April 29, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

Chandler man to take D.C. flight

THE GREATEST GENERATION

CHANDLER — He has a garden in his back yard of which to be jealous. Bright green, perfectly aligned rows of newly sprouted vegetables are framed by a profusion of blooming dewberries on trellises along the back. More...

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Sports

PLAYOFF BOUND

Bears’ finish in second place for 20-3A

The Brownsboro Bears are headed to the playoffs after completing district play with an 7-3 record and an overall mark of 15-6 on the season.   More...

Volentine advances to state tourney

And it’s off to State.   Trey Volentine stayed consistent and finished in third place at the Region III tournament last week, a finish that earned him a sport in the State tournment set for Austin on May 13 and 14.   More...

Bear Radio carries playoffs

Can’t go to the playoff games? Still want to hear it live?   You can do it!   Bear Radio will stream a live broadcast of both the Bearettes and Bears playoff games on the Internet. More...

BHS senior Alex Conway has died

BREAKING NEWS: Brownsboro High School senior Alex Conway, 18, has died   at East Texas Medical Center in Tyler following a two-vehicle accident   on Monday in Brownsboro, multiple school officials say. More...

Officials: Technology upgrades needed at high school

The need for technological upgrades at Brownsboro High School has been one of many talking points among advisory committee members and district officials who continue to debate which campuses to expand or build following a November tax election. More...

News

Dozens await opening of Chandler’s SilverLeaf apartments

CHANDLER — About 70 applications have been received from people wanting to rent apartments at SilverLeaf at Chandler, a government-subsidized community, city administrator Jim Moffeit said.   More...

BUGLE BOYS

Brownsboro High School 2007 graduates (from left) Hayden Tuley, Patrick Taylor and Ruben Watson have been selected for Bugle rank in the Texas A&M Fightin’ Texas Aggie Band for 2010-2011.   More...

CHECKLIST CHARLIE

Face of HIV changes in East Texas

I was privileged recently to interview Jeanette Calhoun for a story about her new position as executive director of Tyler AIDS Services.   If you know Calhoun, you know she has a bright, quick mind and has a lot of energy and compassion. More...

Historical

Omen: The East Texas town with an alias

The post office was discontinued briefly in 1854, but reopened with the name of Troup. Residents, however, continued to call the town Canton, even in legal documents.

Omen, a small community of about 150 residents, may be the only town in East Texas that once went by an alias. More...