Court approves order of election for July 14
HUNTSVILLE — A host of area residents were named to the President’s and Dean’s List of the 2020 Spring Semester at Sam Houston State University.The students listed on the President's Honor Roll are undergraduates who have achieved a perfect 4.0 grade-point average (GPA) while enrolled in not less than 12 semester hours.
The fifth annual Village Creek Classic and Fun Fest drew 18 participants at the June 13 event held at Village Creek and Silsbee RV Park on Highway 327 West.
Casey Lieby, son of John and Linda Forse Lieby of Silsbee, was honored as valedictorian of the 2020 graduating senior class at Spurger High School with a 3.88 grade-point average. The Silsbee resident plans to attend Lamar University in the fall and major in computer science. While in high school, Lieby also accumulated 21 hours of college credits. His grandparents are Robert and Lois Forse.
KOUNTZE — The Harding County Commissioners Court heard a presentation on the county’s 2021 plan with the Texas County and District Retirement System (TCDRS) during their June 9 regular meeting.
TYLER COUNTY - An 18-year-old Fred teenage girl, who recently graduated from Spurger High School, and her fiance were seriously injured in an early morning one-vehicle crash on June 12.
BUNA — The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) confirm a 21-year-old Buna man died in the motor vehicle crash that occurred earlier on U.S. 96 on June 9.
AUSTIN — Texas Land Commissioner George P. Bush announced June 10 the Texas General Land Office (GLO) approved $2,000,000 in Hurricane Harvey funds to conduct an acquisition program for approximately 15 homes located in a floodplain or repetitive flood areas in the city of Rose Hill Acres.
A young boy makes his way down a slide in Knupple Park in Silsbee on June 12. Warm temperatures and sunny skies welcome a host of adults and children to the park which was re-opened last month after it was mostly shutdown by the COVID-19 pandemic. Photo by Dannie Oliveaux I Silsbee Bee
The Silsbee ISD Board of Trustees reorganized the board and approved a random drug testing program for students in grades 7-12 who participate in extra-curricular activities or drives to school.