December 31, 2009 RSS feed / Front Page

Ben Wheeler's New Year's Eve party set for tonight

Downtown Ben Wheeler's newest restaurant, Moore's Store, will ring in the new year with the help of Dallasbased Blues singer and songwriter Miss Marcy & Her Texas Sugar Daddys tonight.   The performance is scheduled for 8:30 p.m. More...

BIS VOLUNTEER DAY

From left, Tucker Thomison, Ben Settle, Garrett Essary, and Wyatt Rinehart package granola for distribution to area food banks during Brownsboro Intermediate School's Volunteer Day at East Texas Food More...

Special Sections

Sports

Bearettes win two during annual event

The Brownsboro Bearettes scored the majority of their points in the first and third quarters, and used a strong defensive effort, to defeat the La Poynor Lady Flyers, 37- 25, in their second of two games in the annual Brownsboro Bearettes Doublheade More...

IN BRIEF

TUESDAY ACTION VARSITY Westwood holds on for win over Eustace The Westwood Lady Panthers weathered a cold second quarter and a freezing fourth quarter to hold on for a 28-22 win over the Eustace Lady Bulldogs in Tuesday play at the Brownsboro B More...

BOX SCORES

Tuesday, Dec. 29, Varsity Brownsboro 18 0 12 7 - 37 La Poynor 2 8 6 9 - 25 B: Besiree Johnson 1, LaQuesha Cooper 8, Hillary Shaffer 17, Synola Harmon 7, Tiffany Hurd 4. Eustace 2 6 7 7 - 22 Westwood 14 4 10 0 - 28 E: C. Grant 4, J. More...

Focus must move toward development, official says

CHANDLER - Members elected for its 2010 board of directors, the Chandler Brownsboro Area Chamber of Commerce must shift its focus to business development and away from charity next year, an official said.   More...

TEAMING IT UP

Brownsboro Bearette Mallorie Lough (14) looks to pass in the first half of the Brownsboro Bearette Doubleheader Monday in a junior varsity game against the Van Lady Vandals Monday in Brownsboro. More...

OUT OF WORK

Area unemployment numbers remain grim

More than 3,000 Henderson County residents remain out of work, according to the latest report released by the Texas Workforce Commission. More...

News

Chandler, McCurley complete contract terms on land deal

CHANDLER - Contract terms on a deal to acquire nearly 30 acres from Stanley McCurley have been approved, and city administrator Jim Moffeit said both sides made concessions to formalize the agreement.   More...

Brownsboro, Chandler hold close to 2008 sales-tax revenue figures

Brownsboro and Chandler managed to hold close to the 2008 line on sales-tax revenues, according to a report released on the Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts Web site. More...

TxDOT

The Texas Department of Transportation has released this list of projects in Henderson and Smith counties:   Henderson County   .US 175 - Adding two additional travel lanes to US 175 between Eustace and the Kaufman County line.   More...

Writer's Corner

WRITER'S CORNER

WINTER SHOW   Snowflakes falling as gentle caresses upon the warm earth   Draping the naked trees with mantles of white;   It comes upon the earth's bosom as a child,   suckling its mother 's breast. More...

Letters

EDITORIAL

Parents share `common human experience'

Many differences exist between the United States and Iraq, but the longer I'm here, working as the chief of medical staff in the Air Force Theater Hospital, the more I see similarities. More...

LETTER TO THE EDITOR

Commander sets record straight on Iraq efforts I'm currently serving in Iraq as the Gulf Region District Commander for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers responsible for reconstruction efforts in central and northern Iraq. More...