May 21, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Brownsboro council denies mobile home request

Brownsboro city council discussed a mobile home exemption request during their May 14 meeting. More...

Brownsboro ISD teacher placed on paid leave

According to Brownsboro ISD, a teacher has been placed on Paid Administrative Leave after allegations of striking a student on the arm with a ruler. More...

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BISD employee alleged to have 'inappropriate relationship' with student

Placed on administrative leave

From BISD:A Brownsboro ISD employee has been placed on administrative leave pending an investigation into allegations of an inappropriate relationship with a student. More...

Back yard landscapes

Each should be unique

Many people want their front yard landscapes to blend seamlessly into their neighborhood. The back yard, however, should reflect their own particular family’s interests, needs and activities. More...

Lions Den

Lions Clown Around

Last week was Nursing Home Week so the Chandler Lions dressed up to entertain the residents. With crazy hair, red noses, hats and bright outfits, we were the Lions circus come to town. We laughed and danced the evening away. More...

Sports

Walker takes bronze at State

Brownsboro sophomore Amber Walker high-jumped her way into third place at the State UIL track meet in Austin May 15. “She placed third, she did well,” Coach Rita Gray said. More...

Historical

Chandler’s Older Homes – Part 1 Wideman-Young Home

W. K. Wideman built the twostory home, featured with this article, in 1905 after his original home across the road burned that same year. The land was originally a part of the Johnson Plantation. Johnson’s daughter was married to Governor Hogg. More...

Van, Texas

SOMETHING ELSE

Dear Readers, It is with a very heavy heart that I write today concerning the terrible tornado that struck the city of Van recently. More...

Signing Day at BHS

Eight graduating seniors signed letters of intent during the athletic and athletic training signing event. Cole McLain signed a letter of intent to play football at Southern Nazarene University in Bethany, Oklahoma. More...

Chandler city council discusses signs and streets

Chandler city council met May 12 to discuss changes to the sign ordinance and updates to the chip seal program and the police department. More...

Bear Hugs for the Vandals

Brownsboro Elementary School students held a “Bear Hugs for the Vandals” fundraising event May 15 as part of BISD’s effort to raise money for the Van community. All BISD campuses are collecting donations through Friday, May 29. More...

School

BES Best Bears

Brownsboro Elementary School Best Bears for the week of May 11-15 were PKAM – Matthew Garner, PKPM – Lydia McQueen, KA – Vierra Joyce, KB – Bryson Gordon, KC – Hazel Mar More...

BES Super Cub Club

Brownsboro Elementary School Super Cub Club kids for the week of May 11-15 were KC – Emily Dingler, 1C – April Featherston, 2E – Jackson Blackmon and 3E – Randy Cantu. More...

CIS Field Day

Chandler Intermediate School did not let a little precipitation keep them from their annual Field Day event May 15. Beyond the usual field events, student seemed to have just as much fun splashing around in puddles. More...

Obituaries

HORACE HILTON GREER

On May 10, 2015, Horace Hilton Greer saddled up his mules and took his final ride up in the high country. He passed away at home surrounded by the ones who loved him. He was born on March 24, More...

WINNIE MAE WILLIAMS

Services for Winnie Mae Williams, 81, Chandler, were held May 17 at Macedonia Baptist Church in Chandler with the Rev. Willie Beasley officiating. Private burial followed in the Chandler Community Cemetery. More...