Silsbee

I hope that you have been saving up some plastic bags and other small waterproof containers. Why? It is almost time for the much-anticipated annual Tree Give Away, a project of the Jefferson County Master Gardeners. Prepare to make the short trip over to the Jefferson County Master Garden Test Garden at Jack Brooks Regional Airport on Friday, Feb. 19, from 8-11 a.m. to get your own trees.

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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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Extreme Cash Blast

Roy Patterson of Silsbee claimed a prize worth $1 million in the Texas Lottery scratch ticket game $500,000,000 Extreme Cash Blast.

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Extreme Cash Blast

Roy Patterson of Silsbee claimed a prize worth $1 million in the Texas Lottery scratch ticket game $500,000,000 Extreme Cash Blast. For selling the winning ticket, Fisco Convenience Store at 4015 Eastex Freeway in Beaumont is eligible for a $10,000 retailer bonus.

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DPS responded to a two-vehicle crash that injured the drivers of both vehicles on F.M. 92 near the E-Z Mart store, in Hardin County approximately 5 miles north of Silsbee, at about 5:45 p.m. on Feb. 19, reports Trooper Stephanie Davis.

According to a news release from Trooper Davis, both northbound and southbound lanes of F.M. 92 were closed after the accident. The lanes reopened at about 6:35 p.m.

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A Silsbee man is dead after hitting an animal with his motorcycle, losing control, and crashing into a culvert.

On Sunday, Sept. 7 at approximately 6:15 p.m., the driver of a 2008 Kawasaki motorcycle, 45-year-old Michael Hudson, was traveling southbound on Fresenius Road in Silsbee when he struck an animal in the roadway. The motorcycle veered off the road and struck a culvert.

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Midshipman 4th Class (freshman) Ross Gilchriest of Silsbee

Midshipman 4th Class (freshman) Ross Gilchriest of Silsbee had the honor of throwing the first pitch at the 14th annual Navy Night at Bowie Baysox baseball game Friday, Aug. 2, in Bowie, Md.

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