August 24, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Election registration deadline looms

Last November voters raced to the polls to election a president. This November the rush to the polls might not be as dramatic, but the outcome of the election may hit closer to home for those living in Texas. More...

Daily DEVOTIONS From MAX LUCADO

Come to Me

There is a correlation between the way you feel about yourself and the way you feel about others.  More...

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News

Wounded Warrior car show coming Sept. 16

Classic cars and trucks will be making their way to Chandler on Saturday, Sept. More...

Crime Stoppers needs help

The Coffee City Police Department is seeking assistance from the public in information related to a Burglary of a Building that occurred between July 19-23, 2017. More...

St. Boniface begins 54-day Rosary Novena

Our 54-Day Rosary Novena for the Diocese begins on Tuesday. In this novena, we honor Our Lady of Fatima and ask her intercession as we become a teaching diocese. Learn more at: diotyl.org/novena17 Bishop Joseph E. More...

Viewpoint

Chandler Yesteryear

The Cotton Picker

The most vivid memory I have of Mrs. George Hart, a Chandler native, is of her dragging an eight-foot long canvas cotton sack down row after row of sandy ground, through a cotton patch of unending rows of waist-high cotton stalks. More...

Something Else

Arlington National Cemetery

On the TV show Jeopardy once the final question was, “How many steps does the guard take during his walk across the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier?” All three contestants missed it. More...

My five cents…

Nichols says special session a success for public schools   Austin -- On Tuesday, the 85th Legislative, First Called Special Session came to a close after significant legislation to benefit public schools in Texas was passed.  More...

News of Record

Hend. Co. Sheriff’s Report

August 2017

Manhunt ends with convicted felon on parole captured   (Athens) – Henderson County Botie Hillhouse led the bulk of his office on a two-hour long manhunt Friday that ended when a man convicted of murder in Louisiana was apprehended.  F More...

Are you ready for some football?

Fall is in the air (isn’t it?), school has started and football season is gearing up. At Friday night’s scrimmage at Gladewater, #22 Kevon Thompson takes the carry for a touchdown. (Latisha Calhoun/ Statesman photo) More...

Lunch prices up at BISD

Brownsboro Independent School District is implementing a new lunch program across the district that is aimed at more choices and better quality food.  During the Aug. More...

McCain Park set to expand

Events are happening at a rapid pace at McCain Park in Chandler causing the need for expansion. The park was a gift from the Arlie McCain family and it was developed with a Governor’s Award in 2001 by Keep Chandler Beautiful. 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...

School

Brownsboro ISD receives perfect score on financial rating measure

(Brownsboro) —The Texas Education Agency (TEA) released their preliminary FIRST ratings this week for all school districts in Texas, and Brownsboro Independent School District received the highest possible score.   More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Chuck W. Benton

Memorial services for Chuck W. Benton, 78, of LaRue were scheduled for Saturday, August 19, 2017 at 1pm at Chandler Memorial Funeral Home.  More...

Sports

Bears VS Bears scrimmage

The Brownsboro and Gladewater Bears put on quite a show Saturday morning in Gladewater. More...

Fish Day brings smiles

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Meet the Bears

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Writer's Corner

Master Gardener

Free presentation on azaleas offered

Henderson County Master Gardener Association (HCMGA) will host former Agri-Life Extension Agent Keith Hanson on Thursday, August 31, 6 to 7pm at the First United Methodist Church, 507 N Broad Street, Chandler. Hanson will speak on growing azaleas. More...

The Lions Den

Lions motto ‘We Serve’

Lions Motto came from a contest in 1954. Lions have a Slogan and a Motto. The Slogan reflects the associations formative years in America during and after World War 1. The Motto declares it’s common purpose in two short words. More...

Financial Focus

Can you save for college and retirement?

Few of us have unlimited financial resources — which means that almost all of us need to prioritize our financial goals. More...