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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

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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 Bee

P.O. Box 547
Silsbee, TX 77656
Phone: 409-385-5278
Fax: 409-385-5270