NEW LIFE

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By Andrea Whitney
 
The steeple from the First Baptist Church in Silsbee has served as a landmark for many years. To old timers in the area who were giving directions, a simple "turn left past the steeple" would give clarity to any directions given. When Hurricane Rita hit Hardin County with a vengeance in September of 2005, most of the buildings and homes in the area were severely damaged if not destroyed.

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