SOUR LAKE — Traveling on State Highway 105 through Sour Lake, one can’t help but notice construction of several buildings in Hardin County’s most southern town.
KOUNTZE — AgriLife Extension of Hardin County will host a Veterinary Science Day Camp from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Friday, July 30, at the John Blair Barn Pavilion, 3677 Highway 326, south of Kountze.
KOUNTZE — At their July 27 regular bi-monthly meeting, the Hardin County Commissioners Court needed just 30 minutes to take action on 31 of their 32 agenda items before conducting a 95-minute workshop of the Longleaf Development Project on FM 421 in Lumberton.
The Texas Workforce Commission released June employment figures that showed Texas employers added nearly 56,000 jobs in June, while the unemployment rate dropped to 6.5%.
Allisen Freesmeyer, 8, of Sour Lake, carefully slices a strawberry during the Kids Cooking Camp on July 27 in the lobby of the Hardin County Courthouse in Kountze. Freesmeyer is a member of the new South Hardin 4-H Club. PHOTO BY DANNIE OLIVEAUX
LUMBERTON — The Lumberton City Council met briefly to approve the second reading of a pair of agenda items.
AUSTIN – Data from the Texas Workforce Commission suggests that Texas upstream oil and natural gas employment expanded by 3,100 jobs in June - the fifth best single-month performance in over five years. Since the low point in employment in September 2020, months with job gains have outnumbered decline months 7-to- 2.
Big strides are being made against the rapid spread of vape and e-cigarette products here and elsewhere in the U.S.
JASPER — A man accused of leading Jasper County deputies on a high speed chase that ended with a head-on crash on July 15 and the death of an innocent driver is out of a hospital room and is in a jail cell with a host of charges.
SILSBEE — The Silsbee City Council approved, 5-1, the second reading of a resolution for Silsbee EDC to provide financial assistance to Family First Health and Wellness Clinic, PLLC, at their July 26 special meeting at City Hall.