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The Lumberton Police Department reported 22 arrests recently with 11 for outstanding warrants, one was for a Class C misdemeanor and another for a third-degree felony.

The Silsbee Bee, in connection with the Silsbee Fire Department and City of Silsbee, is hosting a “Fire Hydrant Painting and Decorating Competition” during June, according to Bee Publisher Danny Re


LUMBERTON — A longtime Oak Ridge assistant coach will be the new head softball coach for the Lumberton Lady Raiders next season.

All high school athletes can begin limited summer strength and conditioning on Monday, June 8, but must follow requirements and guidelines due to the COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic which has begun

AUSTIN — Hunting and saltwater fishing regulations for the 2020-2021 season were approved by the Texas Parks and Wildlife Commission at its public meeting held online May 21.

Teel fourth at Oklahoma event



Due to the COVID-19 virus, the Silsbee Public Library (SPL) will be conducting the Summer Reading Program online.

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Big stores are closing all over the U.S., including iconic stores like Sears, J.C. Penny’s, Kmarts, and Nordstroms. However, it's hard to accept stores in Silsbee closing.

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The Silsbee Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon cutting on May 12 for Cricket Wireless, located at 990 North 5th Street.

Council conducts first live meeting since pandemic began

LUMBERTON — The Lumberton City Council met May 11 and was one of the first city councils in Hardin County to hold a live meeting since the COVID-19 pandemic began in March.


Robert Samuel Guy, 69, of Silsbee passed away May 27, 2020 at his residence.

Rhonda Jean Simmons, 54, of Silsbee, died Saturday, May 23, 2020.

Nelda Fay Wolcott, 87, a native of Evadale and of Kountze, died Wednesday, May 27, 2020.

Ola Mae Smith, 86, of Kountze, died Monday, June 1, 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.

The Silsbee Bee

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