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The Silsbee City Council will hold a public hearing at 5:30 p.m. on Monday, Feb. 24, at the City Hall to discuss a proposed ordinance to establish a municipal drainage utility system.

KOUNTZE — The Kountze ISD Board of Trustees held a short meeting on Feb. 10 at Kountze Intermediate School.

FIRE DESTROYS MOBILE HOME

Fire destroyed a mobile home in the 7900 block of Ferris Drive on Feb. 15. The Silsbee Fire Department responded to the fire a approximately 8:50 p.m.

Four seriously injured in Tyler County crash

TYLER COUNTY — Four people, including a Kountze teenager, were seriously injured in a multi-vehicle crash on Feb. 11, according to Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS).

Sports

Tigers up and down in 22-4A play

SOUR LAKE — Within a week, the Silsbee Tigers were knocked out of first place in District 22-4A, then 3 days later tied for first place.

Lady Raiders whip Ladycats for bi-district playoff win

SOUR LAKE — Ivy Le was the smallest player on the court, but she came up big as she scored a gamehigh 22 points in the Lumberton Lady Raiders’ 72-38 Class 4A bi-district win over the Splendora Lady

Lady Tiger finish in first place at LC-M Bear Meet

LITTLE CYPRESS — The Silsbee girls took first place and the boys finished fourth in the four-team Little Cypress-Mauriceville Bear Meet on Feb. 13.

Lady Tigers fall to H-J in season finale

In their regular season finale, the Silsbee Lady Tigers fell to the state-ranked Hardin-Jefferson Lady Hawks, 57-39, in District 22-4A action at home on Feb. 11.

Lifestyle

Altus Lumberton becomes only hospital in Hardin County

LUMBERTON — City and Hardin County officials, along with business, civic and community leaders, were on hand Jan.

BALLOON ANIMAL

During a Jan.

Bard researching options for theater

Silsbee Council member Sue Bard brought up the discussion of the possibility of the city acquiring the Pines Theater at the Jan. 17 meeting.

Obituaries

Loretta Baker

Loretta Yvonne Baker, 89, of Silsbee, died Monday, February 17, 2020. She was born on February 2, 1931 in Liberty, to Isia Vincent Bounds and Burett Frank Bounds.

Sharon Elaine Peters Glover, 71, of Lumberton, passed away Sunday, February 16, 2020. She was born in San Antonio.

Roger Dale Loggins, 65, of Silsbee, passed away Friday, February 14, 2020. He was born in Silsbee.

Sylvia Ann Jordan, 77, of Warren, passed away Friday, February 14, 2020.

Photo Galleries

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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

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