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11
Oct
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Ninth Court of Appeals ruled in favor of cheerleaders’ religious banners

By Tim Collins

The Texas Ninth Court of appeals ruled in favor of the Kountze cheerleaders who displayed religious quotes on football run-through banners, Sept. 29. The cheerleaders sued Kountze ISD on First Amendment grounds in 2012 after the school banned the use of religious quotes during football games.

“It was a sweeping decision,” David Starnes, the Beaumont attorney representing the cheerleaders, said.

 

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Wed
04
Oct
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Communities mourning teen’s tragic death

Tristian Dilley attended school in Buna and Silsbee ISDs

By Dannie Oliveaux

Two communities are mourning the tragic death of a Silsbee High School freshman student who was found fatally shot in bed in Buna on Oct. 1.

Tristan Hope Dilley, 14, was discovered face-down in bed with a gunshot to her head, reported her step-father, Joe Scott.

Dilley, a freshman, was a member of the SHS junior varsity cheerleading squad.

 

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Wed
04
Oct
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Homecoming Queen

Silsbee High School senior Neeleigh Smith was crowned as the 2017 Homecoming Queen during halftime ceremonies of the Silsbee-West Orange-Starks football game on Sept. 29.

 

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Wed
04
Oct
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Texas General Land Office prepping short-term, long-term recovery efforts

By Tim Collins

LUMBERTON — Texas Land Commissioner George P. Bush said last week the General Land Office has signed a contract with Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to provide assistance to Texas residents affected by Tropical Storm Harvey.

Bush, who visited Hardin County on Sept. 27, said the assistance would arrive within “weeks, if not months,” through five short-term housing programs. He met with state, county and city officials during a meeting at Lumberton City Hall.

 

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Wed
27
Sep
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Cruise ‘N Silsbee

Four-yearold Gage Coward of Lakeview admires one of the many classic automobiles that were on display at the annual Cruise ‘N Silsbee car show Sept. 23 at the old Kirby Memorial Stadium in Silsbee.

 

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Wed
27
Sep
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HOF inductees recall days at SHS

By Danny Reneau

The 2017 Wall of Honor inductees will be honored at a reception at 5-7 p.m. Sept. 29, at Silsbee High School. The reception will be in the gym lobby area and the induction will be in the Silsbee High School auditorium.

The recipients will receive their plaques at Friday’s homecoming football game.

 

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Wed
27
Sep
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Debris removal major topic at commissioners’ meeting

By Dannie Oliveaux

KOUNTZE — The Hardin County Commissioners Court voted 4-1 for a motion that allows the County Judge Wayne Mc- Daniel to increase the rate by 25 percent for a pre-existing contract — if approved by the county attorney — for disaster recovery services from Tropical Storm Harvey.

Precinct 2 Commissioner Chris Kirkendall presented the motion and it was seconded by Precinct 3 Commissioner Ken Pelt. Precinct 1 Commissioner L.W. Cooper was the lone vote against the motion, while Precinct 4 Commissioner Alvin Roberts and McDaniel were in favor of the motion.

 

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Wed
20
Sep
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Council votes 4-3 to buy building for new City Hall

By Dannie Oliveaux

Mayor Herbert Muckleroy broke a 3-3 tie as the Silsbee City Council approved the purchase of the old Texas Home Health Building located on Highway 327.

The final vote was 4-3. Councilmembers Gary Strahan, Jim Willis and Chris Barnes voted in favor of the purchasing the building, while Councilmembers Thomas Tyler, Adalaide Balaban and Susan Bard against.

 

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Wed
20
Sep
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Video shows late hit on Jasper QB by Tiger player

By Dannie Oliveaux

A video of a hit during last Friday night’s football game between Silsbee and Jasper that went viral has resulted in the discipline of a Silsbee player.

Coach Randy Smith told the Beaumont Enterprise on Monday the player who hit the Jasper player will be disciplined. The player was identified as Aaron Sells.

 

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Wed
20
Sep
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Suspect arrested

Silsbee Police Officer Carlos Montalvo (center) arrested an unidentifed suspect after windshields and windows in about 15 vehicles were reported damaged about noon on Sept. 19. Walking with Montalvo is Police Chief Waylan Rhodes.

 

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