LHS homecoming parade date set
AUSTIN — State Rep. James White (R-Hillister) and the Texas Legislature are preparing to begin a third special session on Monday, Sept. 20.
KOUNTZE — The Hardin County Health Services reported new cases of COVID-19 continue to rise during the Sept. 7-13 period, according to County Judge Wayne McDaniel on Sept. 14.
Silsbee man killed after struck by truck in West Texas
LIVINGSTON – After five years of litigation, the United States District Court in Beaumont ruled this week that the Alabama-Coushatta Tribe of Texas may legally operate its Naskila Gaming electronic bingo facility near Livingston, saying that such gaming is permissible under the Tribe’s 1987 Restoration Act.
AUSTIN — A total of 666 pieces of legislation passed during the 87th Texas Legislature regular session went into effect on Sept. 1, the official first day of the state’s fiscal year 2022 and the 2022-2023 biennial budget cycle.
Nichelle Garrett, of Noonie’s Pit Shop BBQ and Catering, cuts the ribbon during a ceremony by the Silsbee Chamber of Commerce on Aug. 11. Joining in on the ribbon cutting were Garrett’s husband and Chamber board members. PHOTO BY DANNIE OLIVEAUX
BEAUMONT — The Workforce Solutions Southeast Texas board approved the increase in weekly job search activity to 5 for individuals receiving unemployment benefits during the Aug. 10 meeting.
AUSTIN — Gov. Greg Abbott announced Sept. 3 that the Texas Health and Human Services Commission (HHSC) is providing approximately $286 million in emergency Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) food benefits for the month of September as the state continues its response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Ray and Sonja White, owners of Ray-Ray’s (with scissors), cut the ribbon during a ceremony held by the Silsbee Chamber of Commerce on Aug. 27. Attending were family and Chamber board members. PHOTO BY DANNIE OLIVEAUX