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

    Friday Jan 29 | 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.

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

    Thursday Jan 28 | 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.

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

    Monday Jan 25 | 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.

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

    Tuesday Jan 19 | 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.

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  5. 2 whooping cranes shot dead in Southeast TexasRead the original story

    Wednesday Jan 13 | 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.

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  6. 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.

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  7. 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.

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  8. 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.

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  9. 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.

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  10. 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.

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  11. 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.

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  12. 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.

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  13. 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.

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  14. 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.

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  15. 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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  16. American Red Cross helping SETX flood victimsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 2, 2015 | 12NewsNow.Com

    A spokesperson for the American Red Cross Monday told 12News that the organization has been called to help at least 30 Southeast Texas homeowners who have water in their house. "We have a lot that are displaced in Hardin County and Jasper County.

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  17. Water rescues reported in Hardin CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 1, 2015 | KBMT

    The American Red Cross tells us they have a shelter open at Kountze Intermediate School on Highway 287 for any displaced families or individuals. Jenny Lane in Lumberton has been blocked off due to the flooding.

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  18. Storms drop almost a foot of rain on Southeast Texas; force high-water rescues in Hardin CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 1, 2015 | KBMT

    Heavy storms over Southeast Texas created havoc for much of the area, forcing some high-water rescues in Hardin County, flooded roads and high anxiety as flood waters rose into some homes and kept others inside. The worst of the Halloween flooding appears to have occurred in southwest Hardin County, especially in and around Silsbee, where volunteer fire fighters rescued two people from their homes on Highway 326.

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  19. Port Neches, Kountze Police Departments debate "In God We Trust" decals on patrol carsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 7, 2015 | 12NewsNow.Com

    The Port Neches and Kountze Police Departments is debating the idea of placing decals that says "In God We Trust" on the department's patrol cars. Port Neches Police Chief Paul Lemoine says his department is seeking legal advice to determine if the decals could lead to a possible law suit.

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  20. Amicus Brief filed in Kountze Cheerleader caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 25, 2015 | KBMT

    Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton Friday filed an amicus brief with the Texas Supreme Court in Matthews v. Kountze Independent School District saying he supports the constitutional rights of Texas' public schoolchildren to express their own messages at school and school-related events.

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