News

Boat Accident Injures Two Tuesday on John’s Lake

Two people were seriously injured on Tuesday, June 14th in a boat accident on John’s Lake. Texas Game and Parks Captain Ryan Hall reported that the accident occurred shortly before dark. …

Silsbee Fire Report

Two house fires and an assortment of other calls kept the Silsbee Fire Department working this week.  Wednesday morning at approximately 9:00 a.m. firemen were called to a home at 730 North …

Wreck at the Corner of 418 and 5th

Police investigated an accident at the corner of FM418 and North 5th Street on June 7th, at 2:35 p.m.  The accident involved a 2014 brown Dodge Ram 1500 pickup and a 2000 silver …

Coats Jewlery

Coats Jewlery is one of the new businesses in town. It opened last November after some major renovations to the old “Frank’s Jewlery” location.   It is a new …
Sports

MGA Golf Tourament

Garrett Driver won the Championship flight at the Silsbee MGA tournament. Driver is the golf coach at Atascocita High School. He lives in Crosby and says that he does not play in many tournaments …

Silsbee MGA will host its annual Father’s Day Tournament

The Silsbee MGA will host its annual Father’s Day Tournament on June 16-17-18-19. There have been a number of changes in the tournament, but much of it will be very familiar to past …

Southeast Texas Hoops Starts New Hardin County Team

Southeast Texas Hoops has been a non-profit athletic organization operating out of the Beaumont/ Groves area for 11 years. The organization strives to teach teamwork, character, and discipline …

Tigers Make 22-4A Baseball All-District Team

The following players were selected for the 22-4A Baseball All-District Team: Logan Simmons- 1st Team Pitcher Kanon Sundgren- 1st Team Catcher Cash Glaze- 1st Team Short-Stop Jace …
Obituaries
    • Hendrik Harmse

      Hendrik Lodewyk Harmse, 54, of Lumberton, passed away Wednesday, June 15, 2022. He was born in Johannesburg, South Africa to Henrik Lodewyk and …

    • Bro. Jack Price

      Bro. Jack Edward Price, 72, of Kountze, passed away Friday, June 10, 2022. He was born in Corpus Christi to Albert and Mary Price. Funeral …

    • Lucille Howard

      Lucille Burch Howard, 78, of Silsbee, passed away Sunday, June 12, 2022. She was born in Orange to A.J. Burch Sr. and Inez Doies Smith …

    • Chuck Kelly

      Chuck Kelly, 65, of Buna, passed away Saturday, June 12, 2022. He was born in Jacksonville, Florida to Gene Marlene Kelly Steely and Harry Duke …

    • Michelle Nelson

      Michelle Erin Nelson, 43, of Lumberton, passed away Saturday, June 18, 2022. She was born in DeRidder, Louisiana to Flora Stump and Michael …

    • In Memory of My Loving Dad Kenneth Stutts Jr. 8/1951 to 6/2021

           One year. So much can change in a year. The one thing that doesn’t change is the level of grief after losing a …

    • In Loving Memory of Kenneth Stutts Jr. 8/1951 to 6/2021

      He flew up to Heaven on the wings of Angels. By the clouds and stars and passed where no one sees, and he walks with Jesus and his loved ones …

    • John Self

      John Norman Self, 58, of Silsbee born May 23, 1964, in Kountze Texas went home to be with his lord June 11, 2022. John was a loving son, …

    • Ken Henry

      Kenneth Dale “Ken” Henry, 71, of Lumberton, passed away Thursday, June 2, 2022. He was born in Wellington. Memorial service was …

Lifestyle

Lamar University Spring 2022 President’s List

Lamar University announced a total of 637 students to the Spring 2022 President’s List. Students who qualify for the President’s List carry a full course load of 12 semester hours with …

Area Kids Get Hands-On Practice at 4-H Vet Science Camp

Kountze- 44 Hardin County youth participated in a 4-H Vet Science Camp at the Hardin County 4-H Educational Building on Wednesday, June 16. According to Katie Pace, Hardin County Extension Agent, the …

Gator Country Draws Crowd at Library

Silsbee- The Silsbee Public Library hosted Gator Country on Wednesday, June 15, 2022. Kids learned about reptiles. Also, they were given the opportunity to hold them.

Local Briefs

Local News Briefs County Seat Music Hall The County Seat Music Hall is open on the 3rd Saturday of the month.  Hardy earns Elite 90 Award for NCAA D-II Baseball Jackson Hardy of …

Marriage Licenses

December 2021- January 2022- Malcom Allen Clines, Jr and Belinda J. Clines Jason Joseph Lira and Micah Hope Vaden Sammy Wallace Buck and Brenda Martin Pippin Tammy Renae Williams Cullen …