HARDIN COUNTY — As part of the Hardin County Strong (HCS) COVID-19 response programming, the group wanted to do something special for the area educators, who they believe are frontline, essential workers.
AUSTIN – The Texas Historical Records Advisory Board (THRAB) will offer an educational opportunity free of charge to individuals working with historical collections and who lack a background or formal training in archives.
Thursday, Aug. 13
Ethel Domingue will celebrate her 100th birthday on Saturday, Aug. 15, as neighbors and friends plan to drive past her home to wave or honk.
ORANGE — Last month, Judge Rogers officially swore in eight new Court-Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) in a virtual ceremony on Zoom.
Silsbee resident Charles Tarver brought a 7-pound cantaloupe by The Silsbee Bee office on Aug. 3. Tarver raised the huge melon at his home and didn’t use any fertilizers. He added that he had four others weighing 5 pounds or more. Photo by Danny Reneau
KOUNTZE – Following guidance from the White House, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), and state and local public health authorities, Big Thicket National Preserve (BTNP) is increasing backcountry recreational access by making back-country camping permits and hunting permits available via phone and postal mail.
Silsbee High School debate student Nicole Duke represented SHS Debate in the Texas Speech and Debate Camp Virtual Student Congress tournament during the week of July 12-18. During the tournament, Nicole presented multiple speeches from the Fall Texas Forensic Association (TFA) Student Congress Docket, as well as served as the Presiding Officer for the final session. Her hard work earned her the third-place award overall and the title of “Outstanding Presiding Officer” for the tournament.