“This Is a Very Sad Day for Winnie”

…TBCD Director Jeffrey Jenkins Turner, Winzer, Shadden Need to Resign Commentary by Gloria Roemer   At its regular board meeting held on Wednesday, November 13th, the Trinity Bay Conservation District Board of Directors agreed to hold townhall meetings in their respective districts to hear from their constituents directly about flooding, drainage, and sewage issues in […]

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A Win for the Nerds!

Captain American strolled into Eagle Pointe Recreation Complex on Saturday adding to the already eye-popping comic con known as Nerd Con.  Nerd Con 2 held its second annual event brought to you by the Chambers County Library System, City of Mont Belvieu, Eagle Pointe Recreation Complex, and Eastern Rim Funny Book & Vintage Con.  In […]

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EC Lady Bucs Gearing Up for District

Yvette Kemmer/Gloria Roemer “Our girls had a very good week in warm up for District which starts Tuesday, December 10th, against Kountze,” said East Chambers Girls Basketball Head Coach Andrew Hubbell.  “This past Tuesday, we beat a very good Bridge City team by five.”  High scorers of the game were Skylar Pinkard with 18 points, […]

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Celebration of Our Lady of Guadalupe

By Yvette Kemmer Photos courtesy of Olivia Chavez-Bustamante The Day of the Virgin of Guadalupe (Día de la Virgen de Guadalupe) is a popular Catholic feast that celebrates the belief that a man encountered the Virgin Mary, Mexico’s patron saint, in Mexico City on December 9 and 12, 1531. The day of the Virgen de […]

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County Approves Eminent Domain for Jail/Justice Center

New Hankamer Sewer Plant Draws Questions By Gloria Roemer   Chambers County Commissioners Court approved a resolution and order last week “decreeing the acquisition of property to be a public necessity and authoring the acquisition and payment of compensation for the Chambers County Judicial and Jail Center in Anahuac, Texas”.  In other words, the Court […]

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Words … Actions … Results

Letter to the Editor By Winnie/Stowell Coalition for Flood Mitigation Words … Actions … Results Harvey.  That name spoken in Winnie/Stowell Texas, will bring an immediate response, from anyone that lived here in August of 2017.  We received approximately 60 inches of water and massive flooding. It was the wettest tropical cyclone in the state […]

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Port Neches Explosion Update

Austin, Texas (AP) Officials lifted evacuation orders last Friday for around 50,000 people on the Texas Gulf Coast, determining a massive fire was finally under control at a chemical plant rocked by two major explosions two days earlier.  “We are in a position to say it’s contained. We feel comfortable with the efforts that have […]

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