January 13, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

Chandler to apply for park grants

The Chandler City Council on Tuesday was expected to approve a resolution on Tuesday authorizing city administrator Jim Moffeit and other officials to apply for grant money from the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department.  More...

SilverLeaf developer asks city officials to again reduce fees

For the second time since it began building Silver- Leaf at Chandler, Texas developer Solutions Plus has asked city officials to reduce permit fees for the next construction phase.  “The request by Solutions Plus for Phase 2 is the same ty More...

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Sports

Bears blow out Canton Eagles, set to open district play

The Brownsboro Bears defeated the Canton Eagles, 53-33, in a home game on Jan. More...

Bears basketball coach ‘passionate’ about his players

In his 29th year as a coach, Tobin Reid is halfway through his first with the Brownsboro Bears basketball program.  More...

Hurd leads Bearettes to victory over Palestine

The Brownsboro Bearettes had no trouble against former district foe, the Palestine Lady Wildcats, in a 44-28 win on Jan. More...

Sunnyvale Expected To Hire Brownsboro AD John Settle

BROWNSBORO -- Brownsboro High School Athletic Director John Settle is expected to take the same job with the Sunnyvale Independent School District as early as February, The Statesman has learned. “Opportunity is the buzz word,” Settle said. More...

IN FLIGHT

The Brownsboro Bears’ Deandre Taylor (4) goes up high for a layup during a 53-33 rout of the Canton Eagles on Jan. 4. Story on Bears’ coach Tobin Reid on Page 8. More...

Intermediate schools receive ‘commended’ designation on TEA report

The Brownsboro Independent School District’s two intermediate campuses received mostly positive ratings from the Texas Education Agency’s published School Report Card in December.  More...

Daniels begins job as BISD police chief

FOR FIRST TIME IN TWO YEARS, DISTRICT FUNDS POLICE DEPT.

When the Brownsboro Independent School District decided it was time to fund the resource-officer position for the first time in two years, then-Henderson County Sheriff’s Office Deputy John Daniels saw an opportunity he couldn’t pass up.& More...

News

Edom Area Chamber of Commerce seeks scholarship applicants

Applications are being accepted for the 2011 Edom Community Scholarship, according to a press release.  This scholarship was established in 1994 and is funded solely by private donations.  The fund is administered by the Edom Area Chamber o More...

QUICK HITS

BMC SOFTBALL & BASEBALL  An organizational meeting is scheduled for Jan. 23, at 3 p.m., at the Chandler Community Center.  Registration ends on Feb. 26.  MEALS ON WHEELS  More...

Historical

Blue jeans made popular in 1800s by Levi Strauss

A few friends and I were sitting around drinking coffee a few days ago, and the subject of blue jeans came up.  We started comparing notes on how old our jeans were.  “I’m not sure how old my jeans are, but they’re older t More...