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Wed
25
Feb

Drivers escape serious injury

Two people were injured as a result of a crash on FM 92 north of Silsbee near Cansler Road on Thursday evening at 5:30 p.m.
 
Wed
25
Feb

Affordable housing group gets OK

An affordable housing group presented its proposal to Silsbee City Council on Monday, and members approved to move forward to begin the process. Tejas Housing Group of Austin, presented its plan to build affordable housing on 12 acres located on Texas 327 East.
 
Sun
22
Feb

Freezing rain in forecast for the area

The National Weather Service in Lake Charles has advised of the threat of freezing rain that is forecast to reach as far south as Jefferson County.

At 10 a.m., the NWS posted a winter advisory warning of two rounds of freezing rain.

According to the warning, the first round will occur late tonight, after midnight in central Louisiana. Less than 1/10 of an inch of ice is expected, but elevated roads and bridges will ice up and cause hazardous driving conditions late tonight into Monday.

The second round of freezing rain will occur Monday evening into Tuesday morning. The freezing rain will extend as far south as the I-10 corridor from Beaumont to Lake Charles and Lafayette, and could extend a little further south towards the coast.

Wed
18
Feb

GALLERY: Silsbee vs. Hardin-Jefferson basketball

Images from Silsbee and Hardin-Jefferson game on Friday, Feb. 13

Wed
18
Feb

MONDO

By Daniel Elizondo
 
After Lumberton ISD had the opportunity to apply for a FEMA dome on its campus, it took no time to get the gears maneuvering with ideas after ideas.
 

 

Wed
18
Feb

Fire damages Silsbee home

By Daniel Elizondo
 
A house fire caused extensive damage to a home outside of Silsbee on Sunday. Silsbee Volunteer Fire Department was called to a house fire at 9:45 a.m. at 4085 Highway 96 north of Silsbee and found the structure spewing smoke from the attic.
 

 

Wed
18
Feb

Fires ravage homes in Hardin County

By Daniel Elizondo
 
Kountze Volunteer Fire Department was called to a house fire on Monday afternoon when the homeowner found the car storage on fire and spreading towards the home.
 

 

Wed
11
Feb

In God We Trust

By Daniel Elizondo
 
Hardin County commissioners voted to display the motto "In God We Trust" prominently in its courtroom above the Hardin County seal. Commissioners signed the resolution onMonday in front of a standing roomonly crowd to witness the historic event.
 

 

Wed
11
Feb

Fire at the Dragon Plant

A passerby captured a fire that broke out at the Dragon Plant in Silsbee on Tuesday at around 4 p.m. According to the Silsbee VFD, contractors were torchingmetal to break up a large piece of unused machinery to the building when wood chips and insulation caught fire.

 

Wed
11
Feb

Fire claims lives of four children

By Daniel Elizondo
 
Four children were killed as a result of a mobile home fire in the early morning hours onWednesday, Jan. 4 in Spurger. The Tyler County Sheriff’s Department received a 911 call of a fire at 2:30 a.m. on Wednesday on County Road 4547 in Spurger.
 

 

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