BEAUMONT — LifeShare Blood Center is in need of blood donors as a result of the outbreak of the coronavirus which has led to the loss of more than 3,500 upcoming blood donations.
KOUNTZE — The Kountze ISD Board of Trustees met March 9 and approved all salaries for administrators and teachers salaries, along with teachers contracts.
HARDIN COUNTY County Judge Wayne McDaniel signed a Disaster Declaration, which went into effect 6 p.m. on March 17 which will close all Hardin County schools until April 3.
The Silsbee ISD Board of Trustees heard a proposal for random drug testing during the March 10 regularly scheduled meeting.
Two unidentified Kountze Volunteer Fire Department firefighters responded to a grass fire on Clear Lake Road on March 13. There were no injuries reported or structures damaged. Photo by Dannie Oliveaux
KOUNTZE — The 50th anniversary of the Miss Kountze Pageant sponsored by the Woman’s Club of Kountze has been canceled, according to Gayle Stephens.
HARDIN COUNTY — County Judge Wayne McDaniel signed a 30-day Disaster Declaration, which went into effect 6 p.m. on March 17.
HARDIN COUNTY — A Silsbee man was arrested March 13 in connection with the shooting death of another man, north of Silsbee.
The Lumberton Police Department reported 20 arrests recently. Eleven were for outstanding warrants and three for Class C misdemeanors. The remainder of the arrests are as follows.
The Silsbee Police had one felony arrest, six arrests for outstanding warrants and two class C misdemeanor arrests.