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Y's Hometown Foods:

Serving the community for 17 years

A focal point of sorts for the Brownsboro community is Y's Hometown Foods. Situated on Highway 31 in downtown Brownsboro, the grocery store's size belies its selection. More...

Special Sections

School

Chandler Elementary end of school year awards announced

Perfect Attendance - KA, Savana Carbajal; KC, Colby McCullough, Jaclyn Walker; KD, Madison Johnson; 1A, Caitlyne Martin; 1C, Angael Stephenson; 1D, Jada Breedlove, Roderick Hawkins; 1E, Carson Booth, Leland Hayter, Clara Rumbaugh, Caitlyn Walker, More...

BIS annual end of year awards announced

Principal's Award This is presented to students who have met the following conditions: Made all A's in all subject areas and have only E's or S's in conduct each six weeks. More...

BHS Class of 2008 led by Peters, Perry

Brownsboro High School has selected its valedictorian and salutatorian for the 2007-2008 school year. The school's students leaders are valedictorian James Peters and salutatorian Michael Perry. More...

Sports

Local man sails the high sea

In an ocean of cruise liners, submarine and other high-tech vessels, the Elissa stands as a testament to when man first challenged the waves. More...

Photos

2007-08 Brownsboro Bearettes Track & Field Team More...

First place!

The Chandler Yankees took first place in the Anderson Express 95 Memorial Day Bash 2008 held in Van on Saturday, May 24 2008. More...

Cattle Baron's Ball offering a new opportunity for donors

The Henderson County Cattle Baron's Ball, a fundraiser for the American Cancer Society, which will be held on October 11, 2008, is offering a new opportunity for donors to fund two service programs in Henderson County: The Patient Navigator program More...

Free karate classes for law enforcement

The Tyler Kenshin Kan Karate Academy will soon begin classes geared toward law enforcement officers. This class will emphasize the same techniques used to train Homeland Security forces. More...

Chandler's Emilie Dove wins World Titles

Paramount All Stars of Athens, TX had three individual competitors who traveled to Las Vegas, NV last week for the World Series Individual Championship. More...

News

Cook of the Week

Family is of utmost importance to Naomi Bledsoe. A thought kept popping into this retired Tyler school teacher's mind; she wanted to do something as a heritage for her family. Naomi had saved a great deal of recipes over the years. More...

The Chuck Wagon Gang in concert, June 6

It's not every day that a country gospel singing group that has been together for over sixty years and has carved a place in entertainment history comes to a small town like Chandler, but that is the case on June 6th (Friday) at 6:30 p.m. More...

D-Day

Sixty-four years ago in June the forces of Allied Supreme Commander Dwight David Eisenhower hit the beaches of Normandy in northwestern France. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Anita Jean Jackson

Memorial services for Anita Jean Ellison Jackson, 76, Echo Lake, will be at a later date. Arrangements are with Hilliard Funeral Home, Van. Mrs. Jackson died May 25, 2008, at her residence. More...

Ray Jackson Seagroves

Services for Ray Jackson Seagroves, 73, Malakoff, were held at 2:00 pm Sunday, June 1, 2008 at Hope Community Church, with Bro. David Dyess officiating, under the direction of Eubank Funeral Home, Canton. Burial followed in Leagueville Cemetery. More...

Writer's Corner

Writers' Corner

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Letters To The Editor

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