News

Thu
29
Sep

Hardin County Health Inspections for September

By ReJena Bolton, Hardin County Health Inspector

Love Fellowship Church/Daycare – 940 S. 12th Street, Silsbee - clean and organized, all specifications met – earned a perfect score of 100 

West Hardin ISD – 39227 Hwy 105, Saratoga – clean and organized, had a few boxes on the floor in two areas – earned a score of 99 

Sour Lake Elementary – 1055 Hwy 326, Sour Lake - clean and organized, all specifications met – earned a perfect score of 100 

Wed
28
Sep

State of the art

By Danny Reneau
 
Wed
28
Sep

Infrastructure topic in county economic development discussion

By Daniel Elizondo
 
Community relations official Betty Russo of Texas Governor’s office economic development and tourism visited Hardin County last week to offer round-table discussions on pursuing development. Russo covers the Gulf Coast and East Texas Region, which encompasses 42 counties of Texas.
 
Wed
28
Sep

Cooling down those hot checks

By Daniel Elizondo
 
Hardin County commissioners agreed to implement a fee in each department of the county after a large amount of returned checks have been accounted for since January. Commissioners voted unanimously to set a $25 fee to be charged by each department on all payments made by check that are returned by the bank.
 
Wed
21
Sep

Homecoming Prowl and mini reunions for downtown grows in second year

By Daniel Elizondo
 
Wed
21
Sep

Longtime justice succumbs

By Daniel Elizondo
 
Former Precinct 5 Justice of the Peace Wilber “Butch” Cummings succumbed on Friday, Sept. 16. Cummings was instrumental in Hardin County, having served as JP for 20 years. He was 76 at the time of his death.
 
Wed
21
Sep

Incoming industry could spur growth

By Meagan Moore
 
By the end of this year, the city of Kountze might expect some new jobs and growth as a business from Brazil is working on settling the paperwork and inspections in order to move into the old Paperboard Cores building behind Mama Jack’s restaurant. The company was previously named EcoBlock, but they are changing it to Athyorn.
 
Wed
14
Sep

POWER OF PRAYER

By Daniel Elizondo
 
Wed
14
Sep

Artificial turf in Silsbee? Think again

By Daniel Elizondo
 
Many at Tiger Stadium were disappointed on several plays that saw football players from both Silsbee and Newton sliding for their lives on Friday, Sept. 2. For many skill players, footing was a problem, however, it is dually noted that the area has received an exorbitant amount of rain in the last several months.
 
Wed
14
Sep

Nichols visit focuses on education

By Daniel Elizondo
 
District 3 Senator Robert Nichols (Jacksonville) made a tour of Southeast Texas including stops in Hardin County to meet with area superintendents last week. Nichols’ visit is one that occurs annually at this time of year as Congress prepares for its legislative session.
 

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