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Dateline Diboll 5-1-14

Free golf clniic
A youth golf clinic sponsored by the Alcohol & Drug Abuse Council and Neches Pines Golf Course will be from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Saturday, May 3 at the Diboll course. Youth ages 9-14 can get free lessons from golf pros. An adult must register the youth by calling 936-634-5753. No golf equipment needed.

Martin Family at Beulah Singing
The Martin Family from Mauriceville will be singing at 7 p.m. at the May 3 First Saturday Singing at the Beulah Congregational Methodist Church in the Beulah Community on FM 58.  You will be blessed by the powerful testimony and singing by this family.  A love offering will be received, and a fellowship will follow the service.  Call Wanda at 829-3584 or Barbara at 465-3019 for more information.

PreK registration
Diboll Primary continues with PreK-3 and PreK-4 registration for the 2014-15 school year from 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. daily.  Please call 936-829-4671 if you have questions.

Page Cemetery Cleaning
The Page Cemetery Cleaning will be at 9 a.m. Saturday, May 3, at the cemetery. Bring a sack lunch, a lawn chair and lawn tools. All graves are marked with family names of Page, Floyd, Harris, Havard, Mosley, Stringer and Young. Have some “good, cleaning fun.” For more information, call Billy Page at 936-422-5325 or Delois Harris Broussard at 409-994-2955.

Brown’s Senior Recital
DHS alumnus Steven Brown will give his Senior Recital at 7:30 p.m. Friday, March 9, at The Pines Theatre in Lufkin. Brown is majoring in Music Education at East Texas Baptist University, and the concert is required. He will present his favorite trumpet solos and ensembles with Hunter Barrett and Judy Galetar.

Renaissance banquet
The 25th annual Renaissance Academic Banquet is scheduled for 6:30 p.m., Monday, May 12.  The event will be held in the Lottie and Arthur Temple Civic Center.  More than 150 students will be recognized for their academic achievements.  New members of the National Honor Society will be inducted at the end of the banquet. Awards will also go to the Parent, Student and Teacher-of-the-Year.  Tickets are $8 and can be purchased at the Diboll High School office until 3 p.m. May 9.  For information on the banquet, contact Jan Wilkerson at 936-829-4817.

Drug Free All Stars
The 2014-2015 Drug Free All Star applications are available and due by 5 p.m. May 30.  For more information, call Maci Herrington at 936-634-9308.

Yearbooks online
The History Center staff members have begun to scan and make available online the earliest issues of the Diboll High School annuals. Take a look at what they have online so far: http://www.thehistorycenter They still have a need for good quality copies of 1945, 1950 and 1954, and there will be more needed as they move forward, including good copies of the H.G. Temple High School annuals. For more information, call The History Center at 936-829-3543.

Bus Drivers needed
Full-time and substitute bus drivers are needed. Contact Daniel Zarzoza to inquire information on obtaining a CDL and bus driver certification through our transportation department. Hourly pay rate begins at $17.47/Hour.
Qualifications; You must: Be at least 18 years old; Have a commercial driver’s license (CDL) along with school bus and passenger endorsements; Pass annual physical fitness and mental health exams; Pass a background check on your driving record; Pass a background check on your criminal record; and Own a certificate proving that you’re either enrolled in or have successfully completed a course in school bus safety education.

Tangled Threads
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.  For more information call Mary Howell at 936-829-5497.

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. First visit is free. Check out