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Wed
04
May

Commissioners vote to pursue option as well as for county to pay balance out of reserves

By Daniel Elizondo
 
Hardin County commissioners voted to pursue a certificate of obligation as opposed to a general bond to help finance the building of a new facility for its annex. Commissioners met at a special called meeting on Monday to discuss options on how to pursue the construction of the building.
Wed
04
May

Relay For Life

Kadi Feemster gets emotional while she hugs a friend and holds the hand of her father and Caregiver, John Griffin on Friday during the SurvivorWalk at the Hardin / So. Jasper Relay For Life held at Edwards Johnson Memorial Silsbee Middle School on Friday
 

 

Wed
04
May

Stanley named Firefighter of the Year

Veteran Silsbee firefighter Dugan Stanley was named as the Silsbee Volunteer Fire Department’s Firefighter of the Year announced on April 9 during its annual banquet. Stanley was also recognized with 20 years of service to Silsbee fire department.

 

Wed
27
Apr

Home invasion terrifies trio in Kountze

By Daniel Elizondo
 
Wed
27
Apr

Crash Bang

Roshunda Elam, 43 of Silsbee, was driving east bound on FM 327 when a dog ran in front of her vehicle on Sunday morning at approximately 9:50 am. Elam allegedly lost control of her vehicle, which struck a mail box on the west bound side of the road, hit a culvert and went airborne before striking a fireworks stand owned by Megan McKinney of Silsbee.
 
Wed
27
Apr

Relay For Life

Nancy Neel and ConnieWinger presented a resolution to Hardin County Commissioners on Monday deeming the week of April 25 as Relay For Life week in the county. Hardin County JudgeWayne McDaniel and commissioners approved of the resolution.
 
Wed
20
Apr

Health Inspections – April 2016

Hardin County Sanitation Inspector Marian Kellum submitted the April report of health inspection scores throughout the county.

Tejas #5 located at 3322 FM 92 in Silsbee received a score of 90. Grates on the fryer needed to be cleaned, and a thermometer for milk cooler was needed. 

Silsbee Shell PFI located at 18-3211 FM 92 North in Silsbee received a score of 94. There was slime on the ice machine, and reach-in-cooler needed a thermometer.

Sonic Drive Inn located at 860 Hwy. 96 South in Silsbee received a score of 94. The fryer needed to be cleaned, and the floors needed more cleaning. 

Shop-N-Go located at 315 Pine St. in Kountze received a score of 97. There was slime on the ice machine. 

Wed
20
Apr

Woman escapes fire west of Silsbee

By Danny Reneau
 
Aproximately 25 firemen from Kountze and Silsbee battled a structure fire at 2223 Rae Road Monday evening into the early hours of Tuesday morning. The first call to the Kountze Fire Department arrived at 9:44 pm and the firemen did not leave the scene until 2:30 a.m.
 
Wed
20
Apr

Silsbee Farmer’sMarket

The Silsbee Farmer’s Market kicked off its season on Saturday morning in downtown at the pavilion with several vendors in attendance. The market is scheduled to return the third Saturday in May.
 

 

Wed
20
Apr

Announcement came last week after approved by TEA

By Daniel Elizondo
 

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