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District Attorney David Sheffield released the following information on pleas in the month of November from District Court:

The results of the annual Run Run Rudolph 5K and 1K held Dec. 1 were released.

Here are the first, second and third-place winners in each age division.

1K Fun Fun

Hardin County Sheriff’s Office released the following information:

Legend: Possession of marijuana (POM), possession of controlled substance (POCS) and driving while intoxicated (DWI).

The Lumberton Police Department reported they made 23 arrests last week. Eight of the arrests were warrant arrests and six were for Class C misdemeanors.



GOODRICH — The Evadale Lady Rebels whipped host Goodrich, 62-26, for third place in the Goodrich Tournament on Dec. 8.

The 62-point game was the highest output for Evadale this season.

Kountze goes 0-4 at UG tourney

It’s been 41 years since a Silsbee High School football team reached the state semi-finals.


The Silsbee Chamber of Commerce announced the winners for the 2018 Christmas in the Big Thicket Lighted Parade recently.

The winners were:

Several Silsbee Middle School students took a copy of The Silsbee Bee with them while at the 2018 Junior High and Junior Varsity All-American Thanksgiving Tour at Walt Disney World Resorts in Orlan


William Olen Neely, 64, of Silsbee, passed away Saturday, December 8, 2018. He was born in Jasper.

Patricia Morain, 74, of Buna, passed away Tuesday, December 4, 2018. She was born in Versailles, Missouri.

Larry Don Taylor Sr., 73, of Lumberton, passed away Saturday, December 1, 2018.

He was born in Beaumont and was a United States Navy veteran.

Erma Jewel Powell Kocurek, 84, of Lumberton, passed away Saturday, December 8, 2018. She was born in Chester.

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

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Silsbee, TX 77656
Phone: 409-385-5278
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