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The Lumberton Police Department reported 17 arrests last week. Five of these were for outstanding warrants, one was for a Class C misdemeanor and the remainder were for serious crimes.

The Silsbee Police Department had an extremely light week last week. They accumulated only nine arrests. Five of these were for outstanding warrants. Three were for Class C misdemeanors.

The family of Ms.



A former Silsbee resident was selected as one of 22 art teachers who is exhibiting their artwork at the Houston ISD’s Visual Art Teacher Exhibition.


Robert DeWayne Ferguson, 57, of Lumberton, passed away Monday, March 11, 2019.

Born in Many, Louisiana, he worked as a millwright and as a wrecker truck driver.

Karen Sangwin Ard, 65, of Silsbee, passed away Sunday, March 17, 2019. She was born in Silsbee.

Eunice Lee Graham, 89, of Kountze, passed away Sunday, March 17, 2019. She was born in Vicksburg, Mississippi.

Nelson Steven Sturrock, 83, of Buna, passed away Friday, March 15, 2019. He was born in Nacogdoches.

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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