The annual Yard Beautiful Contest, sponsored by the Diboll Garden Club, begins April 18-19. The days when the yards will be judged are Thursdays and Fridays in the following order.
April 18-19 – Northeast area beginning on Dennis, including Deer Trace, to the north Diboll city limits.
April 25-26 – Southeast area beginning on Dennis and bordered on the west by US 59 to the south Diboll city limits, WHICH INCLUDES SOUTH MEADOWS.
May 2-3 – Southwest area beginning on the south side of Thompson, on to Martin Luther King, and bordered on the east by US 59 to the south Diboll city limits.
May 9-10 – Northwest area beginning on the north side of Thompson, on to Martin Luther King, and including everything north and west of FM 2497 to the north Diboll city limits.
May 16-17 – Fair Acres area.
The Diboll Garden club urges everyone to participate. There will be one first-place winner and two runners-up. A sign will be placed in the yard of the first-place winner, designating it as “Yard Beautiful” of the week. A photo of that yard will appear in the Diboll Free Press the following week.