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KOUNTZE — A 3-year-old boy was killed after being run over by a pickup on Nov. 21, reported the Kountze Police Department


The Miss Silsbee Scholarship Pageant presents their 2020 Miss Silsbee Royalty.

New mayor would like to see growth, progress

Kevin J. Garner’s first time for running for political office was successful as he ran uncontested for mayor of Silsbee. Garner was sworn in on Nov. 16.

Reneau selected as parade marshal

Silsbee Bee Publisher Danny Reneau will serve as the parade marshal for the Annual Christmas in the Big Thicket Lighted Parade at 6 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 5.


Carthage too much for Tigers

NACOGDOCHES — The Silsbee Tigers saw their season end as the No. 1 Carthage Bulldogs rolled to a 49-0 shutout in Class 4A Division 2 area playoff action Nov.

Tigers falls to Hardin-Jefferson in opener, 94-62

The No. 10 Silsbee Tigers, with most of their starters playing football, opened the 2020-21 basketball season with a nondistrict 94-62 loss to the Nov. 17 Hardin-Jefferson Hawks on Nov.

Lady Tigers slip past Memorial

The Silsbee Lady Tigers scored a hard-fought non-district win at home as they defeated the Port Arthur Memorial Lady Titans, 52-41.

Both teams struggled from the floor in the first half.

Six Lady Rebels receive All-District 24-2A honors

EVADALE — Three Evadale Lady Rebels received superlative honor as the 2020 All-District 24-2A volleyball team was released by district coaches last week.


BEAUMONT — The following information from the Southeast Texas Regional Health Departments addresses how residents of Hardin, Jasper, Chambers, Jefferson, Newton, Orange and Tyler counties, includin

KOUNTZE — The Hardin County Child Protective Services (HCCPS) Board’s Christmas Campaign is underway.

BEAUMONT – As southeast Texas recovers from the devastating impacts caused by Hurricanes Laura and Delta, Entergy Texas, Inc.

Saturday, Nov. 28


Rudy Rawls

James Allen “Rudy” Rawls III, 26, of Silsbee, passed away Sunday, November 15, 2020. He was born on September 12, 1994 in Beaumont, Texas to James Rawls Jr. and Mona Coplen Rawls.

Dennis Lamont Shaffer, 73, of Kountze, passed away Thursday, November 19, 2020. He was born in Emlenton, Pennsylvania.

Josephine Rivers

Josephine Rivers, 95, of Silsbee passed away Sunday, November 22, 2020.

Lilla Curtis

Lilla Mae Wysock Curtis of Buna, Texas passed away November 16, 2020.

She is survived by her stepson, Kelly Curtis; and her good friends, Solicia and Jerry Smith.

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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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