August 16, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Brownsboro roadwork beginning Sept. 17

By this time next year the City of Brownsboro should have multiple roads complete as part of its $2 million certificate of obligation road bond. More...

Daily DEVOTIONS from MAX LUCADO

It’s time to grow up

Children have a tendency to say, “Look at me!” On the tricycle: “Look at me go!” On the trampoline: “Look at me bounce!” On the swing set: “Look at me swing!” Such behavior is acceptable for children. More...

Special Sections

News

Chamber welcomes new member

Chandler Chamber of Commerce welcomed new member Beauty & The Bleach with a ribbon cutting on Friday, Aug. 10 at their location on FM315 at the front of Chandler Self Storage.  More...

FUMC Chandler hosts teacher luncheon

On Monday, Aug. 13, First United Methodist Church in Chandler hosted a Teacher Appreciation Luncheon for Chandler school teachers. Over 120 teachers attended. The ladies group from the church provided the meal and desserts. More...

Anniversary

Jerry and Mary Hester celebrate 50th Anniversary

Jerry Hester and Mary Cashion Hester celebrated their 50th anniversary with family and friends on July 21, 2018 at Leagueville Baptist Church.  More...

Viewpoint

Chandler Yesteryear

Who would have thought?

In the 1950s, it was impossible for us to know or even dream about all of the services and goods that are available to us only sixty years later. More...

Something Else

Remembering “Chester”

If you have ever been a fan of western TV movies, then you surely must remember Chester Goode (Dennis Weaver) who starred in the Gunsmoke series back in the 1950s. He played the Sheriff who was a trusty helper to “Mr. Dillon.”  More...

Historical

Financial Focus

Time to put excess cash to work?

You’ll always want to base your investment decisions on your own needs and goals. But there may be times when you might consider adjusting your portfolio because of risks and opportunities. Now may be one of those times. More...

Volunteers are the ‘heart’ of Chandler

The “City with a heart” may soon feel very unfamiliar to those who have long called it home. Sure Chandler is growing at a rapid rate, but it’s not the growth that is causing the city to feel unfamiliar to many. More...

Chandler sales tax holds positive

Business in Chandler is good according to the latest report from Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar.  Hegar announced last week he would send cities, counties, transit systems and special purpose taxing districts $842.7 million in local sales tax all More...

Taxing entities set rate for fiscal year

Brownsboro ISD, Chandler not looking to increase; Brownsboro nearly doubles

The City of Brownsboro held two public hearings on the proposed property tax rate for 2018 that nearly doubles the existing rate in the city.  The final public hearing was held Tuesday before action was taken to adopt a rate of .956041 per $100 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. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Clarence Thurman Osborn

On Wednesday, August 8, 2018, Clarence Thurman Osborn, (C.T.), or Cat Track as he was known to many friends, went home and into the arms of his Lord and Savior Jesus Christ.  More...

Randall Eugene Stone

Services for Randall Eugene Stone, 80, of Chandler, were scheduled for Monday, August 13, 2018 at 2pm at Chandler Memorial Funeral Home with Kris Emerson officiating. More...

Sports

SPORTS BRIEFS

Varsity Volleyball has begun

Brownsboro Varsity Volleyball defeated Brook Hill in 3 sets on Tuesday night, Aug. 7!  Set 1: 25-21 Brownsboro Set 2: 25-16 Brownsboro Set 3: 25-20 Brownsboro   More...

Writer's Corner

Thank you, my friends

And the prize for goofiest instructor goes to…

I love to give things away, but the point is not really the items I give, but the fondness, recognition, or encouragement the gift carries. More...

Master Gardener

Meet you local Master Gardeners

Do you have gardening questions? Are you interested in learning how to become a Master Gardener? Are you curious about the Master Gardener volunteer program? More...

News of Record

Henderson County Sheriff’s Report

Deputies arrest two in GBC (Athens) – Two teams of Sheriff Botie Hillhouse’s Deputies arrested two wanted men with methamphetamines in separate cases in Gun Barrel City overnight, Tuesday, July 31. More...