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HARDIN COUNTY — Hardin County Sheriff Mark Davis said his department is still investigating the shooting of two males outside of Kountze on Villa Road on Oct. 19.


Grace Ramsey, of the Kountze FFA, and her market lamb wait for the Lamb Show to start at the Hardin County Youth Progress Show on Oct. 15 at the John Blair Pavilion, south of Kountze.

Woman arrested for intoxication, drugs at school

WOODVILLE — A Hardin County woman was arrested after she showed up intoxicated at a Tyler County school.

Local man arrested for unauthorized use of vehicle

WOODVILLE — A Kountze man was arrested by Tyler County Sheriff’s Office deputies after he was stopped for a traffic violation on Oct 19.


Tigers punish Cardinals, 51-21

BRIDGE CITY — The Silsbee Tigers rolled up 354 yards rushing and five touchdowns for an impressive 51-21 win over the Bridge City Cardinals in District 11-4A Division 2 action on Oct.

Friday, Oct. 23


Eagles sign Arnold to practice squad

Thursday, Oct. 22

VOLLEYBALL; High Island at Evadale

CROSS COUNTRY: Lumberton at Cardinal XC Classic at Claiborne Park, Vidor

Friday, Oct. 23


Youth Progress Show Auction results announced

KOUNTZE — The Hardin County Youth Project Show Auction was held 17 at the John R. Pavilion.

The results were:

• Grand Champion Steer: Abbygail Smart, Kountze FFA, $7,000

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Thursday, Oct. 22


A cellphone photograph (top photo) of two 10-year-old Silsbee boys who stopped to pay respect as a funeral procession passed them on Knupple Road Oct. 18 is circulating on Facebook.

The Mary Morgan Moore Department of Music will offer a series of free, hour-long virtual clinics featuring some of the most celebrated names in Jazz.


Tony Sirmons

Tony Glenn Sirmons, 50, of Silsbee, died Wednesday, October 14, 2020. He was born on August 5, 1970, in Silsbee to Nona Joyce Tindol Sirmons and Norwood Lee Sirmons, Jr.

Bobby Drake

Bobby Ross Drake, 69, of Silsbee, died Friday, October 16, 2020. He was born on October 3, 1951, in Freer to Mildred Williams Drake and Fritz Settel Drake.

Joe Heiselbetz

Joe "Steve" Heiselbetz, Sr, 62, of Fred passed away October 18, 2020. Steve was born May 21, 1958 to his parents, Herman G. Heiselbetz and Aggie Gordon-Heiselbetz in Beaumont, Texas.

Robin Clayton Griffin Sr., 85, of Kountze, passed away Wednesday, October 14, 2020.

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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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