Community/Schools

Wed
16
Mar

Residents cry foul over roads

By Meagan Moore
 
Wed
09
Mar

Silsbee Woman’s Club meets at Ice House Museum

Silsbee Womans’ Club will meet Thursday, March 10 at 3:30 p.m. at the Silsbee Community Center. Hostesses are members of the Conservation Department chaired by Wendy Jeslink and Alicia Lockhart. The February meeting was hosted by the Arts Department with Melba Tucker as chairman.
Wed
02
Mar

Port of Beaumont gives funding for BTA Neches River Adventures

The Port of Beaumont Commissioners recently presented a $10,000 check to the Big Thicket Association for their Environmental Education Classes on-board the Ivory Bill Donations by the Port of Beaumont and other sponsors also provide funding for scientific research in the Big Thicket, and advocacy programs 
Wed
24
Feb

Carver schoolsmonument dedication

A new historical monument proudly commemorates the site of George Washington Carver Schools, a facility which originated from theKountze Colored Schools in  Hardin County. In 1947, under Superintendent Nelson Long, Kountze ISD purchased a lot in the Smith-Feagan addition and erected a white frame
Wed
17
Feb

Giving back to schools

Member of the First United Methodist Church of Kountze presented school supplies to each of the four campus in the Kountze ISD. These supplies were collected during their mission trip to Sager Brown UMCOR (United Methodist Committee on Relief) warehouse in Baldwin, Louisiana.
 
Wed
10
Feb

Siblings receive UIL’s superior performance

Konley and Elijah Boughan, students in Melinda Stanton’s studio, recently attended UIL choral and piano contest and both received the highest scores for superior performances. The Boughan brother and sister are children of Paul and Kasey Boughan of Buna and are students of DueNorth academy.
Wed
03
Feb

Woman’s Club elects new officers

The Silsbee Womans’ Club met January 14 at the Community Center. In the absence of President Imogene Nelson, Martha Flowers presided. Sixteen members were present with 220 volunteer hours reported. The Public Issues Department, Mary K.
Wed
27
Jan

How Texans can volunteer and donate responsibly

In the face of disaster, Texans have always come together with courage, compassion and unity to ask, “How can I help?” If you want to volunteer for disaster work, there are many tasks to do after a disaster— cleaning-up and rebuilding are two of the biggest.
Wed
20
Jan

KHS band and choirmembers compete for all state acclaim

There were only three students in the Region in the small school competition from 3A, 2A, or 1A schools and two of them were from Kountze. Sarah Robins, a junior, and Caleb Campbell, a sophomore, are the 50th and 51st KHS students to make it to All-State in all of KHS history.
 
Wed
13
Jan

Local student graduates from Graceland University

Graceland University celebrates the graduation achievement of more than 300 graduates for the first fall commencement, held Saturday, Dec. 19, 2015. Trent Cameron of Silsbee has graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing, and a Master of Science in Nursing.

 

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