January 6, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

Food pantry helps hundreds during holidays

CHANDLER

God’s Open Hands distributed more than 10,000 cans of food to 733 families in November and December, President Pat Martin said.  “We had some very successful food drives. More...

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Officials evaluate managers at risk for construction

Officials are still working through “the preliminary stuff” ahead of beginning construction of a new elementary school and renovating other campuses, Brownsboro Independent School District Superintendent Elton Caldwell said.  More...

Special Sections

School

Barton of Chandler named to LeTourneau’s President’s List

LONGVIEW — Allie Barton of Chandler has been named to the President’s List and recognized for outstanding academic accomplishments for the Fall 2010 semester.  More...

Sports

Brownsboro places fourth in Bryan Mewbourn Tournament

The Brownsboro Bears placed fourth in the Bryan Mewbourn at Martin’s Mill last week.  Brownsboro compiled a 3-1 record in the tournament, with wins over Miller Grove, North Hopkins and Grand Saline. More...

BCS National Championship first as Auburn takes on Oregon

For the first time since the inception of the BCS, two teams that began the season ranked outside of the top 10 will battle it out for the national championship.  The Oregon Ducks will take on the Auburn Tigers in the Tostitos National Champion More...

Sign-ups for Girls Little Dribblers ends soon

Sign-ups for Girls Little Dribblers is scheduled to end tomorrow, according to a press release.  The organization is still looking for more players, as well as volunteers to coach teams.  Call 903-681-2876.   More...

LAKE EFFECT

A boater takes advantage of overcast skies and cool temperatures on Lake Palestine, near Flat Creek Marina, on Tuesday morning. More...

Chamber extends deadline for awards picks

The Chandler Brownsboro Area Chamber of Commerce extended until Jan. 15 the deadline to submit nominations for its awards ceremony.  “We have received eight nominations,” Executive Director Bertha Pritchard said. More...

2 BISD schools rank high on TEA report

The Brownsboro Independent School District’s two elementary campuses received high ratings from the Texas Education Agency’s published School Report Card.  More...

News

Officials mark School Board Appreciation Month

During School Board Recognition Month, the Brownsboro Independent School District is joining others across the state to “gratefully acknowledge the invaluable contributions trustees make to their communities.”  BISD trustees are Bob More...

TVEC chairman receives certification

Trinity Valley Electric Cooperative Board Chairman Howard Tillison has received the Board Leadership Certificate through National Rural Electric Cooperative Association.  Tillison, who represents District 6 of the TVEC service area, has been wor 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. FBC BROWNSBORO Faith Baptist Church of Brownsboro hosts a senior citizen lu More...

Historical

Lightnin’ Hopkins honored in Houston, Crockett

News outlets from Houston reported recently that a Texas historical marker has been dedicated to Lightnin’ Hopkins, whose blues music became famous between 1946 and the 1970s.  But Hopkins’ fans in East Texas beat Houston to punch &m More...