June 18, 2009 RSS feed / Front Page

County assets top $64 million

Henderson County, it seems, has a lot of assets. At the Tuesday, June 16 meeting, county commissioners approved the 2009 Fixed Asset Report for the county. The county's assets, which includes capital assets of more than $5,000, are $64,828,255. More...

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School

Local FFA hosts convention here

Brownsboro FFA recently hosted the Sandland District Convention and degree check. 16 other schools from the surrounding area make up the Sandland District. There were about 200 people in attendance at the convention. More...

Kids can still enroll in ETMC diabetes camp

Enrollment is still open for the ETMC Growing Together Day Camp, a free camp for youth ages 6 to 15 with Type 1, Type 2 diabetes or youth who are overweight and at risk for Type 2 diabetes. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Luther `Jack' Boggs

Luther "Jack" Boggs, 80, died Saturday, June 6, 2009, after a long battle with illnesses. Memorial services were Friday, June 12, at Lake Palestine United Methodist Church. More...

Tyler man leads high speed chase

A trip for a Tyler man who was in a hurry as he traveled through Henderson County this week, was somewhat delayed after a run-in with the law. More...

TAKS: BISD `exceeded the state average

While Brownsboro Independent School District students consistently scored lower than the state average in science while taking the Texas Assessment of Knowledge and Skills (TAKS) standardized test in 2009, they scored higher in 16 of 18 categories More...

News

Digging it out

The city road crew began work this week to replace a sewer line outside the Brownsboro Junior High School cafeteria. Pictured are J.D. Jones, the city utilities superintendent (in the backhoe), and Thomas Geddie in the ditch. More...

Beall has 90th Birthday Celebration

A lifelong resident of Edom, Texas, Thomas N. Beall Sr., was playing basketball for Alton Tompkins in 1939. More...

Nursing Chandler Center

Residents missed Mr. Ken Morgan on the 7th, along with our special program from the Martin Springs Baptist Church. Also on the 14th, just checking on the Banister family, give Gretta a call! We are still working on our patio project. More...

Sports

Learning the Basics

Getting primed for BHS softball

The Texas sun was heating up the playing diamond. Lines of young girls gathered at home plate ... first base ... and second base. Bearettes 1st Team All-District pitcher Krystin Groothuis was on the mound. More...

Future Bears bouncing through annual camp

Short-pole basketball goals marked training spots around the Brownsboro High School gymnasium and the main, regulation-height goals were getting full use. More...

CoC golf tourney looking for players, hole sponsors

Dust off the golf clubs sitting in the back of the closet. It's time for the Chandler/ Brownsboro Area Chamber of Commerce's seventh annual golf tournament. The tournament will be held at Echo Creek Country Club, located on FM 317 in Leagueville. More...