August 17, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Road repairs coming

It might not be next week, but repairs are coming to city streets in Brownsboro.  Velvin and Weeks engineer Cory Frentress spoke with the Brownsboro City Council for about an hour on Thursday, Aug. More...

Chandler tax rate increasing

The Chandler City Council will hold public hearings on a proposed tax rate for the city that will see a two cent per $100 evaluation increase.  The first public hearing will be on Tuesday, Aug. 22 while the second will be Tuesday, Aug. 29. More...

Daily DEVOTIONS From MAX LUCADO

The Master Musician

In his later years Beethoven spent hours playing a broken harpsichord. The instrument was worthless. Keys were missing. Strings stretched.  It was out of tune, harsh on the ears. More...

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News

Chamber welcomes new member

The Chandler Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon cutting for Spartan Utility Services on July 27. Spartan recently completed their new building and has moved into their new offices on Hwy. 31. More...

Hensarling Holds Town Hall for Citizens in Athens

(Washington) — U.S. Congressman Jeb Hensarling (TX-5) held a town hall meeting Thursday, August 10 at the Senior Citizens Center in Athens. More...

Annexation bill includes Henderson County

The Municipal Annexation Right to Vote Act, a priority on Governor Abbott’s Special Session call, was passed this week after an amendment by State Rep. Lance Gooden that included Henderson County into the bill. More...

Writer's Corner

Master Gardener

Meet the Masters: Linda and Elmer Belssner

Spouses Linda and Elmer Belssner are both certified Texas Master Gardeners. Elmer has been a certified Texas Master Gardener since 2006. A chemist, Elmer became a Master Gardener while working full time. More...

Financial Focus

Sta calm on the investment ‘roller coaster’

Unless you live near an amusement park that does a lot of advertising, you probably didn’t know that Aug. 16 is National Roller Coaster Day. Actual roller coasters provide people with thrills. More...

The Lions Den

Special Needs Day

New Lenox Lions in Illinois have held a Carnival for Special needs children, teenagers and adults for 15 years.  More...

Garden homes coming

Garden homes are on the rise across the nation and they will soon be popping up in Chandler.  During last week’s Chandler City Council meeting, an ordinance was passed rezoning property near Brookshire’s that will allow for the devel More...

Best Western Plus site plan approved

School is not the only thing starting soon in the Chandler area.  While school officially begins on Aug. More...

Brownsboro taxes set to increase

Repairs are needed throughout the city of Brownsboro and the city council made a motion Thursday, Aug. More...

Community News - Free Access

Community News

AREA HAPPENINGS

Monthly Events  Brownsboro ISD School Board meets the second Monday of the month 6pm in the Administration Building. For more info call 903-852-3701.  Brownsboro City Council meets the second Thursday of the month at 5pm, at City Hall. More...

School

Ready for the first day of school

Maria Tinjero and her children, Yoslina, Lupita and Sergio, attended the Health Fair at Brownsboro High School last week to get ready to start school.  More...

Obituaries - Free Access

William Roy “Bill” Ouzts, Jr.

William Roy “Bill” Ouzts, Jr., 92 of Chandler died Saturday, July 29, 2017 at Christus Mother Francis Hospital in Tyler. He is surely with our Lord and Savior.  More...

Viewpoint

Chandler Yesteryear

1915 Chandler Classified Ads

The August 27, 1915, issue of The Chandler Times newspaper contained the following interesting classified advertisements:  FOR SALE---A few choice white Orpington Cockerels (A full-bodied breed) (a young domestic rooster). More...

Something Else

Crazy Headlines

I’ve been interested in newspapers since I was a young girl, sometimes just looking for mistakes, typos and unusual headlines. Here’s some of my favorites: *Worker suffers leg pain after crane drops 800-lb. More...

News of Record

Henderson County Attorney’s Report

July 2017

The County Attorney, Clint Davis, wishes to report the following activity in the disposition of cases filed through his office during the month of July 2017 in the County Court at Law, County Court at Law No. 2, and County Court. More...

Hend. County DA’s Report

August 2017

Clyde Jason Tennison   (Athens) — Three years from the date he brutally killed Deborah Denise Allen, and just days before he was set to begin his trial in front of a Henderson County jury, Clyde Jason Tennison entered a plea of “Guil More...

Hend. Co. Sheriff’s Report

August 2017

Trio arrested  (ATHENS) – Three people were arrested very early Sunday morning with methamphetamine, scales, and glass pipes and now face charges associated with dealing the illegal drugs, Henderson County Sheriff Botie Hillhouse said Mond More...