July 16, 2009 RSS feed / Front Page

BISD teachers will get raise

As will be true with every other school district in Texas, the Brownsboro Independent School District will provide a salary increase for teachers. More...

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School

CES students celebrate TAKS scores

Chandler Elementary celebrated with 123 thirdgraders, 12 staff members, and 45 parents who enjoyed a day at Fair Park in Dallas, at the end of the school year. More...

Title I award

Chandler Elementary was recognized and awarded as a Title 1 Distinguished School based on the last three years of continued success in student achievement and TAKS scores. More...

Pacenza awarded

Jennifer Lynn Pacenza of Chandler received a degree at the University of North Texas' spring 2009 commencement ceremonies. Pacenza received a master of science degree in library science. More...

Sports

Bass wins Echo Creek title

Jack Bass is the 2009 Echo Creek Club champion. With scores of 75 and 79, Jack was two strokes ahead of Mike Molina (156) and three strokes ahead of Bobby Richards (157). Mike Jackson won the Net title with a net total of 166. More...

Steroids are a mixed bag

A-Rod did it. Manny's done it. Heck, even Sosa and McGuire were both in the middle of it. More...

Texas Heat in second

The Texas Heat are: (kneeling, left to right) Mikayla Wilson, Kaley Strawbridge, Myanjulah Mosley and Avery Love; (second row) Madison Anderson, Shelby Rumbo, Haleigh Gilbert, Tayonna Barker and Emma Gray (not pictured is Madison Johnson); and back r More...

City OKs water well

Price tag is under budget

The City of Chandler well be adding a new water well to its system over the summer. The City Council unanimously approved a new, well expected to be drilled to a depth of about 400 feet, during its regular meeting Tuesday night. More...

Brownsboro tax rate to drop to .2346 for 2009-201o year

Brownsboro is unique for many reasons. The city council set the new tax rate making Brownsboro unique for yet another reason. More...

Forest Grove musical slated

The Forest Grove Community Center monthly third Saturday music show will be July 18. Doors will open at 5 p.m. and the show will begin at 6 p.m. at the center (from Chandler, go 8 miles south on F..M 315 and turn left at Forest Grove entrance No. More...

News

Simon sets precedent as Lions president

The installation of new officers, conducted by District Governor Charles Stout, took place on June 25. The event was a momentous occasion when Ruby Simon, Chandler's first female president, was installed. More...

Owen, Osborn to wed

The engagement of Lindsay Megan Owen of Brownsboro, and Jordan Robert Osborn of Bedford, Texas, has been announced. Parents of the future bride are Conley and Carolyn Owen of Brownsboro. More...

Boy needs help with prolonged sickness

Elijah Dunklin, a local 8- year-old boy, is the son of Leah Dunklin. Grandparents are Rick Dunklin and Carla Parker. He has been sick for several years, going back and forth to many doctors. More...