SILSBEE — The Silsbee Fire Department is helping an area non-profit agency deliver beds for children who don’t have one and are forced to sleep on the floor.
Noah and Stacy Mapstead, owners of Village Creek Coffee Co., cut the ribbon during a ribbon-cutting ceremony on Aug. 12 held by the Silsbee Chamber of Commerce. PHOTO BY DANNIE OLIVEAUX
SAN ANTONIO — The Alamo crossed a milestone in its efforts to improve the visitor experience and expand its exhibition facilities with the Texas Historical Commission’s approval of its new Exhibition Hall and Collections Building this week.
Lumberton ISD officials and staff attended a “Beam Signing” on Aug. 3 at the site of the new Career and Technology Education (CTE) facility at Lumberton High School. In attendance, were School Board President James Kersh, Superintendent Dr. Tony Tipton, Assistant Superintendent for Teaching and Learning Dr. Igor Gusyakov, past and present trustees and members of the Bond Committee. The CTE facility will house a state-of-the-art culinary lab, a fully functioning cafe, new classrooms and lab for the criminal justice program, along with BIM, AV lab and studio. COURTESY PHOTO
After more than a year, the drive-through window has been closed at the Hardin County Tax Assessor-Collector’s Office. On Aug. 10, a ribbon cutting ceremony was held to celebrate the re-opening of the drive-through window. Tax Assessor-Collector Shirley Cook noted the drive through was closed for about 40 years because of storm damage. She said her office opened the window for 10 weeks while the courthouse was shutdown last year because of COVID-19. Cook said the drive-through has been completely repaired and will open from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday. PHOTO BY DANNIE OLIVEAUX
AUSTIN - Honor Flight Austin is now taking applications from World War II, Korea, and Vietnam veterans who wish to be a part of the Pearl Harbor commemorative Honor Flight on Dec. 6- 7.
KOUNTZE – Calling anglers of all ages to join Big Thicket National Preserve on Saturday, Aug. 14, for a free, family fishing event. Big Thicket National Preserve joins with the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department to provide Certified Angler Education Instructors to teach basic fishing skills to beginning anglers and their family members.