March 31, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

Order of city candidates revealed on sample ballot

The City of Chandler has released a sample ballot for its May 14 election.  City Council member Ann Hall, the only candidate to file to run for mayor, is listed first.  Dennis Shafer and Dick Jarrett follow for City Council seats, with incu More...

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Bears go 1-1 with win over Mabank, loss to Bullard

The Brownsboro Bears defeated the Mabank Panthers 11-4 in a non-district game at Bears field on March 26.  Five Bears took to the mound in a collective team effort to get the win.  Matt Tobey pitched three innings and allowed two hits and o More...

Shaffer named to TGCA All-Star basketball team

Brownsboro’s Hillary Shaffer has been chosen to the 2010 Texas Girls Coaches Association All- Star Team after she helped lead the Bearettes to the playoffs in her senior season.  Shaffer put up season averages of 15 points per game and 10 More...

Bearettes improve to 4-1 in district after win in Bullard

The Brownsboro Bearettes took advantage of four first inning singles to jump to a 2-0 lead en route to a 2-1 win in District 17- 3A action at Panther Field on Tuesday night.  Bearette catcher, Morgan Barnes and teammate Carley Smith had doubles More...

58 applications received for BISD superintendent

Fifty-eight applications have been received by School Executive Consulting in its search for a new Brownsboro Independent School District superintendent.  “I think (it’s) a wonderful number for a district our size,” trustee Be More...

Winchester Park to host Chandler Easter event

Thousands of candy- and prize-filled eggs will be scattered across Winchester Park on April 16 for Chandler’s community-wide Easter egg hunt.  “This year, I’ve got over 4,500 eggs,” said Donna Tyndell, manager at Sonic in More...

Edom, Ben Wheeler to debut ‘Second Saturday’ arts event in April

Two Van Zandt County towns are scheduled on April 9 to debut Second Saturday Art Jam — an event that showcases shops along Farm-to-Market 279.  More...

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Chandler’s Trash-Off set for Saturday

The Don’t Mess With Texas Trash-Off is set for Saturday at Winchester Park.  “Citizens from the area are encouraged to bring trash items that might not ordinarily be picked up by the local sanitation services,” said Rick Ford, More...

Tyler woman released on $100,000 bond following drug arrest near Winchester Park

A Tyler woman was released from the Henderson County Jail on $100,000 bond after being charged with manufacturing and delivery of a controlled substance.  On Friday, Henderson County Deputy J. More...

Senator: House approves voter ID legislation

Last Monday was Day 70 of the 140-day Legislative session.  Getting to the half-way mark reminds me that we’ve done much work, but still more lies ahead.  The week was filled with plenty of action in the House and Senate:  More...