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Wed
30
Nov

Garden Club visits Nasa Museum

Silsbee Garden Club met at St. John's Episcopal Church parking lot for a trip to Hemphill.
 
The club was met at the Patricia Huffman Smith NASA Museum by L.J. Schrieber for a tour.
 
Wed
30
Nov

Christian Women’s Job Corps celebrates graduation

Christian Women’s Job Corps of Southeast Texas (CWJC) celebrated with its graduates from the Fall Session on Wednesday, November 16 at the First Baptist Church Jones Center.
 
The seven graduates were Sandra Shirley, Mindi Blanchard, Sarah Herbert, Carrie Brown, Myriam Mancha, Kathy Ashcroft, and Cherrlyn Farnsworth.
 
Wed
23
Nov

Chambers county is fastest growing county in SE Texas

The Texas Demographic Center at the University of Texas San Antonio released population estimates for the state of Texas this week. Hardin County had a population of 54,635 in 2010 and it has grown by 3,,301 to 57,936 in 2016. This is a population growth of 6.0% which makes it the second fastest growing county in the southeast part of the state.

 

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Wed
23
Nov

Agnes Hensley Brazeal has 101st birthday

Agnes Hensley Brazeal turned 101 years old on Nov. 18 She was born way, way back in 1915 in Mexia, Texas, when the cost of living was a lot less than it is today. In 1915, a sirloin steak was 18¢ per pound, the local newspaper cost you 1¢, your movie ticket was only 7¢ and a four room apartment was the high price of $12 a month.

 

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Wed
16
Nov

Hardin County Retired Teachers

Members who attended the Big Thicket Outing were: front row: Sue Johnson, Karen Williams, Imogene Nelson, Barbara Wager, and Cathy Smith.
 
Wed
16
Nov

Hardin County Camera Club

The Hardin County Camera Club met on November 1 at the First Baptist Church in Silsbee. The club decided on next years contest subjects. The monthly contest was "uniforms”. The winners were (from left), Gayle Stephens, first place and third place; and Paula Smith, second place and honorable mention.
 
Wed
09
Nov

Celebrating November “Yard of the Month”

Wed
09
Nov

Garden Club visits Neches River

The Silsbee Garden Club met at St. John's Episcopal Church parking lot for a trip to Beaumont. There were 18 members and six guests. The club was met by Captain Gerald Langham and had a trip down the Neches River. Langham pointed out all kinds of birds, alligators, and animals.
 
Wed
02
Nov

Kiwanis of Silsbee

Kiwanis Club of Silsbee member Sharon Jacobs hand the first place award to Silsbee Toyota for winning the Judges Pick of the first annual Kiwanis Club of Silsbee Gumbo Cook-Off. Cooks for Silsbee Toyota were Tracy Poland and Jason Elmore
 
Wed
02
Nov

Volunteering pays off

By Meagan Moore
 
For the past 10 years, Friends of Kountze Public Libraryorganization has received  ExxonMobil grants due to the volunteer work of one individual. This year, the Friends of KPL received four grants totaling $2,000 on behalf of Marilyn Cox for her tenacity and dedication to the library.
 

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