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Library takes on new service area

Don’t be surprised if someone from Malakoff visits the Chandler Public Library in the future looking to check out books or DVDs.  Library director Nancy Bertholf updated the Chandler Public Library Board during their June meeting on severa More...

Repairs likely for park

The Brownsboro City Park will soon be upgraded thanks to the long running support from Keep Brownsboro Beautiful.  During the June Brownsboro City Council meeting an update was given on KBB by councilman Charles Cox.  More...

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Clowning around

KornPop leads the parade around Winchester Park for the Old Fashion Fourth of July on Wednesday. (Photo by Travis Tapley)   More...

Keep Chandler Beautiful is one of five Keep Texas Beautiful recycling grant winners

(Austin) - Keep Texas Beautiful (KTB) has partnered with Recycle 2 Support to award five affiliate communities with the first ever 2018 Recycle 2 Support Recycling Grants. More...

Fun on the Fourth

More fun on the Fourth! Everyone enjoyed the sunny day as paraders made their way through Winchester Park. (Photo by Chad Wilson)   More...

Sports

TTAB District Tournament full of winners

Above: Teams involved in the TTAB district tournament on Friday, July 5 included teams from Chandler, Cayuga and Emory. More...

UT Tyler helps improve low-performing schools in turnaround partnership

(Tyler) -The University of Texas at Tyler is one of five University of Texas academic institutions to join the UT System PreK-12 School Turnaround Partnership, which connects university colleges of education with “improvement required” pu More...

Writer's Corner

Thank you, my friends

Shopping for friends

In my first column, I mentioned how grateful I am to live in rural East Texas, and one of the reasons for that is our local grocery store. More...

Master Gardener

Learn to make compost tea

Henderson County Master Gardener Association (HCMGA) will host Sherri Doss, HCMGA intern and owner of Bluebonnet Worm Farm, Tuesday, July 17, 5:30 p.m., Clint W. Murchison Memorial Library, 121 S. Prairieville, Athens. More...

My five cents…

Sen. Robert Nichols, Senate District 3

On July 4th, we will have celebrated our nation’s freedom. That day in 1776, after the Declaration of Independence was signed, marked the birth of the United States of America as an independent Nation. More...

Increased visibility part of KCB plan

Fresh off winning two awards from Keep Texas Beautiful there is a new goal for Keep Chandler Beautiful as it strives for greater success next year – increase visibility. More...

TxDOT assistance unlikely

As the City of Chandler looks at various ways to improve its roadways, TxDOT officials visited the city for a special meeting on June 28.  The Greater Lake Palestine Council held a special meeting with representatives from the Texas Department o More...

EDC to assist in moving depot

Before the end of the year the old train depot, currently being used as the home of God’s Open Hands Thrift Store, will be moved to Arlie McCain Park.  The Chandler Economic Development Corporation helped pave the way for the move as it ap More...

Daily DEVOTIONS From MAX LUCADO

Surrendering ourcommon life More...

Community News - Free Access

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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...

Obituaries - Free Access

Curtis DeWayne Terrell

Curtis DeWayne Terrell, 59, of Alvin passed away unexpectedly on July 1, 2018. Curtis was born on April 15, 1959 in Tyler, Texas to Ernest Terrell, Sr. and Betty (Dalton) Terrell.  More...

Bobby Teague

Bobby Teague age 84 passed away on July 8, 2018 in Athens, Texas. He was born on September 9, 1933 to Royce and Elna Teague in Bryans Mill, Texas.  He was preceded in death by his parents; his aunt, Louise McGee.  More...

C.N. McLean

Funeral services for C.N. McLean 90, of Brownsboro were scheduled for 10am Tuesday, July 10, 2018 at Calvary Baptist Church in Brownsboro with Rev. More...

Viewpoint

Chandler Yesteryear

A penny’s trip down memory lane

When I was a little boy growing up in Chandler in the 1940s the Chandler Drug Store was like a magnet to me and my buddies when searching for funny books, ice cream and especially candy and bubble gum. John D. More...

Something Else

More inventions by women

Monopoly: Born in 1866, Elizabeth Magie was influenced by Henry George’s 1879 book, Progress and Poverty, which argued that only land should be taxed, meaning rich landowners would pay the most. More...

Letters

Letters to the Editor

Letter to the Editor:   The Old Fashion Fourth at Winchester Park on July Fourth has quickly become a destination for area families.  More...

News of Record

Henderson County Sheriff’s Report

Destroying evidence lands parolee in jail (Athens) – Henderson County Sheriff Botie Hillhouse said a Sunday evening, July 1, traffic stop by one of his Deputies ended with a man back in jail for possession of methamphetamine and tampering with More...