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BEAUMONT — Lamar University President Kenneth Evans announced that a total of 782 Lamar University students earned places on the President’s List for the 2019 fall semester.

MLK Day Celebration is Monday in Silsbee

The Silsbee MLK Day Committee will present the 30th Year of MLK Day Celebration on Monday, Jan. 20.

BEAUMONT — The Silsbee Chamber of Commerce, along with several area Chambers of Commerces, will conduct a Public Service Candidate Workshop on Tuesday, Jan. 28, from 5:30-7:30 p.m.

Dear Editor: Since its introduction in Silsbee drinking water, is anyone checking on it progress for these past years. Do you folks go to the dentist less?


Thursday, Jan. 16

BSOC: Silsbee at Hudson Tournament, Lumberton at Lufkin Tournament

GSOC: Silsbee at Jasper Tournament, Fulshear at Lumberton,

Arnold to enter NFL Draft

WACO — Baylor Bear junior safety Grayland Arnold announced on Jan. 8 on Twitter he would forego his redshirt senior season and enter the 2020 NFL Draft.

Tigers pound Mustangs for 22-4A victory

The Silsbee Tigers claimed their second straight District 22-4A win with a 89-59 home win over the West Orange-Stark Mustangs on Jan. 8.

Lions hold on for win over Orangefield

KOUNTZE — The Kountze Lions got a key District 22-3A win with a 69-66 victory over the Orangefield Bobcats on Jan. 10 at home.


KOUNTZE — In their first meeting of the new year on Jan. 14, the Hardin County Commissioners Court tackled a long agenda and was in court longer than usual.

KOUNTZE — Big Thicket National Preserve announced two volunteer opportunities during the upcoming Martin Luther King Jr. holiday weekend.

Hardin County Rotary Club donates canopy to Laura Reeves Primary

LUMBERTON — The Hardin County Rotary Club recently purchased and installed a 20 x 30-foot shade canopy at Laura Reeves Primary campus in Silsbee on Jan. 9.

BEAUMONT — The deans of Lamar University’s five academic colleges have announced that 1,247 students earned places on the Deans’ List for the 2019 fall semester.


Fred James “Jim” Fischer Jr., 80, of Kountze, passed away Thursday, January 9, 2020.

Dorothy Jane Guinn Modisette, 96, passed away Thursday, January 9, 2020.

Douglas Kent Thompson, 56, passed away Tuesday, January 7, 2020.

Velma Louise Wilson, 71, of Lumberton, passed away Thursday, January 2, 2020.

A memorial service was held Monday, January 6 at River Acres Chapel in Spurger.

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An unidentified girls walks her goat around the ring Oct. 19 during the Hardin County Youth Project Show and Auction at the John Blair Pavilion in Kountze.

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