Called to Serve Chamber names Matthews Silsbee Citizen of the Year

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By Danny Reneau

Bishop Larry Matthews is the 2017 Silsbee Chamber of Commerce Citizen of the Year. He will be presented with the award at the Chamber of Commerce Banquet on Thursday, February 23. Matthews is a proud alumni of Waldo Matthews High School. Matthews, who will soon be 67 years of age, has many fond memories of Silsbee, past and present. He remembers that as a youth he was made to attend church and promised himself that once he was grown he would put that behind him.


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