April 28, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Girl Scouts plant trees

Girl Scout Troop 2493 spent their Saturday morning planting trees at Chandler City Hall to earn badges for Arbor Day. Texas Pecan Nursery provided the crepe myrtle trees and will provide sweet gum trees for River Park at a later date. More...

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Monthly Events Brownsboro ISD School Board meets the second Monday of the month at 6pm in the Administration Building. For more info call 903-852-3701. Brownsboro City Council meets second Thursday of the month at 5pm, at City Hall. More...

Forgey Suspended

The Trinity Valley Community College Board of Trustees suspended President Glendon Forgey with pay Monday evening pending an investigation into his contract. More...

The Lions Den

Lions are proud to serve

Helen Keller, who inspired Lions to become Knights Of The Blind, receives the Humanitarian Award from Lions in Washington , D.C. in 1961. Lions are very proud of the women who have helped to make Lions International Clubs and our communities great. More...

Viewpoint

Chandler Yesteryear

The house out back

In my early childhood my family lived on a farm and we did not have indoor plumbing, so no bathroom with a potty. My family used a house out back that we called our toilet. More...

Something Else

Joe Medicine Crow, Tribe Elder

Native American history has always been of interest to me, and I really don’t know why. In my family’s genealogy I have never found that anyone of American native descent is related to me. More...

Master Gardener

A pollinator’s dream

There were two types of milkweeds available at the Henderson County Master Gardener Plant Sale last Saturday, April 23. Monarchs rely upon milkweeds being available to lay their eggs. More...

Time to vote again

Early voting, started this Monday, April 25. Between 8 am and 5 pm voting will be allowed at the Chandler Community Center and on May 2-3 from 7 am to 7 pm. The early voting will end May 3 and the general election will be Saturday, May 7. More...

County loses long time leader

Last Sunday, Henderson County lost long time agricultural leader, Rick Hirsch. Rick supplied the “AgriView” column that ran in The Statesman and other newspapers in the county. More...

Jesus Calling

As you look into the day that stretches out before you, you see many choice-points along the way. The myriad possibilities these choices present can confuse you. More...

Obituaries

Marcella Neal (Martz) Briscoe

Marcella was born January 6, 1922 to Charles and Nellie Martz in Drumright, Oklahoma. She passed away April 25, 2016 in Athens. Marcella was a member of the Faith Baptist Church of Brownsboro. More...

Bobby Joe Center

Graveside services for Bobby Joe Center, 89, will be held at 11am, Tuesday April 26 in Chandler Memorial Cemetery, Chandler, under the direction of Chandler Memorial Funeral Home. More...

Sports

Fun and sun on the golf course

Tanner Smith wins big in shootout

Golfers gathered at the finals of the First Annual Chandler Shootout on Sunday to he had the best shot. More...

Bears & Bearettes compete at area track meet

The Brownsboro track team took dead aim at bringing home the medals from the Area Track Meet. More...

Perfect day for a tournament

If you were not at Winchester Park Saturday, April 24 for the Chandler 12U baseball tournament, you missed an exciting day of action! More...

Writer's Corner

Cook of the Week

Sharon Moffeit has been cooking since her early teenage years. She learned to cook from her grandmother who also taught her about gardening. More...

Financial Focus

What can golf teach you about retirement planning?

If you’re a golfer, you know the joys (and occasional frustrations) of the game. But you might not realize that some of the lessons you learn on the links can carry over to other areas of your life – such as retirement planning. More...