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GOP's Rubio special guest at Republican's picnic
Thu, 31 Jul 2014 20:54:24 GMT

Florida Republican Sen. Marco Rubio will be the special guest at a summer picnic held by a prominent GOP donor this weekend in Hardin County.

Kountze City Councilman charged with felony theft
Sun, 13 Jul 2014 03:35:25 GMT

KOUNTZE - A Kountze city councilman is facing felony theft charges tonight. A probable cause affidavit filed in Hardin County by the Texas Rangers..states 56 year old Ira Braneff confessed to pocketing more than $3,000 for a deal involving a cemetery headstone. ...

Former Hardin County deputy clerk indicted on theft and tampering charges
Fri, 01 Aug 2014 19:18:22 GMT

A former deputy chief clerk was indicted last week for allegedly stealing jury money and tampering with government documents.

Family mealtime importance emphasized
Wed, 16 Jul 2014 18:29:03 GMT

Studies show that children who sit in on family meals eat healthier diets and perform better in school, according to Amanda Scott, an AgriLife Extension program specialist in the Expanded Food and Nutrition Education program. "Research shows that compared to children who seldom participate in family meals, children who sit down to regular family meals consume more fruits, vegetables and fiber ...

Marie Hardin steps up to the plate in new role as dean of College of Communications
Wed, 30 Jul 2014 04:09:56 GMT

Parents and high school students participating in the College of Communication's Spend a Summer Day program crowd around Dean of College of Communications Marie Hardin to ask her questions and exhange information on July 25.

Sam Houston Center museum renovation planned
Mon, 14 Jul 2014 04:31:28 GMT

The Texas State Library and Archives Commission (TSLAC) has launched a multi-year plan to renovate the museum area at its Sam Houston Regional Library and Research Center in Liberty, Texas. This will

KBTV learns Hardin County D.A. expects to file another theft charge against Kountze Councilman Ira Braneff
Thu, 17 Jul 2014 21:39:23 GMT

HARDIN COUNTY - KBTV has learned the Hardin County District Attorney expects to file another charge of theft against a Kountze city councilman, already accused of keeping more than $3,000 from the sale of a headstone and not providing it to the family of a Kountze High School athlete killed in a crash in January. ...

MILITARY SALUTE: Christopher Hardin of Spring
Fri, 04 Jul 2014 12:02:40 GMT

Air Force Airman Christopher M. Hardin graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas.

Kountze councilman accused in second headstone theft
Wed, 30 Jul 2014 20:13:24 GMT

Braneff, the owner and salesman for Big Thicket Memorials, bonded out of the Hardin County jail on July 13 after confessing to pocketing more than $3,000 from a mother who paid him to purchase a gravestone for her son, police said. In the most recent offense, Braneff is accused of selling a headstone to a man on Feb. 21 and telling him he would contact him in "a couple of months" to confirm the ...

Kountze councilman charged with theft
Wed, 16 Jul 2014 17:13:36 GMT

A Kountze councilman bonded out of the Hardin County jail Sunday after confessing to pocketing more than $3,000 from a mother who paid him to purchase a gravestone for her son, police said. Braneff told Silsbee police that he never submitted the payment to SuperNova International, but transferred it to his personal business bank account.