January 22, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Annual Chamber awards banquet set for January 29

The 17th annual Chandler Chamber of Commerce Awards Banquet is scheduled for Thursday, January 29 at Rock Hill Baptist Church. More...

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News

Peas, Please: Tips for growing and storing English peas

It’s only January, but it’s already time to start planting a portion of your vegetable garden! English peas (also known as green peas) can be planted now through the middle of February. More...

Chandler Nursing Center News

I would like to start by saying thank you to all of our wonderful volunteers here at the Chandler Nursing Center: More...

AGRIVIEW

2015 is certainly off to a wet and cold start. As a result of the extended periods of strain on cattle a lot of hay is being utilized and producers are grazing winter pastures when and if possible. More...

Obituaries

SANDRA JAN MOORE DEASON

Sandra Jan Moore Deason, of Chandler, Texas, passed away on the evening of January 10, 2015. Sandy was born March 18, 1948 in Dallas, Texas where she grew up and graduated from Kimble High School in 1966. More...

CURTIS “BILLY” VICTOR CARROLL

Services for Curtis “Billy” Victor Carroll, 87, Athens, were held January 16 at Hannigan Smith Funeral Home in Athens with Bro. Larry Fondren and Bro. Tommy Weems officiating. Interment followed at Oaklawn Memorial Park. More...

Historical

Have Horse, Will Deliver

CHANDLER YESTERYEAR

“The mail must go through” was the motto of the U.S. Post Office Department until 1971. No matter the difficulty that was encountered by the carrier, the mail was expected to “go through.” More...

The Chuck Wagon Gang

SOMETHING ELSE

How well I remember the original Chuck Wagon Gang: Rose, Anna, Dad and Jim Carter. They began singing on radio back in the mid-30s and continue to this day. More...

Water well, election updates discussed at Chandler council meeting

A new water well, election contracts, an EDC board appointment and more were the talk of Chandler city council's first monthly meeting of the new year. More...

Man walks “a journey of faith” from Texas to Tennessee

Cross Walker

East Texas native Brian Lesley is following his heart, and his feet, away from his past and towards his dreams in Nashville, Tennessee. More...

Busy week for HCSO

Henderson County Sheriff's Office Deputy Cynthia Clements was dispatched to a theft report in the Sunrise Shores subdivision south of Chandler January 14. More...

School

BES Best Bears

Brownsboro Elementary Best Bears for the week of January 6-9 were PKAM – Vianney Becerra, PKPM – Kerryona Norment, KA – Cash Ford, KB – Parker Bishop, KC – Gunner House, More...

BES Super Cub Club

BES Super Cub Club kids for the week of January 6-9 were KE – Marley Becerra, 1D – Noah Trammell, 2E – Brady Hudler, and 3E – Ricki Ward. More...

CES Book Bears

“The Book Bears program continues to be an incentive for Chandler Elementary students,” Julie Henry said. More...

Sports

Bearettes vandalize the Vandals

Bearettes varsity and junior varsity opened district play in Brownsboro January 13 against Van. Varsity girls looked to have the game in the bag, going into halftime with a score of 30-13 over the Lady Vandals. More...

BJHS Basketball Update

Boys and Girls Teams

Brownsboro Junior High boys basketball teams began the second round of district play January 15 at home against the Van Vandals. Both eighth grade teams won while the seventh grade teams both fell to their longtime rivals. More...

Bears open district play with a 'W'

After coming out of a 16-3 season, the Brownsboro High School Bears varsity basketball team opened district on a good note by winning 48-33. The Bears traveled to Emory January 16 to face the Rains Wildcats in the first game of district play. More...