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SISD board recognizes middle school science and robotics teams

During the Feb. 13 Silsbee ISD school board meeting, trustees recognized the Edwards- Johnson Memorial Silsbee Middle School Robotics and Science Fair winners.

The winners were presented by Science Department Chair Jena Cameron, who was introduced by Principal Sunee Stephens.

The students presented their projects to the board, and gave detailed information on each. Cameron explained to the board that the Robotics Teams must solve a real-world problem by building a prototype robot. The teams begin the year by researching, then building the robot before adding more research.

 

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14
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Longtime SISD board member Herbst dies in car wreck

By Tim Collins

BUNA — Robert Miles Herbst, 90, of Silsbee, died in a one-vehicle crash Feb. 8, at approximately 1:30 p.m., according to Texas Department of Public Safety Sergeant Stephanie Davis.

Herbst was driving a 2000 Lincoln Town Car north on U.S. 96 when his left rear tire blew out.

Justice of the Peace Mike Smith pronounced Herbst dead at the scene.

 

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HCSO, LPD bust $135K drugs in Silsbee

By Tim Collins

KOUNTZE— The Hardin County Sheriff's Office and Lumberton Police Department recovered $135,000 worth of methamphetamine in a drug bust last week.

Deputies from the HCSO tracked a travel trailer stolen from Sherrod's RV in Rose City to a home north of Silsbee, on Gordon Lane, Feb. 6.

The deputies discovered a pound and a half of methamphetamine, Xanax pills, multiple firearms and two vehicles, including an automobile and a motorcycle. The firearms included a Beretta, a pump-action shotgun, an AK-47 pistol and a rifle with a modified silencer.

 

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Work and faith keeps couple together

By Dannie Oliveaux

Every Valentine’ Day, candy, flowers and gifts are exchanged between individuals to express or show their love.

But it’s also a special time, especially for couples who have been married for long periods of time — a rarity in today’s world.

According to the U.S. Census Bureau statistics, more than half of the nation's married couples have been together at least 15 years. About a third have marked their 25th anniversaries, and only six percent have been married more than 50 years.

 

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Lady Tigers blast Jasper in bi-district win

By Danny Reneau

KIRBYVILLE — The Silsbee Lady Tigers raced past the Jasper Lady Bulldogs, 77- 31, in Class 4A bi-district action Feb. 12 at Kirbyville High School.

It was obvious from the start the Lady Tigers (25-7) had too much speed and too much depth against Jasper.

Silsbee, who started off with a 13-2 run, took an 18-6 lead after the first period of action as five players scored in the frame.

 

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14
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Joubert records 500th coaching win as Lions maul Bob Hope

By Dannie Oliveaux

KOUNTZE — Head coach Duane Joubert picked up his 500th career win with a 110- 48 District 23-3A win over Bob Hope in Port Arthur on Feb. 9.

Joubert, who is coaching his 14th season at Kountze, has been coaching basketball for 22 years, 19 as a head coach. Before coming to Kountze, he coached at Hardin.

Joubert coached the Lions to three state championships in 2004 (3A), 2005 and 2007 (2A).

 

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Wed
14
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Lumberton freshman advocates for dating violence awareness

By Tim Collins

LUMBERTON — When 14-year-old Silsbee cheerleader Tristan Dilley was shot dead Oct. 1, Zander Carrillo knew he had to do more to advocate for dating violence awareness.

“I don't know why, I don't know how, but it stayed in the back of my mind,” he said. “It just hurt. Why would a person do this? Why would they take a life? It makes no sense.”

 

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Ice House Museum honors pillar of Silsbee community

By Tim Collins

The Ice House Museum is honoring local pastor and businessman Walter J. Proctor with an exhibit detailing his life, “A Walk Through Time: A Tribute to Silsbee's Reverend Dr. Walter J. Proctor,” through Feb. 24.

Proctor is the owner of Proctor's Mortuary and retired last year as the pastor of New Bethel Missionary Baptist Church in Silsbee after 17 years.

 

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Wed
14
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Caring educator at JJAEP retires

By Tim Collins

Lifting troubled students out of their circumstances and encouraging them to struggle through their schoolwork can be a difficult task that takes a lot of care

That's why the Hardin County Juvenile Justice Alternative Education Program at the Hardin County Courthouse was sad to see Alice Calloway retire in January.

Calloway was born in Newton and began teaching in the 1950s before moving to work for the Silsbee ISD in the 1960s. She retired in 1998.

 

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07
Feb
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Driver injured in rollover accident

Emergency personnel and a Texas Department of Public Safety trooper examine a car after it was involved in a single-vehicle rollover accident Feb. 5 on southbound U.S. 96, south of Silsbee.

 

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