April 23, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Chandler council gives concession control to chamber

Chandler city council discussed BMC concession matters, a municipal maintenance agreement, the annual audit report and presented the Citizens Academy class with certificates of completion at the April 14 city council meeting. More...

Blue Bell Hell

Ice cream manufacturer recalls all products

Blue Bell Creameries, ice cream favorite for many east Texans, has issued a voluntary recall of ALL of its products. More...

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News

Breaking News - 3:38 PM

Vehicle crashes into Chandler gas station

A San Antonio couple ended up staying at a Chandler gas station longer than expected after their vehicle crashed through the front of the store around lunchtime April 24.The couple were traveling from San Antonio to Alabama to visit family and had pl More...

Serving “from Chandler to Trinidad”

Labor of Love visits Athens

Henderson County-based volunteer organization Labor of Love joined forces with the Athens Rotary Club April 18 to build a porch and wheelchair ramp for an elderly woman unable to walk. More...

Healthier Alternatives to Refined Sugar

HEALTH COLUMN

How can we eat an occasional sweet food and be healthy? This was the question in my last column. We talked about how natural whole foods provide the sweet taste we often crave as well as the fiber that keeps us satisfied for longer. More...

Sports

Baseball Recap

Canton rallies to stun Bears Seven runs through four innings wasn't enough for the Bears as the Canton Eagles put five runs on the board in their last at bat to defeat Brownsboro 10-7 last Friday night in Canton. More...

National Library Week highlighted in Chandler

The second week of April is just like any other week to everyone, but to librarians everywhere, especially Chandler Public Librarian Nancy Bertholf, it’s more than just another week. More...

Responses from city councilmember candidates

Chandler Political Forum

Looking to learn more about Chandler candidates before the election? A political forum for Chandler candidates was held April 13 at the Chandler community center. More...

Second Annual Kid Fish Day set for May 2

The city of Chandler and local area sponsors are offering an outdoor fishing opportunity for the youth of the community and their families. The Second Annual "Kid Fish Day" will be held Saturday, May 2 at Winchester Pond, located in Winchester Park. More...

School

Chandler Intermediate School celebrates National Assistant Principals Week

Chandler Intermediate School students stand with CIS assistant principal Ricky Daily in honor of National Assistant Principals Week.Each day the students took turns during the morning announcements to say kind words about Daily; including, “He’s bett More...

Obituaries

Leonard Rudolph Hendren

Leonard Rudolph Hendren passed away on Saturday, May 11 at his home on Lake Palestine near Chandler, Texas, at the age of 84. He was born in Pueblo, CO, on November 11, 1930 to Lee and Virginia Hendren. More...

Ralph Skaggs

Services for Jerry Ralph Skaggs, 70, of Brownsboro, were held April 21 at Rock Hill Baptist Church in Brownsboro with Rev. Robert Welch and Rev. Danny Bristow officiating. Burial followed in Rock Hill Cemetery in Brownsboro. More...

AUBREY GLEN STOVALL

Aubrey Glen Stovall, 72, Chandler, died April 18, 2015 in Tyler. He was born May 30, 1942 in Granite, OK. Stovall was preceded in death by his parents, Lester A. Stovall and Anita Morgan Stovall; and his brother, Billie Stovall. More...

Letters

Letter To The Editor

The Stomp Parkinson’s Disease For A Cure, Give It the Boot, had a very successful fundraiser. We grilled hot dogs and had a Bake Sale. We were able to raise $2,068.00. More...

Historical

Our Feathered Commodities

How could we have existed in the 1940s without chickens? Mama invested a great deal of time and energy in these feathered commodities since they were our family’s primary source of meat. More...

Battle of Iwo Jima

SOMETHING ELSE

Iwo Jima is a small island located 750 miles south of Tokyo, Japan. The island is only 8 square miles in size. It is mostly flat except for a mountain called Mount Suribachi, located on the southern end of the island. More...