July 24, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Food program ending soon

The BISD Summer Food Program is coming to an end on August 1, but Kim Nolen and the Women's Unity Fellowship will continue feeding kids until school starts. More...

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Lions Den

Lions Clubs have many forms of leadership – President, Vice President and many others. Lion Margaret Hall and I are the Guiding Lions of the Chandler Lions Club. A funny thing happened way back in 1960. More...

Photos

Brownsboro Volunteer Fire Department responds to a rollover wreck on FM 3079 near CR 3403. No fatalities were reported at the scene. More...

Charges to be filed against drivers with unpaid Toll 49 bills

Drivers who have used Toll 49 without paying may soon find themselves in court. Beginning in late July, the Smith County Prosecutor will initiate legal proceedings against vehicle owners who have repeatedly ignored requests for payment. More...

Whats Happening

WHAT'S HAPPENING

WEST LAKE FOOD PANTRYWest Lake Food Pantry, 1439 FM 315S, will be handing out food onthe first Wednesday of each month from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Pleasebring ID.WEST LAKE BAPTIST CHURCHWest Lake Baptist Church provides transportation to East Texas More...

Chamber discusses Pow Wow and Glow Run at monthly meeting

Chandler Chamber of Commerce discussed Pow Wow and Glow Run preparations and more at the July 17 meeting. More...

School trustees cover multiple topics

Brownsboro Independent School District Board of Trustees discussed teacher salaries, meal pricing, tax rates and more at their monthly meeting July 21. After the board returned from executive session, Superintendent Dr. More...

Back to school health fair set for August 2

Do your kids need a hair cut or school supplies before school starts? Chandler First Assembly of God will be hosting a Health Fair from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. Saturday, August 2 at the church, located at the intersection of FM 315 and FM 2010. More...

Obituaries

WANDA WYATT CAFFEY

Services for Wanda Wyatt Caffey, 87, of Chandler were held July 19 at Rock Hill Cemetery with Pastor Mc- John Bagley officiating. Caffey died July 16, 2014 in Tyler. She was born July 15, 1927 in Cayuga. More...

Letters

LETTER TO THE EDITOR

Keep Chandler Beautiful is so appreciative of the community’s support of their Spaghetti Lunch and Bake Sale fundraiser held Sunday, June 29. It raised approximately $1,000 through the efforts of so many wonderful volunteers and donors. More...

Sports

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Bearettes attending the Summer Bearette Volleyball Camp held in the junior high gym July 14-17. About 30 girls attended the camp where they practiced their skills, worked out, and had fun. More...

Historical

Fender Skirts and Steering Knobs

As a teenager in the 1950s I learned to drive in a 1949 Chevrolet. It was a straight shift and didn’t have a heater or a radio. These items were optional on cars even into the 1950s. More...