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Wed
23
Sep
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County payroll dilemma ironed out

Hardin County commissioners discuss the budget on Monday in an effort to come up with a solution to an extra pay period occurring next fiscal year. The budget is to be finalized by Monday.
 
Wed
16
Sep
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Alternatives for annex an option

By Daniel Elizondo
 
A proposal was presented to Hardin County commissioners on Monday regarding the current annex building and mold issues that are forcing the county to make a decision on whether to build or perform mold remediation. However, owners of the company Hi-Tech Systems, presented its initiative that could be another option.
 
Wed
16
Sep
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Signs of the Times

By Daniel Elizondo
 
Lumberton city officials are mulling an amendment, and city council members were prepped to pass the amended portion of its sign ordinance that could affect billboards within the city limits. Last month, Lumberton City Attorney Curtis Soileau gave the first reading of the ordinance 15-1220 amendment in chapter 50, article VI regarding all signs in general within the city limits.
 
Wed
16
Sep
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Strong Arm

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It took a host of contestants several hours to show off their strength, and prove to be the strongest arm wrestler in Southeast Texas. The Ice House Museum in Silsbee gave that chance to 25 contestants on Saturday, playing host to the first Arm Wrestling event in front of an estimated crowd of over 50 spectators.
 
Wed
16
Sep
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TRIBUTE TO LAW OFFICERS

By Daniel Elizondo
 
Citizens from across the county gathered at the Hardin County Courthouse on Thursday to pay tribute to all the law enforcement of Hardin County. Organizer Janis Holt moved forward with the event through Facebook following the tragic killing of a Harris County deputy on Aug. 28.
 
Fri
11
Sep

Hundreds honor Hardin County Law enforcement.

By Daniel Elizondo

Citizens from across the county gathered at the Hardin County Courthouse on Thursday to pay tribute to all the law enforcement of Hardin County.

Organizer Janis Holt moved forward with the event through Facebook following the tragic killing of a Harris County deputy on Aug. 28.

Pct. 2 Commissioner Chris Kirkendall provided a prayer for the officers before a moving tribute from Hardin County Sheriff Ed Cain recognizing the duties of all law enforcement officers.

Holt began organizing the event over a week ago through Facebook, and the popularity grew with over 400 expected to attend.

“I just felt like I needed to do something,” Holt said. “Praying alone just wasn’t enough, and I wanted our law enforcement personnel to know that we, the community, have their backs.”

Wed
09
Sep
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Home game moved to Lamar

By Daniel Elizondo
 
The first home game for Silsbee will come later than expected. Silsbee Head Coach and Athletic Director Bobby Mcgallion said that Friday’s game against Livingston will be moved to Provost- Umphrey Stadium at Lamar University in Beaumont.
 
Wed
09
Sep
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Induction of Lloyd, McCain on Friday

By Danny Reneau
 
Two former stars in Silsbee will be honored on Friday with the 2015 Wall of Honor induction ceremony at the Silsbee Tigers football game. Harold Anderson Lloyd and Brandi McCain will be honored with a reception at Silsbee High School gym foyer from 5-6 p.m. before being honored at the game during halftime at Provost- Umphrey Stadium at Lamar University in Beaumont.
 
Wed
09
Sep
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Driver in 2012 fatality indicted

By Daniel Elizondo
 
The driver in a 2012 crash that claimed the life of a 31- year-old Warren woman is being investigated by the Hardin County District Attorney’s office for manslaughter. James Dewayne Carter, 42, was indicted by a Hardin County grand jury for the charge of manslaughter that was added by the DA’s office.
 
Wed
09
Sep
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A tribute to fallen officer

By Daniel Elizondo
 
The Silsbee Police Department and members of the Hardin County Sheriff’s Department paid tribute to fallen Harris County Deputy Darren Goforth on Friday at the Silsbee PD office. “You can see that it can happen to you or one of your brother officers, and it hurts,” Sgt. Carlos Montalvo said. “It’s something that you have to keep your head held up high and say evil is not going to stop me.”
 

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