WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Small Business Administration (SBA) recently approved a disaster declaration for Polk County.
HARDIN COUNTY — The number of active case of COVID-19 went from 10 to 14 on May 28, according to data released by County Judge Wayne McDaniel.
There were 10 cases reported on May 20.
KOUNTZE — It took the Hardin County Commissioners Court a few minutes to take action on several items during its special meeting on June 1.
Silsbee ISD is in the process of hiring a director of security, which will transition into the SISD police chief, according to SISD Communication Director Daniel Elizondo.
HARDIN COUNTY — The National Hurricane Center in Miami, upgraded a tropical depression into Tropical Storm Cristobal on June. 2.
LUMBERTON — The Lumberton City Council approved the second reading on four action items during the May 26 meeting.
KOUNTZE — The Kountze ISD Board of Trustees will conduct a public hearing at 6 p.m. Thursday, June 4, on whether the school district should develop a District of Innovation (DOI) Plan.
For the first time in more than 2 months, members of the Silsbee High School Senior Class of 2020 was able to come together for the annual commencement ceremony at Tiger Stadium on May 29.
SHERMAN — The United States Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of Texas announced the resignation of U.S. Attorney Joseph D. Brown, effective May 31.
The Lumberton Police Department reported 19 arrests from May 19-24. Four arrests were felony arrests and the remainder were a variety of different misdemeanors. Six other arrests were for outstanding warrants and the remainder for Class C misdemeanors.