July 29, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

Reunion a first for man seeking family

Roderick Manning of Fort Worth has been looking for relatives in the Chandler area for two years.   On Friday, he’ll meet many of them for the first time. More...

York wins honor during Texas Chef Association’s annual convention

Jackson York has been named Chef of the Year by the Texas Chef Association, the Edom Bakery & Grill announced.   York received the gold medal award and trophy during the organization’s annual convention in Beaumont on July 17. More...

Special Sections

School

BROWNSBORO HIGH SCHOOL

Schedules for incoming high school students for the 2010-2011 year have been completed and can be obtained from the Student Support Services Department. More...

Writer's Corner

WRITER’S CORNER

Someone Special

I knew you were someone special   From the first time you looked at me with   Those big brown eyes, I knew you were special   From the first time you placed your tiny   Little hand in mine. More...

Historical

B-17 makes memorable landing in Keltys

BOB BOWMAN’S EAST TEXAS

If readers of this column ever stop calling or writing me about East Texas history, I suppose someone will have to put me out to pasture. More...

Petitioner tries to force Chandler bond election

MOVE WOULD BLOCK CITY FROM ISSUING $1.3M IN COs

A petition is being circulated in Chandler to force a bond election after officials approved a resolution issuing $1.3 million in certifi- cates of obligation to pay for improvements to the city’s wastewater treatment plant.   More...

‘Never Going To Know’

Few details offer little comfort to parents of Bronze Star recipient

CHANDLER — Six weeks after their son was discovered dead in his apartment near Fort Hood, Gene and Helen Giger still don’t what happened to him, the U.S. Army has provided few details, and rumors offer no comfort.   More...

Edom theatre marks 14 years

Having just celebrated its 14th year, the Edom Civic Theatre looks back on some of its accomplishments.   Since the program started in 2003, more than $9,500 in scholarships have been awarded to students from Brownsboro and Van high schools. More...

News

CHANDLER PUBLIC LIBRARY

The Chandler Public Library is presented a $12,000 check on Wednesday after the money was raised at CityFest on July 10. More...

Weekend Home Projects on a Budget

Easy Outdoor Improvements

W hile the outdoor living trend continues to grow, many homeowners are electing to do projects themselves — and opting for simple and costeffective outdoor improvements. More...

Letters

Chandler City Council attempts to ‘bypass’ voters

I was at the Chandler City Council meeting on July 13 when they passed an intent to issue certificates of obligation.   In other words, that is their way of raising your taxes without the approval of the taxpayers of the city of Chandler. More...