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Dateline Diboll 7-25-13

Jubilee VBS
Vacation Bible school at Jubilee Baptist Church is from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Monday, July 29, through Friday, Aug. 2, for first- through sixth-graders. The church is located at 723 Dennis/FM 1818 in Diboll. For more information, call 936-829-0465.

Eastview Ladies Day Oout
Eastview Pentecostal Church at Loop 287 at Paul Avenue in Lufkin will host the annual Ladies Day Out from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 3. Gently used clothing for the entire family, school supplies and lunch are all free. First-come, first-served. For more information, contact Jan Wilkerson at 936-829-4817 or janwpta@consoli

Physicals, 2-a-days
All incoming 7th, 9th and 11th graders must have a physical before they can practice or participate in district sports. Forms are available at the high school front office or online at
Also, two-a-days for football players begin Aug. 5. More information will be provided next week.
DHS volleyball
Volleyball practice for ninth- through 12th-graders will begin at 2 p.m. Aug. 5. Report to the Diboll High School gym at 1:30 p.m.

Archeological society
Tony Souther will present a program on the Caddo Mounds facility west of Alto on Highway 21 to the Deep East Texas Archeological Society on Monday, Aug. 5, at the Newton County Museum History Center and Genealogical Library on 213 E. Court Street in Newton, about 7 p.m.. At 6:30 p.m., guests and members of the society will enjoy refreshments and desserts furnished by ladies of the Society. Souther is the man in charge of the facility and is very knowledgeable on things pertaining to it.
As always, the public is invited to attend. For more information, call Dickie Dixon at 936-366-6029   You can e-mail Dickie at

Pre-K registration
Pre-K3 & Pre-K4 Registration for 2013-2014 school year at Diboll Primary school continues throughout the summer!  Registration packets can be picked up at Diboll ISD Administration Office.  Packets should be completed and returned to Diboll ISD Administration Office.

Go Hard
The Jackbackers would like for you to show your support by ordering one of these shirts (shown above; order red or black). We are doing something different this year, this will be a pre-paid order only sell. Cost will be $12 per shirt, a $2 charge will be added per size XXL – above. I know in the past we would sell them at meet the Jacks night, but we would like to see a sea of red on that night. For more information and an order form you can email me
Lose weight with TOPS – Taking Off Pounds Sensibly. Check out the local TOPS chapter at First United Methodist Church, 805 E. Denman Ave., Lufkin. Weigh-ins are at 8:30 a.m. Fridays and the meetings are at 9:05 a.m. Fridays. For more information, call Sylvia at 936-639-4017 or Beat at 936-876-4403. First visit is free. Check out

Tangled Threads
Do you like to crochet or knit, or any other portable crafting project?  T.L.L. Temple Memorial Library in Diboll invites is organizing “Tangled Threads” for crafters of all ages. The program is from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. the second Tuesday of each month. All skill levels are welcomed. Please bring your own hooks, yarn, and supplies. “Tangled Threads” will on the second Tuesday of the month in the Community Room at the library.
For more information call Mary Howell at 936-829-5497.