Wednesday, July 23, 2014
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By Daniel Elizondo   The Kountze police department made one last effort on Thursday evening, to save the force frombeing controlled by the Hardin County Sheriff’s department. The City of Kountze proposed the idea to help the city save money as budget approval... + continue reading
Wednesday, July 23, 2014
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Friendship Baptist Church will be celebrating the 60th anniversary of their church and a the opening of their new worship center. The celebration will be on July 27 at 10:30 am.   To view more please log in or subscribe to the digital edition + continue reading
Wednesday, July 23, 2014
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Crews begin clearing the land near Laura Reeves Elementary in Silsbee, in preparation for rerouting a drainage ditch that will be undergound. McInnis Construction from Silsbee was award the bid project, now underway.   To view more please log in or subscribe to the digital... + continue reading
Wednesday, July 16, 2014
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By Daniel Elizondo   Kountze councilman Ira Braneff was arrested on Sunday morning after admitting to Texas Rangers that he pocketed several thousand dollars from a graveside monument transaction that was never fulfilled. Braneff is the owner of Big ThicketMemorials and also... + continue reading
Wednesday, July 16, 2014
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Tony’s Food Mart at the corner of Business 96 and Durdin Drive in Silsbee, was leveled on Tuesday. The convenience store will be rebuilt as a Valero. No word on when the completion will be.   To view more please log in or subscribe to the digital edition + continue reading

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By Daniel Elizondo   A local pharmacy in Lumberton has asked for a variance to sell alcohol despite being under a 300- foot distance to a nearby school. Apublic hearing was held before the proposed vote on Monday evening, but no opposition was heard on the matter. CVS... + continue reading
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Reese Briggs tendered his resignation as superintendent of schools in Kountze this week to accept a similar position with Hemphill ISD. Briggs stated that he was not looking for a new position but one of his long term goals had been to retire in the Hemphill area. He has a lake home there... + continue reading

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07/23/2014
By Daniel Elizondo   The Kountze police department made one last effort on Thursday evening, to save the force frombeing controlled by the Hardin County Sheriff’s department. The City of Kountze proposed the idea to help the city save money as budget approval... + continue reading
07/23/2014
Friendship Baptist Church will be celebrating the 60th anniversary of their church and a the opening of their new worship center. The celebration will be on July 27 at 10:30 am.   To view more please log in or subscribe to the digital edition + continue reading
07/23/2014
Crews begin clearing the land near Laura Reeves Elementary in Silsbee, in preparation for rerouting a drainage ditch that will be undergound. McInnis Construction from Silsbee was award the bid project, now underway.   To view more please log in or subscribe to the digital... + continue reading

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LEESBURG, Va. – Lamar senior return specialist Kevin Johnson has been named 2014 Beyond Sports Network (BSN) PreseasonAll-America announced BSN Chief Operating Officer Dan Evans... + continue reading

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By Daniel Elizondo   When Silsbee teacher Tammy Griffin began teaching kindergarten 15 years ago, her love for young students grew with each and every year. But Griffin has... + continue reading

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Lamar University’s Department of Earth and Space Sciences 19th annual Teaching Environmental Science summer institute introduces Southeast Texas EC-12th grade teachers to local... + continue reading