April 21, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

Chandler may vote on master plan by October

After hiring a full-time assistant to city administrator Jim Moffeit, officials could adopt a five-year comprehensive plan for Chandler within six months.  “A 24-week schedule is very aggressive,” John Taylor said. More...

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School

Brownsboro’s Bragdon studies abroad with Texas A&M

Jill Bragdon of Brownsboro is among hundreds of Texas A&M University students who are studying abroad.  From studying ancient architecture in Europe to exploring emerging markets in Asia to mastering Spanish in South America, Bragdon and oth More...

Brownsboro High School’s yearbook, newspaper staffs claim state awards

Brownsboro High School’s yearbook and newspaper editors won top honors during a convention at the University of Texas in Austin.  The school received Awards of Distinguished Merit, the highest rating possible, and the 2011 Bear Facts newsp More...

FCCLA students win seven medals

Members of Brownsboro High School’s Family, Career and Community Leaders of America won seven medals at a competition on April 14-16 in Houston.  Abril Gonzalez, Mayra Granados, Hailey Gray, and Malea Sims won gold. More...

News of Record

brownsboro police

The Brownsboro Police Department reports the following activity for March:  More...

superintendent search

Finalists for BISD top job to be named in days

The Brownsboro Independent School District Board of Trustees is expected to name finalists for superintendent within days, an official said.  More...

loop 49

East-west connector remains on schedule for 2012 opening

More than half of the bridges on Segment 3A of Loop 49 are complete, and that portion of the toll road remains on schedule, a Texas Department of Transportation spokesman said.  “Right now, we’re laying Flex Base, and Trevcon is buil More...

brownsboro

City mulls ordinance on ‘unsafe’ buildings

Brownsboro officials are mulling an ordinance that targets “unsafe” buildings, City Council member Doug Shaffer said. More...

News

As session nears end, lawmakers push bills

With less than 50 days left in the legislative session, almost every bill that has not had a hearing at this point will not pass.  As we near the last six weeks, members are pushing their bills.  •Making sure Texas gets its share of ta More...

quick hits

EDOM SUNRISE SERVICE  Edom’s community Easter sunrise service is scheduled for Sunday, at 7 a.m., at Flatwood Assembly of God Church.  Refreshments will served. Call 903-852-6997.  CHANDLER PUBLIC LIBRARY  More...

april in edom

About 4,500 people turn out for April in Edom on Saturday, the first day of the two-day event in the arts community. More...

Sports

Bears’ track takes 2nd at district meet, Bearettes 3rd

The Brownsboro Bears varsity track team finished in second place at a District 17-3A meet in Bullard on April 12-13.  It finished the meet with 105 points, just two points ahead of Rusk. More...

Brownsboro all-star little dribbler squads place second, fifth at national tourney

The Brownsboro junior all-star team earned a fifthplace finish at a national tournament on April 12-16 in Levelland.  Brownsboro won the first game against Lamesa, then lost to Madisonville. More...

Junior High Bears track teams take home second at district

The Brownsboro Junior High School boys track teams competed at the District 17-3A track meet on April 7 at Rusk.  Both seventh- and eighthgrade teams finished second place out of the five-team district.  The seventh-grade team scored 121 po More...