Category: Chambers County Texas



362ca5512b903823409eb3bd41eb9946Bake sale Saturday, March 22 At Thriftee Food on Eagle Drive in Mont Belvieu

10:00 am to 3 PM

For Melissa Wilson Hill

Daughter of Dwight and Sandra Wilson

Chambers County Sheriff Brian Hawthorne is Coming to Support the Family

Melissa is battling Sarcoma cancer.   She has a five month old daughter and ten-year old son.

Sandra Wilson, Melissa’s mother says, “The cancer laid dormant in her legs for two years.   When Avery (her five month old)  was born, the straining of child-birth brought it to the surface of her inner right leg.    Melissa has just finished her fourth of five chemo treatments and then radiation will begin.”

A sarcoma is a type of cancer that develops from certain tissues, like bone or muscle. The main types of sarcoma are: osteosarcoma, which develops from bone, and soft tissue sarcomas. Soft tissue sarcomas can develop from soft tissues like fat, muscle, nerves, fibrous tissues, blood vessels, or deep skin tissues.

As we all know, medical insurance coverage has lifetime limits.  Insurance carriers usually cover $500,000, $1,000,000, and $2,000,000 per lifetime.  It is not forever and does run out.   Cancer is expensive to fight.  Help Melissa fight her battle with all the Medical World has to offer.  Prayers are asked for.

Donation jars at Dwight’s Discount Liquor, Red’s Kitchen, and Simple Simon’s Pizza in Old River-Winfree.  Leonard’s Convenience Store at the Chambers/Liberty County Line on FM 1409 also has a jar.

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Thriftee in Mont Belvieu

All you Cancer Survivors, Old River-Winfree Residents and surrounding Community, come and support this brave young lady afford her fight against Cancer.  

Melissa found out about her cancer when her brand new baby was just 2 months old at the end of last year.

Mothers, daughters, fathers, brothers, grandparents, and sisters of Cancer Survivors come help support her.  Plenty of goodies of the best quality in tamales, pies, baked good to buy.

You can also just flat-out donate!

See you there!

Bake sale fundraiser for Melissa Hill to help with medical expenses during her fight with cancer. Lots of tamales, baked desserts, funnel cakes and kettle corn…. Please come out to support her and her fight!!

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Bake sale fundraiser for Melissa Hill to help with medical expenses during her fight with cancer. Lots of baked desserts, funnel cakes and kettle corn…. Please come out to support her and her fight!!

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every_vote_countsGo to the Chambers County Clerk page:

http://www.co.chambers.tx.us/default.aspx?name=elections

Find your Political Party and then your Precinct!


1 Corinthians 13:4-7

New International Version (NIV)

4 Love is patient, love is kind. It does not envy, it does not boast, it is not proud. 

5 It does not dishonor others, it is not self-seeking, it is not easily angered, it keeps no record of wrongs. 

6 Love does not delight in evil but rejoices with the truth. 

7 It always protects, always trusts, always hopes, always perseveres.

1 Corinthians 13:13

And now these three remain: faith, hope and love. But the greatest of these is love.

The true love shown in this video is only a small  pinhead compared to the great universe of LOVE God has for you!

 


(AUSTIN) — Texas Comptroller Susan Combs reminds Texas families to enroll their children in the Texas Tuition Promise Fund® and avoid future increases in tuition and required fees at Texas public colleges and universities. The current enrollment period for the state’s prepaid college tuition program ends Feb. 28.

The Texas Tuition Promise Fund allows participants to lock in the cost of undergraduate tuition and required fees at Texas public colleges and universities based on current prices.

“The future cost of children’s college education can weigh heavily on families as they set their budgets,” Combs said. “Fortunately parents can ease concerns about those costs by locking in prices through the Promise Fund. The prepaid tuition program gives families payment options as well as flexibility in choosing how much prepaid tuition they want to buy, which helps them set aside money to fit into their budgets.”

Under the plan, families can prepay tuition and required fees for a four-year degree, two years of community college or just a few semesters at Texas public colleges and universities by purchasing tuition units.

Enrollment in the program at 2013-14 prices will close Feb. 28. This deadline extends to July 31 for children younger than 1. The next annual enrollment period begins Sept. 1, with new contract prices based on Texas public college costs for the 2014-15 academic year.

Complete plan information, current prices, enrollment forms and more are available online at www.TuitionPromise.org, or call 1-800-445-GRAD (4723), Option 5.


 

 

 

 

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URGENT – WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HOUSTON/GALVESTON TX 408 AM CST TUE JAN 28 2014 …

WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY ALONG AND NORTH OF THE INTERSTATE 10 CORRIDOR… .

