May 22, 2008 RSS feed / Front Page

CIS to work with local churches

Brownsboro Independent School District's Communities in Schools (CIS) program, designed to keep students in school, will begin working with area churches to establish a larger resource of people to call upon. More...

MISD suspends transfer fee

The Murchison Independent School District's Board of Trustees voted to suspend the transfer fee for the 2008-2009 school year at its monthly meeting Thursday, May 15. More...

Afternoon grass fire

Nathan Straus Photo Brownsboro Volunteer Firefighter Nehemiah Kuhns keeps tabs on a grass fire. Brownsboro, Murchison and North 19 stations responded to the grass fire Monday at about 3:17 pm with seven trucks and 20 firefighters. More...

BISD seeks roof repair prices

The Brownsboro Independent School District Board of Trustees met Monday, May 12, to run through over a dozen items on the monthly agenda. One item involved a potentially costly repair to the district's roofs. More...

Special Sections

School

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May 26-29 (Milk served with meals)

BREAKFAST MON: No School TUE: Breakfast burrito, fruit, juice WED: Cinnamon roll, fruit, juice THUR: Breakfast bagel, fruit, juice LUNCH Brownsboro Elem. More...

Sports

Honoring Tradition

Brownsboro High School holds annual athletic banquet

"Honoring Tradition" was the theme of the annual Brownsboro High School athletic banquet held on Tuesday, May 13 in the high school gym. More...

High school coaches set summer sports camps

Does your child like softball? How about volleyball or maybe basketball? Football or baseball? If the answer was yes to any of these questions Brownsboro will be the place to be this summer. More...

Seven Bears earn All-District honors

Brownsboro concluded it's best baseball season in four years two weeks ago with a loss to Kemp in the bi-district playoffs. Each senior on the team was awarded with a spot on the 14- 3A All-District baseball team as well as four underclassmen. More...

Historical

Memorial Day

When Americans pause at the ceremonial beginning of summer to honor those who gave their lives in military service they are participating in our national version of ancient rites. More...

Everett resigns

Smith named acting Mayor

Larry Everett, six-year mayor of the City of Murchison, resigned during the May 13 City Council meeting. Lloyd Smith, mayor protem, will serve as acting mayor at least until the council meets in June. More...

Wildewood speed limit set

The speed limit for Wildewood Subdivision south of Chandler was set to 30 miles per hour for the county roads at the Henderson County Commissioners' Court meeting Tuesday morning. More...

Chandler voices support for Silverleaf

The Chandler City Council unanimously passed a resolution Tuesday, May 13 at its monthly council meeting showing support for Silverleaf, a housing development project for senior citizens with limited income. More...

FM-314 rollover

Nathan Straus Photo A black 2003 Chevrolet Cavalier overturned Thursday, May 15, while traveling southbound on FM 314. The one-vehicle accident occurred at about 3:05 pm three miles south of Brownsboro. More...

Food drive a success

The May 10 Letter Carrier Food Drive brought in roughly a ton of food as area citizens dug deep to give to those in need. US Postal Service letter carriers picked up bags of food left by mail boxes and delivered them to nonprofit organizations. More...

News

Cook of the Week

Jennifer Kuhn recently returned from a stay in the Metroplex honing her cooking skills. She has already brought her tastes and pastries to East Texas in force. More...

Students learn from the `village'

It has been said that it takes a village to raise a child. You may or may not agree with this statement, but it really does at least help to educate them. More...

Local elections

BISD canvasses the election At a specially called Brownsboro Independent School District Board of Trustees meeting the results of the BISD elections were canvassed. The meeting took place Friday, May 16. More...

Writer's Corner

Writers' Corner

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Letters To The Editor

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