Author Archives: Samantha Sizemore

2017 District 9 4-H Roundup Results

The 2017 District 9 4-H Roundup – Big Time in D9 – was held May 12 and 13 at Lone Star College in Montgomery and Chambers County 4-H members represented our County well! In all, 14 Chambers County 4-H members participated in various competitions at the District Contest which was attended by youth from 18 counties. Emma Taylor of Barbers Hill 4-H won First Place in the Solo/Band Performance category with her version of Bruno Mars’ “When I Was Your Man.” She will be advancing to the State… Read More →

2017 Chambers County 4-H Virtual Fishing Competition

A Merry Extension Christmas

The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service in Chambers County is excited to announce the first annual Merry Extension Christmas event. This event will be held on Tuesday, Dec. 6, 2016 from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the White Memorial Park Community Building (225 White Memorial Park Rd, Anahuac, TX 77514). We will have presentations by our Agents on food safety and winterizing for animals, booths hosted by many friends of our organization, pictures with Santa and a lot of fun crafts and activities. We hope to see you… Read More →

Halloween is Meant to Be Scary, But Not When it Comes to Impaired Driving

Texas A&M AgriLife Extension reminds Halloween Partiers against Drinking and Driving Halloween is a particularly deadly night due to the high number of drunk drivers on the road. In 2015, Texas lost 36 motorists from Friday, Oct. 30, through Sunday, Nov. 1. The Halloween weekend alcohol-related crash fatalities totaled to 12 Texans losing their lives on our roadways. Texas law enforcement officers remind drivers that they will be out in force looking for drunk drivers. If you do not drive sober, you will get pulled over. Young men… Read More →

Chambers County 4-Hers Attend Commissioners Court to Recognize National 4-H Week

Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service Agents Lindy Pitre and Tyler Fitzgerald, along with fourteen Chambers County 4-Hers, visited the Tuesday, September 27, 2016 meeting of the Chambers County Commissioners Court to recognize National 4-H Week. Jordan Semien, Creek Johnson, Ben Johnson, Julie Johnson, Nathan Boaze, Araceli Guerrero, Kessa Miller, Shelby Pinkston, Anna Hyde, Kaitlyn Hyde, Colton Fant and Isaac Parham – 4-Hers from across Chambers County – represented the Chambers County 4-H Program as a whole as Chambers County Judge Jimmy Sylvia and Chambers County Commissioners Larry George,… Read More →

How to Secure Your Child’s Future

Every parent wants the best for their child’s future, and one of the best ways to make sure your child will have a bright future is to be sure that you are correctly using the right car seat for your child and that the seat is correctly installed in your vehicle every time. The problem is that keeping them safe in vehicles isn’t as easy as it might appear. Most parents think they are using their car seat correctly, but unfortunately, at least three out of four car… Read More →

4-H Open House is Huge Success

Chambers County 4-H hosted its first annual Open House event on Tuesday, September 20, 2016 and attendance was beyond expectations. Approximately 125 Chambers County residents attended the event which was meant to showcase all of the amazing educational opportunities that Chambers County 4-H offers. Club managers and other volunteers were on site to represent each of the eight 4-H Clubs in Chambers County and current 4-Hers were available to talk with visitors about what they are learning from the projects that they are participating in. Texas A&M AgriLife… Read More →

2016 Chambers County 4-H Banquet

Chambers County 4-H Banquet   The Chambers County 4-H Program held their annual 4-H Awards Banquet on Saturday, August 6, 2016 at the White Memorial Park Community Building in Anahuac, TX.   Just over 90 4-H members and their families attended the banquet where more than 220 awards were presented to both youth and adult volunteers.   This event wouldn’t have been possible without the support of sponsors who included the Chambers County 4-H Adult Leaders Association, Chambers County FCS Committee, Chambers County Judge Jimmy Sylvia, Chambers County… Read More →

Agent Pitre Teaches Health Summer Snacking Class During #SummerBash2016

Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Agent Lindy Pitre of Chambers County hosted a Healthy Summer Snacking seminar and demonstration during Chambers Health’s Summer Bash on Friday, June 24, 2016. Agent Pitre educated the 25 youth and five adult attendees on the importance of choosing healthy snacks over “junk” food this summer. Children sometimes become bored when at home during summer vacation. They tend to want to eat more snacks than usual. “Food like chips and candy is quick and easy for you to grab, but it’s not doing many… Read More →

Big Time in D-9 Results (Chambers County Participants)

Chambers County 4-Hers performed amazingly well at the 2015 Big Time in D-9 4-H Roundup. Below is a list of our big winners. 4-H SET Poster Contest Mason Broussard – 1st Place Fashion Storyboard Macie Broussard – Senior Wearable – 3rd Place Anna Hyde – Intermediate Wearable – 2nd Place Mason Broussard – Intermediate Non-Wearable – 1st Place Marcel Broussard – Junior Non-Wearable – 1st Place Produce Judging Mason Broussard – 3rd Place Photography Macie Broussard – Senior Domestic Animals – 3rd Place Kaitlyn Hyde – Senior Catch… Read More →