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Wed
30
Nov

Lighted Christmas parade could face change

Christmas in Big Thicket festival will continue Saturday as scheduled, rain or shine
 
By Daniel Elizondo
 
The Silsbee Lighted Christmas parade may experience a change in plans if weather forecasters are correct in recent predictions.
 
As of Monday, an 80 percent chance of rain has been forecasted for Saturday, Dec. 3 and into Sunday morning.
 
Wed
30
Nov

Texas elector resigns from position

Hardin County Republican delegate Janis Holt being considered to fill vacancy
 
By Daniel Elizondo
 
Hardin County Republican Women’s President and Republican delegate Janis Holt is willing to step in to fill the position as an elector after the shocking resignation of Art Sisneros.
 
Wed
30
Nov

Crash claims elderly woman’s life

Five others transported to hospital for minor injuries
 
By Daniel Elizondo
 
An elderly woman was fatally injured as a result of a crash on US 96 bypass at the intersection of Cooks Road in Silsbee on Thanksgiving Day.
 
Silsbee police reported that Thyra Hicks, 88, of Silsbee, was pronounced dead at St. Elizabeth Hospital following the crash that occurred at 3:58 p.m. on Thursday on the bypass. 
 
Wed
30
Nov

City-wide garbage pickup changes hands

Waste fees remain same within city limits of Silsbee
 
By Daniel Elizondo
 
A new contract was signed for garbage pickup in the city limits of Silsbee.
 
Piney Woods Sanitation will take over the service beginning December 1.
 
Wed
23
Nov

Silsbee EDC approves grant requests

By Daniel Elizondo

Silsbee Economic Development approved of two grants on Friday in a special called meeting to aid two businesses in Silsbee. Furnish It furniture store, located in Lumberton, was approved for a $100,000 grant by EDC board members, allowing the business to open future retail space in Silsbee. Furnish It recently purchased a 36,000 square foot building located at the corner of FM 92 and FM 418, currently used as storage for its products.

 

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Wed
23
Nov

Missing elderly man found in creek bed

By Daniel Elizondo

A missing Hardin County elderly man was found around 3:45 p.m. on Thursday next to a vehicle he was driving that was submerged in a creek. According to authorities on the scene, a Silver Alert was submitted on the man identified as 76- year-old David Lee Humphrey around 1:30 a.m. in Silsbee. His wife, Karen Humphrey, found him stuck in mud next to a 2005 Ford Mustang that drove off of Cooks Lake Road and down into a ravine in a creek.

 

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Wed
23
Nov

Ed Cain chosen to be Grand Marshall

By Meagan Moore

One of Silsbee’s largest attractions is the Christmas Parade they host every year, with companies, organizations, and individuals putting time, effort, and money into creating impressive floats for all to enjoy. It helps bring people together from all over the surrounding area out to enjoy the lights and the holiday atmosphere. Each year, the Silsbee Fire department chooses a citizen of Silsbee to lead the annual Christmas Parade as the Grand Marshall.

 

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Thu
17
Nov

Missing elderly man found in creek bed

Wed
16
Nov

Veterans Day

Silsbee High School students participated in a Veterans Day program honoring all veterans including locals on Thursday, Nov. 10. The program is an annual event with student participation each year that is headed by staff.
 
Wed
16
Nov

Police confiscate loads of meth in bust

By Daniel Elizondo
 
The Hardin County Sheriff’s Department confiscated a load of drugs including a large amount of methamphetamine on Wednesday, sources said. Authorities conducted a raid on a home off of FM 1122 on Wednesday, Nov. 9 at around 9 p.m. after a lengthy investigation into possible illegal activity occurring at the residence, police said.

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