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17
Oct
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Bain announces retirement from Silsbee ISD

By Dannie Oliveaux

Silsbee ISD Superintendent Richard Bain Jr. announced retirement from his post at the end of the first semester.

Bain said technically Dec. 31 would be his final day, but his last day will be Dec. 21, the day the school district begins its Christmas Holiday break.

Bain sent a letter to staff and the Board of Trustees.

 

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Wed
17
Oct
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FIREMEN VISIT SCHOOL

Fireman Dale Balla of the Silsbee Volunteer Fire Department helps some kindergarten students get down from the fire truck during a visit to Laura Reeves Primary on Oct. 12.

 

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Wed
17
Oct
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Early voting for Nov. 6 election begins Oct. 22

Voters have 12 days to cast early ballots

By Dannie Oliveaux

KOUNTZE — Early voting for the Nov. 6 General Election is set from Monday, Oct. 22 to Friday, Nov. 2.

Early voting by personal appearance will be conducted each weekday in the Hardin County Courthouse Dome between the hours of 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. Weekend voting is at the Dome from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 27 and Sunday, Oct. 28.

Early voting is from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. at the First Assembly of God Church in Silsbee on Tuesday, Oct. 23; Lumberton City Hall on Wednesday, Oct. 24; and Sour Lake Community Center on Thursday, Oct. 25.

 

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Wed
10
Oct
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Officials attend GLO workshop on property impacted by tropical storm

By Dannie Oliveaux

KOUNTZE — About 50 people from Southeast Texas counties and municipalities from Hardin, Jefferson, Orange, Jasper and Chambers counties gathered in a Hardin County courtroom Oct. 2 to hear from Texas General Land Office (GLO) representatives who conducted a workshop to discuss the buyout and acquisition program and other disaster recovery programs managed by the GLO.

After the Hardin County Commissioners Court official started its special meeting, Heather Lagrone, deputy director for the Community Development and Revitalization program with the GLO, updated the group on the recovery efforts and funding.

She said Texas got $57 million initially for Hurricane Harvey.

 

 

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10
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Deputy disarms woman disrupting court with knife

By Dannie Oliveaux

KOUNTZE — A Hardin County Sheriff’s Office deputy disarmed a woman with a knife while disrupting court on Oct. 3, according to Sherriff Mark Davis.

Davis identified the woman as Amanda Lynn Robertson, 34, of Kountze. She was charged with “hindering proceedings by disorderly conduct” — a Class A misdemeanor.

Roberton was arraigned Oct. 4 and transported to the Hardin County Jail under a $1,500 bond.

 

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Wed
10
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Several fires reported in Hardin County

By Danny Reneau

An alert caregiver’s quick actions possibly saved a life in a residence on Circle C on Oct. 3.

The caregiver was preparing to leave the home with an elderly lady when she noticed the electric sockets melting. The caregiver realized there was a fire in the house and helped the 84-year-old resident evacuate the home.

After getting her to safety, the caregiver attempted to go into the home to retrieve her purse, but was greeted by a wall of flames.

The home was totally engulfed in flames when the Silsbee Volunteer Fire Department arrived. SVFD called for assistance from Kountze, Evadale and Lumberton fire departments.

The home was located on the northside of Biscamp Road in Silsbee and was a total loss.

 

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Wed
03
Oct
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5 arrested in dog fighting investigation

By Dannie Oliveaux

KOUNTZE — Hardin County Sheriff’s Office deputies arrested five people recently in connection to animal cruelty and dog fighting.

According to a press release by Sheriff Mark Davis, arrested on Sept. 28 were Jacoby Bass, 22, of Silsbee; Henry Barnes III, 20, of Kountze; and Abdul Ramon Bluitt, 41, of Beaumont.

 

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HOMECOMING NIGHT

Silsbee High School senior Natalie Padron was crowned as the 2018 Homecoming Queen during halftime of the Silsbee-Lumberton football game on Sept. 28.

 

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03
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City Council approves variance requests

By Dannie Oliveaux

LUMBERTON — There were 10 variance requests on the Sept. 24 public hearing and the Lumberton City Council approved all 10 during their regular meeting which followed.

Five of the variance requests were submitted by Mark Whiteley and Associates, Inc., on behalf of Jimmy Duplissey and Greentree Enterprises, L.P. of Lumberton.

The council approved the Zoning Commission recommendation to allow the proposed lots within the cluster housing development, Whispering Pines Subdivision, to be graded to drain a portion of each lot toward the rear where storm water will run into a swale ditch.

 

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Wed
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Two injured in multi-vehicle crash

Semi-trailer hydroplanes into southbourd lane

By Dannie Oliveaux

EVADALE — Two people were injured when an 18-wheeler hydroplaned and struck two vehicles on Sept. 21, according to the Texas Department of Public Safety.

Sgt. Stephanie Davis, DPS spokesperson, reported preliminary crash investigation indicates at approximately 4 p.m., a 2004

 

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