December 24, 2009 RSS feed / Front Page

CPD upgrades communications system

"Officer safety was an issue. Now, we can communicate outside our vehicles with dispatch."

CHANDLER - The city’s police department has upgraded its communications system after installing a radio repeater atop a water tower at Winchester Park.   More...

Special Sections

School

AREA COLLEGE GRADUATES

UT Tyler   The University of Texas at Tyler hosted Fall commencement ceremonies Dec. 18-19, during which 741 degree candidates were recognized.   More...

LETTERS TO SANTA

Chandler Elementary 3A   Paula Phillips   Dear Santa,   I want this for Cistmas a Xbox 360, PSP, DSI, Lego set, LapTop and a wil fit. I hope Rudolph isn't sick on Christmas.   Have fun giving gifts. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

OBIT

Rhett Goode Simmons, 87, died on Dec. 10, 2009.   He was a resident of Chandler for 30 years and was a member of West Lake Baptist Church.   Simmons worked as a hot copy for the federal government and served in the U.S. Navy. More...

Writer's Corner

WRITER'S CORNER

`Twas the Night Before Christmas

`Twas the night before Christmas; he lived all alone,   In a one-bedroom house made of plaster and stone.   I had come down the chimney with presents to give,   And to see just who in this home did live. More...

Historical

ALL THINGS HISTORICAL

Porches are part of the Southern legacy of east Texans. More...

WELCOME HOME, CAPTAIN

Brownsboro grad returns from combat in Afghanistan

CHANDLER - A Brownsboro High School graduate returned from a tour in Afghanistan to share some of his experiences Friday with third-graders at Chandler Elementary School.   More...

Police search for Chevron burglary suspect

CHANDLER - Police are looking for a man they say walked into a Chevron station and grabbed money collected for the family of a woman killied in a hit-andrun in Tyler, Chief Ron Reeves said. More...

News

Texas GOP Representative Brown files for re-election

State Rep. Betty Brown has filed for re-election to serve Henderson and Kaufman counties in the Texas House of Representatives. More...

Henderson County jury convicts Collum for DWI

A Henderson County jury has convicted Candie Marie Collum, 23, of driving while intoxicated in the County Court at Law Number Two of Henderson County. More...

COUNTY ATTORNEY'S REPORT

Henderson County Attorney Clint Davis reports the following activity in the disposition of cases filed through his office during November in the County Court at Law, County Court at Law No. 2, and County Court.   More...

Sports

Statesman Sports

`Tis the season for slower times and amazed at the Cowboys

I love the Christmas season as it affects the workplace. Of course, I've been in the newspaper business for the last couple of decades and only have recent experience in how the holiday season affects that workplace.   More...

Defense sparks Bears second half comeback

Stout, second half defense by the Brownsboro Bears resulted in an eight-point victory and the squad's 11th win of the season.   Brownsboro (11-3) held the Lindale Eagles (11-3) to 15 total points over the final two periods of play.   More...

BEARETTES DOUBLEHEADER

MONDAY, DEC. 28 12 noon ..................... Brownsboro vs Van........................Freshman 1:15 p.m. .................. Eustace vs Frankston ......................Freshman 3 p.m. ........................ Brownsboro vs Van.................... More...