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  1. Kountze man changes plea, gets 50 years for killing ex-girlfriend, shooting new boyfriendRead the original story

    Monday May 16 | 12NewsNow.Com

    Sandy Ray Irvine's murder trial was set to begin today but he changed his plea to guilty on charges of murder and aggravated assault. Irvine killed his ex-girlfriend, Jasmine Powell, and shot her new boyfriend, Terrence Moffett, four times in the back in June 2014.


  2. Jury selection to begin in 2014 murder caseRead the original story

    Sunday May 15 | 12NewsNow.Com

    The Kountze man is accused of killing his ex-girlfriend, Jasmine Powell, in June 2014. Irvine also faces a charge of aggravated assault for allegedly shooting Terrion Moffett four times in the back.


  3. Elderly woman safely escapes mobile home fire in KountzeRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 18, 2016 | 12NewsNow.Com

    Volunteer firefighters from Kountze and Silsbee were called to the scene at 2223 Rae Road, which is south of Highway 327, at around 10 p.m.. The home was fully-engulfed when crews arrived on scene, but they were able to get the flames under control.


  4. Fewer flights lead to bigger travel problemsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 14, 2016 | 12NewsNow.Com

    A Dallas woman born and raised in Kountze said it's harder to get home now that American Airlines cut two flights. A representative with American Airlines said the cuts came after a drop in customer demand.


  5. A Groves man was killed, and three people injured in a head-on collision in Hardin CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 4, 2016 | 12NewsNow.Com

    A head-on collision between a pickup truck and a jeep Friday night has left one person dead in Hardin County. Authorities tell 12News that the man who died was in the jeep, and that there were three people inside the pickup, including an eight-year-old child.


  6. Texas Supreme Court sides with Kountze CheerleadersRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 29, 2016 | 12NewsNow.Com

    An attorney representing the Kountze cheerleaders told 12News Friday morning that the Texas Supreme Court has ruled in favor of the cheerleaders. Attorney David Starnes said the court considered the cheerleader's argument so straight forward that it did not require oral arguments.


  7. Honey Island locals dub intersection "dangerous" following deadly crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 28, 2016 | 12NewsNow.Com

    Those who live and work in Honey Island, a small town just northwest of Kountze, say a nearby Farm-to-Market road intersection is one of the area's most "Its pretty dangerous. They've had quite a few wrecks there," said Sarah Chessher, who works at a popular convenience store off FM 1293.


  8. Lance's Little Legends 1/24/16 - Talking about Hakeem Olajuwon in KountzeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 25, 2016 | KBMT

    Lance thought everyone had heard of the "Dream Shake" until he visited Kountze Little Dribblers last weekend. Hear what these basketball stars of tomorrow had to say when we asked to to talk about Hakeem Olajuwon and his signature spin move in the post.


  9. Hardin Co. commissioners ban open carry in courthouseRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 19, 2016 | KBMT

    Hardin County commissioners on Tuesday banned license-holders from openly carrying handguns in the Kountze courthouse or the annex building across the street. Commissioners additionally banned concealed carry in the three-story courthouse's second and third floors, which hold judicial courtrooms and the county's jail.


  10. 2 whooping cranes shot dead in Southeast TexasRead the original story

    Jan 13, 2016 | KBMT

    A statement from then International Crane Foundation says the shootings happened Sunday in Hardin County, but state Game Warden Mike Boone said Wednesday in Kountze that the shootings happened just to the south in Jefferson County. No other details were available, but the foundation statement quoted Texas Parks and Wildlife Department officials as saying a suspect has been identified.


  11. No injuries in Kountze house fireRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 28, 2015 | 12NewsNow.Com

    A firefighter on the scene said it appeared to have started with an electrical problem, but the official cause has not yet been determined. No injuries were reported.


  12. Biker raises awareness in light of recent crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 20, 2015 | 12NewsNow.Com

    A motorcycle safety activist is speaking out in light of the deadly motorcycle crash that claimed the life of a Kountze man Saturday evening. The biker was driving north on Highway 69 when police said he lost control and struck a guardrail near Altus Emergency Center in Lumberton.


  13. More details about woman's body found on a Hardin County deer leaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 7, 2015 | 12NewsNow.Com

    On Sunday morning deputies were called to a deer lease after a report of a naked body that was dumped in a ditch. Hardin County Sheriff Ed Cain said an autopsy has been completed and now his department will focus on identifying the woman.


  14. Nude woman found dead in Hardin CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 6, 2015 | 12NewsNow.Com

    The Hardin County Sheriff's Office is investigating after a woman's body was discovered on a hunting lease road. Sheriff Ed Cain says the body was found nude on the road which is off Highway 326 between Kountze and Sour Lake Sunday afternoon.


  15. George Washington Carver School's monument unveiledRead the original story

    Dec 5, 2015 | KBMT

    In front of nearly 200 alumni and former educators the Kountze community unveiled a monument on Saturday honoring the George Washington Carver Schools in North Park. "It was great to see all of our former classmates that we haven't seen in a long time," Shirley Simon, alumnus and organizer said.


  16. Southeast Texans shop on Small Business SaturdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 28, 2015 | 12NewsNow.Com

    This holiday weekend, many of us had the chance to spend time with family and friends giving thanks for our blessings, together. The promotions are a plus, but both store owners and customers alike agree it is the distinctive finds that draw in shoppers.


  17. Bad weather pushes back overpass closureRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 17, 2015 | KBMT

    The Texas Department of Transportation tells 12News that because of Tuesday's inclement weather, it has pushed back the start of a construction project on the Eastex Freeway over Lucas Drive. The closure was scheduled for Tuesday night.


  18. American Red Cross provides relief to flooded-out residentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 7, 2015 | KBMT

    The American Red Cross is proving relief to southeast Texans who have been flooded out. A disaster relief resource center has been set up at the Kountze Intermediate School.


  19. Red Cross setting up multi-agency resource center at Kountze Intermediate SchoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 5, 2015 | 12NewsNow.Com

    The American Red Cross will set up a multi-agency resource center at the Kountze Intermediate School campus on Saturday and Sunday. The center will be open from 10 a.m. until 6 p.m. A spokesperson for the Red Cross said it is not a shelter, but a place for home owners to seek help while re-building and cleaning their homes.


  20. Silsbee police chief becomes candidate for Hardin County SheriffRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 3, 2015 | 12NewsNow.Com

    Silsbee Police Chief Mark Davis has become the first candidate to throw his hat into the ring for the Hardin County Sheriff's race. Davis will be running as a Republican.


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