KOUNTZE — The Hardin County Child Protective Services (HCCPS) Board’s Christmas Campaign is underway.
BEAUMONT — The following information from the Southeast Texas Regional Health Departments addresses how residents of Hardin, Jasper, Chambers, Jefferson, Newton, Orange and Tyler counties, including the City of Beaumont and City of Port Arthur, can safely celebrate Thanksgiving during the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Hardin County Clerk’s Office reported the following people applied for marriage license during July and August:
Silsbee High School debate participants (left to right) Nicole Duke, Emma Scott-Wellman and Anthony Taylor completed in the 2020 Region 5 UIL Regional Students Congress Virtual meet on Nov. 7. Scott- Wellman placed first to be crowned the Division 4A champion, while Duke placed second overall and was named Outstanding Presiding Officer for Division 4A. Taylor ranked fifth overall in Division 4A and will serve as the second alternate to the state UIL meet. Duke and Scott-Wellman will both compete in the 2021 UIL State Student Congress meet in January. PHOTO BY DANIEL ELIZONDO
The Silsbee Chamber of Commerce and Silsbee Economic Development Corporation (EDC) announced as a member of the American Express Neighborhood Champion Program, they are promoting the “Shop Local, Save Local, Shop Silsbee” campaign as part of Small Business Saturday, which takes place on Saturday, Nov. 28, and all holiday season long.
LUMBERTON — The Lumberton Chamber of Commerce and the City of Lumberton will host the 20th annual Lighted Night Time Christmas Parade on Thursday, Dec. 3.
Downtown Silsbee will be bustling with people with the 24th annual “Christmas in The Big Thicket” at the Silsbee Public Library, 295 North 4th Street, on Saturday, Dec. 5.
Judy Ruggles (front row, far right) presents Diane Miller, co-director of Christian Care Center in Silsbee, with a $1,000 check donation from Cruise ’N Silsbee on Nov. 17. Attending the check presentation were (front row, left to right) Leigh Waldrop and Margaret Smith; (back row, left to right) Susie James, Linda Knight, Tammy DeGaravilla and Carolyn Thibodeaux. PHOTO BY DANNIE OLIVEAUX
AUSTIN — Last week, the Texas Veterans Commission’s (TVC) Fund for Veterans’ Assistance (FVA) presented more than $30.7 million in grants to 109 organizations across Texas.