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‘Blue Christmas’ offers support and healing

TIGERS RETURN TO STATE SEMI-FINALS

The Silsbee Tigers scored 18 unanswered poin beat the West Orange-Stark Mustangs for t Class 4A Division 2 Region 3 Championship The Tigers will face the Wimberly Texans in the 4A D2 state semi-

HARDIN COUNTY

HARDIN COUNTY — Candidates have filed to put their names on the ballot for the 2020 Republican and Democratic Primary Election set for Tuesday, March 3.

VISITING SANTA

Santa and Mrs. Clause, along with their elf, were busy visiting with children at the Silsbee Public Library during the Christmas in the Big Thicket Festival on Dec. 7.

Sports

Tigers rally back for 35-28 win over WO-S

PREP FOOTBALL | CLASS 4A DIVISION 2 STATE SEMI-FINALS

BEAUMONT — Entering the fourth quarter, Silsbee head coach Randy Smith and his Tigers faced an 11-point deficit.

BOYS BASKETBALL

BAYTOWN — The Silsbee Tigers lost to Melbourne Australia AAU, 87-83, in the finals of the Goose Creek Memorial Patriot Invitational Tournament on Dec. 7.

NEDERLAND — The Lumberton Raiders defeated the Port Neches-Grove Indians, 47-44, to win the Bronze Bracket Championship of the Nederland Bulldog Classic on Dec. 7.

Lifestyle

FIRST PLACE VEHICLE WINNER

Moore Better Deals won first place among the vehicles in Saturday’s Silsbee Christmas Lighted Parade. Presenting Cliff Harris and Amber Gilmore with the trophy are Bill Wright (left) of the Silsbee

KOUNTZE — The Big Thicket National Preserve (BTNP) announced the start of a new monthly volunteer effort, geared towards cleaning the day-use areas and river access points found throughout the park

Home Instead Senior Care partners with local non-profits and community organizations to identify seniors who might not otherwise receive gifts this holiday season.

There will be plenty of fun activities for the entire family on Saturday, Dec. 7, with a festival, fun run and closing out with a lighted Christmas parade.

Obituaries

Virginia Kimmel

Virginia Susan Kimmel, 76, of Silsbee passed away Saturday, December 7, 2019. She was born November 29, 1943 in Detroit, Michigan to the late Tony George and Gertrude Wilson.

David Lamar Brown, 75, passed away Wednesday, December 4, 2019 He was born in Kountze.

Marilyn Liles Slankard, 89, of Silsbee, passed away Friday, December 6, 2019.

Emery Mack Anderson Jr., 54, passed away Saturday, December 7, 2019.

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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.

The Silsbee Bee

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Silsbee, TX 77656
Phone: 409-385-5278
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