April 8, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

PLAY BALL!

Old Glory waves in a strong breeze during the Star Spangled Banner before the start of the Brownsboro Bears home baseball opener March 30. Game coverage on Page 8.   More...

Elwood building moved to BW

BEN WHEELER — The Van Zandt Historical Commission and Ben Wheeler Arts & Historic District Foundation’s plans to move the former Elwood School building hit a few bumps in the road, but it appears it has reached its final destination. More...

2 games and 29 runs for Bearettes; run district record to 4-2

Good pitching, consistent defense and solid hitting were the themes for Bearettes softball last week, as Brownsboro went 2-0 in district to run their 20-3A record to 4-2 on the year. More...

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Sports

EXPLOSIVE WEEK ON THE DIAMONDS

Bears remain undefeated in district play

The Brownsboro Bears continued their 2010 District 20-3A season undefeated, posting two wins during last week’s contest. More...

CHAMPIONS

Brownsboro’s Jr. All Star Little Dribblers team won first at regionals in Canton and will advance to national competition in Fairfield.  More...

2010 CHAMP HAMBRICK RELAYS — JV

JV Boys Team Results
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PAID IN FULL

AD: Changes to benefit ‘lot of people’

The improvements are much needed. But many of them will affect more than just student-athletes.   John Settle, Brownsboro Independent School District’s athletic director, has a list he’s asking the Board of Trustees to approve. More...

Chandler mulls spending $385,000 on treatment plant

CHANDLER — Offi- cials here are expected to discuss spending $385,000 on a second clarifier at the Chandler Wastewater Treatment Plant and to repair a liftstation on Noonday Road, city administrator Jim Moffeit said.   More...

Perry appoints Moffeit to state committee

CHANDLER — City administrator Jim Moffeit has been appointed by Gov. Rick Perry to serve on the East Texas Regional Review Committee.   More...

Trash-Off set for Saturday in Chandler

CHANDLER — The Don’t Mess With Texas Trash-Off here is scheduled for Saturday at Winchester Park, officials said. More...

Jerry Featherston

MURCHISON — Funeral services for Jerry Elmer Featherston, 66, of Murchison, were scheduled for 2 p.m., Wednesday, April 7, 2010, at Hannigan Smith Funeral Home in Athens, with Terry Don Adair officiating. More...

News

April in Edom offers entertainment, vendors, food

EDOM — A sure sign that Spring has sprung is the return of “April in Edom — An Old Fashioned Street Fair” amidst the backdrop of the Edom arts community, with its unique shops, galleries and restaurants.   More...

CHAMBER OF COMMERCE

The Chandler Brownsboro Area Chamber of Commerce presents a new-member plaque to Chandler’s Cleanders on Monday.  More...

Riding for Relay: A cause for cancer research

It was a cold, snowy day as I was riding in the backseat of my husband’s pickup while writing this article on my laptop computer.   The farther north we got, the thicker the snowfall was.   More...

Historical

BOB BOWMAN’S EAST TEXAS

Texas honors legendary blues musician Hopkins

In 1946, he had his big break and first recording in Los Angeles for Aladdin Records. On the record was a piano player Wilson “Thunder” Smith, who gave Sam his nickname, Lightnin.   More...