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  1. Kountze man sentenced for continuous sexual abuse of childRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 18 | The Beaumont Enterprise

    A Kountze man was sentenced to 45 years for Continuous Sexual Abuse of a Child, Thursday, a release by the Hardin County District Attorney, David Sheffield, said.

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  2. Escaped Hardin Co. inmate foundRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 17 | The Beaumont Enterprise

    ... pped out on breakfast and escaped with the help of a female accomplice, who was captured by police 18 miles north of Kountze. Cantwell was in the Hardin County jail on three felony charges, including unlawful possession of a firearm by a felon.

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  3. Photos: Pools of the Past in SE TexasRead the original story

    Friday Aug 4 | The Beaumont Enterprise

    Kim Stockholm of Kountze enjoys the recent warm temperatures as she soaks up some rays at the Honey Island Swimming Pool.

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  4. Some SETX districts will bring tax hikes to votersRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 4 | The Beaumont Enterprise

    State funding varies based on the difference between the state's maximum tax rate and the district's rate, according to the Texas Education Agency.Some of the money would be used for social services programs, uniforms and instruments for bands and a "potential increase" in salaries.Kountze superintendent John Ferguson said the district is asking ... (more)

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  5. Community members show support for Jay Hinkie duringaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 3 | KBMT

    ... the members of her department to spread support. "No matter where you are. You're in Sour Lake, Silsbee, you're in Kountze, if you're in Saratoga, all you gotta do is call the other members and we will come. That's what we do. That's why it's a ...

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  6. Funeral for firefighter will be at schoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 3 | The Beaumont Enterprise

    Lumberton and Kountze firefighters stage at the station to run calls for Silsbee Fire and Rescue on Wednesday evening.

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  7. Water line break leaves City of Kountze withoutaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 26 | KBMT

    A damaged fire hydrant appears to be the cause of a city-wide water outage in Kountze that forcied the noon closure of the Hardin County Court House today. A hydrant at the intersection of Feagin and Dale Streets was reportedly damaged late Tuesday afternoon according to a post in the Kountze Police Department's Facebook page.

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  8. Stealing rocks is a crime, Kountze police chief warnsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 13, 2017 | Http

    'When you are searching for rocks to paint, please be aware that you do not need to go onto the property of local businesses and take your rocks without the owners' consent,' Slaughter said in a statement.

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  9. Seguin Little League claims third 9-10 state softball title in four yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 18, 2017 | Seguin Daily News

    ... 1-0 nail-biting win over Weimar in Sunday's semifinal, after which Weimar survived an elimination game against Kountze, 5-4, to advance to the title round. Seguin wasted no time establishing a cushion in the championship game, plating three runs ...

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  10. Volunteer Firefighters Dwindle in Southeast TXRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 5, 2017 | FireHouse.com

    ... of the car with the Jaws of Life," Sticker said. "I was a goner without them." When Sticker, then 16, returned to Kountze after months of rehabilitation and facial reconstruction surgery, his first stop was the firehouse. "I signed up right away," ...

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  11. Volunteer firefighters dwindle in SE TexasRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 4, 2017 | The Beaumont Enterprise

    Justin Sticker, 18, practices putting on his fire gear at the Kountze Volunteer Fire Department on Monday evening.

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  12. Zip-In-Grocer, 15321 FM 418 E., SilsbeeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 3, 2017 | The Beaumont Enterprise

    ... food in reach-in need labels, cleaning bottles need labeling, overall clean and organized Courthouse, 350 W. Monroe, Kountze Score: 100 Comments: Second location, new opening, very clean and organized, all specifications met Courthouse, 350 W. ...

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  13. Hardin County Jail escapee last seen in Tyler CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 23, 2017 | KTRE-TV Lufkin

    ... inmate traveled on foot to a nearby home. He was provided assistance by another person, and the two of them fled the Kountze area in a vehicle." The vehicle and Cantwell's accomplice, a woman, were located in Tyler County, near the town of Warren, ...

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  14. Crime 15 mins ago 10:48 a.m.Deputies arrest Kountze woman for aiding escaped inmateRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 23, 2017 | KBMT

    A 31-year-old Kountze woman has been arrested and charged with facilitating escape for her part in aiding an escaped Hardin County Jail inmate. As our investigation continues into the escape of inmate Donavin Cantwell, we have arrested and charged a suspect in connection with his flight from custody.

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  15. Kountze man airlifted with serious injuriesaRead the original story

    May 25, 2017 | KBMT

    A two car wreck north of Kountze Thursday morning shut down northbound U.S. 69 for two hours and sent one man to the hospital with serious injuries. A 26-year-old Kountze man was transported with serious injuries by air ambulance to Christus St. Elizabeth Hospital and Ronald Roth, 58, of Kountze, was transported by ambulance to the same hospital with non-life threatening injuries according to a release from the Texas Department of Public Safely.

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  16. Kountze Man Seriously Injured in Crash on US 69 in Hardin CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    May 25, 2017 | Orange Leader

    ... vehicles came to rest off the roadway in a wooded area. The driver of the Ford Explorer, a 26-year-old male from Kountze, was flown by medical helicopter to St. Elizabeth hospital with serious injuries. The driver of the Ford pickup truck, Ronald ...

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  17. Two taken to hospital, Hwy. 69 down to one laneaRead the original story w/Photo

    May 25, 2017 | KBMT

    Two people were taken to the hospital following a major accident Thursday morning on US 69 at FM 420. This is north of Kountze near the Big Thicket National Preserve Headquarters.

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  18. Concussions can be a painful battle for student athletes with MedicaidRead the original story w/Photo

    May 23, 2017 | The Beaumont Enterprise

    Anastasia Depew spent three weeks in silent pain after being struck in the back of her head by an elbow during a Kountze basketball practice in November.High school athletes without insurance must rely on a flawed Medicaid system that won't cover important concussion testing and that forces schools to provide supplementary insurance that doesn't ... (more)

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  19. Tornadoes cause damage east of HoustonRead the original story w/Photo

    May 3, 2017 | Houston Chronicle

    Kountze ISD students sheltered in place until 9 a.m. as a precautionary measure, according to Superintendent John Ferguson. One of the district's teachers is married to a local meteorologist, he said, and they were able to prepare in advance for the tornado watches and warnings that were issued for the area.

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  20. Mama Jacka s serves homemade meals years in the makingRead the original story w/Photo

    May 1, 2017 | The Beaumont Enterprise

    A plate with fried broccoli, chicken fried steak, mashed potatoes and gravy and turnip greens at Mama Jack's Restaurant in Kountze.

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