June 14, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Why is Sawmill Road important?

It is much easier to look at an existing street and know it needs to be improved than to envision a new road and understand its importance. Sawmill Road is one such road.  More...

Nationally ranked for third year

For the third consecutive year Brownsboro High School is recognized among the best high schools in the nation. More...

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Look who’s recycling

Phyllis Genest is using the Plastic Bag Recycle Bin located near the front door of Brookshires in Chandler. More...

Mr. Blue Shoes to perform at Chandler Public Library

The library is “rocking” this summer with guest performers from the Dallas area as well as local talent. The Creature Teacher, always a favorite, opened the summer program with a variety of small animals that delighted the young readers. More...

Free Yoga workshop offered

Do you wish your body was in a bit better shape, your mind a little sharper and more focused?  This 5000 year old practice of yoga is meant to calm the mind, stretch the body and increase focus. More...

Writer's Corner

Thank you, my friends

Use da big woids…

My wife is tempestuous, coquettish, and enigmatic... but I can’t tell her that. Not because she doesn’t believe me or doesn’t like compliments, but because she hates big words. More...

Master Gardener

Summertime gardening presentation offered

Henderson County Master Gardener Association (HCMGA) will host Stephen Gent on Tuesday, June 19, 5:30pm, at the Clint W. Murchison Memorial Library, 121 S. Prairieville, Athens.  More...

Financial Focus

Lessons about money can be priceless gifts to children

Father’s Day is almost upon us. If you’re a dad, you certainly may enjoy getting cards and gifts, of course. More...

Robertson steps down as Brownsboro police chief

He never dreamed of becoming police chief in his hometown but after nearly 10 years in the position Thomas Robertson is leaving the Brownsboro Police Department in a step toward his ultimate career goal. More...

Impacting generations of county residents

Leaving a lasting legacy is something most men strive for. How will their name be remembered once they are gone? More...

EDCs designed to develop local economy

As the Chandler City Council looks at all possible avenues for funding for the 2018 road improvements plan some have questioned the Chandler Economic Development Corporation’s ability to help pay for roadway improvements.  Chandler EDC Exe More...

Daily DEVOTIONS From MAX LUCADO

Living in your sweet spot

Are you living in your sweet spot? Doing what you do well—what you’ve always loved to do? That last question trips up a lot of folks. God wouldn’t let me do what I like to do— would he? 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

TVCC Recognizes GED Graduates

Trinity Valley Community College’s Adult Education program recognized 24 GED graduates in ceremonies held Thursday, June 7 in the college auditorium. TVCC Vice President of Instruction Dr. More...

Viewpoint

Chandler Yesteryear

The front porch

Front porches were extensions of homes when I was growing up in Chandler in the 1940s. My family’s wooden porch was three or four feet off the ground with worn wooden steps leading up to it. More...

Something Else

Animals are smart

If you have watched animals and their habits you may have decided as I have that they are smart in different ways.  More...

Guest Editorial

Every day at the News Media Alliance headquarters, a stack of newspapers arrives for myself and the staff. More...

Letters

Letters to the Editor

Tell Congress newsprint tariffs threaten your paper…and you

Do you rely on your local newspaper to keep up with how your tax dollars are being spent? If so, tell your congressman you don’t want a tariff to put the paper out of business. More...