HARDIN COUNTY — A Lumberton resident will replace the current Texas Ranger for Hardin, Liberty and San Jacinto counties.
JASPER – According to a press release by the Deep East Texas Council of Governments (DETCOG)
Silsbee Women's Club (SWC) met at the Silsbee Public Library for their April meeting. A luncheon was held for members. The meeting was called to order by President Imogene Nelson and Secretary Pam Hartt was hostess and chairman of the program. The invited guest speaker was Nila Bond of Buna.
SABINE COUNTY — The drowning victim in Lake Sam Rayburn discovered on April 29 was former NFL football player Peter Spencer Lammons, Jr., 77, an East Texas native who was fishing in Major League Fishing’s Toyota Tournament when the incident occurred, according to media reports.
LUMBERTON — Nearly 50 youth experienced the excitement of the shooting sports firsthand on Sunday, April 25 during the Union Sportsmen’s Alliance (USA) Get Youth Outdoors Day at One in One Hundred Gun Club.
LIBERTY COUNTY — A 33-year-old Devers man was reportedly shot by a homeowner during a home invasion around 2 a.m. on April 28, at a property on the 7700 block of FM 1003 in Kountze in Hardin County.
KOUNTZE — The Hardin County Commissioners Court needed just 5 minutes to breeze through three action items on its May 3 special meeting agenda.
AUSTIN — Gov. Greg Abbott, Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick, and Speaker Dade Phelan announced April 28 the release of $11.2 billion in new federal funds to help public schools address student learning loss and costs incurred as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. These one-time funds are intended to support a comprehensive learning recovery effort in Texas over the next three years.
HARDIN COUNTY — Three people were transported to a local hospital after they were involved in a two-vehicle head-on crash at the intersection of Cooks Lake Road and the U.S. 69/96 service road, south of Lumberton on May 3.
BEAUMONT — Standup comedian Brian Regan will perform at the Julie Rogers Theatre, Thursday, June 10 at 7 p.m.