July 21, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Brownsboro art teacher holds annual art camp

There was a lot of creativity and color, along with laughter, going on during Brownsboro High School Art Teacher Rhonda Scott’s summer camp for kids June 13-16. More...

Daily Devotions

Genesis 26:24 – That very night God appeared to him and said, I am the God of Abraham your father; don’t fear a thing because I’m with you. I’ll bless you. (MSG) More...

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AREA HAPPENINGS

Monthly Events Brownsboro ISD School Board meets the second Monday of the month at 6 pm in the Administration Building. For more info call 903-852-3701. Brownsboro City Council meets second Thursday of the month at 5pm, at City Hall. More...

Getting ready for the tournament

Chandler is hosting tournaments this week again. The City of Chandler and the City of Chandler Economic Development Corporation donated bags and items to fill for all the players and coaches. More...

SBDC Franchising seminar scheduled

Trinity Valley Community College’s Small Business Development Center (SBDC) and the Athens Economic Development Corporation (AEDC) will present a franchising seminar for prospective business owners. More...

Viewpoint

Chandler Yesteryear

Grannie’s grave side stories

For many years my Grannie, Addie Mae Powell, regularly visited the gravesite of our family members at the Chandler Cemetery. An iron fence that was installed approximately 100 years ago surrounded our family plot for many years. More...

Something Else

The Rex Theater

I was delighted last week to receive a letter from one of my readers, Mrs. Zonelle Ferguson. She sent me a letter that her mother, Mrs. Grace Wells, received from the cashier of the Rex Theater in Brownsboro in 1939. The letter read as follows: More...

Master Gardener

Meet the Masters: Linda Singleton

“I have killed more than 1,000 plants”, exclaims Henderson County Master Gardener Linda Singleton. Gardening, however, takes perseverance, and Linda definitely has perseverance. “I just tried. More...

Accident slows food delivery

Last Thursday afternoon, Texas DPS Trooper John Eidam responded to a one vehicle accident on SH-31 between Chandler and Brownsboro. More...

BISD Chief prepared for great year

Tommy Hunter sat in his office last week – a few days after his first official meeting with the Brownsboro Independent School District Board of Trustees, and had a big smile on his face. More...

Today is National Junk Food Day

For some of us, every day is Junk Food Day. For the rest of us, National Junk Food Day is an opportunity to guiltlessly eat your favorite junk food. On Junk Food Day, you get to eat anything you want. Eat any amounts that you want, too. More...

Obituaries

Richard Henry Abernathy

Richard Henry Abernathy, 74, of Murchison, passed away Tuesday, July 12 in Medical City of Dallas. Mr. Abernathy was born on Feb. 22, 1942 in Wolfe City, to Richard Paul Abernathy and Helen Yost Abernathy. More...

Sports

12U District Tournament at Winchester Park

One Week, One Champion, Two Chandler Teams to State

Winchester Park played host to the 12U District Tournament the week of July 11-15. There were teams from Van (3), Chandler (3), Rains (1), Mineola (1), and Edgewood (1). More...

Baumann announces resignation

Kris Baumann has announced his resignation as head men’s basketball coach/associate athletic director at Trinity Valley Community College. More...

Writer's Corner

Cook of the Week

Shannon Passons

Shannon Passons, 39, has been grilling and cooking at Y’s Grocery’s Bear’s Grill in Brownsboro for six years. Cooking has been something that the married, mother of four and grandmother of two has enjoyed for a long time. More...

Financial Focus

Be aware of challenges to managing retirement income

When you retire, will your cost of living decline? Some of your expenses may indeed drop, but others won’t. Plus, you may have some new ones to consider. More...

Rambling Meanderings With Becky & Toby

I was asked once what the weirdest thing I ever had to write about was. More...