February 21, 2008 RSS feed / Front Page

Vehicle smashes into Y's Hometown Foods

At 3:40 Thursday afternoon, Valentine's Day, a gold Toyota Camry traveling westbound on Highway 31 left the road and veered into a line of parked cars outside of Y's Hometown Foods in Brownsboro. More...

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School

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February 25-29 (Milk served with meals)

BREAKFAST MON: Ready-to-eat cereal, Graham crackers, juice TUE: Waffle sticks, syrup, fruit WED: Sausage biscuit, juice THUR: Breakfast pizza, juice FRI: Breakfast burrito, fruit LUNCH CES, CIS, BES, BIS MON: Chicken nuggets, mashe More...

Brownsboro band wins big at UIL contest

The Brownsboro High School and Junior High bands drove away from the University Interscholastic League competition with over 140 medals February 8 and 9. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

William Neal Fowler

Funeral services for William Neal Fowler, 85, Chandler, were held at 2:30 p.m. Sunday at Chandler First Baptist Church with Rev. Bob Sexton officiating, under the direction of Burks Walker Tippit Funeral Directors. More...

Geraldine Radford

Graveside services for Geraldine Vercher Radford, 67, Brownsboro, were held at 2 p.m. Friday at Prairie Springs Cemetery, Van Zandt County, under direction of Cooper Funeral Home, Athens. Mrs. Radford died February 11, 2008, in Athens. More...

Jerry D. Norris

Funeral services for Mr. Jerry D. Norris, age 67, of the Carroll Community were held at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, February 20, 2008 in the Caudle-Rutledge Funeral Home Chapel in Lindale with Bro. Earl Brown officiating. More...

Historical

A printer fires both barrels

Archer Fullingim called his front-page column in the Kountz News "The Printer Fires Both Barrels," and in most issues this backwoods printer/ publisher/writer/environmental activist/philosopher/etc., did just that. More...

Chandler approves funding construction of senior community

The City of Chandler has decided to proceed with funding to Solutions Plus for the construction of Silverleaf at Chandler. Silverleaf will be an 80- unit housing development for seniors with limited income. More...

Henderson County early voting underway

Early voting for the March 4 presidential primary elections are underway as of Tuesday, February 19. Early voting will continue until Friday, February 29. Locations are: - Chandler Substation at 460 S Broad St. More...

April in Edom deadline extended

Edom's spring street fair, known as April in Edom, has extended its deadline for vendor participation to March 15. The original deadline was March 1, but this was extended to allow more vendors to participate. More...

Lake Country Radio to host political forum

KCKL 95.9 FM, Lake Country Radio, will be the site of a political forum Tuesday, February 26. More...

News

Cook of the Week

Teresa Morris is an Alabama born Brownsboro resident. Having moved to the area from Dallas about five years ago, Teresa began working at Redi National Pest Eliminators on Highway 31 to work closer to home. "I like working here," Morris said. More...

Chandler Intermediate Science Fair Participants head for Regionals

Chandler Intermediate School held its 3rd Annual Science Fair on January 29, 2008. All 25 projects entered were required to be experimental in nature. More...

`Great Texas Warrant Roundup' underway

TEXAS - More than 200 law enforcement jurisdictions from across Texas will participate in the "Great Texas Warrant Roundup," which began Saturday, February 16, 2008. More...

Sports

Barnes pitches no-hitter as JV Bearettes open softball season

In a whirlwind start the Junior Varsity Bearettes have started the season with a 3-2 record following Monday's game in Malakoff. In Malakoff the Bearettes defeated the Lady Tigers by the score of 7-5. More...

Subvarsity Bears

Freshman The Brownsboro Freshmen basketball team coached by Kent Bradley went out on top last Tuesday night as they defeated Chapel Hill 30-26. DeAndre Taylor led the Bears in scoring at Chapel Hill with eight points. More...

Varsity Bears clinch post season berth

Editor After a ten year wait the Varsity Bears basketball team is back in the playoffs. By defeating Chapel Hill 50- 47 last Tuesday in Chapel Hill the Bears clinched the third seed in District 14-3A. More...