December 16, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

Search firm could be hired to find next superintendent

BROWNSBORO — A search firm could be hired in weeks after trustees on Monday scheduled a special meeting to discuss replacing Brownsboro Independent School District Superintendent Elton Caldwell when his contract expires next July.   More...

State ranks BISD low on FAST report

DATA SHOWS DISTRICT SPENT $9,272 PER PUPIL

The Brownsboro Independent School District received a sub-par rating from a Texas comptroller’s study that compares districts academic achievements to its spending.   More...

Special Sections

School

Flint woman pinned at Mary Hardin event

BELTON — The University of Mary Hardin-Baylor hosted its education-pinning ceremony on Dec. 9 here at the Lord Conference Center.   More...

ACHIEVEMENT

The Brownsboro Bearettes volleyball team was recognized on Monday by the Brownsboro Independent School District Board of Trustees for being named academic all-district. More...

Sports

Bears win two, lose two in tournament

BROWNSBORO — The Brownsboro Bears won two of four games in the annual Great East Texas Shootout here.   The Bears’ two losses were to the Pittsburg Pirates.   More...

Bearettes go 3-2 in Shootout, earn 4th place

BROWNSBORO — The Brownsboro Bearettes won three of five games and placed fourth in the Great East Texas Shootout after a 34-26 loss to the Bullard Lady Panthers.   More...

Brownsboro football represented well in all-district honors

Ten student athletes for the Brownsboro Bears are represented this year in the state’s first-team all-district honors for District 17-3A. More...

COMIN’ TO TOWN

A young girl smiles at Santa during Ben Wheeler’s Christmas celebration on Dec. 7. More than 12,000 lights lined shops, where guests were served cookies and cocoa and heard Christmas carols. More...

Trustees offer $42,500 contract to SRO

BROWNSBORO — The Brownsboro Independent School District Board of Trustees on Monday offered a 10-month contract worth $42,500 to John Daniels as a school-resource offi cer. More...

Chamber: awards nods still needed

Two weeks before a deadline to submit awards nominations to the Chandler Brownsboro Area Chamber of Commerce for its annual banquet, officials said none had been received.   “I haven’t seen any,” Chairman Dennis Mack said. More...

HONORED

Brownsboro Bears senior quarterback Ryan Owens (7) was among 10 student athletes to receive first-team all-district honors. More...

News

CHAMBER OF COMMERCE

SilverLeaf at Chandler hosts its open house on Dec. 9, and the Chandler Brownsboro Area Chamber of Commerce presents a membership plaque to the development. More...

TXDOT

Here’s a quick look at work in the Tyler District:   In Tyler, construction crews on Monday were scheduled to begin resurfacing operations on Tyler’s west Loop 323 on both sides of State Highway 64. More...

QUICK HITS

MEALS ON WHEELS The East Texas Cotton Pickers Band performs every Thursday at the Chandler Community Center during Meals on Wheels events, at 10 a.m. More...