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Wed
17
Aug

Village Creek Classic set for Saturday

By Danny Reneau
 
The Silsbee Chamber of Commerce will host its first canoe and kayak race, known as the Village Creek Classic, on August 20. The race which is designed to raise money for the Chamber will start at the Highway 327 bridge over the Village Creek and run to Baby Galvez.
 
Wed
17
Aug

A storage room was destroyed

A storage room was destroyed after fire erupted to the work place behind a home on Vernado Trace in Silsbee on Saturday around 5 p.m. Silsbee Fire Department quickly extinguished the blaze that witnesses said had flames as high as 30-feet in the air. Silsbee fire officials continue to investigate the cause, however one man wasworking on an A/C unit prior to the start of the fire.
 
Wed
10
Aug

County salary talks the focus

By Daniel Elizondo

A pay scale for sheriff department supervisors is raising eye-brows as a new sheriff takes over with changes imminent in the positions for major, captain, and lieutenant. Hardin County commissioners continue the discussions on the pay scale of each of those positions as wide-spread trimming across the field goes on to balance a budget. 

 

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Wed
10
Aug

FIRE DESTROYS HOME

By Daniel Elizondo

Members of the Silsbee Fire Department responded to a structure fire at a home at the rear of the New Hope Church off of Texas 327 on Thursday evening. Members of the church reported that as they left the building, they discovered the fire on the adjacent property. The home was fully involved at the time firemen arrived on the scene.  

 

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Wed
10
Aug

Silsbee Chamber of Commerce

By Daniel Elizondo

Silsbee ISD has officially opened up the school year with its annual “kick-off” breakfast held at Silsbee High School on Tuesday morning. All staff members of SISD were treated to a breakfast and later acknowledged with achievements throughout the 2015-16 school year. New staff members were also acknowledged and recognized. The Silsbee Chamber of Commerce was in attendance to present the 2016-17 

 

Wed
10
Aug

Driver escapes serious injury

By Daniel Elizondo

A Silsbee man is lucky to be alive after the vehicle he was driving went airborne striking a utility pole in Silsbee on Thursday at around 1:15 p.m. Robert Brooke, 67, was transported to Christus St. Elizabeth Hospital in Beaumont after Silsbee Fire Rescue personnel extracted him from the crashed car. According to Silsbee police reports, Brooke was driving a 2010 Nissan Versa southbound on Lee Miller Road near Easy Street in Silsbee when the vehicle allegedly went off of the roadway, striking a culvert before going airborne about 20-feet in the air, snapping a utility pole in half. The vehicle landed up right under loose electrical power lines as Brooke remained trapped in the vehicle. 

 

Wed
03
Aug

Waldo Mathews High School

Members of the formerWaldo Mathews High School unveiled a State of Texas Historical Marker where the former school was located atWaldo Mathews Park on East Avenue G on Saturday. Hardin County Historical Commission chair Jimmy McKim looks on after reading the school’s history.
 
Wed
03
Aug

Senior still missing

By Meagan Moore
 
A Silver Alert for a male 83 years of age from Hardin County was issued Saturday evening by the Hardin County Sheriff’s Office, and has been extended everyday since then with no luck. William “Harold” Gant, Sr. was last seen near the W.O.’s Friendly Tavern in Village Mills letting his dog out at about 3:30 p.m.
 
Wed
03
Aug

Tiger School Box this Saturday

By Daniel Elizondo
 
Wed
27
Jul

Backing The Badge

By Daniel Elizondo
 

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