April 15, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

Chandler officials expected to assume control of library

CHANDLER — City Council members were expected to consider Tuesday night assuming control of the Chandler Public Library after Henderson County and other officials requested the change.   More...

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School

Student transfers: Why accept them?

Transfers are a matter of dollars and cents.   Prior to the 2007-2008 school year, Brownsboro ISD used the small but steady growth in local property values as a hedge against inflation.   More...

Kindergarten registration set

Kindergarten pre-registration for Brownsboro and Chandler Elementary schools is scheduled for May 4-5, from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., at each of the campuses. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Juanita Parker

Funeral services for Juanita Parker, 67, of Brownsboro are scheduled for 4 p.m. today at Rock Hill Baptist Church with the Revs. Danny Bristow and James Hughes officiating. More...

Tommy Hughes

Funeral services for Tommy Channel Hughes, 63, of Tyler are scheduled for 2 p.m. today at Chandler Memorial Funeral Home. Mr. Hughes died on April 12, 2010, in Tyler.   More...

Ralph Warren

CHANDLER — Services for Ralph Douglas Warren, 88, of Chandler were scheduled for 1 p.m. on Wednesday, April 14, 2010, at Saint Matthias Episcopal Church, 205 Willowbrook Drive, in Athens, with Father Donald Perschall offi- ciating. More...

Historical

BOB BOWMAN’S EAST TEXAS

Fort Brown: A refuge from attacks

In early East Texas, dozens of forts were built by settlers to provide a safe and sturdy refuge from Indian attacks.   One such fort stood in north-central Houston County where Indian attacks were common. More...

Site planning to begin on new park land

CHANDLER — Site planning was scheduled to begin this week after dozens of people provided feedback on how Chandler officials should expand Winchester Park.   More...

Moore’s intros new music venue

BEN WHEELER — Moore’s Store has introduced “intimate acoustic sessions” with local favorites headlining the new livemusic jams every Thursday night. More...

Sales-tax revenue lower than year ago

Sales tax revenues for the year-to-date were mostly lower than at the same point a year ago, according to a report released by the Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts Office. More...

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Feds block energy solutions

As we head into the summer driving season and gasoline prices are again creeping up, the administration has announced plans to explore opening up more offshore areas for exploration and drilling.   More...

Obama, Dems become unpopular

We have heard for months that the Democrats’ election prospects would brighten once they pivot from health care to the economy.   But that seems increasingly unlikely. More...

Sports

Bears continue winning ways in district play

Brownsboro remains atop District 20-3A

The Brownsboro Bears continued their winning ways, defeating the Westwood Panthers, 11-1, on Friday in Brownsboro.   The Brownsboro runs came on eight hits.   Matt Tobey started the game, pitching the first three innings for the Bears. More...

Two teams tie in Echo Creek tourney

The Echo Creek Members Golf Association had their April tournament on Saturday, April 10 and it resulted in a tie for the top score.   The format was a 4-person team, handicapped shamble.   The team of Jimmy Evans, J.D. More...

Bearettes clinch playoff spot with 2-victory week

The Brownsboro Bearettes clinched a playoff spot last week after notching a walkoff win and a come-from-behind victory against two district opponents -- Westwood and Athens. More...