Sutherland Garners 900th Win

By Gloria Roemer    East Chambers High School Varsity Boys Head Basketball Coach Todd Sutherland achieved what most coaches can only imagine … he secured his 900th win as an active coach last Friday evening against the Orangefield Bobcats 47-38. Sutherland happens to be the winningest basketball coach in southeast Texas, and one of the […]

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New Jail/Justice Center Update

By Gloria Roemer   Chambers County Commissioners Court held a special meeting last Wednesday to “discuss and consider selecting a P3 (Public-Private Partnership) team to move forward with the Justice Center/Jail Project. This project has been discussed for over five years and Sheriff Brian Hawthorne has told the Court about the need for a new […]

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Chambers County Appoints Tax Assessor-Collector

Chambers County Commissioners Court accepted the resignation of longtime County Tax Assessor-Collector Denise Hutter on Wednesday, February 1, 2023, appointing Stowell-resident Laurie Payton to replace her in the unfulfilled term. “Denise Hutter has served Chambers County honorably for many years,” said Chambers County Judge Jimmy Sylvia. “We are sad to see her leave office and […]

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Rep. Terri Leo-Wilson Files Public Education Reform Bills

(Austin, TX) – State Representative Terri Leo-Wilson has filed three major pieces of her public  education legislative package. As a three-time elected State Board of Education (SBOE) member  and former public educator, Rep. Leo-Wilson’s knowledge of the public education system has  guided her to file these much needed reforms. House Bill 1804: Instructional Materials Adopted […]

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COLLABORATIVE COMMUNITY RESPONSE TO SEXUAL ASSAULT KICKS OFF 2023 MEETINGS

ANAHUAC, Tex. – The Chambers County Sexual Assault Response Team (SART) gathered for its first quarterly  meeting of 2023 on Tues., Jan. 31. The team, established by Chambers County Commissioner’s Court on Nov. 23, 2021, satisfies a law passed by the 87th Texas Legislature requiring all Texas counties to form a multi disciplinary team to […]

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CCPHD #1 (OmniPoint Health) on Road to Recovery with New Leadership/Management

By Gloria Roemer What a difference 30 days can make … 30 days ago the OmniPoint Health organization was dazed and confused as to where the organization stood financially. Thirty days ago, Bob Pascasio and Phil Hacker started working for Chambers County Public Health District #1 (OmniPoint Health). Pascasio was hired as Chief Executive Officer […]

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Kacey White Flores, PA-C Joins Coastal Gateway Health Center

WINNIE, Texas (December 2022)—Coastal Gateway Health Center announces that Kacey White Flores, PA-C has joined the health center as medical provider. Kacey received her Master of Science in Physician Assistant Studies from Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Texas, and her undergraduate degree in Biomedical Sciences from Texas A&M University in College Station, Texas. She […]

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