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Sales tax allocations rise

After a down turn in monthly sales tax allocation last month the City of Chandler is back in the positive as Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar announced Nov. More...

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Girl Scouts honor Vets

GSUSA Troop 2493 hosted a Veteran’s Dinner on November 10, 2018 at the FUMC Fellowship Hall in Chandler. The girls presented flags and sang patriotic songs. More...

Nichols grateful to continue to serve East Texas

(Jacksonville) – This week, Senator Robert Nichols (RJacksonville) was re-elected to serve as Texas Senator for District 3. The district covers 19 counties including the greater part of East Texas and Montgomery County. More...

Girl Scouts honor Vets

GSUSA Troop 2493 hosted a Veteran’s Dinner on November 10, 2018 at the FUMC Fellowship Hall in Chandler. The girls presented flags and sang patriotic songs. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Geraldine Gibbs Bradford

Geraldine (“Gerry”) Gibbs Bradford went home to her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ after a life well lived on November 7, 2018.  More...

Viewpoint

Chandler Yesteryear

Observing Thanksgiving

The Pilgrims are credited with starting the tradition of Thanksgiving in America. However, declaring Thanksgiving Day a national holiday required the action of two of our most famous presidents— Abraham Lincoln and Franklin D. Roosevelt. More...

Something Else

Wholesome American Values

This is some of the history of Pat Boone, who is described by BIO as representing “wholesome American values.”  More...

Writer's Corner

Thank you, my friends

Stuck on you

I’ve dealt with sciatica for the past 6 months, and I’ve used painkillers, ice, stretches, and, lately, steroid shots directly into my lower back. Nothing has helped for long.  More...

Master Gardener

Camellias woo in Winter

When chilly temperatures arrive, many summerblooming plants wave goodbye. Now is when the camellias begin to bloom. All summer long, they have waited patiently, their beautiful dark background unnoticed behind colorful summer flowers. More...

Financial Focus

Time to think about year-end investment moves

We’ve still got a couple of months left in 2018, but it’s not too soon to start thinking about some year-end investment moves that might benefit you. Here are a few possibilities (although not all will apply to your situation): More...

Carver named Brownsboro City Secretary

Longtime Brownsboro Municipal Judge Susan Carver was named the Brownsboro City Secretary at the Nov. 8 city council meeting. Carver will replace Sonyia Foster who had held the position for more than 30 years. More...

Strong turnout for November election

Voters flooded the polls on the first day of early voting in Chandler and the numbers continued to be strong throughout the process heading into the Nov. More...

Chandler road bond gains voter approval

It was a long process, but the citizens of Chandler have approved $1,560,000 in tax bonds to improve at least three city streets.  More than 1,100 Chandler residents cast ballots in the local election as the measure passed with 714 “for&rd More...

Daily DEVOTIONS From MAX LUCADO

Timely help

When we traveled with our young daughters, I carried our plane tickets in my briefcase. When it came time to board, I’d stand between the attendant and the child. As each daughter passed, I placed a ticket in her hand. 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. Brownsboro City Council meets the second Thursday of the month at 5pm, at City Hall. More...

School

BEAR NATION NEWS

Chandler Elementary

Several classes celebrated election day this week by having their students vote in class. We even had some “voting booths” set up! We enjoyed hosting our Veterans for lunch on Friday and getting the opportunity to say thank you. More...

Brownsboro Elementary

Voting and Election Day was a topic all week at BES. Some of our Kindergarten classes even voted and learned that they have a voice!  Our 1st grade classes had a special treat. More...

Chandler Intermediate

Chandler schools celebrated Veterans Day today with activities at both the elementary and the intermediate. More...

Sports

Bear and Bearette Chatter

VOLLEYBALL Our Bearette volleyball team placed third in district, with a 6-4 record. They finished with a 20-17 overall season record. “We were disappointed with our last game, but we played really good ball most of the season. More...

SPORTS BRIEFS

Bearettes Varsity Volleyball

Brownsboro VS Winona 11/9/18  Brownsboro 83 • Winona 8 Brownboro Scores: Miller 16, Moore 15, Woods 13, Parker 9, Rumbo 7, Downey 6, Warren 4, Soong 4, Wyatt 3, Hambrick 2, Escamilla 2, Hooker 2   More...