Hardin County

The City of Pinehurst, along with Orange County Office of Emergency Management and Sheriff’s Office, City of Orange, City of Vidor, City of Rose City, City of Pine Forest, City of West Orange and City of Bridge City will be participating with other cities within the Southeast Texas Region (Hardin, Jefferson and Orange Counties) to conduct a live exercise of our regional Southeast Texas Alerting Network system (STAN), also known as Blackboard Connect. The test will be conducted on Thursday, July 14.

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David Bellow

Tuesday night, May 24, former Hardin County Judge candidate and blogger David Bellow was at IHOP celebrating with newly elected public officials, according to his social media posts. The next morning, he was handcuffed and brought in to answer a week-old felony family stalking indictment generated in Jefferson County.

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The Outdoor Association of Texas Heroes (OATH) will host its inaugural Memorial Day Bash on Sunday, May 29, at Kountze High School (1488 FM 1293 Road) from noon – 10 p.m. There will be barbecue cooked up by the Kicked Back Cookers BBQ Team, as well as cotton candy, snow cones, face painting, a dunking booth, a petting zoo, a washers tournament, a horseshoes tournament, live music from Pat Overstreet, Back Creek Band and Chad Stone, plus much more.

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A Friday night accident claimed the life of a Groves man, reports Trooper Stephanie Davis of the Texas Department of Public Safety.

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A Hardin County man driving a motorcycle died in a two-vehicle crash in Hardin County on Feb. 19, reports the Texas Department of Public Safety.

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A two-vehicle auto collision Thursday morning, Jan. 28 in Honey Island, has left one man dead and another injured.

At approximately 6 a.m., the Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) received a report of a two-vehicle crash at the intersection of FM 1293 and FM 1003 in Hardin County.  The crash occurred in the small community of Honey Island.

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DPS

At approximately 5 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 27, the Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) received a report of an auto-pedestrian crash on FM 418 near Indian Hills Road in Hardin County.

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A wreck in Hardin County resulted in two injuries and shut down the northbound lanes of US 96 at Village Creek for a short time on Jan. 8, Texas Department of Public Safety Trooper Stephanie Davis reports.

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On Sunday, October 18, 2015, at approximately 7:30 p.m., a five-vehicle crash occurred on US 69 at Oil Field Road in Hardin County. The collision sent nine people to area hospitals.

According to Trooper Stephanie Davis, since all occupants of the multiple-vehicle crash were transported to receive medical attention, the specific details of the incident are unclear. Troopers believe the initial crash was a head-on collision between a Mercedes and a Nissan, and three other vehicles crashed into those two.

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At approximately 4:30 a.m., on Tuesday, October 6, 2015, there was a two-vehicle crash on FM 92 at Gore Store Road between Fred and Silsbee in Hardin County. The crash involved a passenger vehicle and a truck tractor semi-trailer.

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