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BISD releases STAAR results, district ratings

Brownsboro principals share STAAR test results

Brownsboro ISD campus principals shared the improvements in student performance based on the first round of STAAR testing at the June 8 Brownsboro School Board Meeting. More...

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News

HCMG: Choosing lilies for your garden

Are you interested in dramatic blooms for your garden? If so, then you need lilies! They have the capacity to amaze gardeners and non-gardeners alike with their large blooms held up on straight stalks. More...

Lions Den

Field of Dreams

Most children with disabilities never get to play baseball. But with a grant from Lions Club International Foundation that is now possible. Jake Branan is 10 and is in a wheelchair. His dream was to play baseball like other children his age. More...

Local residents attend Texas Farm Bureau conference in San Marcos

Issues affecting the Lone Star State were highlighted at Texas Farm Bureau’s annual County President’s and Summer Commodity Conference. More...

Sports

Nearly 100 attend boys basketball camp

The BISD summer boys basketball camp had another successful year, with about twice the attendance from last year's camp. “It's been great,” coach Brent Smith said. “We've had close to 100 kids, I believe our final total was 98. More...

BMC teams head to playoffs

Stingrays, Warriors win division championships

Two BMC boys baseball teams are headed to the district playoffs after winning division championships. 12U Division Champs the BMC Stingrays are headed to Van July 6-10 for the district playoffs. More...

Children’s activities continue in Chandler

Heroes of all shapes and sizes took the floor last week as Ms. Maria and her crew of puppets and props took children to “Cool School” at the Chandler community center. More...

Henderson County to issue same-sex marriage licenses

Gay marriage – not just for Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Vermont, New York, Connecticut, Rhode Island, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Delaware, Maryland, Washington D.C., North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia, West Virginia, Indiana, Illi More...

BISD receives rating on community and student involvement

The Brownsboro Independent School District recently submitted the results of its community nity and student engagement survey to the Texas Education Agency (TEA) with a district rating ofo “recognized.” nize More...

Obituaries

WILLIAM WAYNE HARRISON

William Wayne Harrison, born August 26, 1929 in Brownsboro, Texas, passed on June 5, 2015 in Las Vegas, where he spent the last 13 years of his life. William Harrison was a proud joint owner and operator of Harrison Prime Meats. More...

LORRAINE GRICE

Lorraine Grice passed over into the loving arms of God on Saturday, June 13, 2015 in Waco, Texas. Lorraine was born in Chicago, Illinois on December 1, 1933 and was raised in Michigan. She joined the Air Force and met her husband, Bobbie A. More...

JUNE MARIE JONES

June Marie Jones, 69, Chandler, died June 25, 2015. She was born November 19, 1945 in Littlefield. More...

Historical

Tucker Brothers General Store

In 1912-1913 Eugene Green erected a two-story retail building in downtown Chandler in the location where the Kidd-Jones and Whataburger are presently located. Through the years several businesses operated in the building including the offices of Dr. More...