May 27, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

More than 175 to graduate from BHS

More than 175 students will graduate from Brownsboro High School on June 4, with dozens earning honors nods.   The ceremony is scheduled to begin at 8 p.m. at Bear Stadium. More...

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School

GOLDEN TRYOUTS

Brownsboro High School Golden Girls officers for 2010-2011 are, from left, Capt. Linzy Lauer, Lt. Elizabeth Francis and Lt. Danielle Blakely. Director Debbie Morton is second from left.   More...

BHS senior awarded RMA scholarship

Brownsboro High School senior Ramey Day has been awarded the Retail Merchants Association Scholarship.   She plans to attend Tyler Junior College to study business management before applying to attend the Art Institute of Dallas. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Mandy Volentine

Funeral services for Mandy Parker Volentine, 71, of Brownsboro are scheduled for Friday, at 2 p.m., at Leagueville Baptist Church, with Rev. Tom Bragdon and Bill Watson officiating. More...

Writer's Corner

WRITER’S CORNER

MEMORIAL DAY   He asked, “What does Memorial Day mean to you?”   I told him I couldn’t answer in just a word or two. More...

Historical

BOB BOWMAN’S EAST TEXAS

Festival: A tribute to lovable radio hosts

If you’re an older East Texan, the chances are good that you remember Lum and Abner, the lovable proprietors of the Jot ‘Em Down Store in Pine Ridge, Ark. More...

Jobless rate still dropping

The area’s unemployment picture continued its slow rate of improvement, according to a report by the Texas Workforce Commission. More...

BEN WHEELER BLUES

About 2,000 attend town’s reunion, marker unveiling

BEN WHEELER — About 2,000 people attended this Van Zandt County town’s birthday bash on Saturday as bluegrass musicians performed and a historical marker was unveiled.   More...

Palooza set for Saturday

LAKE PALESTINE — A variety of entertainers are scheduled to perform during the Lake Palestine Palooza at Villages Resort on Saturday.   More...

News

QUICK HITS

CHAMBER OF COMMERCE   The Chandler Brownsboro Area Chamber of Commerce has scheduled a noon luncheon today at Los Dos Potrillos in Chandler.   TYLER TEA PARTY   More...

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Meals on Wheels   TUE — Beef enchiladas, pinto beans, mixed vegetables, wheat bread, pear cup   WED — Cheesy chicken casserole, peas & carrots, wheat bread, fruit crumble   THUR — Baked pork chops & gravy, crowde More...

PONCHO DURAN FUND

The Poncho Duran Educational Fund English class for Hispanic adults has completed its third semester. Thirty-four students participated in the Spring session. More...

Sports

POSTSEASON HONORS

Smith, Barnes tapped for superlatives

The regard in which District 20-3A coaches held the Brownsboro Bearettes softball team was never more evident than when the All-District Team was released recently. More...

McDonald named Defensive POY

After a season that saw a young Bears baseball team finish 16-10, it became apparent it was a team that was held in high regard by its competitors. More...

Ralson signs to play for EBSU Tigers

Bears catcher going to next level

After starting at catcher for the Bears baseball team for three years, senior Bret Ralson is taking the next step. Ralson signed with the East Texas Baptist University Tigers on Friday. More...