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News

Silsbee Police Chief Waylan Rhodes reported the body of a white female was found in Village Creek on Feb. 13.

BEAUMONT — Two Silsbee art lovers were recognized Feb.

AUSTIN — State Representative and House Transportation Committee member Matt Krause (R-Fort Worth) filed HB 1951, the Toll Payer Protection Act (TPPA), on Feb. 19.

WOODVILLE — Two Hardin County women, along with two Fred residents were arrested and charged with drug possession and burglary last week.

Sports

Emery Maze (30) flies past a Yates’ defender for two of her game-high 30 points.

CHANNELVIEW – The Silsbee Lady Tigers are headed to the UIL Class 4A Region 3 tournament after they beat the Sweeny Lady Bulldogs, 52-38, in the regional quarterfinals on Feb.

NEDERLAND — The Silsbee Tigers overcame a 2-0 deficit as they beat the Class 5A Nederland Bulldogs, 4-2, in their season opener on Feb. 18 in non-district play.

ORANGEFIELD — The Silsbee boys finished second in the annual Orangefield Invitational on Feb. 14 in the Orangefield Junior High School gymnasium.

Lifestyle

David Kelly, wife Susan and son Chase have combined their energy to open a new gun shop, Kelly Ballistics, on the U.S. 96 Bypass where the former Pro Rental was located.

The First Missionary Baptist Church Brotherhood Department will host the 90th annual Brotherhood Annual at 3 p.m. on Sunday, Feb. 24.

LUMBERTON — Lumberton Primary School students recently participated in a UIL competition.

Those placing and participating were:

AUSTIN — The Texas Center for the Book (TCFB) invites libraries and community non-profits to join in a statewide reading campaign.

Obituaries

Ella Marie Brim, 83, passed away Saturday, February 16, 2019.

Susan Elaine Beyer Peddy, 48, passed away in February 2019. She was born in Houston.

Linda Diane Paine, 64, of Silsbee, died Tuesday, February 19, 2019. She was born on April 12, 1954 to Gladys Evans Patchin and Clarence Patchin.

Thurman Wilson White Jr., 77, of Lumberton, passed away Monday, February 18, 2019.

Photo Galleries

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

P.O. Box 547
Silsbee, TX 77656
Phone: 409-385-5278
Fax: 409-385-5270