January 11, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Developing a city that will last

Drive through a city and the first thing many people will notice is the various retail establishments that line the main thoroughfare. More...

Daily DEVOTIONS From MAX LUCADO

The Prison of Want

Come with me to the most populated prison in the world. It’s name is WANT— the prison of want. You’ve seen her prisoners. They want something bigger.  More...

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News

Police Explorers have successful toy drive, receive awards

The Chandler Police Explorers held their annual Toy Drive on December 2 collecting toys for families in the Chandler Brownsboro area. More...

Significant funding for Rusk State Hospital announced

Austin, TX- Today, Texas State Senator Robert Nichols (R-Jacksonville) and Texas State Representative Travis Clardy (R-Nacogdoches) announced a significant allocation of funding for Rusk State Hospital.  More...

The Rock Club Show

The East Texas Gem and Mineral Society is having it’s 22nd annual jewelry, rock, mineral and fossil show at the Tyler Rose Garden Center on January 26,27,28 2018. More...

Viewpoint

Chandler Yesteryear

First day of issue

Many stamp collectors spend a great deal of time and money yearafter year going to the post office to buy new stamps. They put them on clean white blank envelopes and mail them for a first-day-of-issue cancellation. More...

Something Else

Oh say can you see…

This is about the birth of our national anthem. I still get a great feeling of pride, and you might say patriotism when I see our glorious flag, the star spangled banner waving. Do you?  More...

Thank you, my friends

Blubbering idiot

I’m a blubbering idiot sometimes. I can totally identify with Jude Law’s character in The Holiday, who states that he’s a “major weeper,” whose tears can be triggered by almost anything.  More...

News of Record

Hend. County Sheriff’s Report

Three women arrested Dec. 26 (Athens) – Three women were arrested in two separate stops by the same Deputy Tuesday and were all charged with possession of methamphetamine, according to Sheriff Botie Hillhouse. More...

Performing at the highest level

Brownsboro graduate a member of the San Francisco Symphony Orchestra

As professional football players are pushing their way through the playoffs in search of a super bowl title one Brownsboro High School graduate also inches closer to the pinnacle of his profession.  Daniel Hawkins, a 2011 BHS graduate, has secur More...

Taking pride in a transparent government

There is no doubt that 2017 left a major impact on the City of Chandler. More...

Sweeping up Winchester Park

Weekend baseball tournaments are a common occurrence at Winchester Park but all too often the mess left behind leaves residents to pick up the pieces during their Monday morning stroll.  Not anymore.  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...

Obituaries - Free Access

Hazel Edna Jones Lewis

Funeral services for Hazel Edna Jones Lewis 89, of Chandler were scheduled for 2pm Wednesday, January 3, 2018 at First United Methodist Church in Chandler with Rev. More...

James Weldon Passmore

James Weldon Passmore, 70, of Athens, Texas went to be with his heavenly father on January 6, 2018. He was born July 9, 1947 in Beaumont, Texas to J.W. Passmore and Ruby Passmore  More...

Sports

Basketball stats

Bboror VS Corsicana - 1/5

Final Score: Brownsboro 59 Corsicana 55 in Overtime   More...

Preparing for a successful season

It won’t be long before the boys and girls of spring hit the fields at Winchester Park looking to become the next Bryce Harper, Adrian Beltre or Jose Altuve.  The Chandler Parks and Recreation Board met Thursday, Jan. More...

Writer's Corner

Master Gardener

Food history presentation offered

Master Gardener Bob Erickson will present “Where Did Our Food Come From?” on Tuesday, January 16, 5:30 p.m., Clint W. Murchison Memorial Library, 121 S. Prairieville, Athens. More...

Financial Focus

How Can You Improve Your Financial Fitness This Year?

If one of your New Year’s resolutions is to get healthier, you may already be taking the necessary steps, such as improving your diet and increasing your exercise. More...