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Serviceman recalls battle

Editor's note: This is an account reportedly of one soldier's experience in Vietnam alongside PFC Gary Everett. It has not been edited or clarified in any way.   Here is what one of the guys who was there (Stan Adams, St. More...

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BREAKFAST   All Schools   Choice of cereal offered daily. All selections come with fruit or juice, and milk   MON: Kolache TUES: Cheese toast   WED: Cinnamon roll   THUR: Sausage & pancakes on a stick   More...

Sports

`THRILLER ... IN THE NIGHT'

Bears OT win against Crockett clinches playoff spot

CROCKETT - On the Friday night before Halloween, and with the Golden Girls drill team doing Michael Jackson's "Thriller" at halftime - the Brownsboro Bears presented their own version of the aptly named (for this night) song. More...

Bearettes get first round playoff bye with Saturday win

CORSICANA - A Saturday match win earned the Brownsboro Bearettes the right to represent District 20AAA as the district's first place team in the playoffs.   It also earned the Bearettes a first round bye in the playoffs. More...

Rambling on ... as usual

Coming up with something new ain't easy

Some weeks, like this one, I just don't have a clue.   As in, what to write as a subject for a sports column. I probably shouldn't admit that, but that's the way that it is. More...

`An Issue With School Safety'

Brownsboro Junior High principal wants central classrooms, longer halls

Its classrooms spread among three buildings and two campuses, Brownsboro Junior High School students are forced to cross traffic zones several times a day to complete their schedules.   More...

Murchison to honor fallen Army soldier from Athens

Murchison officials have scheduled a ceremony at City Hall Tuesday to honor an Athens native who died more than 40 years ago during a battle between U.S. Army soldiers and the Vietcong and North Vietnamese Army.   More...

News

CHECKLIST CHARLIE

The slender, 20-foot obelisk serves as one of two bright red focal points in a garden cloud of white azaleas, encircled with a halo of bright red tulips. More...

EDITORIAL

No greater honor exists than wearing uniform of U.S. military

No greater honor can be found than when an individual chooses to serve the United States in a military uniform.   And on Nov. More...

RECIPES

Pasta is low in fat and high in hunger-appeasing complex carbohydrates.   And it comes in countless varieties so you can enjoy a different pasta every night while staying committed to healthy eating. More...

Writer's Corner

WRITER'S CORNER

BLOOMING

I saw Your resurrection power in daffodils today;   So freely on the earth they take the gifts You send their way.   The gift of life that You did buy for us on Calvary, received with love now in the earth with signs for us to see. More...

Letters

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

Humane Society commends Chandler police The Henderson County Humane Society would like to voice its appreciation for the work of the Chandler Police Department in a recent incident where an animal was badly in need of help from local officials, a More...

Historical

BOB BOWMAN'S EAST TEXAS

From the 1800s to shortly after World War II, east Texas was made up mostly of farming communities - small in size, but big in community spirit.   More...