more

30 Years Ago: Jacks picked to win district

One Year Ago Diane Tate and Mike Gibson are united in marriage at the Diboll First Methodist Church. Diboll High School 7-on-7 football team competes in the Texas State 7-on-7 Championships losing in the consolation bracket to Lexington, 33-12. Team members include Dayton Shupak, Austin Alvarez, Jacob Stifle, Jason Cook, Zane Blount, Reagan Walton, Carlos … Read more

30 Years Ago: Ginger Lee raises $492

One Year Ago Workers put the finishing touches on the new Diboll ISD campus, housing H.G. Temple Elementary School and H.G. Temple Intermediate School Temple-Inland Foundation contribute $5,000 grant to Diboll ISD for the Enviro-Math Camp. Descendents of Andrew Jackson Jumper/Margaret Esebell McVay meet at the old Jumper homestead for their 53rd family reunion. Reconstruction … Read more