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School

Van High School student to receive Scouts honor

Dakota Gilliland, a sophomore at Van High School, will receive the highest honor offered by the Boy Scouts of America at his Eagle Scout Court of Honor at First United Methodist Church in Chandler Saturday, at 11 a.m.   More...

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BROWNSBORO ISD October 26 - 30

BREAKFAST   All Schools   Choice of cereal offered daily. All selections come with fruit or juice, and milk   MON: Sausage and pancake on a stick   TUES: Cinnamon roll   WED: Cheese pizza pocket   More...

Sports

FOR THE DEFENSE

2 sacks, 7 turnovers spark Bears win

FAIRFIELD - The Brownsboro Bears opened with 20 unanswered points en route to a 33-14 district win over the Fairfield Eagles Oct. 16. More...

District 20AAA

District Overall Points Points Team Record Record For Against Brownsboro 2-0 6-0 224 106 P More...

Bearettes tied for District 20AAA lead

Wins over Crockett, Fairfield pull Brownsboro into tie for first

They've done it. The Bearettes have climbed up to the top of the mountain.   At press time, the worst possible scenario (Tuesday night) is that the Brownsboro Bearettes are tied for first place in District 20AAA.   More...

10,000 attend `exceptional' Edom festival

EDOM - An estimated 10,000 people attended this town's two-day Festival of the Arts here Saturday and Sunday, prompting Chairman Mary Wilhite to call the event "just exceptional."   "It went great," she said. More...

Old Firehouse reopens as new concert venue

Attracted to the area after attending one of Edom's art festivals, Jeff and Judy Gottesman have completed renovating The Old Firehouse in Edom, adding a music venue to an already arts-rich community.   More...

News

Two shows set for `Meet the Creeps'

The production of "Meet the Creeps," written by Tim Kelly, and directed by Brownsboro drama teacher David Young, is set for Tuesday, at 7 p.m., and Saturday, at 3:30 p.m. More...

Jobless rate tops 8 percent for 4th consecutive month

Henderson County's jobless rate topped 8 percent for the fourth consecutive month, according to a report by the Texas Workforce Commision.   The most recent jobless rate - 8.5 percent - was for September. More...

FRIENDS & FLOWERS

It was all business with President Carol Blakely presiding over the garden club meeting at Edom Bakery and Grill in September, marking the beginning of the club's eighth year.   New by-laws were presented. More...

Writer's Corner

WRITER'S CORNER

Here's The Way It Is   Satan, I've got a word just for you.   You are not going to change anything   Of what God has put in my heart. More...

Letters

LETTER TO THE EDITOR

Pastor thanks community

Dear Bownsboro/Chandler: My name is Darin Watson. I have been the Pastor of Faith Baptist Church in Brownsboro for the last five and a half years. More...

EDITORIAL

`Community newspaper' means more than just reporting routine stories

Weekly newspapers are often called "community" newspapers based solely on the size of the markets they serve.   More...

HENSARLING

This week in Washington, I continued my fight against efforts to create a new $400 million ureaucracy to impose new regulations on east Texas small businesses and community financial institutions. More...

Historical

BOB BOWMAN'S EAST TEXAS

If Marvin Nichols Reservoir is built by Dallas on the Sulphur River in northern east Texas, dozens of small communities will be inundated, ending a rich part of the region's history.   One of the communities is Cuthand and at a hearing in Mt. More...