February 22, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Permits required before building

The Chandler Board of Adjustment met in a called session last week to discuss a variance request for a pigeon loft in the northern part of the city.  After much discussion, the board – consisting of the city council members – voted 3 More...

A great place to start a small business By Chad Wilson, Correspondent

Chandler’s recent growth could just be the start of something big, especially if the folks at LendEDU are right. LendEDU recently released a study ranking the best places in Texas to start a small business, and Chandler ranked in the top 100. More...

National Tooth Fairy Day

February 28

Why shouldn’t the tooth fairy have her own day? Celebrate the hard work she does on the graveyard shift and brush, floss and read books about the tooth fairy in her honor!   More...

Special Sections

News

New name for ETMC 10-hospital system

Industry veteran Moody Chisholm to lead newly formed UT Health East Texas upon completion of sale

(Tyler) – Ardent Health Services and The University of Texas Health Science Center at Tyler (UT Health Northeast) has announced the newly formed 10-hospital health system created by the purchase of East Texas Medical Center Regional Healthcare More...

New Pharmacy Tech Program prerequisites

Trinity Valley Community College will begin a new Pharmacy Technician Program in the 2018 fall semester that will prepare students for a variety of jobs in various types of pharmacies. The program will be the first of its kind in east Texas.  More...

Chandler Nursing Center

Residents are looking forward to wonderful Spring weather! More...

Viewpoint

Chandler Yesteryear

Chandler was my Mayberry

Andy Taylor and his family and friends in the small sleepy North Carolina town of Mayberry became a part of my life in the early 1960s when CBS aired the first “The Andy Griffith Show.” The weekly episodes ran for less than eight years, b More...

Something Else

Ernie Pyle

During World War II there was a famous war correspondent, Ernie Pyle, who wrote columns for several large syndicated newspapers. More...

News of Record

Henderson County Sheriff’s Report

County Jail passes state inspection   (Athens) – The Texas Commission on Jail Standards inspected and approved of the operation of the Henderson County Jail following its recent unannounced review late last week.  More...

BISD stepping up security

Brownsboro Independent School District is stepping up security across campuses after yet another tragic event that has rocked the nation.  The recent school shooting in Florida has caused school districts to take a closer look at how they are ke More...

Detour

Voting delayed until November for Brownsboro roads

Just as the Brownsboro City Council was ready to send a bond proposal to voters to repair city streets a detour was required.  City officials held a second public hearing for the proposed $2 million bond last Thursday, but a planned meeting to o More...

Strolling down Main

Chandler lowering the speed limit to 15 MPH

Little by little Chandler is developing its downtown atmosphere centered on Main Street. Now that street will have a slower speed limit designed to protect those who walk from business to business.  More...

Daily DEVOTIONS From MAX LUCADO

Prayers don’t get graded

Jesus downplayed the importance of words in prayers. We tend to do the opposite. The more words the better! We emphasize the appropriate prayer language, the latest prayer trend, the holiest prayer terminology. 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...

Obituaries - Free Access

Lillian Brown Harper

Lillian Brown Harper passed away on February 9, 2018 in McKinney, Texas. More...

Ruth Ann Adair

Memorial services for Ruth Ann Adair, 58, of Brownsboro, were scheduled for Saturday, February 17, 2018 at 11am at Chandler First Assembly of God with Rev. Mark Fulks officiating.  Mrs. Adair passed away February 10, 2018 in Tyler. More...

Diane Boone Taylor

It is with great sadness that the family of Diane Boone Taylor announces the passing of their beloved mother, grandmother, sister, cousin and aunt. More...

Writer's Corner

Thank you, my friends

Death by Zumba

A few times over the years, I’ve thought, “Hey, I could die here…” The first time, I was in junior college, riding in the back of an old cargo van driven by this ditzy blonde, too busy laughing to devote either of her brain c More...

Master Gardener

Spring’s arrival predicted

Several years ago, I kept hearing a certain buzzword among gardeners: phenology. Phenology is the study of plants and animals and how they change with the climate. Simply put, it is when plants (or animals) react to the seasons.  More...

Financial Focus

Is a managed account right for you?

As an investor, you’ll face many decisions over the years. How much should you invest? Where should you put your money? When is it time to sell some investments and use the proceeds to buy others? More...