September 14, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Citizens support local police

Applications are rolling in for the position of Chandler Chief of Police but there are some in the city who believe the best fit may already be within the department. The Chandler City Council held a special meeting on Tuesday, Sept. More...

Happy Cat Month

They’re fuzzy, they’re adorable, they invade our lives and take complete command of it and we are their willing slaves. Of course we’re talking about that most amazing house pet, the cat. More...

Special Sections

News

Citizens National Bank holding food drive

In an effort to do all we can to help the incredible number of people who are struggling in the Houston and Gulf Coast area following Hurricane Harvey, Citizens National Bank is facilitating a non-perishable food drive in ALL 28 CNB locations, Septem More...

Texting and driving law in effect

It is time to get serious on the roadways.  Effective Sept. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Patrick E. Mayes

Patrick E. Mayes of Chandler, TX passed away on August 30, 2017 to be with his Lord. Patrick loved people, he always enjoyed friends and family get-togethers. He enjoyed bowling, pool, riding his Harley Davidson and a cold beer or two. More...

Viewpoint

Chandler Yesteryear

Chandler’s 1940s Main Street

Chandler’s Main Street was busy through the 1940s. The following businesses were active during that decade. Phillips Chevrolet Dealership — A big red building on the west end of Main Street. More...

Something Else

A typical flight

It was a typical flight like any other until one elderly Christian woman was insulted for her faith. Now, the flight attendant who stepped in is facing controversy for the way she handled the situation. More...

Writer's Corner

Master Gardener

Add wildflowers to your garden

Henderson County Master Gardener Association will offer a free presentation, “Wildflowers for Texas”, on Tuesday, September 19, 5:30 p.m., at the Clint W. Murchison Memorial Library, 121 S. Prairieville, Athens.  More...

Financial Focus

Protect three key goals with life insurance

September is Life Insurance Awareness Month. And “awareness” is an appropriate designation, because many people remain unaware of the many ways in which life insurance can help families meet their key financial goals. More...

The Lions Den

The Power of Service

Lions membership has grown to 1,445,591. We have surpassed our all time record. Lions clubs everywhere are working hard to impact the lives of others. More...

Chandler growth plan approved

Chandler’s growth was approved by the city council in a special meeting on Tuesday, Sept. 5 after a public hearing.  Back in 2015 the city created a tax increment finance district that would help spur growth. More...

The perfect fit

Large Black Bear donated to BHS

Brownsboro High School is “home of the Bears” but for several years the school has been without a replica of its mascot.  Danny Barnes, owner of Sam’s Office Furniture Outlet, noticed the school did not have a true representati More...

Magic in the storm

BHS grad performs as Belle to lift spirits of Hurricane Harvey victims

When chaos strikes, many dream of being in a far off place, a magic kingdom or a land of make believe.  For those affected by Hurricane Harvey, disaster was all around. But for the 10,000 or so who took shelter at the George R. More...

Daily DEVOTIONS From MAX LUCADO

Don’t get lost in your troubles

Our minds cannot be full of God at the same time they are full of fear! Don’t get lost in your troubles. Lift up your eyes! “He will keep in perfect peace all those who trust in him, whose thoughts turn often to the Lord! 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

Memories of band trips

This summer, Rebecca Odom, former drum major and trombone player, painted a mural for BHS. Every four years, the band takes a trip to Washington, DC and to New York City. More...

TJC announces August vocational nursing graduates

The Tyler Junior College School of Nursing and Health Sciences has announced 94 August graduates from its vocational nursing programs in Lindale, Rusk and Tyler. More...

Sports

Panthers take the Bears

The Brownsboro Bears were denied their second victory of the season, due to turnovers, costly penalties, and a resilient Spring Hill Panther ball club. The final score was 49-20, in favor of the Panthers.  More...

TVCC instructor has book published

TVCC-Palestine Instructor Mike Young recently had his college-level textbook published by Kendall Hunt Publishing. More...

SPORTS BRIEFS

Bearettes beat Mineola Sept. 5  Game 1: 25-17 Game 2: 25-22 Game 3: 21-25 Game 4: 25-12   More...

News of Record

Hend. Co. Sheriff’s Report

September 2017

Chandler man brought in on charges (Athens) – Acting on a search warrant, Henderson County Deputies arrested a man south of Chandler on Thursday and charged him with felony possession of both methamphetamine and firearms, Sheriff Botie Hillhou More...