April 23, 2009 RSS feed / Front Page

Lloyd Smith runs for Murchison mayor

Murchison resident Lloyd Smith is a local business owner interested in seeing his city grow. He also wants to improve the quality of life for the citizens. More...

Jerry Vaught, City Council candidate

Jerry Vaught announced his candidacy for Murchison City Council this week. He said he has several things he wants to see accomplished in the city. 1. More...

Jeffrey Wood runs for BISD board

President of WOODNETWorks in Tyler, Jeffrey Wood has declared his candidacy for the Brownsboro Independent School District Board of Trustees election to be held May 9. Wood and his family live in Chandler. More...

Special Sections

School

BROWNSBORO ISD MENU

April 27 - May 1 NOTE: Changes due to deliveries, calendar changes, holidays, etc., will be announced. BREAKFAST All Schools (Choice of cereal offered daily. More...

UIL Literary Team has strong showing

With a 3rd place finish at the district meet behind them, the UIL Literary Team has 12 students headed to Regionals at Blinn College in Brenham on April 25. More...

Brownsboro FCCLA competes at state FCCLA convention

Last Wednesday, eight students traveled to Corpus Christi to participate in Star Events at the FCCLA (Family, Career, and Community Leaders of America) State competition and convention. More...

Letters

Letters to the Editor

My name is Erica Allen, Chandler, Texas. I moved here in 2007 so that my daughter could go to school where I went. I felt that this was a safe school district. My daughter rides bus 9. More...

News of Record

Sheriff's Report

On Monday, April 13, 2009 at approximately 6:09 pm, HCSO Deputy Josh Rickman received a report concerning two stolen motorcycles from the Leisure Land subdivision on Cedar Creek Lake. More...

Chandler approves project funds

Economic development funds were approved for a proposed, 30-unit multifamily project aimed at seniors 55 years of age or older, during deliberations at a Chandler City Council meeting held Tuesday, April 14th. More...

MISD calls off elections

The Murchison Independent School District Board of Trustees voted Thursday, April 16, to cancel the school board election set to happen in May. More...

Six-year-old caught with gun on school bus

School Bus Monitor Susan McAdams heard "you brought a real one" just before she saw a six-yearold Chandler Elementary School student unzip his backpack and reveal a loaded .38 caliber revolver to one of his friends. More...

Ferrell declares council position candidacy

Walter Ferrell, Murchison resident, has announced his desire to run for the Murchison City Council. There are two candidates for the open mayoral position, six for the council positions and one write-in. More...

Luke Rains to compete for school board

Brownsboro resident Luke Rains has announced his intent to run for the Brownsboro Independent School District Board of Trustees. He is one of four challengers running for the three incumbent positions. More...

Wise runs for fourth consecutive board term

Dusty Wise of Brownsboro is on the May 9 election ballot for the Brownsboro Independent School District Board of Trustees election. An incumbent in the race, his spot is one of three up for grabs. More...

News

Health Short

What is Eczema?

Eczema is an itchy, scaling, swelling rash on the skin. The upper layers of the skin turn red and become inflamed, and form dry or greasy scales. More...

Vick, Laymance Engaged

The engagement of Jaymee Vick of Nacogdoches, Texas, and Scotty Laymance of Diana, Texas, is announced. The bride elect is the daughter of Robbie and Kay Vick of Nacogdoches; paternal grandparent is Janette Vick, Nacogdoches. More...

Meals on Wheels Menu

April 27 - May 1 (Milk served with meals) Orange juice served in centers MON: Salisbury steak, buttered rice, mixed vegetables, wheat bread, mixed fruit cup. More...

Sports

Bears in 3-way tie for District 20AAA lead

With two games left in their season (as of Monday, April 20th), the Brownsboro Bears are in a three-way tie for first place. They have a 6-2 record in District 20AAA, along with Athens and Crockett. More...

Ready to play summer ball in Brownsboro

East Texas Girls Softball is proud to announce that over 170 girls, and boys have signed up to play in Brownsboro this summer. More boys, and girls will be playing in Brownsboro than ever before. More...

Bearettes earn co-District Championship

A win over Fairfield on Tuesday, April 14th and a win over Palestine on Monday, April 20th ... that was what the Brownsboro Bearettes needed for a shot at the District 20AAA title. Mission accomplished. More...