August 21, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

New B’boro tax rate to help dig road project out of hole

With the Saylors/Ingram Street roadwork scheduled to start by Aug. 25, Brownsboro city council met Aug. 14 to discuss paying for the project. Approval of the 2014 effective tax rate was the sole item of new business discussed. More...

Bearette Volleyball season underway

Brownsboro High School varsity volleyball has officially started. The Bearettes opened the season with back-to-back games against Boles and Quinlan at Boles High School August 12. More...

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Order your spring blooming bulbs now

Now is the time to get your spring blooming bulbs ordered for fall planting. Planting bulbs is an exercise in delayed gratification. More...

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The intersection of Ingram Street and Saylors Street will be completely shut down for the duration of the construction project. Alternate routes will need to be taken. More...

Quilt Show/Quilt program attracts 220 guests

One hundred and seventy guests enjoyed seeing a variety of 53 quilts, from families in the East Texas area, on display at the Chandler Historical Society’s Quilt Show at the Chandler Museum and Community Center Aug 13-16. More...

Chandler citizens checking out Little Free Libraries

The first Little Free Library (LFL) was opened in the Northcreek subdivision May 15. Since then there have been seven more added in Chandler, including another one that popped up last week on Cherry Street. More...

Chandler proposes new tax rate

A new proposed tax rate was voted on by Chandler city council at their monthly meeting held August 12. With a current tax rate of .475, council proposed going with the roll-back rate of .535603 per $100 evaluation. More...

Murchison council discusses EDC at town hall meeting

Murchison city council along with Mayor Deanna Benson hosted a town hall meeting August 14 in the school’s cafetorium to discuss the creation of an Economic Development Corporation and a proposed half-cent sales tax. More...

Obituaries

DAVID STEWART, SR

Services were held for David Stewart, Sr. August 16 at Oaklawn Cemetery, under the direction of Hilliard Funeral Home. Stewart died at the age of 66 on August 14, 2014 in Tyler. David Alvin Stewart, Sr. More...

Whats Happening

What's Happening

WEST LAKE FOOD PANTRYWest Lake Food Pantry, 1439 FM 315S, will be handing out food onthe first Wednesday of each month from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Pleasebring ID.WEST LAKE BAPTIST CHURCHWest Lake Baptist Church provides transportation to East Texas More...

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Musings From The Past

I enjoy writing about the many heartfelt experiences that I enjoyed growing up in Chandler during a simpler time in the 1940s. Here are some of the childhood warnings, wisdom sayings and memories that helped shape my life. More...