November 26, 2009 RSS feed / Front Page

LIGHTING IT UP

Chandler maintenance employees Mark Saxon and James Allison hang Christmas lights along State Highway 31 as the city prepares for the holiday season.   More...

Special Sections

Obituaries - Free Access

Don Olson

Graveside services for Don Lynn Olson were held Nov. 12, 2009, at New Hope Cemetery with Rev. Tommy Weems officiating.   Don was a member of New Hope Methodist Church. He was born Sept. More...

Sports

Fighting Through

Bearettes take 17-point win against Kerens

KERENS - It was an evening of basketball that was physical, marked with a lot of fouls and frustrated players. More...

Statesman Sports

Ghosts of football games past, aka, `being the old guy'

I wrote last week about the end of football season and how I got into this line of work.   It got me to thinking about some football games past. More...

Historical

BOB BOWMAN'S EAST TEXAS

"Listening to the Quebe Sisters play the western swing music pioneered by Wills in the 1930s and 1940s, you realize they are special musicians who love what they're doing."

If Bob Wills were around today, the chances are good he would be delighted with three teenage sisters from Burleson. More...

EAST TEXAS HISTORICAL

Politics has never been an arena for the meek - just ask our two most recent presidents if you want proof. More...

`Our Core Values'

After 5 straight nominations, BHS student participates in ambassador program

Sixteen-year-old Jordynn Conner of Brownsboro is among 40 east Texas students scheduled to travel to Europe next summer as part of the People to People Student Ambassador Programs. More...

English class for Hispanics completes second semester

A class funded by the Poncho Duran Educational Fund for Hispanic adults and hosted by the Brownsboro Independent School District wrapped up its second semester Thursday with over 40 participants in attendance, Parent Involvement Coordinator Perry Ea More...

News

CHRISTMAS TOUR OF HOMES

When Peggy Arthur retired from the Athens Independent School District, she chose Chandler as her new home.   She enjoys being near her sisters and the slower-paced life in a small town. More...

County's unemployment rate remains close to 9 percent

Henderson County unemployment figures continue to run about 3 percent worse than a year ago, according to numbers released Friday by the Texas Workforce Commission. More...

TEXAS DEMOCRATIC WOMEN

The Texas Democratic Women of Henderson County met Nov. 17 at Tilo's Bakery & Restaurant.   Officers for the new year were elected. More...

Writer's Corner

WRITER'S CORNER

SPECIAL

The street, overnight   Had been magically transformed;   Transformed into a fairy land   With a myriad of tiny icicles   Clinging tenaciously to every tree's bare twigs. Magic! More...

Letters

LETTER TO THE EDITOR

Veterans thank area teachers

The veterans in this area would like to give a big hardy thanks to Coach Mayse, Brownsboro, and Mrs. Cindy Bailey, Murchison, their staffs and respective schools for the outstanding Veterans' Day.   The programs were second to none. More...