October 19, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Don’t pass go; go directly to jail

Man arrested for meth on Boardwalk

Living on Boardwalk is supposed to be the high life. For one 29-year-old, that was taken to the extreme.  Bryce Wilson was arrested on Thursday, Oct. 12 in Van Zandt County on two counts of illegal possession of drugs. More...

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Pioneer Days looking for parade entries and vendors

Parade fun will kick off the Brownsboro Pioneer Days Festival at 9am on Saturday, November 4, 2017. Parade entries will begin lining up at 7:30am at the Brownsboro City Park along Stuart Street. More...

Fatal accident outside Chandler

Thursday, Oct. 12 at approximately 5:50 pm, Troopers responded to a one-vehicle fatal crash on FM-315 just south of CR-4201, 10 miles north of the city of Chandler in Henderson County. More...

Mays one step closer to execution

On May 17, 2007, Randall Wayne Mays took the life of Henderson County Sheriff’s deputy Tony Ogburn and Investigator Paul Habelt, and seriously injured another, Deputy Kevin Harris.  The following year, Mays was convicted of Capital Murder More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Leota W. Arthur

Services for Leota W. Arthur, 78, of Chandler, were scheduled for Wednesday, October 18, 2017 at 2:30pm at Lake Palestine United Methodist Church with Rev. Brooks Taylor officiating. More...

Olen Lee Barnett

Services for Olen Lee Barnett, 87, of Chandler, were scheduled for Wednesday, October 18, 2017 at 10:30am at First Assembly of God in Brownsboro with Pastor Terry Nesmith officiating. More...

Viewpoint

Chandler Yesteryear

Chandler’s first store

In 1872, Alphonso H. Chandler began the operation of a general store at his farm home, located north of the present day Chandler in the vicinity of the present water tower. More...

Something Else

Here in the real world

Yes, I’m writing today about Alan Jackson, a wonderful singer/songwriter of country music. From the first time I heard him, I just knew he would be a great entertainer. More...

Community applauds growth, hometown feel

Chandler is growing. Little by little the city on the eastern most end of Henderson County is starting to become a destination place for many. More...

Road discussion waits

The City of Brownsboro has waited nearly 30 nearly to do any major repairs to the main roadways throughout the city. What is another month? More...

Daily DEVOTIONS From MAX LUCADO

The greatest of virtues

Two essential words deserve special attention: Thank you! Gratitude is a mindful awareness of the benefits of life. It is the greatest of virtues. Studies link it with a variety of positive effects. More...

Community News - Free Access

Community News

AREA HAPPENINGS

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

School

Brownsboro students on their way to college

College is the hot topic every student hears about from the moment they begin their academic lives. Often times, students don’t really understand the full scheme behind it.  More...

Band at Mineola

Earlier today (Monday, October 9) the band traveled to Mineola to attend the 2nd Annual Mineola Invitational Marching Contest. The band received a First Division from all three music judges and the Drum Majors received a First Division as well. More...

Beef cattle team scores wins at Tulsa State Fair

Trinity Valley Community College’s Beef Cattle Show Team competed in the Open Charolais division at the Tulsa State Fair on September 30, bringing home first place in Spring Yearling Bulls and Junior Champion Bull with 007 Round Up 1635, shown More...

Sports

Bears lose to Van in a barn-burner

The Brownsboro Bears and Van Vandals fought for 48 minutes, with Van coming out on top 49-35. The outcome left the Bears at (4- 2;1-1) and Van at (7-0;3-0). Coach Greg Pearson stated, “Van played good, and their quarterback is the real deal. More...

Gearing up for the college season

She was a most valuable player on many levels for the Brownsboro Bearettes during her high school career and now Tamaria Manning is looking to compete at a higher level.  Manning is setting her sights on a strong season at Jacksonville College a More...

Honoring team mates

TVCC honors their fallen team mates, Bryce Cook and Tyler Spillman, by naming them honorary captains at midfield Saturday before their game against TJC. More...

Writer's Corner

Financial Focus

International investing: Still a journey to consider

To raise public awareness about the importance of saving for retirement, Congress has designated the third week of October as National Save for Retirement Week. What lessons can you learn from this event? More...

Master Gardener

Gardening the easy way

Henderson County Master Gardeners Association is proud to present its Fall Conference on Thursday, October 26, 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., at the Senior Citizens Center, 3344 Hwy 31 E. Athens. It is free to the public. More...

Thank you, my friends

Pray for monkeys?

I’m a volunteer with our kid’s program at church on Wednesday evenings, when I’m not out of town for my job. More...