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KOUNTZE ISD

EVADALE

EVADALE — An elderly couple was found dead inside their home which was destroyed by fire on July 15.

SILSBEE ISD

The Silsbee ISD Board of Trustees approved the purchase of two 14-passenger buses during their July 9 meeting.

Sports

LITTLE LEAGUE SOFTBALL

Two local all-star girls softball teams are head to the 2019 Texas East State Tournament on July 12-16 in El Campo.

New head coaches named at LHS

CARTHAGE — A Kountze resident was one of six members of the Panola College men’s rodeo team members that won the National Intercollegiate Rodeo Association National Championship earlier this month

EVADALE — Bryce Taylor, a 2019 fraduate at Evadale High School, will head to Wyoming next month to compete in bull riding at the National High School Rodeo Association Finals on July 14-20 in Rock

Lifestyle

KOUNTZE – Youngsters ages 8 to 12 and their parents are invited to join us for Junior Ranger Days in Big Thicket National Preserve every Wednesday in July from 9 a.m. to noon.

BEAUMONT, Texas — Spindletop Center and the Boomtown Film Festival will host the Fourth Annual Mental Health Symposium highlighting children’s mental health on Thursday, Aug.

BEAUMONT — Former Silsbee Bee editor and LSCPA communications director Gerry Dickert won first place for his work on coordinating the marketing and public relations for the NJCAA Region 14 Softbal

Obituaries

Ruth Denson Cornwell, 93, of Silsbee, died Monday, July 15, 2019. She was born on May 8, 1926, in Silsbee, to Eugenia Alvenia Phillips and Charles McKinney Denson.

Gloria Louise Walker, 91, of Silsbee, passed away Friday, July 12, 2019.

Sherrie Winters Deets, 63, of Silsbee, passed away Saturday, July 13, 2019.

Larry Eugene Wilkerson, 64, of Silsbee, passed away on Saturday, July 13, 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

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Silsbee, TX 77656
Phone: 409-385-5278
Fax: 409-385-5270