AN ARCTIC AIRMASS WAS MOVING INTO SOUTHEAST TEXAS EARLY THIS MORNING…AND WILL PUSH FREEZING TEMPERATURES LATER THIS MORNING INTO AREAS ALONG AND NORTH OF A LINE FROM ANAHUAC TO HOUSTON TO COLUMBUS.

AN UPPER AIR DISTURBANCE MOVING OVERHEAD WILL GENERATE A WINTRY MIX OF PRECIPITATION THIS MORNING…

WITH THE BEST CHANCES OF FREEZING RAIN AND SLEET OCCURRING MAINLY NORTH OF THE INTERSTATE 10 CORRIDOR. SNOW MAY MIX WITH THE PRECIPITATION MAINLY ALONG AND NORTH OF A LINE FROM MADISONVILLE TO GROVETON.

THE TEMPERATURES ARE EXPECTED TO WARM TO ABOVE FREEZING THIS AFTERNOON AND THE WINTRY MIX WILL CHANGE OVER TO ALL RAIN AROUND OR SHORTLY AFTER MIDDAY. …

WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON CST TODAY… …

WINTER STORM WARNING IS CANCELLED…

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN HOUSTON/GALVESTON HAS ISSUED A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR FREEZING RAIN AND SLEET…WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON CST TODAY. THE WINTER STORM WARNING HAS BEEN CANCELLED.

* TIMING…WINTRY MIX OF FREEZING RAIN…SLEET…AND SNOW WILL END BY MIDDAY.

* AMOUNTS…FREEZING RAIN ACCUMULATIONS UNDER 0.05 OF AN INCH EXPECTED.

* IMPACTS…ICE ACCUMULATIONS ON ELEVATED ROADWAYS AND POSSIBLY SOME SURFACE ROADS. ELEVATED ROADWAYS MAY BECOME IMPASSABLE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

IF TRAVELING…DRIVE WITH EXTREME CAUTION. REDUCE DRIVING SPEEDS…

LEAVE PLENTY OF ROOM BETWEEN YOU AND THE MOTORIST AHEAD OF YOU…AND ALLOW EXTRA TIME TO REACH YOUR DESTINATION. AVOID SUDDEN BRAKING OR ACCELERATION…AND BE ESPECIALLY CAUTIOUS ON HILLS OR WHEN MAKING TURNS.


Hello All,

After today’s NWS conference call, the prediction for tomorrow is a worse event than last week.  The freezing precipitation will begin at approximately 3AM tomorrow morning and last until 9PM.  Temperatures are  not expected to get above freezing until approximately noon on Wednesday.  The I-10 corridor has the highest probability of precipitation.  For safety reasons, the county will close all offices on Tuesday 1-28-14 until noon on Wednesday 1-29-14.  If Wednesday is worse than predicted, you can call the employee line at 409-267-3737 to check for changes.

We appreciate our Sheriff’s Office, DPS, R&B Department, TXDOT, and others who safely managed last week’s events.

Commissioners Court has been rescheduled for Thursday at 9:30AM.

 

Thanks,

Jimmy Sylvia
Chambers County Judge
404 Washington Ave.
P.O. Box 939
Anahuac, Texas 77514
 
409-267-2440
Fax: 409-267-4453

 The mark of a man is how he treats someone that can never do anything for him……Coach Darrell Royal 


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Barbers Hill ISD will delay the start time of school by two hours on Friday morning, January 24, 2014  to ensure the safety of our students and staff.  Morning buses will run two hours later than regularly scheduled.  

High School and Middle School will start at 9:35 a.m.  Intermediate, Elementary, Primary and Kindergarten Center will begin at 10:20 a.m.  Dismissal times and afternoon buses and will run at the regular scheduled times. 

 Please monitor the Barbers Hill ISD website, and local media and radio for additional updates and/or possible changes.

Thank you and drive safely!

WINTER STORM WARNING

URGENT – WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HOUSTON/GALVESTON TX 413 AM CST FRI JAN 24 2014 …

WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FOR SOUTHEAST TEXAS…

A COLD AIR MASS COUPLED WITH A WEAK UPPER LEVEL DISTURBANCE HAS PRODUCED PERIODS OF SNOW NORTH OF A BRENHAM TO LIVINGSTON LINE. SOUTH OF THIS LINE PERIODS OF RAIN…

FREEZING RAIN AND SLEET WERE THE DOMINANT PRECIPITATION TYPE.

