April 27, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Council approves modular home

BROWNSBORO - A modular home on Browning Street has caused concern for area residents due to ordinances that the city of Brownsboro has. Owners of the home are Kenny and Dianna Cowley. More...

Kindergarten Registration

Kindergarten Registration begins Monday for the 2017-2018 School Year. See website for required documents. You may register online at gobearsgo.net or visit Brownsboro Elementary School or Chandler Elementary School daily from 8am-3:30pm .   More...

Special Sections

Obituaries

Larry Barton Tompkins

Larry Barton Tompkins died Monday April 17, 2017 in Houston. More...

Sports

BHS Track winners

The Brownsboro High School junior varsity boys track came home district champs last week after competing against Van, Wills Point, Mabank, Canton and Rains in the district meet on April 13. More...

BHS fishers head to state

Alexis Rumbo,15, and Bryce Smith, 15, freshmen at Brownsboro High School, are the only team from the newly formed Brownsboro High School Fishing Club to advance to the State Bass Fishing Tournament on Lake Ray Roberts May 20-21. More...

“Finish well”

BROWNSBORO - After having a fantastic run during basketball season, Brownsboro High School’s varsity boys’ basketball coach, Brent Smith, has taken on a temporary new role in addition to his duties as teacher, basketball coach and assista More...

Writer's Corner

Master Gardener

A neglected garden comes alive

I once heard a gardener remark, “Every type of weather is good for something in the garden.” Well, of course, that’s true. Dry weather is good for cacti, yucca, and other dry weather plants. More...

Financial Focus

Can you free yourself of some investment related taxes?

Tax Freedom Day generally falls around this time each year. This is the day when the nation as a whole has earned enough money to pay off its total tax bill for the year, according to the calculations made by the Tax Foundation. More...

The Lions Den

Reflecting on 100 Years

Lions over the years have worked or funded many projects. More...

Kid Fish Day is May 6

CHANDLER - The temperatures are warmer, the sun is just right, and what better a way to spend the day than fishing with your kids? More...

Ambulance like a mobile ICU

CHANDLER - The base unit in Chandler for the East Texas Medical Center ambulance service is quiet. More...

Daily DEVOTIONS From MAX LUCADO

Our Best Days Are Here

Perhaps you can relate to the deflated little fellow I saw in an airport terminal.  Everything about the dad’s expression said,  More...

News

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...

HCSO to accept old medication

ATHENS - Henderson County Sheriff Botie Hillhouse will accept expired and unused prescription medications – no questions asked – as part of a national program to keep these medications off the streets and away from abusers. More...

CIS partners with Home Depot

The leadership team at Chandler Intermediate recently had a team building experience, literally. More...

Viewpoint

Chandler Yesteryear

World War I Part IV — Placed in the trenches

The following accounts are from the diary of Pvt. Philip P. Pfeiffer as he wrote them on the front lines during World War I, in France, in 1918. More...

Something Else

Dryer sheets bad for your health

Laundry and the dryer are a part of everyone’s home life and one of the products most used for this purpose is the dryer sheet. More...

My five cents…

Sen. Robert Nichols, Senate District 3

As both Chambers have passed their versions of the state’s budget, The Lt. More...