April 30, 2009 RSS feed / Front Page

Reeves seeks council seat

Barbara Reeves has been an active member of the Chandler community for years ... and on the Chandler City Council. She is facing fellow incumbent Marshall Crawford Jr. and challenger Bobby Lankford in the May 9 municipal elections. More...

Crawford Jr. wants next term

Marshall Crawford Jr. has lived in Chandler since 1976 and served on the Chandler City Council since 1999. He is facing fellow incumbent Barbara Reeves and challenger Bobby Lankford in the May 9 municipal elections. More...

Teague wants BISD job

I am running for reelection to the Brownsboro I.S.D. board of trustees because I want our school to continue to improve in all areas. I feel that I have several qualities to offer as a school board member. More...

Special Sections

School

BISD Title meetings set for May, June

Brownsboro ISD parents, teachers, and administrators are invited to attend a meeting to discuss the design, planning and implementation of the Title I, Part A, Title II, Part A, Part D, Title III, and Title IV at 1:45 p.m. May 13, or 6 p.m. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

V. Ponder Wright, Sr.

Dr. V. Ponder Wright Sr. of Chandler was born March 9, 1930, near Piggott, Ark., the 12th of 14 children born of Valley and Rhonda Wright. More...

Acie Lee Chambers

Funeral service for Evangelist Acie Lee Chambers, 74, of Chandler, Texas are scheduled for 1:00 P.M., Saturday, May 2, 2009 at the Faith Tabernacle Church of Deliverance with Elder Malachi Micheaux officiating. More...

Calvin J.R. Luce

Chapel services for Calvin J.R. Luce, 74, of Chandler were held Friday, April 24, 2009 at Tyler Memorial Funeral Chapel with Pastor Perry Smith officiating. More...

Letters

Support ESD

Dear Editor, As we head to the polls, I urge the voters in Edom to come out in support of Van Zandt Co. Emergency Services District #3, which covers the area serviced by the Edom Volunteer Fire Department. More...

Thanks to volunteers

Thanks be to God and all His angels, I am now settled in my new "Miracle Home." Several months ago I was facing a situation of having to get out of my house that had been home for 40 years, because of it needing so many repairs. More...

News of Record

County Attorney Report

The County Attorney, Clint Davis, wishes to report the following activity in the disposition of cases filed through his office during the month of March 2009 in the County Court at Law, County Court at Law No. 2, and County Court. More...

Relay for Life set for May 1-2

In the United States, tens of thousands of people are diagnosed with cancer each year and thousands die from the disease. More...

County takes steps for public access to records

Henderson County Commissioners took the first of what could be many steps to provide access to county records and documents online. More...

Lankford after Chandler seat

Bobby Lankford is challenging incumbents Marshall Crawford Jr. and Barbara Reeves in the May 9 municipal elections for a spot on the Chandler City Council. More...

Hill seeks mayoral job

Mike Hill served a stint on the city council about 20 years ago and he wants to get back to serving Murchison -- this time as the mayor. Hill will be on the ballot for mayor in the May 9 election. More...

Bersano after BISD seat

Brian Bersano is a candidate for the Brownsboro Independent School District Board of Trustees in the May 9 election. Bersano is the owner of Edge Medical Supply in Tyler. More...

News

Chandler Chatter

The pre-k, kindergarten, first, second and third grade teachers of Chandler Elementary School have made the following report on the activities of their classes during the month of April, 2009. More...

Dixie Echoes set for Athens concert Saturday, May 16

The Dixie Echoes from Pensacola, Florida, also The Hendrix Trio, will be in concert Saturday, May 16 at 6:00 PM at the Texas Gospel Music Hall located at 6513 Hwy 19 South, Athens, TX. Doors open at 5:00 PM. More...

Cheatham not one for following a strict recipe

Some of the best cooks don't follow a recipe; they just throw things together and it usually results in delicious meals. Donna Cheatham is one of those cooks. "I just throw everything together and it's good food, not junk food," she said. More...

Sports

Bears playoff bound

Lose twice in last week of season; takes third seed

The Brownsboro Bears posted two losses last week to close out the regular season. Fortunately, the Bears (10-13, 6-4) had already clinched a playoff spot out of District 20AAA. More...

It's the fun time of year

I wrote the column about the multitude of second semester sports and what that did to a one-man sports department at a newspaper. You remember, most of the sports have multiple games each week and both a boys and girls team .... More...

Xtreme hand Chargers first loss of 2009 season

The Texas Xtreme put the first blemish on the Dallas Chargers' record, handing the previously-unbeaten team its first loss of the season, 23-21, in a game held at Athens' Bruce Field on Saturday. More...