The Silsbee Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon cutting ceremony for Fancy’s Bakery in downtown Silsbee. Joining Chamber Executive Director Sonja Kelley were several Chamber board members. COURTESY PHOTO
KOUNTZE — A new National Park Service (NPS) report shows that 309,053 visitors to Big Thicket National Preserve in 2020 spent $20.3 million in communities near the park.
AUSTIN — Eligible public school districts and open-enrollment charter schools in Texas may apply to the Texas Education Agency to receive their allocation of the $5.5 billion appropriated to Texas for public education purposes under the Coronavirus Response and Relief Supplemental Appropriations (CRRSA) Act through the Elementary and Secondary School Emergency Relief II (ESSER II) Fund.
At the June 10 meeting of the Lumberton ISD Board of Trustees meeting, two outgoing school board members were recognized for their years of service. Honored were James Glenn (left) and Margaret Cruse. Glenn served on the board for 12 years and Cruse for 13. Presenting the plaques was James Kersh (right), board president. COURTESY PHOTO
Local residents inducted into Phi Kappa Phi
SOUR LAKE – On May 6, 36th Congressional District U.S. Rep. Brian Babin (R) hosted a ceremony at Hardin-Jefferson High School (HJHS) to recognize the participants and announce the winner of the 2021 Congressional Art Competition.
KOUNTZE — With Memorial Day weekend right around the corner, the staff at Big Thicket National Preserve would like to encourage everyone to think about safety when swimming, boating, or recreating in any way along the Southeast Texas waterways. Each year lives are lost in the creeks and rivers of Southeast Texas, and most of those tragedies could have been prevented.
ORANGE – Each May, National Foster Care Month helps raise awareness of the children and families involved in the foster care system and the need for more people to step up to support them.
(NAPSI)—Over 70 million Baby Boomers grew up playing board games and watching game shows together—and they still love doing both.
For those hesitating to set new fitness goals after having last year’s sidetracked by gym closures, it’s time to get back in action.