March 4, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

‘Strongest Redneck’ to perform in Brownsboro

Christian entertainer and motivator Steve McGranahan, “the world’s strongest redneck,” is scheduled to perform at Brownsboro High School on March 25, Parent Involvement Coordinator Perry Eaton said.   More...

Special Sections

School

Brownsboro Intermediate School announces honor roll

Brownsboro Intermediate School has announced its fourth six weeks A and A/B honor roll:   4th Grade   All As   More...

CENSUS COMPLETE COUNT

Paul Bryant Photos From left (front row) are Student Council sponsor Chanda North, and Chandler Intermediate School Student Council members Tommy Pollard, Cody Pahlon, Dakota Batchelor, John Mark Nort More...

Sports

PLAY BALL!!!

Bears pitching, offense on track during tourney

The Brownsboro Bears baseball team posted three wins in tournament play at Palestine last week, defeating, Central Heights, Westwood and Groveton.   The Bears gave up only six total runs for the three games, while scoring 37 runs on offense. More...

BHS golf third at Brook Hill

The Brownsboro High School golf team finished third in the Brook Hill Classic tournament, held at Eagle’s Bluff Country Club last week. More...

Nesloney named to All-American team

Rachel Nesloney, a freshman from Ben Wheeler, was among 10 Lon Morris College cross country runners to be named to the Academic All-American team recently. More...

A PLACE IN TIME

Chandler to celebrate 50 years in July

A celebration marking 50 years of Chandler’s incorporation has been scheduled for July 10 at Winchester Park, and money raised during the event will help finance the creation of a city museum, Nancy Bertholf said.   More...

Ben Wheeler to host first crawfish boil

VAN ZANDT COUNTY

Texas musicians Clay Hammond and Tutu Jones will perform here Saturday during the town’s first-ever community crawfish boil at Moore’s Store.   More...

News

Brownsboro women sentenced to 123 months in federal prison

Two Brownsboro women have been sentenced to a combined 123 months in federal prison and ordered to forfeit more than $95,000 after they each pled guilty to drug charges, U.S. Attorney John M. Bales announced in a press release.   More...

Cornyn: Celebrating Dr. Pepper, the native Texas drink

January marked the 125th anniversary of the first refreshing sip of a native Texas drink — Dr Pepper.   Our nation’s oldest major soft drink, Dr Pepper began its rise to the top at the Old Corner Drug in Waco in 1885.   More...

Blanton, Masso to wed

Mr. and Mrs. Joe A. Masso of Athens announce the engagement of their daughter, Jill Sawaya, to Gene Blanton, son of Mr. and Mrs. David Farris of Atkinson, N.H.   Ms. More...

Writer's Corner

WRITER’S CORNER

Waging Peace It begins —   As a small infant,   When your sobbing Mother picks you up,   out of your crib,   And holds you close to her chest,   Baptizing you in her tears, saying,   “This is no legac More...

Historical

BOB BOWMAN’S EAST TEXAS

Long before the Texas Forest Service started using airplanes to spot forest fires, men climbed to the highest pine trees they could find, preferably one sitting atop a hill. More...

BIS SCIENCE FAIR WINNERS

From left are sixth-graders Jessica Griffin, Kaitlyn Moore, Lucas Seale, Brent Mason, Lauren Bersano, Stephanie Fuller, Hunter Defoore and Dionne Binkley. More...