July 30, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Brownsboro Military Band students get marching orders

Happy summer break! I hope you are enjoying your break from school. I have had a busy schedule this summer. It seems our summers are getting shorter and shorter! More...

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Hensarling to give congressional update in Athens on August 6

U.S. Congressman Jeb Hensarling (TX-05) will host a town hall meeting in Athens to give an update on recent actions taken by the House of Representatives and hear from the residents of Henderson County about the issues that are important to them. More...

Lions Den

Chandler Lions made a JULY BLAST at the Chandler Nursing home this year. Lions put on a 4th of July party with hats, flags and red, white and blue cupcakes to celebrate our wonderful country. More...

HCMG: Become a Master Gardener!

Have you ever considered becoming a Master Gardener? If so, now is the time to apply in Henderson County. More...

Historical

Railroad Steam Engine Locomotive Bell

A late 1800s railroad steam engine locomotive bell is located on the grounds of the Chandler Museum and Visitor Center in McCain Park. More...

After being approached by several residents, the Chandler city council considered joining 11 nearby cities in allowing chickens within city limits

Livestock, Keep Chandler Beautiful and more signs were discussed at the July 14 Chandler City Council meeting. The first of these topics discussed was the city ordinance regarding livestock and fowl within city limits. More...

Reading rewards and laughter galore at library’s final summer program

The Chandler Public Library’s summer reading program came to a close July 24 with silly magic and a lot of pointing and screaming. Professor QB entertained the children with eye-roll worthy jokes and misbehaving mystical props. More...

Obituaries

IRIS JUNE CLIFTON MAMO

Iris June Clifton Mamo – Born in Oklahoma City, OK, in 1932, to Ada Louise and E. W. Clifton, she was raised in East Texas in the vicinity of Atlanta. More...

FANNIE MAYE ABBOTT

Services for Fannie Maye Abbott, 80, Chandler, were held July 23 at Tyler Memorial Funeral Home. Burial followed in Tyler Memorial Park Cemetery. Abbott was born May 31, 1935 in Clarksville and died July 19, 2015 in Chandler. More...

DANA AMMONS

Services for Dana Ammons, 65, Ben Wheeler, were held July 25 at Heritage Trail Cowboy Church in Ben Wheeler, with Rev. C.R. Chapman and Rev. Jerry McNeill officiating. Ammons was born January 7, 1950 in Tyler and died July 24, 2015 at his home. More...

Writer's Corner

Writer's Corner

My Music Box

I'm driving home almost in tears, my heart broken and bruised. A member of my extended family was to meet me at 12:00 o'clock for lunch, but no show! This made me feel like I was not worth the time of day. More...

Letters

LETTER TO THE EDITOR

Prayer for our country: Dear gracious, Heavenly Father, Thank you for the blessings you have showered upon our nation. Thank you your gift of prosperity in days of peace and protection in days of war; bless those who provided us with safety. More...