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Local business owner killed in Mexico crash

By Dannie Oliveaux

LUMBERTON — A local restaurant has been closed since they were notified about the death of one the owners last week.

On Dec. 30, Gregorio and Maria Martinez, owners of Goings BBQ and Steak Company, were in Mexico during the holiday when the wreck happened, according to a Facebook post.

Maria Martinez died from injury sustained from the accident, while Gregorio Martinez suffered several broken bones and is in a Mexico hospital, according to Hardin County Health Inspector Re- Jena Bolton who spoke to the owner’s daughter, Maria, on Jan. 5.

 

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Kountze boys, girls claim 23-3A wins

Both teams spotless in district play

KOUNTZE — The Kountze Lions improved their District 23-3A mark to 3-0 with wins over Warren and Hardin last week.

On Jan. 5, the Lions defeated Warren, 79-36.

Jeremiah Barker and Dante Carey drilled in a pair of three-pointers as the Lions tallied 18 points in the first period for an 18-4 margin. The Warriors had trouble getting the ball up court against the Lions’ full-court press.

 

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Highlanders nip Tigers, 67-63

By Danny Reneau

THE WOODLANDS — The Silsbee Tigers played poor defense as Class 6A The Woodland pulled off a 67-63 non-district win at home on Jan 2.

Silsbee seemed slow to get out on defense which allowed the Highlanders to popped in nine three-point baskets — most were uncontested.

Both teams started off the game slowly with The Woodlands hitting a pair of threes for a 10-4 margin. Jordyn Adam’s three-pointer in the final second of the first period tied the game, 10-10.

 

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Museum schedules 117th Spindletop anniversary

BEAUMONT – Spindletop- Gladys City Boomtown Museum, on the Lamar University campus, will mark the 117th anniversary of the Lucas Gusher at Spindletop with a day packed with re-enactments, activities, craft demonstrations and entertainment.

 

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Art in the Park

Temporary exhibit of student art from across Texas

KOUNTZE — Big Thicket National Preserve announced the installation of a new temporary art exhibit in the park’s visitor center.

Entitled “All the Little Things,” this art installations, a part of the Dream Rocket Project, encouraged students throughout Texas to create more than 70 pieces of art highlighting the vast array of plants and animals found in the Thicket.

 

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Hardin County schools top, bottom out rankings list

By Tim Collins

Children At Risk, a nonprofit organization that advocates for children through research, education and public policy, released its annual Texas School Rankings list for 2017.

The list factors student performances on STAAR reading and math tests, each campus' overall performance, improvements in test results, and college readiness factors such as graduation rates, SAT/ACT participation rates, and rates of participation in AP/IB tests, to determine how schools rank throughout Texas.

The methodology of the ranking also factors in elements such as economic bias, adjusting for schools in economically disadvantaged districts who may not have the advantages other schools have.

 

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Two-vehicle wreck sends 2 to hospital

By Tim Collins

A two-car wreck on 1122 north of Silsbee sent two people to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries Friday night, Texas Department of Public Safety spokesperson Sgt. Stephanie Davis said.

At approximately 6:30 p.m., Dec. 29, a white 2008 Nissan Rogue was traveling westbound on FM1122

The Nissan slowed to turn into a private driveway and was then rear-ended by the Acura, Davis said.

The impact of the crash caused the Nissan to roll over several times, coming to rest upside down in the middle of the road.

 

 

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Year in Review: 2017

WHAT A YEAR!

Silsbee, county weather tragedy into new year

By Tim Collins

 

Throughout 2017, a series of tragedies rocked the Silsbee community and Southeast Texas.

The string of tragedies began in May, when Kirbyville principal Dennis Reeves took his life on May 23. Less than three months later, Silsbee Volunteer Fire Chief Jay Hinkie was struck and killed by a vehicle while working the scene of a wreck on Aug. 2.

"The loss of Jay Hinkie was felt in every heart," Silsbee councilwoman Adalaide Balaban said. "He was a man who answered every call. He went to the fires, but he also went to the schools to teach fire safety to our children. He spoke at every business and community organization that requested his presence. He was a leader, a teacher and a friend. Our community grieved together."

 

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Lady Tigers beat Hudson at home

Dakota Matthews scored a game-high 21 as the Silsbee Lady Tigers posted a 77-42 home win over Hudson in non-district action on Jan. 2.

Matthews, who had seven points in the first half, scored 14 in the second half — including a pair of three-point buckets.

The Lady Tigers built a 12-4 lead at the end of the first inning, then outscored Hudson, 23-11, in the second for a 35-15 margin at halftime.

 

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Tigers record 2-1 mark at Coca-Cola Classic

DALLAS — The Silsbee Tigers posted a 2-1 mark at the annual Dallas ISD Coca- Cola Classic on Dec. 27-29.

The Tigers started off with a convincing 78-39 win over Class 6A Dallas Adamson. Silsbee opened up the game with a 25-0 run and finished the opening period ahead, 25-6.

Dallas Adamson was unable to catch up as the Tigers went into intermission with a 32-point lead.

Brealon Bush hit a team-high 15 markers, while Kalon Barnes netted 13 with 10 rebounds and four blocked shots.

 

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