December 14, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Chandler considered ‘Green Acres’

Part three

There may be a new theme song developing for the city of Chandler following the release of the Chandler Retail Market Survey.  Produced by Regional Technology Solutions, a subdivision of the East Texas Council of Government, the survey classifie More...

Stray pick-up on hold

When the Henderson County Humane Society announced it would stop operations it left cities across the area scrambling to come up with a plan for stray animals.  County officials began scrambling to come up with ways to handle the problem and the More...

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News

McKee Launches Campaign for State Representative

(Eustace, TX) - Republican attorney and small business owner Ashley McKee kicked off her campaign today for a seat in the Texas House representing Kaufman and Henderson Counties.  More...

Gooden Running for Congress

Nearly 40% of GOP Voters in CD5 are Rep. Gooden’s Current Constituents

(Terrell, TX) – On Monday, State Representative Lance Gooden (R-Terrell) announced his run for Congress before an overflow crowd in Kaufman County at a rally celebrating property owners’ victory in an annexation battle that has raged on f More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Daniel Curtis Lovell

A memorial service for Daniel Curtis Lovell, 63, of Chandler is scheduled for January 6, 2018 at the Silverleaf Apartments Community Center in Chandler, Texas at 2pm with Pastor Fred Bendall officiating.  Burial will be at the Chandler Cemetery. More...

Sports

The Great East Texas Shootout

The Great East Texas Shootout had 18 boys teams and 31 girls teams. At the end of Saturday night, LaPoyner had defeated Canton for the girls championship, and Athens beat Royce City for the boys crown. More...

Jr. High Band competition

Brownsboro Junior high bands competed in the region 21 TMEA Region Band competition on Saturday December 2. 54 students traveled to Jacksonville Middle school where they competed among 1000 other students from surrounding schools. More...

Poteete named head football coach at TVCC

Trinity Valley Community College has announced the promotion of Sherard Poteete from offensive coordinator to head football coach.  Poteete, 39, will be introduced as the 17th Cardinal head football coach at 10 a.m. Monday, Dec. More...

News of Record

Henderson County Attorney’s Report

September 2017

The County Attorney, Clint Davis, wishes to report the following activity in the disposition of cases filed through his office during the month of November 2017 in the County Court at Law, County Court at Law No. 2, and County Court. More...

Hend. County Sheriff’s Report

Handcuffed Chandler woman runs from deputy (Athens) – After being detained by a Henderson County Deputy Dec. More...

Strong week for academic teams

The claws are out at Brownsboro High School as the University Interscholastic League academic teams came away with some impressive hardware during competition last week.  Teams came away with several first place awards over two competitions as t More...

Headed down

Brownsboro football drops to Division II

Depending who you ask, the Brownsboro Bears received an early Christmas gift last week when the University Interscholastic League announced the conference cutoff numbers for the 2018-19 through 2019-20 school years. More...

Dedicated to serving

Women’s Unity Fellowship prepares to celebrate 30 years

For nearly 30 years the Women’s Unity Fellowship has served the Chandler area, sometimes in ways no one knows. More...

Daily DEVOTIONS From MAX LUCADO

God comes to the common

There’s one word that describes the night Jesus came — ordinary. It was an ordinary night with ordinary sheep and ordinary shepherds. 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

Letters to Santa

A note from Santa Claus – WOW! I received so many letters from all the children through third grade in Chandler, Brownsboro, and Murchison. All the letters have been filed away by our elves at the North Pole and put into my computer. More...

Letters to Santa 2

Dear Santa, This year I have been a good girl with all of my family and friends and my teacher today at school we are learning our habbits and we are learning to do fractions. The denominator is on the bottom and the numerator goes on the top. More...

Letters to Santa 3

Dear Santa, How do you make the rander fly? I have ben grate becuz I got 100 on my a.r test. And I would like a brbey house with a groj and a alvader. And a rele cat. And pinK Kichin. And some play food. And some play dishis. More...

Viewpoint

Chandler Yesteryear

The Christmas Wish Book

When I was growing up in the 1940s how exciting it was when the Wish Book arrived in the mail just in time for our Christmas wishing. More...

Something Else

Another great entertainer gone

I was a fan of Jim Nabors, both as an actor and a singer. My husband and I saw him in person in Dallas, performing, and if memory serves me correctly, Phyllis Diller was performing on the same program. More...

Writer's Corner

Thank you, my friends

Play the game right!

It was one of our family holidays at Mama’s house, and my great-niece, Cora, had discovered one of our family’s ancient board games, Trouble. More...

Master Gardener

Gifts for gardeners

Do you have a gardening enthusiast in your family? Do not despair if you are unsure about what to gift to give them. If they do not come right out and tell you what they want, I have a few suggestions you can use to stuff their stockings. More...

Financial Focus

Time to review your investment strategy for the year

As the year draws to a close, it’s a good time to review your progress toward your financial goals. But on what areas should you focus your attention?  More...