News

Wed
27
Jan

Pedestrian struck and killed on FM 418

One man struck by 18-wheeler while standing in the middle of the roadway.

By Daniel Elizondo

A Silsbee man was killed instantly after he was struck by an 18-wheeler on FM 418 near Indian Hills Road around 5 a.m.

The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) and Hardin County Sheriff’s Department responded to the call and found 49-year-old Robert Floyd Cryer had been struck by a westbound semi-truck

According to witnesses, Cryer was standing in the middle of the roadway when he was struck.

The driver of the truck, Walter Scott, 60, of Shepherd, was not injured.

Pct. 2 Justice of the Peace Charles Brewer pronounced Cryer dead at the scene.

According to DPS reports, there is no anticipation of citations to be issued.

Wed
27
Jan

One injured in truck crash

By Meagan Moore
 
A two vehicle crash north of Silsbee left FM 92 near Gore Store Road closed for approximately three hours last Thursday night. A little before 8 p.m., dispatchers received a call about a collision between a 2005 Freightliner truck tractor semi-trailer and a 2014 Freightliner truck tractor causing blockage on the road.
 
Wed
27
Jan

Lord Embraced Radio

By Daniel Elizondo
 
Sitting in a secluded office surrounded by sound boards, microphones, and huge monitors is much of the day in the life of Otis Dyson. His visions of living a dream in radio broadcasting were set in 1998, and in the blink of an eye, he can sit back in his tall, swiveling chair and live the passion of his life.
 
Wed
27
Jan

Post-game melee causes ruckus

By AndreaWhitney Kirbyville Banner
 
Wed
20
Jan

Test facility chooses Silsbee

By Daniel Elizondo
 
Wed
20
Jan

BULLRIDING BLITZ

By Meagan Moore
 
Rodeo has been in the blood of one family from Kountze for generations, and their youngest son is no exception. 16-year-old Ross Freeman has his dreams set high as he follows in the footsteps of his family and family-friend Cody Teel, the 2015 CBR World Champion.
 
Wed
20
Jan

Martin Luther King Jr.Day

Silsbee City Councilman Thomas Tyler Sr was the grand marshall of the MLK Day parade through Silsbee on Monday. Hundreds were on hand for the event.
 
Wed
20
Jan

County aiming for bond

By Daniel Elizondo
 
Wed
20
Jan

County closer to settling open carry

By Daniel Elizondo
 
Mon
18
Jan

Christian Care Center conducting survey for the homeless of Hardin County

Hardin County will be taking a survey of those who are living in uninhabitable housing.

The Homeless Survey will be for one day only at the Hardin County Christian Care Center on Thursday, Jan. 21 from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.

There are also ways for the general public to help in the survey.

Anyone can help:

• If you know of anyone in Hardin County who would be classified as homeless, contact the Care Center so they can be located for the survey.

• Bring anyone who may be considered homeless in Hardin County, to the Christian Care Center for free bags of food, to come and take the survey.

Hardin County Christian Care Center is located at 415 West Avenue P in Silsbee. The phone number is 409-385-2237.

This project may effect funding for Hardin County.

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