Lifestyle

Wed
18
Mar

Motts honored as Business of the Year

By Meagan Moore

 

During the Kountze Chamber of Commerce banquet, the board members awarded Mott's Supply with Business of the Year. Mott's Supply has won before, but it has been about more than a decade. The nomination for the award is through a vote from all of the businesses in Kountze, then the chamber selects the Business of the Year. Mott's Supply has been around for about 20 years. Rusty Mott and his brother originally owned a store in Spurger. 
 
Mon
16
Mar

Relay for Life scheduled for April

Kountze High School will be host to the event.

By Daniel Elizondo, Editor

The Hardin/South Jasper County Relay For Life is hosting its annual event on April 24 at Kountze High School stadium.

Teams are currently forming, and the organization is seeking more teams, as well as survivors and caregivers to join Relay For Life.

At Relay For Life events, communities across the globe come together to honor cancer survivors, remember loved ones lost, and fight back against the disease.

The funds raised help fight against cancer, and help honor the nearly 14 million cancer survivors who will celebrate another birthday this year.

Relay For Life teams camp out overnight and take turns walking or running around a track or path at a local high school, park, or fairground.

Wed
11
Mar

Collier home selected as March Yard of the Month

The Silsbee Garden Club has selected the home of Jay and Pat Collier at 650 N. 4th to be the "Yard of the Month" for March. The lovely brick home with wrought-iron trimming   its back from some ancient  and beautiful live oaks. These trees arch over thestreet and form a half-tunnel  for the vehicles driving by.There is a flash of color all alongside the flagstone sidewalk leading up to the  house. This color belongs tothe dianthus plant. Is it maroon? Is it purple? Is it plum? It is certainly colorf

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Thu
05
Mar

Tickets available for Kirby-Hill House

Looking to add a little mystery to your life? Want knee-slapping entertainment, elegance, and style? Throw in a little vintage, some fashion, a truly mouth-watering menu and, yes, murder.

The Kirby-Hill House Murder Mystery Dinner Theater is is in its 27th season now and shows for the newest production are selling out.

This year, the production is “Last Call At Chez Mort”.

Opening night was a sell-out, and tickets continue to sell fast for the second weekend nights this weekend on Friday and Saturday March 6-7, and on March 13-14.

For more information or tickets, call 409-246-8000, or log on to its Facebook page at: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Kirby-Hill-House-Murder-Mystery-Dinner-Th....

Kirby-Hill House is located at 210 W. Main in Kountze.

Wed
04
Mar

Lumberton Chamber of Commerce

The Lumberton Chamber of Commerce hosted a ribbon cutting for Green Starr Landscaping on Friday.
 
Wed
04
Mar

Control Freaks create and compete

By Meagan Moore

Kountze Intermediate School has been working on developing new activities for the students. One of those was an extracurricular activity for their Sight program. Last year, KIS formed a robotics team, the Control Freaks.
 
Fri
27
Feb

Silsbee chamber banquet roars 20s style

The Silsbee Chamber of Commerce held its annual banquet on Thursday evening to a capacity crowd at Silsbee High School. Featured speaker was Joe V. Tortorice Jr., founder and president of Jason’s Deli in Beaumont. The chamber also honored Citizen of the Year to Charles Tarver; Teacher of the Year to Gayle McGallion; Business of the Year to Southern Nurseries, Kevin Kirkland owner; and First Responder of the Year to Sergeant Anthony Flower of the Hardin County Sheriff’s office. http://danielelizondo.smugmug.com/SilsbeeBee/Silsbee-Chamber-of-Commerce/

Wed
25
Feb

Silsbee High School band students headed to state

Silsbee HS band members competed in the Region 10 UIL Solo and Ensemble Contest. Almost all of the students made a first division rating. Silsbee earned a total of 36 first division medals through a combinantion of solo events and ensembles
 
Fri
20
Feb

“Owl Lady” returns to Ice House Museum

Doris Mager, founder of Save Our American Raptors (SOAR), returns to the Ice House Museum on Friday, Feb. 20 at 6 p.m.

Those that attend can meet ET, the owl, and other birds of prey up close. The presentation will last about an hour and would be the perfect outing for the family.

Kids of all ages always enjoy this event. The program is free.

Call the Ice House Museum at 409-385-2444 for questions.

Wed
18
Feb

Hardin County 4-H Art Show

the Hardin County 4-H had its annual 4-H photography contest on Feb. 6 at the extension office with entries from youth of all ages.

 

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