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SPD seeking suspect in robbery

The Silsbee Police Department is looking for anyone with information about a robbery on Jan. 6 at a local cell phone store.

Last week, the Silsbee ISD Board of Trustees approved a 3-percent pay raise for Superintendent Dr. Gregg Weiss. The action was taken at the Jan. 11 monthly meeting.

TYLER COUNTY — A Hardin County resident was among two people killed Jan. 12 in a multiple-vehicle crash on U.S.


FORT WORTH — After second-place finishes two years in a row, the Lumberton High School varsity cheerleaders returned to the state competition to captured the 2021 UIL Class 4A state cheer champions


CORVALIS — Oregon State running back Calvin Tyler Jr. entered the NCAA Transfer Portal on Jan. 14.


Jan. 15


Regina Moreaux (12) of Kountze scored 11 points in the Lionettes’ win at home on Jan. 12.

Three Lady Raiders pass 1,000-point mark

LUMBERTON — Three Lumberton Lady Raiders reached the 1,000-point plateau this season.


KOUNTZE — The following Kountze High School band students participated and placed in the TMEA/ATSSB Area Band contest recently.

The Silsbee Woman’s Club (SWC) had a busy December. They had a booth at Christmas in the Big Thicket selling pulled pork sandwiches and Christmas decorations.

For your club, church meeting o other events to be place, email or call 409- 385-5278.

Thursday, Jan. 21

BEAUMONT — A vital resource in our community is running low and needs the public’s help. There is a critical shortage in the blood supply, both locally and nationwide.


Mary Etta Dorrough Fisher, 83, of Kountze, passed away Tuesday, January 12, 2021. Born in Paris, Arkansas, she had lived in Texas 76 years.

Sara Saxon Anderson, 59, of Spurger, passed away Tuesday, January 12, 2021 at Christus Jasper Memorial Hopsital in Jasper. She was born in Meridian, Mississippi to Joe and Sara “Peachie”Saxon.

Sylvia Ann Smith, 88, of Honey Island, passed away Tuesday, January 5, 2021 at her home. She was born in Roganville to Huey and Daimer Conn.

Faye L. Dennis, 95, of Silsbee, passed away Saturday, January 16, 2021. She was born in San Augustine to Hattie Henley Loggins and Nemiah Loggins.

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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