February 4, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

NEW ALIGNMENT

The realignment of districts was announced Monday by the Texas University Inter- Scholastic League. Brownsboro moved into District 17-3A for the next two school years. The new district also includes Athens, Rusk, Bullard and Chapel Hill. More...

Special Sections

School

More than 300 students participate in UIL competition

More than 380 students in grades 2 through 6 participated in a University Interscholastic League competition on Jan. 23 at Brownsboro Intermediate School. More...

4 BHS students named to all-state band

Brownsboro High School students Justin Payne, Daniel Hawkins, Kelsey Head and James Pace ended a grueling one-month tryout by being named a member of the all-state band, BHS band director Jeff Russell said. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Pauline Reed Dunklin

Services for Mrs. Pauline “Polly” Reed Dunklin, 82, of Chandler, were held Saturday, Jan. 30, 2010, at 2 p.m., at the First United Methodist Church of Chandler.   Revs. More...

Letters

Reader: Selling alcohol at Y’s a bad idea for community

I grew up in Brownsboro and am now attending Stephen F. Austin State University. Yesterday, I was appalled to return to town and discover that Y’s Hometown Foods was pushing for a liquor election. More...

SPOTLIGHT

Gottesman: Take time to relax, enjoy self

Aahhhh, relaxation!   It may seem like a guilty pleasure in our world of overloaded schedules and rapid change, but we all need to relax a little.   Relaxation is a natural, necessary quality of healthy living. More...

Historical

BOB BOWMAN’S EAST TEXAS

With death of Bishop, East Texas lost ‘aggressive historian’

The first time I met Eliza Bishop of Crockett was in 1966 when I accepted a job as the East Texas bureau chief for the Houston Chronicle.   Eliza was a local correspondent for the Chronicle and we enjoyed a long-time friendship.   More...

Dozens nominated for annual chamber awards

Chandler Brownsboro Area Chamber of Commerce officials have selected their awards recipients from a list of more than 45 nominees, Chairman Dennis Mack said.   “We’re really pleased with the nominations. More...

2nd phase begins on SilverLeaf

CHANDLER — The second construction phase of a government-subsidized apartment community on Farm-to-Market Road 2010 is underway, and the first homes should be available for lease within the next four months, city administrator Jim Moffeit sa More...

Jobless rate surpasses 8 percent

Henderson County’s jobless rate surpassed the 8-percent mark for the seventh consecutive month, according to a report released by the Texas Workforce Commission.   More...

CHANDLER ECONOMY

Negotiations advance in city’s motel project

The Chandler Brownsboro Area Chamber of Commerce has entered the engineering phase of negotiations in a deal to bring one of three national motel chains to the area. More...

News

Newspaper industry must return to basics, adjust to new era

While weekly newspapers have not been hit as hard as larger publications in a brutal economic attack on the print industry, they’ve still suffered significant losses as advertising and circulation revenues have fallen drastically with the incr More...

EDITORIAL

Trustees made mistake in decision to terminate Caldwell

The Brownsboro Independent School District made the wrong decision when it elected to effectively end Superintendent Elton Caldwell’s tenure a couple of weeks ago. More...

Health boss: It’s not too late to get vaccinated

H1N1

People have been asking me if it’s too late to get the H1N1 flu vaccine to do any good.   As a doctor, a father and the commissioner of health, this question concerns me. More...

Sports

Buzzer-beater gives Bearettes one-point win

The scoreboard showed Triple- Zero like there was no time left in the game ... but the actual clock mechanism display at the scorer’s table showed there was actual sixtenths of a second left in the game. More...

Bears varsity, junior varsity fall to Fairfield Eagles

Cold second quarter hamstrings varsity

A second quarter where its offense could be described, at best, as “cold” was the difference in a 34- 28 loss for the Brownsboro Bears against the Fairfield Eagles Friday.   The game didn’t start off that way.   More...

Brownsboro headed into new, smaller district for 2010-11

It’s the biannual event that high school athletic directors across the state watch with focused attention -- realignment of competition districts up and down the spectrum. More...