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Wed
28
Jan

Foul play ruled out in shooting

A40-year-old Lumberton woman was found with a gunshot wound after Hardin County Sheriff’s authorities were dispatched to a home located at 5525 West Chase Loop on Friday.

 

Wed
28
Jan

THE COTTAGE

By Meagan Moore and Danny Reneau
 
The Cottage is decadent of an era in Silsbee when liquor stores, beer joints and dance halls were all clustered on the Old Evadale Highway. Jasper County, in those days, was a dry county, and the local hot spots of Silsbee were situated as people crossed the river, and entered Hardin County.
 

 

Wed
21
Jan

Six rescued from Village Creek

By Daniel Elizondo
 
Six Houston residents were rescued from Village Creek after two canoes they were riding in, tipped over on Saturday. According to Silsbee Asst. Fire Chief Jay Hinkie, the six, who he says are in their 20s, were taking two canoes on the creek for the first time beginning at the Texas 327 bridge in Silsbee.

 

Wed
21
Jan

Wanted man eludes police near Kountze

A Kountze man evaded arrest after bailing out of his car and running on foot.At approximately 1:15 p.m. on Wednesday, January 14, a Hardin County Trooper was patrolling Hwy. 69 near Hwy. 327 in Hardin County when he noticed a 2003 Buick passenger vehicle traveling north on Hwy. 69 at a high rate of speed.

 

Wed
21
Jan

Motorcycle crash claims life

By Meagan Moore
 
A 66-year-old man was fatally injured in a one-vehicle accident on Sunday morning before 10 a.m. Ronald CurtisWilliams of Lumberton had been traveling westbound on FM 21 on his 2002 Harley Davidson motorcycle when he crashed.
 

 

Wed
21
Jan

Fire destroys home

By Daniel Elizondo
 
Silsbee Fire Department battled a blaze on Sunday evening and 18 hours later, they were called to the same location after sparks rekindled. Fire crews were called to a home on the corner of Ducote Road and Cravens Camp Road north of Silsbee on Sunday evening around 8 p.m.
 

 

Fri
16
Jan

Pentecostal church in Silsbee honors law enforcement officers

By Daniel Elizondo

The First Pentecostal Church in Silsbee honored all law enforcement officers and employees with a banquet on Thursday evening.

Pastor Homer Looper hosted the event with a meal and honor the work the officers do to protect Hardin County.

Speakers included Silsbee Police Chief Mark Davis, Lumberton Police Chief Danny Sullins, 356th District Judge Steve Thomas, and Hardin County Sheriff Ed Cain.

Read next Wednesday’s edition of the Silsbee Bee for more on the banquet and what the speakers had to say.

Click on the link to see photos from Thursday nights banquet.

http://danielelizondo.smugmug.com/SilsbeeBee/Law-Enforcement-Banquet/

Wed
14
Jan

Slick roads end chase

By Meagan Moore
 
On Friday at about 12:28 p.m., two 17-year-olds led cops in a high speed chase with a stolen car before losing control and crashing. Driver Tikeldron Elam of Silsbee and passenger Markell Warren of Kountze were followed from Beaumont to Kountze before officials could stop them.

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Wed
14
Jan

Fire claims life in Evadale

By Andrea Whitney
 
A fire on County Road 777, also known as Gum Slough Road, has claimed the life of a Pineland man, according to authorities. 

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Wed
14
Jan

School project gets update

By Meagan Moore
 
Due to curiosity and interest in where the bond money is going and how far along the project is, the SilsbeeWomen's Club hosted a meeting where the Superintendent of Silsbee ISD and the project manager presented a powerpoint on the progress of the new elementary school.

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