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Silsbee ISD officials will start looking for a new high school principal.

Silsbee High School junior Honestee Holman won the Class 4A girls’ triple jump at the UIL State Track and Field Championship on May 11 at Mike A. Myers Stadium in Austin.

 

The votes were canvassed, and the new mayor and councilmember were sworn during a special meeting of the Silsbee City Council on May 13 at City Hall.

KOUNTZE — Hardin County Sheriff Mark Davis said the his department has made “good strides in the Spindletop Center’s Assistance, Stabilization and Prevention Program (ASAP).

Sports

TRACK & FIELD | STATE MEET

AUSTIN — For the third year in a row, Silsbee High School has produced a Class 4A state champion in track and field.

FOOTBALL

NEWTON — Former athletic director and head coach W.T. Johnson, who led the Newton Eagles to back-to-back state championships in 2017 and 2018, died May 11.

BASEBALL | AREA PLAYOFFS

COLLEGE SIGNING

Silsbee High School senior Brandis Bass signed a letter of intent to play women’s volleyball at Wharton County Junior College on May 3 in the SHS Auditorium.

Lifestyle

BEAUMONT— Lamar University received a gift of $147,450 from the Exxon-Mobil Foundation May 7 as a part of the ExxonMobil Check Presentation

There are a lot of good people in the world and 75-year-old Patricia Sanford has worked long and hard to be one of the best.

National Nursing Week is May 6-12 and it is a great opportunity to recognize the leadership role of all regulated nurses.

One of the outstanding voices in the Silsbee area belongs to a little lady who grew up in North Carolina and moved here after she retired.

Obituaries

Kevin Dodd, 53, of Houston, passed away Sunday, May 12, 2019 at Herman Memorial Hospital in Houston.

Bennie Lewis McNaughten, 84, of Silsbee, passed away Wednesday, May 8, 2019 at his home.

James A. Ferguson Jr., 60, of Evadale, passed away Tuesday, May 7, 2019. He was born in Honolulu, Hawaii.

Jaunita Wilkerson Gay, 92, of Silsbee, passed away Friday, May 10, 2019. She was born in Selma, Alabama.

Photo Galleries

An unidentified girls walks her goat around the ring Oct. 19 during the Hardin County Youth Project Show and Auction at the John Blair Pavilion in Kountze.

The Silsbee Bee

P.O. Box 547
Silsbee, TX 77656
Phone: 409-385-5278
Fax: 409-385-5270