30 Years Ago: Schultz, Nash win domino title

One Year Ago
Diboll Garden Club names “Yard Beautiful of the Week” belonging to Dr. & Mrs. Woody Ingram.
Diboll High School graduate R.L. Lyles, firefighter/EMT for City of Nacogdoches, attends memorial service for first responders who lost their lives in the fertilize explosion in the town of West, Texas.
Diboll graduate Jerry Cobb, baseball coach at Kennard High School, wins its district championship for the first time in 32 years.
Diboll High School students have its first-ever Christians in Action meeting. Hunter McLeroy is the founder and president of the organization.
Jacks down Carthage in an 11-9 home district baseball game to qualify for the playoff as the third place team.

Five Years Ago
The house of Emmitt Ward located on Devereaux Street in Diboll is heavily damaged by tree that fell through it on the morning of the heavy winds and rain.
Diboll High School Class of 1969 gathers for 40th reunion. Fran Rich McClain spearheaded the success reunion and fun and fellowship was enjoyed by everyone.
The Diboll ISD Family Education Center Adult ESL Class visit The History Center, along with DISD teacher Christie Stephens’ Pre-K -3 students.
Angelina College Lady Runners’ Head Softball Coach Chrystal Vega host Angelina College softball tryout with all 2009-2010 area school graduates.
Diboll ISD Employee of the Week for is Karon Lenderman, an assistant at Diboll Primary School working in the library/computer lab.

Ten Years Ago
Diboll ISD board trustees approve new running surface for track program for next year.
Jim Rosharon Moye, 1991 DHS graduate/University of Southern California graduate/Catholic University-Columbia School of Law, slated to speak at Diboll graduation.
Former Diboll couple, Sherrel & Peggy Fears of Pineland celebrates 50 years of wedded bliss.
Dixon Furniture & owner Ardie Dixon donates new furniture for the T.L.L. Temple Memorial Library’s new Teen Center.
Hudson Hornets capture District 20-3A baseball championship behind stellar pitching of Brandon Belt & Wesley Musick as the Hornets defeat Diboll Lumberjacks, 12-2.

Twenty Years Ago
Lindsey Springs state historical marker (off FM 58) dedication honors first logging camp for Southern Pine Lumber Company.
Floyd Yancey retires as Angelina County Extension Agent for Agriculture after 32 years of dedicated service.
Structural engineer hired by Diboll ISD states structural damage to school buildings are likely to  undergo shifts and movement in its foundation from now on and the school needs to take steps to stop water seepage under the buildings’ foundation.
Competing in the State UIL Literary & Academic competition in Austin includes Kari Musick, Trey Wilkerson, Erin Kellam, Jeremiah Phipps and Patrick Kilgore.
Arthur Temple Jr. receives first Historical Christmas Ornament from Diboll Pilot Club. Ornament details a sketching of the old Southern Pine Lumber Company Commissary.

Thirty Years Ago
The investigation continues in the killing of Polk County Constable Bill Garsee. A $10,000 reward is offered for the arrest/conviction of the person/persons responsible.
Donna Schultz & Claud Nash of Diboll captures the Senior Citizens Domino Championship of Angelina County.
Golf Pro Ben Crenshaw wins second straight Crown Colony Pro-Am, carding a 67, one off from his record of last year’s 66.
Karen Carnley and Gregg Krull are recipients of the 1984 Diboll High School Wilbur F. Pate Award (athletics/academics).
Genie Marks is the new owner of Art Florist at 817 Frank Street in Lufkin, bringing 16 years of experience and free deliveries.
Diboll’s Grumbles Family celebrates Easter with annual family reunion. Seventy-eight friends and family members attended this year’s event hosted by Charlie, Carmen and Jarrad Grumbles.