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

Photo Courtesy of The History Center

Thirty Years Ago This Week
Happy winner Jelyitsa Perez, right, wins a brand new bicycle in the Free Press subscription campaign and shares her joy with sister Candy Ann. They are the children of Mr. & Mrs. Ramiro Perez of Diboll. The bike contest is open to everyone through July. Those selling 30 one-year subscriptions win a bicycle or, if they prefer, $100 in cash for their effort.

30 Years Ago: Lowther named BB manager

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. … Read more

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Thirty Years Ago This Week

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 Center