November 12, 2009 RSS feed / Front Page

Chandler's holiday event to feature craft booths

CHANDLER - For the first time in three years, Holiday in the Park will feature craft booths, city secretary Shirley Parmer said.   "We want to see if we can get more people out for this. More...

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Sports

CARDIAC ARREST

Bears goal line stand preserves 27-21 win over Athens Hornets

There was 10:53 left in the game after Athens had the ball to open the fourth quarter, ran three plays, and punted. More...

Playoff Bears Radio

Listen to the Bears playoff gameon the Net!   It's set for 8 p.m., Saturday in Corsicana.   Go to: http:// www.brownsboro.k12.tx.us/ and click on the Bears Radio logo at top left of page.   More...

2009 District 20AAA Standings - Final

District Overall Points Points Team Record Record For Against Brownsboro 4-1 8-1 318 209 Palestine 4-1 6-4 300 238 Athens 3-2 4-6 178 254 Westwood 2-3 5-5 263 296 Crockett 1-4 1-9 239 353 Fairfield 1-4 1-9 209 326 Friday, Nov. More...

Historical

EAST TEXAS HISTORICAL

John Wayne is usually associated with westerns, but he also made a series of films such as "Donavan's Reef," "The Sea Chase," and "Reap the Wild Wind" in which he played a seafaring man. More...

BOB BOWMAN'S EAST TEXAS

Long before U.S. Highway 59 became the principal highway from east Texas to Houston and the Gulf Coast, Highway 35 ran along a route just west of 59, passing through the center of towns such as Livingston, Lufkin and Diboll.   More...

Martin recalls trip across nation on tractor

Glen and Betty Martin's faith took them nearly to the ends of the earth - on a 1950 John Deere tractor.   They were born into the Mennonite church, and missions were always a big part of their lives. More...

BACK IN BLACK

Golden Girl senior captain Emily Nix and her father, Rodney `Hootie' Nix, perform a father-daughter routine to the strains of AC/DC's `Back in Black' during halftime of Friday's Brownsboro-Athens game.   More...

Sales tax numbers near last year's levels

Sales tax revenues held within a handful of dollars from figures of a year ago, according to a report released Friday by the Texas Comptroller's Office.   For November, Athens was up about six-tenths of a percentage point. More...

News

CHRISTMAS TOUR OF HOMES

Chandler event marks 20th anniversary in December

Chandler Christmas Tour of Homes marks its 20th anniversary in December. More...

Gilbreath celebrates 90th birthday Sunday

Emma May Wilson (Gilbreath) was born in Wood County on Nov. 19, 1919.   She lived there most of her life until she married Earnest Wilson. They then lived in Van Zandt County. More...

EDITORIAL

Parker's story one of hope, faith, community support

Jannie Parker's story is heartbreaking - and yet encouraging. More...

Writer's Corner

WRITER'S CORNER

THE GOOD TIMES   I remember when grass was something that cows ate   and crack was something in the wall.   Coke was something good to drink   and bread was something good for us all. More...