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Wed
11
Jun

Three car crash sends three to hospital

By Daniel Elizondo
 
Three people were injured after a three-car crash in Silsbee on Texas 327 near Silsbee High School on Friday. One vehicle crashed into a stopped vehicle in the left turning lane of Texas 327, causing a chain reaction at 7:04 p.m.

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Wed
11
Jun

Lightning strikes oil tanks

By Daniel Elizondo
 
Three tanks melted after lightning struck one of them during an early morning storm in Saratoga on Tuesday. According to Cindy Flowers of the Saratoga Volunteer Fire Department, one tank was struck, blowing the top off an estimated 100-feet from the initial point.

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Wed
11
Jun

From Kindergarten to Seniors – Happy Graduation

Wed
11
Jun

Home destroyed

By Daniel Elizondo
 
An elderly Silsbee couple escaped with minor injuries from a burning home on Sunday afternoon. According to Silsbee Volunteer Fire Chief Billy Slaydon, the couple escaped serious injury after a call for the fire was made at 4:36 p.m. on Sunday at 2171 Highway 327West in Silsbee.

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Wed
04
Jun

One dead, one injured in shooting

By Daniel Elizondo
 
The City of Kountze was rocked with shocking news early Monday morning following a shooting that left one dead and one critically injured. Police responed to a 911 call of shots fired at 130 Pecan Street at 7:15 a.m. and arrived to find one woman shot to death on a front porch and a man with four gunshot wounds to the back, lying in the driveway.
 
Wed
04
Jun

Nash ships off to retirement next

Judy Nash has provided the friendly face at the front counter at the Silsbee Post Office for many years. For most of those years, she has opened the front door with the statement, "Good Morning Silsbee" and all of the mornings have been good.
 
Wed
04
Jun

HELLO SUMMER

A young girl splashes in the water while sliding down an inflatable water slide at the First Baptist Church in Silsbee. The church holds an annual “Water Day” to celebrate the beginning of summer.
 
Wed
28
May

Silsbee officers diffuse standoff

By Daniel Elizondo
 
Silsbee officers diffused a standoff that lasted for more than an hour on the 400 block of South 3rd Street on Monday evening. Officers were called at 7 p.m. of a couple arguing at a residence when witnesses noticed one of the occupants holding a gun.

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Wed
28
May

Fire in Silsbee destroys home

By Andrea Whitney
 
A fire that began on Thursday afternoon on Village Loop in Silsbee completely engulfed and destroyed a home, according to Silsbee Volunteer Fire Chief Jay Hinkie. Hinkie stated that firefighters were dispatched at 1:27 p.m., the afternoon of Thursday, May 22, to the home of Kaylan Smith, located at 9249 Village Loop in Silsbee.

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Wed
28
May

HE’S OUT

Silsbee second baseman Jordan Gore makes an athletic putout on an attempted steal of second base by a Caldwell baserunner on Thursday in New Caney. Silsbee defeated the Hornets to advance to its second consecutive regional finals appearance.

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