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Freed By Christ

Trial, Beatings, Ridicule, Spit, Mocking, Pain, Suffering, Agony, Separation and finally Death. That is what Jesus Christ went through for YOU. More...

County News

Smiths celebrating birthday, anniversary

This Sunday, March 31, is Easter when we Christians celebrate the resurrection of the Lord, Jesus Christ. It is typically the most well-attended Sunday service of the year for Christian churches. Beginning at 7 a.m. More...

News from... T.L.L. Temple Memorial Library

Check out library’s photo scavenger hunt

Just how well do you know Diboll? Take this challenge and find out. The library will host a Photo Scavenger Hunt on April 1 through April 18 as part of our National Library Week Celebration. You must be 17 or older to participate. More...

NEIGHBORHOODS

Caskey graduates from miniatures to full-size horses

Michael Miller, son of Susi and Mike Miller, is going to school at Savannah College of Art & Design to get his Master’s in theater. He has the lead in musical “Urinetown” in May in Georgia. * * * More...

Obituaries

Mozelle Devereaux

Memorial services for Mozelle Devereaux, 93, formerly of Diboll, will be held at 11:00 a.m. Saturday, March 30, 2013 at Diboll United Methodist Church, with Reverend Becky Love officiating. More...

Ora Lee (Cochran) McPherson

Services for Ora Lee (Cochran) McPherson, 94, of Huntington, will be held at 2:00 p.m. Thursday, March 28, 2013 in the Gipson Funeral Home Chapel. Interment will follow in the Cochran Cemetery in the Ora Community near Hanks Creek. More...

Olivia Mendoza Olivares

Mass of the Christian Burial was celebrated at 10:00 a.m. Monday, March 25, 2013 at St. Patrick Catholic Church for Olivia Mendoza Olivares. Interment followed in the Garden of Memories Memorial Park. Rosary was recited at 7:00 p.m. More...

Sports

Jacks ease past H’ton in 6 innings

Alex Grimaldo had a big night at the plate, going 4-for-4 with two doubles and a triple to lead the Diboll Lumberjacks to an 11-1 home win over Huntington on Friday, Feb. 22. More...

Walker signs to continue spiking in college

Diboll High School senior Chassity Walker signs her letter-of-intent to play volleyball at Independence Community College in Kansas. Joining her at the signing are her coaches and family. More...

House passes bill cutting EOC exams

The State House of Representatives passed HB-5 145-2 on Tuesday night, overwhelmingly calling for reducing the state’s high-stakes testing system from 15 to five end-of-course exams. More...

Diboll woman pleads guilty to theft of federal funds

A 62-year-old Dibol woman has pleaded guilty to theft of federal funds in the Eastern District of Texas, announced U.S. Attorney John M. Bales. Melva Darlene Blakemore pleaded guilty to an Information charging her with theft of federal funds on Mar. More...

Dateline Diboll

Easter egg hunt The City of Diboll and Diboll Civic Club members are having an Easter egg hunt at 2 p.m. Saturday, March 30, at Old Orchard Park. Organizers are seeking volutneers and donations for prizes. More...

Local History

30 Years of Diboll Free Press Clippings

30 Years Ago: RSVP celebrates 10 years

One Year Ago Todd Nightingale of the Texas Forest Service is guest speaker at Diboll T.L.L. Temple Memorial Library’s Brown Bag Dine-in discussing the impact of the 2011 wildfire situation. More...

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 More...

Church

Teacher Mom

Celebrate love this Easter; He is risen!

Bring a sacrifice of praise unto the Lord. What is a sacrifice of praise? A sacrifice is when you give something that it hurts to give. Praise is worship. More...

Sisters in Grace

Jesus, thank you for paying the price for our sins

Today is Palm Sunday (March 24)! The Bible tells us Jesus rode into the city on a donkey. As he entered the city, people shouted, “Hosanna! Blessed is He who comes in the name of the Lord!” People waved and laid palm branches down. More...

School

It’s all an act

The 2013 One Act Play cast and crew performed “Running Upstream,” by Bryan Mc- Campbell and published by Eldridge Publishing Co., this past Saturday in Carthage at Panola Junior College i More...

Having their cake

DHS Culinary Students have been baking and decorating cakes for the first annual Cake Bash held Saturday, March 23, at Winston Park in Lufkin. They had games and activities that had to do with cake. The event was free to the public. More...

Showing that Sparks

Top photo, students in Mrs. Stephanie Sparks Pre-K4 class at Diboll Primary School enhance their literacy skills by identifying, saying the sounds and letters on their alphabet mats. More...