February 18, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

Sales-tax revenues consistent with last year’s totals

Although individual cities vary in how their salestax revenues are holding up, collectively the 16 that collect the tax are combining to stay in step with the same level as a year ago. More...

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OBITUARY

Graveside services for Ronnie Aldridge were at 2 p.m. on Feb. 14, 2010, at Jennings Mountain Cemetery, with Terry Carter offi ciating.   Mr. Aldridge died on Feb. 11, 2010, at his home. He was 61.   Mr. Aldridge was born Aug. More...

Sports

BHS seniors sign letters

McDonald inks with Hill for baseball, Bailey with UMHB for football

If you wanted to call it a doubleheader, it would probably be more akin to a day-night twin bill rather than a traditional one. More...

Bears still in playoff hunt

The Brownsboro Bears kept their playoff hopes alive, knocking off the Westwood Panthers, 66-28 Friday, in the only home game played after all others were cancelled due to snow. More...

FIRST DEER

Bryce Smith, 8, got his first deer while hunting with his father, Phillip, over the Christmas holidays. The deer was a 9-point and scored 110 points. Bryce is a second grader at Brownsboro Elementary.   More...

Historical

BOB BOWMAN’S EAST TEXAS

Leagueville: A splintered back story

Leagueville, an isolated community in eastern Henderson County, owes its beginning to a land certificate that originated in 1850 by Aaron York, surveyor of a league of land west of the Neches River. More...

Chandler women win chamber’s ‘citizens of year’ honor

CHANDLER — Three women described as “one person” for their work in the community were named the Chandler Brownsboro Area Chamber of Commerce’s Citizen of the Year Feb. 11 during its annual awards banquet.   More...

SNOW DAY

Emma Lambert, 5, (left) the daughter of Lee and Melanie Lambert, makes a snowball Friday in Chandler. Above, Issac Ridgle, 12, Pam Ridgle, Traci Tullos, Troy Tullos, 11, and Zay Ridgle, 10, stand with their snowman in Murchison. More...

News

CHANDLER CITY HALL

The meeting was called to order by Mayor Joye Rains at 7:00 P.M.   Pledge to the Flag and the Invocation were led by the Mayor.   Shirley Parmer, city secretary, called the roll and announced a quorum was present. More...

CBACC AWARDS BANQUET

Chandler Volunteer Fire Chief Robert York presents a plaque to Assistant Chief Robert York after he was named the Chandler Brownsboro Area Chamber of Commerce 2009 Fireman of the Year during a banquet More...

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Writer's Corner

WRITER’S CORNER

Thank You, Lord   Thank you, Lord for saving my soul.   Thank you, Lord for making me whole.   Thank you, Lord for my family.   Thank you, Lord for all you do for me.   Thank you, Lord for this community. More...

Letters

Political Cartoon

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More spending always the answer

Last week, the House approved another increase in the national debt ceiling.   This means the government can borrow $1.9 trillion more to stay afloat and avoid default. More...

GOP should accept Obama invite

Some congressional Republicans want to turn down President Barack Obama’s invitation for a nationally televised, Feb. 25 White House pow-wow on health care. More...