Lifestyle

Wed
22
Oct

Teams compete at wildlife and recreation management event

It only seems a short time ago, but a year has passed and the Zone 4 Wildlife & Recreational Management Career Development Event was held again. This annual event is hosted by the Lower Neches Soil and Water Conservation District which was graciously allowed to use the facilities of the Big Thicket National Preserve visitor center and surrounding grounds on Tuesday, Oct. 7.
 

 

Wed
22
Oct

Silsbee LittleTheater

The roles have been cast and the members of the Silsbee Little Theater are working hard on their fall production. The group includes Carolyn Martinson, Jonathan Boddie, Holly Church, (in the wheelchair), Tressa Richard, director
Richard Atmar, Hilary Hayes, Tess Cryer, Terry Scott and Brian Watson, assistant director. Wayne Mougia, non pictured, is in charge of the lighting.
 

 

Wed
15
Oct

An emotional fight

By Meagan Moore
 
Cancer seems almost like an abstract idea until it becomes personal. The treatments and surgery involved don't leave behind just physical scars, but emotional ones as well. Lynell DeCuirs from Kountze can agree that the process of ridding cancer from the body ends in a long journey of recovery. However, DeCuirs had her family and friends standing with her and supporting her throughout the entire trek.

 

Wed
08
Oct

Silsbee Garden Club names October Yard of the Month

The Silsbee Garden Club selected the home of Charlie Nell Hancock at 106 Seaman Drive as the October 2014 "Yard of the Month." There is a neat flower bed in the front yard. In the back yard there are plants along the house, in pots, and in the garage/greenhouse. There are too many types of plants to name in just one article, but we will mention a few.
 

 

Wed
01
Oct

A closer bond

By Meagan Moore.
 
For a family from Kountze, breast cancer has been a major concern for years. Three out of four of the Coe sisters have had to remove a breast during the past two decade – giving the notion that apparently, cancer does run in the family.
 

 

Wed
24
Sep

RELYING ON FAITH

By Danny Reneau.
 
Deborah Smith characterizes her life as one of extreme faith. She grew up in Silsbee and was a regular in the First Baptist Church here. Later she attended the FirstAssembly of God Church in Silsbee. Once grown she and her husband Jerry felt the call of the Lord to start an independent ministry in Africa, which they did and registered it as a 501©3 charity. They called the new ministry, "Days of Elisha Ministry".

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Wed
17
Sep

Evadale Homecoming

The 2014 Evadale Homecoming court is (bottom, from left), Rachel Leach (Fr Duchess), McCartney Graves (Jr. Duchess), Megan Linch (Yearbook Sweetheart, Brooke Willis (FFA Sweetheart) and Haley Leger (NAHS Sweetheart). Back (from left) Charlea Adams (FCCLA Sweetheart), Kourtlyn Christian (NHS Sweetheart), Karley Beard (Sr. Duchess), Wendy Williams (Sr. Duchess), Haleigh Oldbury (Sr. Duchess), Heather Murphy (Football Sweetheart), Jamie Richardson (Rebelette Sweetheart) and Sarah Bruce (Soph. Duchess).
 

 

Wed
10
Sep

Hardin County Camera Club

The Hardin County Camera Club meets on the first Tuesday of every month in the Silsbee Public Library at 6:30 p.m.
 
Wed
10
Sep

RELISHING THAT 101ST

By Meagan Moore
 
Not many people can lay claim to having lived a grand old life, but Juanita Day can. She is a recent addition to Kountze Nursing Home and relishing in her 101st birthday that was on Aug. 31. The nursing home celebrated her birthday on Tuesday, inviting her nieces, Shirley and Shauna. Day is the last one in her immediate family
 
Wed
03
Sep

Holly Shines Like A Star

By Meagan Moore
 
Four-year-old, HollyWood, is fighting to live a normal life despite being born with Arterial Septal Defect (ASD). Wood was born two months early and was thought only to have a heartmurmur. The doctors sentWood home with her parents, Jody and Denae Wood, with the thought that the murmur would more than likely heal on its own over time.
 

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