June 11, 2009 RSS feed / Front Page

Benefit trail ride, rodeo is June 13-14

The Trail Ride and Lunch Benefit for Deann Davis Taylor will be Friday and Saturday, June 12 and 13 at Fever Lynx Stables at 7309 F.M. 858 in Ben Wheeler (2 miles west of F.M. 773, follow signs). More...

Wilson sworn in as newest BISD Trustee

Donnie Wilson was sworn in as the newest member of the Brownsboro Independent School District Board of Trustees at the regular meeting Monday, June 8. Wilson replaced Joey Ridgle, who did not run for re-election. More...

Special Sections

School

Brownsboro teacher selected

A Brownsboro teacher has been selected to participate in "The U.S. Constitution and American History," a summer institute sponsored by Humanities Texas and The University of Texas at San Antonio. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Clifford Thomas Dickerson

Services for Clifford Thomas Dickerson, 86, of Brownsboro, were held at 3:00 p.m. Sunday, June 7, 2009, at Faith Baptist Church of Brownsboro, Texas, with Rev. Darin Watson and Rev. J.D. More...

Writer's Corner

WritersCorner

Tick-Tock Says the Clock! We lost another hour today ... Some muckety-mucks in Washington Decided to while away our days, With an hour here, an hour there ... Something about saving energy ... More...

Letters

Thanks you for your vote

Dear Editor, I want to thank the citizens of the City of Chandler for electing me for the sixth time. I will do my best to serve the City of Chandler to the best of my ability. Marshall Crawford Jr. More...

Sheriff about to shut case

In murdersuicide investigation

According to Henderson County Sheriff Ray Nutt, the investigation of a murdersuicide near the Henderson County community of LaRue south of Brownsboro is about completed. "Unless we receive something from the forensic lab it's complete," Nutt said. More...

Food pantry in need of help

God's Open Hands operates a Food Pantry to help those in need in the Chandler/ Brownsboro area. It is an especially challenging time to meet local demands since prices of food have increased, along with other costs for operating the organization. More...

Chandler tables garage sale ordinance

Members of Chandler's City Council approved one item concerning ordinances, while tabling another for further consideration - one that was specific to a single item, garage sales. More...

Survivor

Pamela Jean Lomax (center) survived a crash on Highway 31 west of Brownsboro early Tuesday, June 9. Attending to her were an unidentified Mabank firefighter,, left, and Brownsboro Volunteer Fire Department Chief Robert Chambers (see story inside). More...

News

Coming in July: Sparks in the Park

Brownsboro's first Sparks in the Park will be Saturday, July 4, at Brownsboro Park. The event will be sponsored by the Keep Brownsboro Beautiful Organization and Friends of the Park, and festivities will start at 10 a.m. with a parade. More...

Kids Crusade will start on Sunday

Hope Community Church will host Kids Crusade Sunday through Wednesday, June 14-17, at the church on CR 3820 two miles east of Murchison. The event will feature food, fun and prizes and will start at 6 p.m. Sunday and at 7 p.m. More...

Vehicle leaves roadway; people avoid serious injury

Two people escaped serious injury after the SUV they were in rolled over east of Brownsboro earlier this week. More...

Sports

Youngsters get taste of Bears football training

The sun shone, the wind blew, players played and coaches coached. That was the scene at the annual Bears Football Camp, held at what is known as the "track field" next to the Browsnboro ISD bus depot on Highway 31. More...

Future Bearettes go to skills camp

The gymnasium was filled with young ladies looking to work on their skills. Sneakers squeaked on hardwood floors. White volleyballs bounced between two hands clenched into one fist to another similarly clasped set of hands. More...

Basketball camp set next week

Times and dates have been set for the annual Brownsboro Bears Basketball Camp. The camp will be held Monday through Thursday, June 15 through June 18. More...