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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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Wed
28
May

Commissioner, district clerk decided in runoff

Voting polls closed at 7 p.m. and the county chose a new precinct 4 commissioner and district clerk. Dana Hogg unofficially defeated Lora Keefer in a close race for district clerk, taking 1,832 (53 percent) to 1,631 (47 percent).

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Wed
21
May

Beaumont man falls victim to Village Creek

By AndreaWhitney
 
A 20-year old Beaumont man drowned in Village Creek on Thursday, after a struggle in the water, police said. According to Hardin County Sheriff's Office Chief Kenny Davenport, Nicholas Lee White was swimming with family members at what is locally known as the "blue hole", located about one quarter mile north of the Highway 327 bridge in Silsbee. Witness allegedly saw White go under the water and never resurface.
 

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