THE DISTURBANCE WILL EXIT THE REGION THIS MORING AND PRECIPITATION WILL COME TO AN END BETWEEN 7 AM AND 10 AM. THE WINTER STORM WARNING COULE BE REPLACED WITH A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY LATER THIS MORNING.

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…WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON CST TODAY…

* TIMING…WINTER WEATHER WILL PERSIST EARLY THIS MORNING BEFORE ENDING BY MID MORNING. * THREAT…

SNOW ACCUMULATIONS OF ONE TO TWO INCHES NORTH OF A BRENHAM TO NEW WAVERLY TO COLDSPRING LINE. ICE ACCUMULATIONS FROM SLEET AND FREEZING RAIN OF 0.01 TO 0.09 INCHES. * MAIN IMPACT…

ACCUMULATING ICE WILL BE POSSIBLE THIS MORNING. ELEVATED ROADWAYS AND BRIDGES WILL BE EXTREMELY DANGEROUS!

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS… TRAVEL SHOULD BE AVOIDED AFTER SUNSET THROUGH THE WARNING AREA.


In a nutshell, temperatures are predicted to be freezing by 9pm this evening, and remain there until 12noon Friday.  Frozen precipitation is a major concern, as NWS predicts we could possibly receive up to a quarter inch.

So far, the following school districts have confirmed delayed openings:

Anahuac ISD – 10am

Barbers Hill ISD – 2hr delay for all campuses

East Chambers ISD – 11am

Chambers County is closing offices tomorrow, and essential personnel will be on standby if needed.

URGENT – WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HOUSTON/GALVESTON TX 400 PM CST THU JAN 23 2014 …

WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FOR SOUTHEAST TEXAS…

A COLD FRONT WITH AN ARCTIC AIRMASS BEHIND HAS MOVED INTO SOUTHEAST TEXAS THIS AFTERNOON. TEMPERATURES WILL HOLD STEADY AND THEN BEGIN TO FALL DURING THE AFTERNOON AND EVENING.

TEMPERATURES SHOULD DROP BELOW FREEZING EARLY TONIGHT FROM COLLEGE STATION TO CROCKETT AND THEN AROUND MIDNIGHT FOR THE HOUSTON AREA.

FREEZING TEMPERATURES COULD REACH THE COAST DURING THE EARLY MORNING HOURS OF FRIDAY. MOISTURE RIDING OVER THE FRONTAL BOUNDARY WILL PRODUCE AREAS OF RAIN DURING THE DAY TODAY. PRECIPITATION MAY THEN CHANGE FROM RAIN TO FREEZING RAIN AND SLEET.

AREAS FROM COLLEGE STATION TO HUNTSVILLE MAY EXPERIENCE A MIX OF SNOW AND SLEET FRIDAY MORNING. AREAS TO THE SOUTH INCLUDING HOUSTON WILL EXPERIENCE A MIX OF SLEET AND FREEZING RAIN WITH FREEZING RAIN POSSIBLE ALONG THE COAST.

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WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 9 PM THIS EVENING TO NOON CST FRIDAY…

* TIMING…WINTER WEATHER WILL START TONIGHT AND CONTINUE THROUGH FRIDAY AFTERNOON.

* THREAT…ICE ACCUMULATIONS FROM SLEET AND FREEZING RAIN OF 0.10 TO 0.20 INCHES. FREEZING RAIN AND SLEET TONIGHT COULD POSSIBLY TRANSITION TO A MIX OF SNOW AND SLEET FRIDAY MORNING NORTH OF HOUSTON. AREAS CONROE NORTHWARD MAY SEE SNOW/SLEET ACCUMULATIONS OF AROUND 1 INCH.

* MAIN IMPACT…ACCUMULATING ICE WILL BE LIKELY TONIGHT INTO FRIDAY MORNING. INITIALLY THE PRECIPITATION WILL START OUT AS RAIN EARLY THIS AFTERNOON AND THEN TRANSITION INTO FREEZING RAIN AND SLEET. HIGHWAYS AND HIGHWAY BRIDGES WILL BE EXTREMELY DANGEROUS!

* OTHER IMPACTS…NORTH OF HOUSTON THERE IS A SMALL CHANCE OF SNOW MIXING WITH THE SLEET AND FREEZING RAIN FRIDAY MORNING. THIS COULD ADD TO THE HAZARDOUS TRAVEL CONDITIONS WITH MORE GLAZING OF HIGHWAYS ESPECIALLY ELEVATED SURFACES. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

TRAVEL SHOULD BE AVOIDED AFTER SUNSET THROUGH THE WARNING AREA.

