News

ViRTuality GameTruck Brings VR To You

Silsbee- ViRtuality GameTruck is new to Silsbee in more ways than one. The company, owned by Kyle and Keisha Christian, has only be around for about two months and specializes in an on-the-go virtual …

Lumberton PD Report

The Lumberton Police Department released the following information.  Each individual named in this report are assumed to be innocent until proven guilty in a court of …

Ice House Museum in Silsbee opened up their new Flatboat Exhibit

The Ice House Museum in Silsbee opened up their new Flatboat Exhibit earlier this month, based on local history from approximately 200 years ago. The boat will be a permanent exhibit at the …

Boat Accident Injures Two Tuesday on John’s Lake

Two people were seriously injured on Tuesday, June 14th in a boat accident on John’s Lake. Texas Game and Parks Captain Ryan Hall reported that the accident occurred shortly before dark. …
Sports

MGA Golf Tourament

Garrett Driver won the Championship flight at the Silsbee MGA tournament. Driver is the golf coach at Atascocita High School. He lives in Crosby and says that he does not play in many tournaments …

Silsbee MGA will host its annual Father’s Day Tournament

The Silsbee MGA will host its annual Father’s Day Tournament on June 16-17-18-19. There have been a number of changes in the tournament, but much of it will be very familiar to past …

Southeast Texas Hoops Starts New Hardin County Team

Southeast Texas Hoops has been a non-profit athletic organization operating out of the Beaumont/ Groves area for 11 years. The organization strives to teach teamwork, character, and discipline …

Tigers Make 22-4A Baseball All-District Team

The following players were selected for the 22-4A Baseball All-District Team: Logan Simmons- 1st Team Pitcher Kanon Sundgren- 1st Team Catcher Cash Glaze- 1st Team Short-Stop Jace …
Obituaries
    • Estrella Babin

      Estrella Fay Babin, 93, of Lumberton, passed away Tuesday, June 21, 2022. She was born in Fred to Gertrude Yawn Moore and Henry Allen …

    • Gary Steward

      Gary Wayne Steward, 64, of Lumberton, passed away Monday, June 20, 2022 at his home. He was born in Beaumont to Rose “Peggy” Koppa …

    • Carolyn Erwin

      Carolyn Erwin, 75 of Beaumont, passed away Saturday, June 25, 2022 at Silsbee Oaks Health Care. She was born in Beaumont to Mary Sanford …

    • Betty Granger

      Betty Sue Jones Granger, 82, of Beaumont, passed away Sunday, June 26, 2022. She was born in Port Arthur to Claudia Mae Wester Jones and Corbit …

    • Alice Calloway

      Alice Louise Calloway, 89, of Silsbee, died Monday, June 27, 2022.  She was born on August 30, 1932, in Newton, to Bobbie Lee Williamson …

    • Dwayne Hunt

      Arthur Dwayne Hunt, 77, of Lumberton, passed away Wednesday, June 15, 2022. He was born in Groves to Cyrus Hunt and Eldie La Point …

    • Jerry Wilburn

      Jerry Lee Wilburn, 82, of Silsbee, passed away Thursday, June 23, 2022. He was born in Center to Alice Lois Carpenter Wilburn and Clayton …

    • Andrew Watts

      Andrew Louis “Drew” Watts, 43, of Silsbee, passed away Friday, June 24, 2022 at Christus St. Elizabeth Hospital in Beaumont. He was …

    • Chris McKinney

      Christopher Todd McKinney, 55, of Silsbee, died Tuesday, June 21, 2022.  He was born on September 27, 1966, in Brownsville, to Helen Janet …

Lifestyle

Splash Pad

This month sees new activities for the community as the splash pad and skate park are now available to the public at the Lumberton City Park out on Ariola Road. However, the splash pad would not have …

SHS 2023 Operation Graduation Kicks Off Fundraising

Silsbee- Silsbee High School Class of 2023 Operation Graduation held its first fundraiser during the Silsbee Fireworks Celebration on Saturday, June 25. The organization was on hand to sell …

Church Feeds Silsbee for Five Years

Silsbee- First Presbyterian Church, located on 855 U.S. 96 S, has been serving free lunches on Fridays for five years through its Fishes and Loaves Cafe. Throughout this time, they’ve seen …

Silsbee Graduates Address Suicide Prevention Through National Competition

Silsbee – Emma Hayes and Kennedy Blincoe, 2022 SHS graduates, will present their project, Every Story, at the Future Career and Community Leaders of America National Conference STAR competition …

Crain of Salt

I went down and had my driver’s license renewed Tuesday. It expired in January, and I did not realize it.  I always dreaded having anything to do with the Texas Department of …