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Wed
21
Sep

Homecoming Prowl and mini reunions for downtown grows in second year

By Daniel Elizondo
 
Wed
21
Sep

Longtime justice succumbs

By Daniel Elizondo
 
Former Precinct 5 Justice of the Peace Wilber “Butch” Cummings succumbed on Friday, Sept. 16. Cummings was instrumental in Hardin County, having served as JP for 20 years. He was 76 at the time of his death.
 
Wed
21
Sep

Incoming industry could spur growth

By Meagan Moore
 
By the end of this year, the city of Kountze might expect some new jobs and growth as a business from Brazil is working on settling the paperwork and inspections in order to move into the old Paperboard Cores building behind Mama Jack’s restaurant. The company was previously named EcoBlock, but they are changing it to Athyorn.
 
Wed
14
Sep

POWER OF PRAYER

By Daniel Elizondo
 
Wed
14
Sep

Artificial turf in Silsbee? Think again

By Daniel Elizondo
 
Many at Tiger Stadium were disappointed on several plays that saw football players from both Silsbee and Newton sliding for their lives on Friday, Sept. 2. For many skill players, footing was a problem, however, it is dually noted that the area has received an exorbitant amount of rain in the last several months.
 
Wed
14
Sep

Nichols visit focuses on education

By Daniel Elizondo
 
District 3 Senator Robert Nichols (Jacksonville) made a tour of Southeast Texas including stops in Hardin County to meet with area superintendents last week. Nichols’ visit is one that occurs annually at this time of year as Congress prepares for its legislative session.
 
Wed
07
Sep

Toddler injured in freak accident

By Daniel Elizondo
 
Wed
07
Sep

Backing the Blue

By Daniel Elizondo
 
The Hardin County Crime Victims’ Assistance Center is once again preparing for its annual Law Enforcement Officers Appreciation Dinner. The event was previously held in conjunction with the crime victims vigil held in the spring, however, due to its popularity, it is now a standalone event since 2008.
 
Wed
07
Sep

ENDLESS EXPANSIONS

By Daniel Elizondo
 
Wed
31
Aug

Friday Night Lights

High school football is in full swing as Friday Night Lights officially kicked off last week. Silsbee suffered a season opening loss to Port Neches-Groves on Friday and was led by senior running back Calvin Tyler, who scored three TDs.
 

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