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Kountze man admits paying wife's bills with charity's cash - The former executive director of a Hardin County non-profit could spend a year in federal prison for using the charity's money to pay his wife's credit card bill. Court records claim that in 2007, Thornton was a member of the board of directors for the Hardin County Disaster Recovery Alliance, a faith-based non-profit chartered by the state to provide assistance and education to victims of ... - Fri, 18 Apr 2014

17-year-old helps others with autism - Kountze resident Michael Greer said his disability doesn't hinder him, only challenges him, and with the right tools and a helping hand, anyone can be successful - no matter the situation. While most people can take a walk or coffee break to recompose themselves, those battling with autism spectrum disorder require an extra step. Erica Duckworth, special education counselor with Big Thicket ... - Thu, 03 Apr 2014

Man accused of leaving cocaine in child's reach - A woman told Kountze police officers on Nov. 29 that she had picked up her child from Williams' house, and after arriving at her home, noticed the 7-year-old pull something out of his pocket, according to a probable cause statement. The child told his mother that while he was at his dad's house he'd gone to the bathroom to blow his nose and picked up a piece of paper and stuck it in his pocket ... - Tue, 08 Apr 2014

Concert will pay tribute to Native Americans - Kountze High School's King's Regiment Band will host a tribute to Native Americans through a community concert highlighting Indian culture through music and dance. The free event will be at 7 p.m. April 22 in the Kountze Lion's Den. Guests featured in the concert include the Alabama-Coushatta Tribal Dancers. The Alabama-Coushatta Tribe of Texas is a federally recognized tribe. For more ... - Mon, 07 Apr 2014

Nederland tennis teams excel at 20-4A meet - Kirbyville's Jennifer Motcheck won the girls singles title in straight sets, while teammates Allison Rowe and Haley Stockman took home the girls doubles title. Kountze's Madison Read and Blake Best won the mixed doubles in straight sets, while teammates Drew Anderson and Landry Linn took home the boys doubles title. Warren's Mark Blackshear prevented the Kountze-Kirbyville sweep by taking home ... - Tue, 08 Apr 2014

Genevieve E. Murray - She was preceded in death by her parents, Emil and Cleta Mae Eason and sister, Dorothy Eason Kimberly. - Wed, 26 Mar 2014

Local players named to All-State teams - The following players were named to the Texas Association of Basketball Coaches' All-State teams: 5A Boys Dorian Chatman, Port Arthur Memorial 4A Boys Colton Weisbrod, Nederland E'Torrion Wilridge, Central Jordan Hunter, Ozen 3A Boys Zjori Bosha, H-J LaQuarious Paige, WO-S Chris Elam, Silsbee 3A Girls Kesha Broussard, H-J Hannah Hulet, H-F 2A Boys Grayland Arnold, Kountze - Fri, 21 Mar 2014

Ex director guilty of using charity's money for wife's credit card bill - The former executive director of a Hardin County non-profit could spend a year in federal prison for using the charity's money to pay his wife's credit card bill. Court records claim that in 2007, Thornton was a member of the board of directors for the Hardin County Disaster Recovery Alliance, a faith-based non-profit chartered by the state to provide assistance and education to victims of ... - Fri, 18 Apr 2014

Hardin Co. man admits paying off credit card with charity's cash - The former executive director of a Hardin County non-profit could spend a year in federal prison for using the charity's money to pay his wife's credit card bill. Court records claim that in 2007, Thornton was a member of the board of directors for the Hardin County Disaster Recovery Alliance, a faith-based non-profit chartered by the state to provide assistance and education to victims of ... - Fri, 18 Apr 2014

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Kountze ISD presents Tribute to the Native American Spring Concert on Earth Day - Liberty Vindicator - Kountze High School Band is an award winning Sweepstakes Band and in January earned their 10th Sweepstakes Award for receiving 1st Division ratings in Marching, Concert, and Sightreading. Other 2013-14 credits include: 1st Division at Region UIL ... - Wed, 09 Apr 2014

Kountze Police Dept. receives weapons grant - Silsbee Bee - Officers with the Kountze Police Department, led by Chief Paul Darks and Assistant Chief Brent Slaughter, will have new equipment on their belts when they take to the streets. The National RifleAssociation (NRA) presented Assistant Chief Slaughter with ... - Wed, 09 Apr 2014

Legal Notices – April 9, 2014 - Silsbee Bee - The City of Kountze has adopted complaint and grievance procedures regarding its Texas Community Development Block Grant Programs. These procedures outline the steps for a citizen to follow if s/he wishes to file a written complaint about proposed ... - Thu, 10 Apr 2014

Warren athletics continues to be successful - Tylercountybooster - On Tuesday, April 8, the JV and varsity Lady Warriors played at home against Kountze. This was the Lady Warriors pink out game in honor of supporting breast cancer. The JV Lady Warriors fought hard but were unable to defeat Kountze as they lost 13-8. - Sun, 20 Apr 2014

Concert will pay tribute to Native Americans - Beaumont Enterprise - Kountze High School's King's Regiment Band will host a tribute to Native Americans through a community concert highlighting Indian culture through music and dance. The free event will be at 7 p.m. April 22 in the Kountze Lion's Den. Guests featured in ... - Mon, 07 Apr 2014

Ex director guilty of using charity's money for wife's credit card bill - Beaumont Enterprise - Thornton, of Kountze, had control over the organization's checking account and would oversee the hiring of contractors to repair homes damaged by Rita in Hardin, Jefferson and Orange counties. On May 15, 2007, Thornton wrote a check in the amount of ... - Fri, 18 Apr 2014

A voice of experience: Ex-gang member has helped lead fight against Omaha ... - Omaha World-Herald - He thought about a picnic he'd once attended at Kountze Park, an argument he had helped to start, the gunfire that had erupted as a result. He remembered running back to the park and seeing a teenager on the ground, struggling to breathe, blood gushing ... - Fri, 18 Apr 2014

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