Lifestyle

Wed
04
Jun

Mr. and Mrs. Land celebrate Golden Anniversary

Walter and Brenda Land of Silsbee celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary May 30. The couple was married May 30, 1964 in Dallas. Walter retired from Burlington Northern Railroad with 37 years service and Brenda retired from AT&T Communications with 20 years service.
 
Wed
04
Jun

Silsbee seniors receive CDA

Four Silsbee High School seniors became the only students in the State of Texas to receive a Child Development Associates degree through a Practicum of Education class at Silsbee High School. Alexis Porzadek, Brooke Simmons, Hannah Sturgeon and Elizabeth Coudrain were awarded the National Certification following a practical and written exam.
 
Wed
28
May

Pine Shadows Ribbon Cutting

Ace Rental Management and the Silsbee Chamber of Commerce celebrated a ribbon cutting on Thursday, marking the official opening of Pine Shadows Duplex Apartments on MLK Drive in Silsbee.

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Wed
28
May

Fruit carving hobby takes on new meaning

By Andrea Whitney
 
Ukraine native Olesia Barsuk-Griffin came to Silsbee four years ago. Not knowing the language or culture of America, she stayed close to her husband Dallas, whomshe met when he visited the Ukraine and focused on making a life away from her wartorn country. Griffin was living in the Ukraine and had come in contact with Griffin through an international website. The two began writing letters to each other, hers in Russian and his in English.

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Wed
21
May

New Lumberton council sworn-in

By Andrea Whitney
 
Monday night marked the first official meeting of the new Lumberton City Council since the election.Mayor Don Suratt began the meeting by having city attorney Curtis Soileau swear in new council member David Manascalco, and also returning members Dan Bell and Sharon Spears.
 
Wed
21
May

PICTURES WORTH A 1,000 WORDS

By Andrea Whitney
 
Spending hours in a tiny darkroom, created out of a coat closet are fond memories for Silsbee Middle School art teacher Rose Stark. Stark has had a love of photography for as long as she can remember and credits those first days spent with her godfather in his darkroom as the reason she takes pictures today.
 
Wed
14
May

New County Auditor

Newly appointed Hardin County Auditor Angela Gore receives a welcome message fromHardin County Judge Billy Caraway (right) and 356th District Judge Steve Thomas, during a reception on Monday morning. Gore was sworn in as auditor last week by Thomas and 88th District Judge Earl Stover
 
Wed
14
May

Morrison humbled by recognition

By Daniel Elizondo
 
Mike Morrison became fond of volunteer firemen from a fellow employee in his company that happens to be one. It has only been a couple of years since he was voted in as a member of the Silsbee Volunteer Fire Department, but Morrison has made his mark as one of the best.
 
Wed
07
May

Holland’s celebrate anniversary

Raymond and Patt Holland celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary with a reception on Saturday, May 3 at Mt. Olivet Baptist Church in Fred. A reception was hosted by their family and friends.
 
Wed
07
May

Inducted into a sorority

Hilary Hayes, a 2010 graduate of Silsbee High School, was inducted into the Lamar University chapter of Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society.
 

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