June 23, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Girl Scouts go to City Hall

Chandler City Council had a group of Girl Scout Cadettes come to speak to them last week. They attended the open forum at the City Council meeting. The Scouts are working to earn their Silver Award by choosing a community project. More...

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With temperatures on the rise, today may serve as a good reminder to make and enjoy a cool, refreshing glass of iced tea. Have it plain, add a little lemon, or sweeten it with sugar. More...

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AREA HAPPENINGS

Monthly Events Brownsboro ISD School Board meets the second Monday of the month at 6pm 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...

Epilepsy monitoring unit coming to ETMC Tyler

ETMC Tyler will open an epilepsy monitoring unit (EMU) June 20, which will offer a new level of diagnostic and treatment services. More...

The Lions Den

Community Volunteers

Michigan Lions volunteers work at their resale shop where they raised $100,000 last year. They were able to help 50 charities including Leader Dogs for the Blind, Relay For Life, Ronald McDonald House and YMCA Scholarship Fund. More...

Viewpoint

Chandler Yesteryear

Contentment in the forties

Someone once said, “If we do not feel grateful for what we already have, what makes us think we would be happy with more?” This statement challenged my thoughts to drift back to my childhood in the 1940s, a time I found happiness in livin More...

Something Else

A dog’s purpose

This is a reprint of one of my previous columns. Someone has requested that I run it again, so here it is: More...

Master Gardener

The damp garden, wet feet and dry ankles

When I first moved to East Texas, gardening in sandy soil was new to me, and my soil is extremely sandy. Water drains through it like a sieve, which I wasn’t expecting. I also wasn’t expecting this much drought. More...

Business of the month for June

Chandler Texas Chamber of Commerce has named ETMC’s First Physicians Clinic as the business of the month for June. ETMC’s First Physicians Clinic is a part of the East Texas Medical Center Regional Healthcare System. More...

It’s Official!

New Superintendent hired for BISD

Brownsboro Independent School District would like to announce the hiring of Mr. Tommy Hunter as the new Superintendent of Schools. Mr. More...

Boyd wins NTPGA Jr tournament

Joey Boyd participated in the NTPGA JR tournament Monday, June 13th at Oakhurst Golf Course in Bullard. Joey shot a 76 and placed 1st in the tournament. Joey will be a senior at Brownsboro High School and is a member of the golf team. More...

Jesus Calling

Let My Love stream through you, washing away fear and distrust. A trusting response includes Me in your thoughts as you consider strategies to deal with a situation. More...

Obituaries

Marion Violet Laffoon

Funeral services for Marion Violet Laffoon 74, of Chandler, will be held 2 pm Sunday, June 26, 2016 at Cottle Funeral Home Chapel. More...

Sports

Brownsboro baseball camp

Monday, June 13 thru Wednesday, June 15, Brownsboro held its annual baseball camp. More...

Brownsboro basketball camp groups

LEAGUE PLAY AMERICAN 1st Basket Devils 2nd The Dream 3rd Diamonds 4th Lady Aggies 5th Bearettes 6th Thunder NATIONAL 1st OG Savage 2nd Extreme 3rd The Team 4th Warriors 5th Savage More...

Writer's Corner

Cook of the Week

Edith Geske More...

Financial Focus

Gen Xers must juggle both money and time

If you’re an older member of Generation X – that is, if you were born in the early- to-mid-1960s – you may have a lot of “balls in the air.” You are saving for your own retirement – which might not be that far away More...

News of Record

From the Henderson County Sheriff’s Dept.

Henderson County Sheriff Botie Hillhouse led a multi-agency manhunt that included United States Marshals Fugitive Task Force, Texas Rangers, a Department of Public Safety helicopter, his Deputies, a mounted patrol and dogs from Texas Department of Cr More...