October 12, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Changing seasons in Brownsboro

Fall is here and the city of Brownsboro is beginning to change its décor to match.  The Brownsboro Area Chamber of Commerce is encouraging all businesses to join together in decorating the city with a fall theme.  During their meeting on Oc More...

Daily DEVOTIONS From MAX LUCADO

A prayer-sized challenge

Praying specifically about a problem creates a lighter load. Many of our anxieties are threatening because they are ill-defined and vague. If we can distill the challenge into a phrase, we bring it down to size. More...

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News

Fall Fest at McCain Park

Local businesses and organizations have set up fall displays throughout McCain Park. Visitors and local residents are invited to take a stroll through the park and enjoy a picnic lunch on the newly refurbished tables. More...

Do Well, Be Well with Diabetes series in Athens

Did you know, according to the American Diabetes Association®, every seventeen seconds someone in the United States is diagnosed with diabetes? United States Hispanics are almost two times more likely to have diabetes than non-Hispanic Whites. More...

Look who’s recycling!

The Chandler Public Library has been recycling paper, plastics and cans for almost 20 years. More...

Viewpoint

Chandler Yesteryear

Can you remember?

Can you remember what it felt like as a youngster to spend the entire day playing outside? When I was growing up in the 1940s I played outside with the other kids in the neighborhood during most of my free time. More...

Something Else

The cattle report

Once upon a motor coach travel, somewhere in another state, when one of our group had some information for the rest of us. More...

A life-changing passion

Elementary assistant principal aiming for Boston Marathon

The power of a positive outlook on life can carry a person a long way. For Chandler Elementary School Assistant Principal Melissa Barrett, that positive outlook may just carry her all the way to Boston. More...

Pow Wow is here!

The wait is over; the 29th annual Chandler Pow Wow is here.  Winchester Park in Chandler will be buzzing this Saturday as the annual Pow Wow draws in visitors from across the state.  The action kicks off with the annual Lions Club parade th More...

Awareness Walk set for Oct. 21

Cancer is a six-letter word that most want to avoid. Macedonia Baptist Church of Chandler is tackling the word head-on with a special event on Saturday, Oct. 21.  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

MISD Honor Rolls

1st Six Weeks  Perfect Attendance   More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Margie Loraine Epperson

Margie Loraine Epperson, went to be with her Lord and Savior on Thursday, October 5, 2017. She was born April 23, 1923 in Irving, Texas, the daughter of Dewey and Lucy (Roseberry) Jernigan.  More...

Sports

Bears hit paydirt thrashing Mabank

The Brownsboro Bears, now 4-1, started district off with a bang. Kevon Thompson took the opening kickoff 78 yards for a touchdown, and the Bears never looked back. Brownsboro defeated the Mabank Panthers 47-16. More...

4-H Ag-Robotics contest

Waking before the sun comes up, packing up the vehicle and heading to the fairgrounds. This sounds like the drill for someone who is getting ready to exhibit an animal. More...

Unique fishing opportunity needs partnership

Winchester Park in Chandler is home to one of the most unique fishing opportunities in Henderson County as Rainbow Trout can be caught from the pond during the cooler months of the year.  More...

Writer's Corner

Financial Focus

International investing: Still a journey to consider

Columbus Day is observed on October 9. And while it may be true that Leif Erikson and the Vikings beat Columbus to the New World, Columbus Day nonetheless remains important in the public eye, signifying themes such as exploration and discovery.  More...

Master Gardener

How to attract butterflies to your garden

Henderson County Master Gardener Association will offer a free presentation on attracting butterflies to your garden on Tuesday, October 17, 5:30pm, at the Clint W. Murchison Memorial Library, 121 S. Prairieville, Athens. More...

The Lions Den

Lions stand up for Veterans

Lions in California had a fundraiser to help fellow Lion and Veteran Justin Bond. Lion Justin served in combat in Iraq, came home wounded and wanted to help other veterans. He has started and heads a nonprofit group called Our Heroes Dreams (OHD). More...