October 26, 2006 RSS feed / Front Page

Holstein looks back on his 1st term as County Judge

Serving as your County Judge has been both a privilege and an honor. As an Engineer with 28 years of business experience, my primary focus has always been on operating County government as efficiently as possible. More...

Special Sections

Sports

Rushing past the Bulldogs

Bears gain 9 yards per rushing attempt in dominating 33-14 win

It did not seem to matter what side of the field the Bears were on or ran to during last Friday night's game against Chapel Hill. More...

READY FOR CANTON--

Bears head coach John Settle talks with his players after defeating Chapel Hill reminding them that Canton is next, a game circled on the schedule for a long time. More...

Semi-Pro football tryouts November 4

The Athens based Texas Xtreme semi-professional football team will conduct tryouts for the upcoming 2007 season on Saturday, November 4th at Brownsboro High School practice field located on Hwy. 31. Registration will begin at 9:00 a.m. More...

News of Record

District Attorney's Report

District Attorney, Donna Bennett, reports the July Term 2006, Grand Jury met on October 12, 2006, returned 50 True Bills, including the following: More...

Forward March!

B'boro city council moves forward with grant application

During a specially called meeting Thursday, the Brownsboro City Council approved authorizing Lynn P.Hitt, of the engineering firm Wisenbaker Fix & Associates, of Tyler, to assist the City in the completion of a $250,000 grant application to replace o More...

Shields honored for years of dedication to law enforcement

When East Texas Police Academy Instructor Ron Shields handed out diplomas to his thirteenth graduating class of night basic academy October 6, at Athens High School, the Brownsboro Police Chief had no idea of the special honor about to be bestowed up More...

CREATING "BACK-HOME" MEMORIES

Marine Pvt. 1st Class Adam J. Griffin, 20, wanted one last back-home memory of Texas before he shipped off to Okinawa, Japan, Wednesday, Oct. 25. More...

News

Regional Town Hall Meeting on the NAIS slated for Oct. 30

Athens, Texas will be the site of a regional town hall meeting concerning the impacts of the proposed National Animal ID System (NAIS). More...

Meals on Wheels Ministry, Inc.

Menu Oct. 30-Nov. 3

Orange Juice Served in Centers MON: Salisbury steak, mashed potatoes, English peas, bread, pudding More...

Brownsboro ISD MENU

Oct. 30-Nov. 3 (Milk served with meals)

BREAKFAST MON: Ready to eat cereal, Graham crackers, juice More...

Letters

Letters To The Editor

Dear Editor, I am getting an education like none I have ever had in a classroom. I am finding out how it feels to be a victim of vandalism. These past few days have been an eye opener and setting off a range of emotions. More...

Historical

Yesterday Remembered ...

My gaudy apparel

I've never been a flashy person or dresser; I just kinda plug along in jeans and tee shirt (flannel in the winter), but I have always loved a nice pair of cowboy boots. More...

ALL THINGS HISTORICAL A LOOK AT EAST TEXAS HISTORY

The first "over water" oil well

In the early 1900s, 27-year-old Walter B. Pyron, of Blossom, Texas, a production foreman for Guffy Oil Company, noticed gas bubbles rising from Caddo Lake. He and other Guffy employees rowed across the lake, lighting strings of the bubbles. More...