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Man dies from injuries after hit by train

KOUNTZE – Family members of a man who was struck by a train on Nov. 9 has died.


A pair of youngsters enjoy riding on the “merry-go-round” during the Silsbee Pines Festival on Nov. 9. The four-day festival was held at the old Silsbee Junior High School campus.

KOUNTZE –– The Hardin County Commissioners Court needed 20 minutes for their regular meeting agenda, including tabling two items during their Nov. 12 meeting.

The annual Courthouse Tree Lighting is slated from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 3, at the Hardin County Courthouse in Kountze..


Three area teams head to bi-district playoffs

This week starts the trek for a state championship for the state’s high school football teams.

BAYTOWN — The No 24 Lumberton Lady Raider’s season end with a 3-0 loss to the No. 21 Huffman Hargrave Lady Falcons in Class 4A Region 3 quarterfinal action on Nov. 12 at Lee College.

Lumberton sinks Lady Exporters in straight sets

BAYTOWN — It’s been more than 20 years since the Lumberton Lady Raiders have reached the regional quarterfinals. The year was 1997.

Lady Rebels end season in area in 2A playoffs

HUNTINGTON — The Evadale Lady Rebels saw their season come to a close as the Centerville Lady Tigers, 3-1, in Class 2A UIL area playoffs on Nov. 7 at Huntington High School.


School nurses recognized for life-saving efforts

Silsbee Fire Department Chief Robyn Jones recognized two local women and presented them with plaques at the Nov. 11 meeting of the Silsbee Fire Department.

HARDIN COUNTY — Things are returning to normal after a strong windstorm hit on Oct. 29.

KOUNTZE — The Hardin County Historical Commission’s annual awards presentation and reception is scheduled for 2 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 14 at the County Seat Music Hall, 125 West Brown Street.

ORANGE — Lutcher Theater presents, “Georgia On My Mind: Celebrating The Music of Ray Charles,” on Saturday, Nov. 23, at 7:30 p.m.


Glen King, 79, of Lumberton, passed away Wednesday, October 30, 2019. He was born in Wadsworth, Ohio.

Lee Grantz Jr., 62, of Lumberton, passed away Saturday, November 9, 2019. Cremation was under the direction of Lumberton Family Funeral Home.

Jack Jordan

Jack D. Jordan of Silsbee, Texas, passed away on Wednesday, November 6, 2019 at the age of 87.

Leonora Jane Rodriguez, 75, of Evadale, passed away Wednesday, November 6, 2019. She was born in Evadale.

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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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