March 23, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Chandler connects with app

The City of Chandler announced this week that it will be launching ‘Chandler Connect,’ the official platform for residents to access their government in a single location. More...

Daly DEVOTIONS From MAX LUCADO

Power of a Godly Touch

Oh, the power of a godly touch. Have you known it? More...

Special Sections

School

Chamber offers scholarship

As graduation is just a few months away, seniors in high school are looking toward college. With tuition to most universities increasing yearly, students are looking for financial assistance – including scholarships.  More...

Obituaries

Helen Moore- Campbell

Services for Helen Moore- Campbell, 77, of Chandler, were held Sunday, March 19, 2017 at 2pm at Chandler Memorial Funeral Home with Pastor Mark Fulks officiating. More...

Bertha Garrison Pritchard

Services for Bertha Garrison Pritchard, 90, of Chandler, were held Friday, March 17, 2017 at 1pm at Chandler Memorial Funeral Home with Rev. Danny Bristow officiating. More...

Marsha Ann Wright

Services for Marsha Ann Wright, 65, of Chandler, were held Sunday, March 19, 2017 at 5pm at the First United Methodist Church of Chandler with Ron Ivey officiating. More...

Viewpoint

Something Else

Lady in waiting

As I thumbed through an old scrapbook of mine, I came across the following article and thought I would share with you: It reminded me so much of my mother who always wanted to get an early start in her garden.  February 14 was when she planted t More...

My five cents…

Sen. Robert Nichols, Senate District 3

March is a busy month in the Capitol as many families, students and teachers make their way to Austin for spring break. More...

Chandler Yesteryear

The little red chairs

The first churches to be established in Chandler were the Methodist, organized in 1889. and the Baptist, organized in 1900. Alphonso Chandler deeded land for their buildings when the township was formed in 1880.  More...

VFDs same as paid fire departments

In most rural communities, like Chandler, Brownsboro and Murchison, fire departments are staffed by trained volunteers. More...

GLPC proves valuable resource to area

Lake Palestine is 18 miles long, stretching north to south from Chandler to near Frankston, and has around 135 miles of shoreline. The widest part of the lake is around four miles across. More...

SH-31 Work Update

TxDOT officials confirmed Monday at press time that contractors did change the dates they would be in Chandler for the mill upgrade on SH-31. It was reported by TxDOT to the Statesman that work would be this week. 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...

Spring gala to be held

The Henderson County Performing Arts Center’s Spring Gala will be held on Friday, March 24th at the Athens Country Club. For over 50 years, HCPAC has provided entertainment and theatrical education to Henderson county. More...

NCHA bridge fundraiser

In the wet spring of 2015, a large tree in the Northcreek Subdivision in Chandler, fell and destroyed the walking bridge that connected the end of Northcreek Drive and Southcreek Street.  The Northcreek Homeowners Association (NCHA) applied with More...

Sports

MVP Honors

Congratulations to Brownsboro High School Senior Tamaria Manning. Manning received the District 13-4A top honor as Most Valuable Player. More...

Coach Hooker heads to Chapel Hill

Rumors were this week that Brownsboro Independent School District’s Athletic Director and Head Football Coach Jason Hooker was leaving. More...

2017 All Stars Majors Division

Back row, left to right: Head Coach Shane Loosier, Jaxon Rogers, Dylan Downey, Jack Epperson, Will Clague, Bryce Bardin, Peyton Wood, Aiden Green, Leerick McKenzie. More...

Writer's Corner

Master Gardener

Coral Honeysuckle

Are you wanting to attract hummingbirds to your garden? Then you may want to plant a coral honeysuckle vine (Lonicera sempervierns). More...

The Lions Den

Lions enjoy giving

Chandler Lions have been busy these past few months. We had a great pancake breakfast and helped with the Passion Play, and supported ‘God Open Hands’. Lions have been an active part of the Chandler Nursing Center for many years. More...

Financial Focus

Help protect older adults from financial abuse

Financial exploitation costs older Americans billions of dollars per year, according to several sources, including the National Council on Aging. If you have older parents, could they be vulnerable to financial scams and rip-off artists? More...