Lifestyle

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.
 
Wed
23
Apr

Patterson home named Garden Club Yard of the Month

The Silsbee Garden Club has chosen the home of Frances Patterson at 1245 Gentry Road as the April, Yard of the Month. The country styled cedar home sits on two acres and is dotted with many bushes, trees, and flowers which are native of this area. The native plants are thriving, and are in many stages of blooming and budding.
 
Tue
22
Apr

GALLERY: Hardin County Rotary Club annual Easter Egg Hunt

Wed
16
Apr

Work accident sends one man to the hospital

By AndreaWhitney
 
A man working off of Old Bragg road in Honey Island was injured Monday afternoon after a piece of equipment slipped, causing serious damage to his ankle and foot. According to Sergeant Donnie Walters of the Hardin County Sheriff's Office, Wayne Dielman, 69, was leading a crew working in the area to remove old railroad iron and transport it to Chicago, IL.
 
Wed
16
Apr

China painting on a new level

By AndreaWhitney
 
The ladies of the Golden Triangle Porcelain Art Club have taken the art of "china painting" to a new level and have become a family in the process. The club was chartered in Beaumont in 1974 with the first exhibit being held in the Community Room on April 27, 1975.
Wed
09
Apr

Hardin County officers visit Kirby Elementary

Kirby Elementary in Silsbee has been blessed this year with the Hardin County Sheriff's Department gracing the school in a wonderful and positive way. The officers help out on the car ramp and assist students in the cafeteria.
 
Wed
09
Apr

Kountze Police Dept. receives weapons grant

By AndreaWhitney
 
Officers with the Kountze Police Department, led by Chief Paul Darks and Assistant Chief Brent Slaughter, will have new equipment on their belts when they take to the streets. The National RifleAssociation (NRA) presented Assistant Chief Slaughter with a check in the amount of $5,200 for the purchase of six new AR-15's and 12 magazines.
 
Wed
02
Apr

Lumberton library preps for Orphan Souls

The Lumberton Public Library is proud to once again be a drop-off center for the Buckner Shoes for Orphan Souls program. The Library will be collecting shoes fromTuesday,April 11 until Friday, May 9.
 

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