May 13, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

BISD to use Web-based curriculum in 2010-11

The Brownsboro Independent School District will replace some textbooks with Web-based curriculum next school year after offi cials agreed on Monday night to purchase the program. More...

Special Sections

Obituaries - Free Access

Don Brannon Jr.

Don Mike Brannon Jr. passed away on Wednesday, May 5, 2010.   He is survived by his mother and father, Don and Charlotte Brannon; his sisters, Vickie Montes and Janet Farmer; and brother, Johnny Smith. More...

Joel Walker Jr.

Funeral services for Joel “Travis” Walker Jr., 73, of Tyler, were May 4, 2010, at Chandler Memorial Funeral Home with the Rev. Walter Jones officiating. More...

Sports

Season ends with series loss

Offense manages only two runs in two games

FAIRFIELD — The Brownsboro Bears saw their baseball season come to an end, after losing twice to the Mexia Blackcats in a best 2-of-3 playoff series in the bi-district round.   More...

Smith signs with UT-Dallas

Goes to Division III nationally-ranked Comet squad

Brownsboro High School saw its latest athlete sign with a college program Friday. Bears point guard Ryan Smith inked with the University of Texas at Dallas Comets.   The signing was held in the BHS library.   More...

Activities stacked for summer event in Chandler

The festivities are still being planned, but organizers of Chandler’s 50th anniversary celebration on July 10 have already lined up a 13-hour event that features a fireworks presentation, hot-air baloon launch, antique car show, and a disk gol More...

END GAME

Brownsboro Bears head coach Ty Thomison talks to his team after the Mexia Blackcats ended the Bears’ season in a 7-2, series-clinching win at Eagles Field in Fairfield on Saturday. Game story on Page 8.   More...

Bear Stadium turf installation expected to begin today

BROWNSBORO INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT

Hellas Construction is scheduled to begin installing artificial turf at Bear Stadium today, but work on many of the other upgrades has not started, Brownsboro Independent School District Superintendent Elton Caldwell said.   More...

News

NEW MEMBER

The Chandler Brownsboro Area Chamber of Commerce presents a plaque to new member Compassionate Hospice Care of Chandler.  More...

John H. Reagan Camp to host grave-marker dedication ceremony

The John H. Reagan Camp No. 2156 of the Sons of the Confederate Veterans in Palestine is scheduled to host on May 22 a Confederate grave-marker dedication ceremony at Foster Cemetery near Poynor.   More...

FOREST GROVE MUSIC SHOW

For our third Saturday music show in May, we are presenting Them Texas Boys from Longview.   From bluegrass to Texas Swing, this group can do it all. They even have some original songs. More...

Historical

BOB BOWMAN’S EAST TEXAS

Owens family faced many hardships

When you start worrying about the hardships life has thrown at you, consider the plight of the Clyde Thurman Owens family of Henderson County. More...