Lifestyle

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.
 
Thu
01
May

GALLERY: Kiwanis Club of Silsbee One Book program

The Kiwanis Club of Silsbee presented its One Book Program to Read-Turrentine third graders on Thursday morning.

The club handed out 177 dictionaries to students as a keepsake and reference to use at home.

Members that handed out books were Silsbee Kiwanis President Brian Watson, Past Lt. Governor Walter Land, and members Garry Smith, Dean Robinson and Daniel Elizondo.

Wed
30
Apr

Laws of Life essay winners announced

Better Business Bureau Serving Southeast Texas, held its third Annual Laws of Life Essay Program Banquet on Thursday,April 17.Over 4,500 6th, 7th and 8th grade students throughout Southeast Texas submitted essays for the Laws of Life initiative.

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Wed
30
Apr

Baby Camden Kelly’s battle with Hirschsprungs’ Disease.

By Andrea Whitney
 
Camden Kelly came into the world a fighter. The two month old Silsbee infant, and son of Chase and Maddelyn Kelly, was born two weeks early and has faced more than most of us ever will in a lifetime in his first weeks of life. He has also passed along his courage and strength to his parents who would also be faced with tragedy, tears, and triumph in the weeks to come. Camden was born with Hirschsprungs' Disease, a disorder of the abdomen that occurs when part or all of the large intestine of antecedent parts of the gastrointestinal tract have no nerves and therefore cannot function.

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Wed
23
Apr

Woman’s Club gives back to others

The Silsbee Woman's Club presented $3,800 worth of funds raised throughout the year to local organizations at their April 10 meeting. Recipients were Janice Patillo, PVAC and Christian Care Center; Judy Smith, Ice House Museum; Jay Hinkie, Silsbee VFD; Jean Landgraf, Association for Retarded Citizens; Carrie Franco, SISD Health Services; Cindy Colwell, Hardin County Crime Victims Assistance; Carolyn Douglas, Woman's Job Corps; Stephanie Bonin, Silsbee Public Library; Hardin County Boys and Girls Clubs, and Sue Johnson, LucilleMoreland and LIT Scholarships.
 

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