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Wed
09
Apr

ANGELS THAT CARE

By Daniel Elizondo
 
FayeAlston has had a heart for children all of her life. Providing for the Children's Miracle Network has been a testament for that desire to help. In 1999, Alston soon realized that everyday humans may need help in sudden, unfortunate circumstances. On Aug. 25, 1999, the day became a tragic reminder that started her quest to help children as much as she could.
 
Wed
09
Apr

No Fear Davis

By AndreaWhitney
 
Deputy Kendra Davis pulls into a domestic disturbance call.As most seasoned law officers know, this type of call can tun dangerous within seconds. With other units on the way, it is up to Davis to control the current situation until backup arrives. Adrenalin, nerves, and a slightly upset stomach accompany the successful deputy as minutes seem like an eternity waiting on backup.
 
Wed
02
Apr

Faces of the Forgotten

By AndreaWhitney
 
While researching the Glidden Family, a young family buried beneath years of mother's nature's wrath at the Kirby Cemetery, formerly known as the Peaceful Rest Cemetery, much more has been discovered, and many have come forward to offer pieces to this immense puzzle.
 
Wed
02
Apr

Lumberton MUD officially opens new facility

By AndreaWhitney
 
Employees of the Lumberton Municipal Utility District are enjoying their new digs as they open for their first day of official business at their new and high-tech facility. The new building is located on FM 421 and is officially open for business. Customers will find a completely self contained facility with all offices and departments located within the facility.
 
Wed
02
Apr

SEALING THE ENVELOPE

By Daniel Elizondo
 
One mail sorting area for postal carriers at the Silsbee postal office seemed empty with no activity last week. But as carriers scurried with rolling bins and mail throughout the back warehouse of the post office in the morning, there stood a small woman, as she gazed at the empty space.
 
Wed
02
Apr

Enthusiast honoring the fallen

By Daniel Elizondo
 
Richard Tomlinson of Silsbee knows how much bike safety is important in terms of traveling down busy streets, roads or highways. Most aren't aware of the rules for bikers to maintain their right to the road. Tomlinson joined a team in Houston called Houston Ghost Bike to help spread the word of safety.
 
Wed
26
Mar

Beaumont Colony Accident

Four people were transported to Beaumont hospitals after a crash at the intersection of Beaumont Drive and Hwy. 69 in Beaumont Colony on Tuesday.
 
Wed
26
Mar

THE FACES OF THE FORGOTTEN

By AndreaWhitney
 
Only a few steps beyond the neat and manicured lands of Kirby Cemetery there is a forgotten world. One where memories have faded over time and nature has taken over. Separated by a fence and a treeline, lies all that is left of Nettie Glidden's life. A woman, who according to records, bared insurmountable tragedy at a young age, and now buried among the pines on the land beside Kirby Cemetery.
 
Wed
26
Mar

Go Speed Racer

The All Faiths Day School of First United Methodist Church in Silsbee, held their first annual Bike-a-Thon on Thursday. Here, one of the students races past a starting line.
 
Wed
19
Mar

Exxpress convenience

By AndreaWhitney
 
The highly anticipated opening of the ExxpressMart on the Silsbee bypass did not disappoint as it officially opened its doors this past Thursday. A crowd of customers, eager to try not only the wide variety of unique products, but also to sample the "down home" atmosphere of the store itself.
 

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