News

Wed
10
Feb

Early voting starts next week

By Daniel Elizondo
 
Early voting is upon us and begins on Tuesday in Hardin County. Democratic and Republican candidates will be soliciting votes during the next 11 days throughout the county.
 
Wed
10
Feb

One woman injured in 18-wheeler crash

By Daniel Elizondo
 
A Warren woman escaped serious injury after the vehicle she was driving crashed underneath an oil tanker trailer on US 69 in Village Mills at 10 a.m. on Thursday. Deborah Sheffield, 45, was transported to Christus St. Elizabeth Hospital in Beaumont with minor injuries.
 
Wed
10
Feb

Silsbee head coach ends tenure with resignation

By Danny Reneau
 
Wed
10
Feb

Firearms banned in county courthouse

By Daniel Elizondo
 
Wed
10
Feb

Former Silsbee library director arrested

By Daniel Elizondo

The former Silsbee library director was arrested this morning by Silsbee police after an investigation into missing funds.

Crystal Mallet Moss, 36, surrendered to police. She is accused of embezzling more than $25,000 over a two year period and redirected the funds for personal use.

Silsbee Police Chief Mark Davis said Moss was charged with theft by a public servant, a third degree felony.

Pct. 1 Justice of the Peace Chris Ingram set bond at $25,000.

According to sources, Moss was relieved of her duties as library director in January.

If convicted, Moss faces 2-10 years in prison and up to a $10,000 fine.

Wed
10
Feb

McGallion resigns as AD/head football coach of Silsbee

Bobby “Bubba” McGallion, the head football coach and athletic director at Silsbee High School, has submitted his resignation on Tuesday morning.

McGallion stated that he is resigning, however he is not necessarily retiring. He reiterated that he had some things he was thinking about doing, but did not want to elaborate on them at this time.

”I am not saying I am retiring,” he said. “I am just resigning. I may coach next year, so I am leaving that door open.”

McGallion has coached in Silsbee for 18 years, and he has led the Silsbee Tigers to the playoffs 14 times while compiling an 111-91 record in 18 seasons.

Prior to coming to Silsbee he coached in Alto, Crosby and Navasota. 

Overall, he finished with a combined record of 185-124-3 including stops in Alto, Crosby and Navasota prior to his stint in Silsbee.

Wed
03
Feb

ANELLOTECH MAKES IT OFFICIAL

By Daniel Elizondo
 
Anellotech, a sustainable technology company, officially broke ground at South Hampton Resources property last week, for its TCat-8 test facility expected to begin operation later this year. Anellotech CEO David Sudolsky and Trecora Resources CEO Simon Upfill-Brown, held an official groundbreaking ceremony behind South Hampton Resources plant.
 
Wed
03
Feb

Pedestrian struck and killed on FM418

By Daniel Elizondo
 
A Silsbee man was killed instantly after he was struck by an 18-wheeler on FM 418 near Indian Hills Road around 5 a.m. The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) and Hardin County Sheriff’s Department responded to the call and found  49-year-old Robert Floyd Cryer had been struck by a westbound semi-truck.
 
Wed
03
Feb

Exhibit plans at Icehouse Museum

By Daniel Elizondo
 
Fri
29
Jan

Lumberton student struck by vehicle

Authorities say injuries sustained are non-life threatening

By Daniel Elizondo

A 15-year-old male Lumberton student was struck by a vehicle while crossing US 69 and Forest Road on Friday morning around 8:20 a.m.

According to Lumberton police chief Danny Sullins, the student was crossing the highway when a Honda SUV driven by a 47-year-old Lumberton woman struck him.

Sullins said the student was conscious and alert when authorities arrived.

He told authorities he allegedly heard the bell of the crosswalk on US 69 and proceeded to cross.

The woman attempted to avoid hitting the student but it was too late, Sullins said.

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