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A man sentenced to life in prison for the murders of two Evadale women was recently denied parole, according to the Texas Department of Criminal Justice.





KOUNTZE — The Kountze Lions suffered a pair of District 23-3A losses last week.

LUMBERTON — The Lumberton Raiders won the game at the free-throw line as they hit 24 of 31 attempts in the 54-48 win over the West Orange-Stark Mustangs in District 22-4A action on Jan. 15.

LUMBERTON — The Lady Raiders defeated West Orange-Stark, 48-36, in 22-4A action on Jan. 15 in West Orange.

KOUNTZE — After a pair of District 23-3A losses, the Kountze Lionettes dropped to 2-7 in the district standings.


Bubba and Billie Sangwin of Buna are proud to announce the birth of their son, Skyler Lee Sangwin, born at 9:10 p.m., December 13, 2018 at Baptist Hospital in Beaumont.

Ila Jay and her late husband, Ricky, moved to Silsbee from upstate New York in1980 so he could become the golf professional at the Silsbee Country Club.

Hardin County Judge Wayne McDaniel awarded a 10- year certificate to LeTasha Jones of WIC during a Commissioners Court meeting on Dec. 18.

BEAUMONT — Blood collection opportunities are greatly limited by the holiday season. Regular blood drive locations are currently unable to schedule drives due to reduced attendance.


Richard Paul Smith Sr., 79, of Silsbee, passed away Thursday, January 17, 2019 at Silsbee Oaks Health Care in Silsbee.

Dr. Philip G. Allen, 85, of Lumberton, passed away Sunday, January 20, 2019 at St. Elizabeth Hospital in Beaumont.

Carroll Ross, 79, of Silsbee, passed away Wednesday, January 9, 2019. She was born in Bronte.

Bennie Glenn Kadlecek Jr., 71, of Silsbee, passed away Thursday, January 17, 2019.

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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

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Silsbee, TX 77656
Phone: 409-385-5278
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