 

 


Winter Storm Watch

URGENT – WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HOUSTON/GALVESTON TX 310 PM CST WED JAN 22 2014 …WINTER STORM WATCH IN EFFECT FOR MOST OF SOUTHEAST TEXAS…

A COLD FRONT WITH AN ARCTIC AIR MASS BEHIND IT WILL MOVE INTO SOUTHEAST TEXAS ON THURSDAY.

TEMPERATURES WILL HOLD STEADY AND THEN BEGIN TO FALL DURING THE DAY.

TEMPERATURES SHOULD DROP BELOW FREEZING THURSDAY NIGHT INTO FRIDAY MORNING.

MOISTURE RIDING OVER THE FRONTAL BOUNDARY WILL PRODUCE AREAS OF RAIN DURING THE DAY THURSDAY.

PRECIPITATION MAY THEN CHANGE FROM RAIN TO FREEZING RAIN AND SLEET.

AREAS FROM COLLEGE STATION TO HUNTSVILLE MAY EXPERIENCE A MIX OF SNOW AND SLEET EARLY FRIDAY.

AREAS TO THE SOUTH INCLUDING HOUSTON MAY EXPERIENCE A MIX OF SLEET AND FREEZING RAIN WITH FREEZING RAIN POSSIBLE ALONG THE COAST.

WINTER STORM WARNINGS AND ADVISORIES MAY BE ISSUED DEPENDING ON EXPECTED ICE ACCUMULATIONS EXPECTED IN THE WATCH AREA.

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…WINTER STORM WATCH IN EFFECT FROM LATE THURSDAY NIGHT THROUGH FRIDAY AFTERNOON… THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN HOUSTON/GALVESTON HAS ISSUED A WINTER STORM WATCH…WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM LATE THURSDAY NIGHT THROUGH FRIDAY AFTERNOON. * TIMING…MAINLY EARLY FRIDAY MORNING THROUGH FRIDAY AFTERNOON.

PORTIONS OF THE WATCH MAY BE UPGRADED TO A WARNING TOMORROW WHERE AREAS MAY RECEIVE MORE THAN A EIGHTH OF AN INCH OF ICE ACCUMULATIONS. ADVISORIES MAY REPLACE PORTIONS OF THE WATCH WHERE ICE ACCUMULATIONS WILL BE LOWER. * THREAT…ICE ACCUMULATIONS FROM SLEET OR FREEZING RAIN OF 0.05 TO 0.15 INCHES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS… A WINTER STORM WATCH MEANS THERE IS A POTENTIAL FOR SIGNIFICANT SNOW…SLEET…OR ICE ACCUMULATIONS THAT MAY IMPACT TRAVEL. CONTINUE TO MONITOR THE LATEST FORECASTS. && $$


Hazardous Weather Outlook

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HOUSTON/GALVESTON TX

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313 PM CST WED JAN 22 2014 THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF SOUTHEAST TEXAS. .

DAY ONE…THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS NOT EXPECTED AT THIS TIME. .

DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN…THURSDAY THROUGH TUESDAY ALTHOUGH THERE IS A LOT OF UNCERTAINTY IN THE FORECAST A WINTER STORM WATCH HAS BEEN ISSUED FOR THE AREA.

THE MAIN CONCERN WILL BE ACCUMULATIONS OF SLEET AND FREEZING RAIN EARLY FRIDAY MORNING THROUGH FRIDAY AFTERNOON.

SOME AREAS COULD RECEIVE ICE ACCUMULATIONS OF A FEW HUNDREDTHS TO AN EIGHTH OF AN INCH.

PORTIONS OF THE WATCH MAY BE UPGRADED TO A WARNING DEPENDING ON WHERE HIGHEST ICE ACCUMULATIONS OCCUR.

OTHER AREAS WITH LOWER AMOUNTS OF ICE ACCUMULATIONS MAY NEED WINTER WEATHER ADVISORIES.

PLEASE CONTINUE TO MONITOR FUTURE FORECASTS AND UPDATES.

 

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You didn’t enter your dog at the 2013 ORWFD!  There is always this year at the 2014 ORWFD.  Second weekend in October.

Such fun for all the family and the dogs, too!

Categories are Small, Medium, and Large Dogs with SubCategories of “Best Dressed”,  “Most Talented”, “Best Smile”,  “Best Tail Wag” and Best “Caught in the Act” (dog must be present to with this one)

Here is a sampling of some of “My Best Friends”!

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