January 24, 2019 RSS feed / Front Page

Running for Katie

Fundraiser set for former BHS student

A 5K fun run is scheduled as a fundraiser for Katie Bivins as the former Brownsboro High School student faces a lifelong challenge in recovering from a severe accident.  The event will be held at 9 a.m. Saturday, Feb. More...

Daily DEVOTIONS From MAX LUCADO

God’s heart for hurting parents

Jairus heard two voices and had to choose which one to heed. The first from the servants in Luke 8:49, “Your daughter is dead.” The second from Jesus in verse 50, “Don’t be afraid.”   More...

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News

Culvert improvements

Late in 2018 heavy rains caused severe flooding on Susie Street between Fairway and Saw Mill Roads. During the flooding, the road had to be blocked by police and one parked vehicle had water up to it’s door handles.  More...

TVCC presents 11th Annual Southern Region National Intercollegiate Rodeo

Trinity Valley Community College will host the 11th annual National Intercollegiate Rodeo Association rodeo on Feb. 8 - 9, 2019 at the Henderson County Fair Park Complex.  More...

Brookshire Grocery Co. to Celebrate Grand Opening of “The Park at Fresh”

Brookshire Grocery Co. will host a celebration to commemorate the grand opening of “The PARK at FRESH.” The family-friendly event will include face-painting, balloons, a photo booth and light refreshments.  More...

Sports

Photo

Kentoya Woods battles for position under the basket in the game against Athens. (Travis Tapley photo)   More...

TVCC SPORTS BRIEFS

TVCC Update Jan. 16, 2019

MEN’S BASKETBALL  The 15th-ranked Cardinals will be on the road tonight to take on Kilgore College in a 7:30 p.m. More...

SPORTS BRIEFS

Brownsboro Powerlifting More...

Writer's Corner

Thank you, my Friends

Money Talks… but not very loudly

As an American, I hold the firm belief that money can accomplish anything – if the Waffle House menu doesn’t show a 3-egg breakfast, I just tell the server what I want, and he/she charges me the correct amount. More...

Master Gardener

Will my Daffodils freeze?

Will your daffodils freeze when a cold snap comes along? Maybe, maybe not. It all depends on where your daffodil is in its development when freezing temperatures arrive. Let me explain.  More...

Financial Focus

Are you prepared for a natural disaster?

The year ahead offers new opportunities and experiences. But as you make plans throughout 2019, be mindful of the things that can derail those plans – such as the natural disasters that affected so many families in 2018. More...

Brownsboro working to meet TCEQ request

The City of Brownsboro is working to draft a plan to increase its water storage capacity following an inspection by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality.  According to city utilities director Jacob Ashton, Brownsboro is at 91 percent ca More...

A home for foster children

God gives each person a special purpose in this life. For Sheri (Bowman) Hall, her reason is to be a foster parent.  For the last several years Hall has been a foster parent to various children. More...

Dreams can become reality

Fast asleep, wide awake or dancing in a daydream the wishes of the heart – or dreams – often don’t come to fruition for one reason or another.  When a family is uprooted and moved across the state for years, the dream of owning 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...

School

BEAR NATION NEWS

Brownsboro Elementary   More...

Career & Technology Education

The CTE department is proud to provide a service to The Brownsboro/Chandler community by announcing athletic events on KJBB BEAR Radio 94.7 FM, in addition to playing music. Mr.  More...

All-State Band members

On Saturday, January 12, members of the Brownsboro Military Band traveled to Chapel Hill High School to compete in the Area East auditions for a chance to place in the Texas All State Band. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Gloria V. ‘Virgie’ Davis

Services for Gloria Virgirene “Virgie” Davis, 87, of Chandler, were held on Wednesday, January 23, 2019, at Chandler Memorial Funeral Home.  Private burial will follow in the Chandler Memorial Cemetery.  More...

Viewpoint

Chandler Yesteryear

Just shoes

Addie Mae Powell, my grandmother, once told me that when she was a little girl in the late 1870s, shoes for each family member were a necessity but were hard for her family in Tennessee to come by. More...

Something Else

The corn patch

My mom believed in having a good garden each year and she believed in having plenty of corn. She would plant several rows, enough for us and any neighbor who needed some. More...

My five cents…

Sen. Robert Nichols, Senate District 3

The Legislature has ended our second week of session, and we will continue to pick up the pace as the long race ahead continues.  Here are five things happening at your Capitol this week: Inauguration  More...