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Tour of Homes kicks off

The wait is just about over. The 29th annual Women’s Unity Fellowship Christmas Tour of Homes is scheduled for Monday, Dec. More...

Daily DEVOTIONS From MAX LUCADO

Jesus is the bridge builder

God’s plan for humanity, crafted in the halls of heaven and carried out on the plains of earth. Only holiness could have imagined it. Only divinity could have enacted it. Only righteousness could have endured it. More...

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News

Area News Briefs

Mass Mail Out of Voter Registration Certificate Renewals   The Henderson County Elections Administration Office began mailing out the new voter registration certificates this week. More...

Chandler Nursing Center News

Our adoption for Christmas is going really well, thanks to the Westlake Baptist Church, Pleasant Retreat of Tyler, Chandler Church of Christ, Lorene Ashby and the Lion’s Club of Chandler. We still have 21 residents to be adopted. More...

Ken Geesling announces for re-election to Pct. 4

Incumbent Republican Henderson County Commissioner Ken Geeslin has announced his candidacy for reelection to the office of Henderson County Precinct 4 Commissioner for another term.  More...

Viewpoint

Chandler Yesteryear

Mama’s Crocheting

When her household duties were complete, my mother sewed, knitted, quilted and crocheted. She loved to sit in our living room in a rocker and crochet. She sat with her large cloth bag with wooden handles by her side. More...

Something Else

Cracking a yolk

The egg is often described as Nature’s perfect food, but unfortunately Mother Nature hadn’t considered the logistics involved in shipping eggs in bulk when she devised that fragile shell to contain the precious nutrients within.  More...

My five cents…

Sen. Robert Nichols, Senate District 3

As we head into the holiday season and you gather with friends and family, I want to wish you a very Merry Christmas from my family to yours.  Here are five things happening around your state this month: Appointment to Texas Sunset Commission&nb More...

News of Record

Henderson County District Attorney’s Report

District Attorney Mark Hall reports that the Henderson County Grand Jury for the July-December term 2017 returned the following indictments. In addition, 32 cases are indicted under seal.  NOVEMBER 9, 2017   More...

State Champs!

Brownsboro FFA claims broadcasting title

After a third place finish at last year’s LDE Broadcasting State Championships Kyle Brown was determined to come out as a champion his senior year.  One problem, Brown was losing the other two members of his team. More...

Putting the Merry into Christmas

Brownsboro High School and Dot’s Place are just two area organizations that are seeking to help the Hometown Heroes make Christmas merry for families in need across the area. More...

Lighting up Brownsboro

7-year-old decorates historic home for Christmas

Lookout Clark Griswold, there is a new decorating genus on the horizon that loves Christmas.  Foster Johnson, a 7-year-old Brownsboro resident, has decorated his family’s historic home on Moss Street with 4,550 lights.  Yeah, he has t More...

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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

BISD robotics team funded by donors

Now Competing with Other Districts

Last spring, the Brownsboro ISD Education Foundation, provided about $12,000 in teacher, teams of teachers and campus grants for innovative ideas.  One funded project was the Brownsboro Junior High Robotics team creation—and that has resul More...

Sports

Smiley resigns as AD/head football coach at TVCC

Trinity Valley Community College athletic director/ head football coach Brad Smiley has announced his resignation to become offensive coordinator at Northwestern State University in Natchitoches, Louisiana. More...

JH Girls Tournament

This past weekend the Brownsboro JH hosted its annual Tournament. Teams competing were from Chapel Hill, Bullard and Van along with our Bearettes. More...

Bearette Varsity Basketball

Brownsboro VS Whitehouse — Nov. 28  Brownsboro 10-19-22-9 Final 60 Whitehouse 5-15-9-5 Final 34   More...

Writer's Corner

Financial Focus

Can you afford to retire early?

Some people dream of retiring early. Are you one of them? More...

The Lions Den

Christmas in Chandler

Christmas is a wonderful time of the year with lots of beautiful trees and gifts everywhere. Lions feel blessed to be a part of the Christmas spirit with gifts for our friends at the Chandler Nursing Center. More...