Ryan Szura (center), general manager of Happy Kia, presented the Silsbee Visitors Center a check for a $1,000 donation towards the Pines Theater Project. Szura and Happy Kia are challenging local businesses to match their $1,000 donation for the project. Present at the check presentation were (left to right) Christy Brown, Silsbee Chamber of Commerce and Visitor Center board member; Reba Goodwin, Pines Theater Project manager Sonja Kelley, executive director of Silsbee Chamber and Visitor Center; Kobe Szura, Happy Kia customer service representative; Aimee Battle, Happy Kia accounting; and Daphne Nichols, Happy Kia accounting. PHOTO BY DANNIE OLIVEAUX
The Silsbee Police Department investigated five automobile crashes recently.
Silsbee High School announced the names of the 2020 Homecoming Court for the homecoming football game slated for Friday, Sept. 25, at Tiger Stadium against the Orangefield Bobcats.
An Air Med helicopter landed on East Boardwalk in connection with a residential structure fire about 12 p.m. in the 7600 block of Clearview Lane in Lumberton. Lumberton Fire and Rescue responded to the fire with an occupant trapped inside the home. There was also heavy smoke and the occupant escaped through a front window. Paramedics treated the occupant for injuries before she was air-lifted to a Beaumont hospital. Firefighters extinguished the fire. Silsbee Fire Department volunteers and Lumberton Police Department officers assisted at the scene. There was no other details at press time Tuesday. PHOTO BY DANNIE OLIVEAUX
The Silsbee Police Department reported an arrest in connection with a burglary of Honda ATV and tools from Beaumont.
LEESVILLE, La. — The Vernon Parish Sheriff’s Department reported a Hardin County man has been arrested on numerous criminal charges.
SOUR LAKE — A young boy has died at he after he drowned in a pond north of Sour Lake on Sept. 20.
WOODVILLE — A Silsbee man who escaped from the Tyler County correction facility was apprehended by law enforcement personnel on Sept. 20.
AUSTIN — Most of the state’s restaurants, retail stores, offices, museums, libraries and gyms can expand from 50 to 75 percent capacity, according to an announcement by Gov. Greg Abbott on Sept. 17.
KOUNTZE — The Hardin County Commissioners Court voted to table action to offer dual insurance plans to county employees through the Texas Association of Counties Health and Employee Benefits Pool for 2021.