May 19, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

Planning to Grow

Chandler advisory committee meeting set for Monday on city’s comprehensive plan

The first meeting of Chandler’s Comprehensive Plan Advisory Committee is scheduled for Monday, according to a press release. “The CPAC ... is an issue diverse committee representing the city’s views and interests. More...

Statesman clarifies May 12 story on election documents

BROWNSBORO — Complete paperwork on Board of Trustees candidates was provided to The Chandler & Brownsboro Statesman on May 12, the same day the newspaper published a front-page story on campaign-finance reports.  More...

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School

300 students attend FFA convention

Three-hundred students from 16 schools attended the Sandyland District Convention on May 9 hosted by Brownsboro Future Farmers of America.  Baylie Conner and Stephen McGhee were elected as district officers for the 2011-2012 school year.  J More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Harvey Hodges

Funeral services for Harvey Hodges, 84, of Electra were on May 17, 2011, at Bible Baptist Church in Electra with Allen Little offi ciating.  Burial followed at Electra Memorial Park under the direction of Aulds Funeral Home of Electra.  Mr. More...

Sports

End of school year marks slow time for Brownsboro athletics

As the school year draws close to an end, so, too, does Brownsboro athletics. More...

CBACC golf tourney kicks off on Friday

The Chandler Brownsboro Area Chamber of Commerce scheduled to host its annual golf tournament on Friday at Oak Hurst Golf Course in Bullard.  A shotgun start is set for 1 p.m.  All proceeds go to the CBACC scholarship fund for Brownsboro Hi More...

state track meet

Davonte Givens, who participated in the Texas High School State track meet on May 13-15, finished in seventh place in the high jump, with a mark of 6’-.02”.   More...

Hall to be sworn in tonight in Chandler

TYLER — Chandler Mayor-elect Ann Hall and incumbent City Council members Barbara Reeves and Marshall Crawford Jr. will be sworn in tonight during a special meeting.  More...

Dairy Queen nears opening

  DQ Chandler is expected to host a grand opening on June 1. At 16204 State Highway 31, the store’s hours are 6 a.m. to 10 p.m. on Monday through Thursday, and on Sunday, and 6 a.m. to 11 p.m. on Friday and Saturday. More...

BISD trustees to take office on June 13

Wesley Johnston and Michele Blackmon will be seated on the Board of Trustees on June 13, Elaine Goode of the Brownsboro Independent School District said.  Blackmon received the most votes out of all candidates, with 356. More...

Council approves $30K to purchase Yarborough house on Old Tyler Road

After the Chandler City Council approved a $30,000 allocation from the Chandler Area Economic Development Corporation to purchase the Yarborough house, the president of a non-profit organization said money is being raised to move it to Arlie McCain M More...

News

Chandler

Women’s Unity Fellowship The annual fundraiser for the Brenda Epperson Memorial Scholarship for Future Teachers is scheduled for Saturday at the home of Tom and Kim Birdwell. More...

Lawmakers near end-of-session deadlines

nichols   While I am not a superstitious person, Friday the 13th was an unlucky one for some legislators at the Capitol.  That is because any House bill not approved by the House as of that date cannot pass this session. More...

Young to direct Black Box production

The Black Box Theatre Series of the Henderson County Performing Arts Center is scheduled on Saturday and Sunday to present, “I Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change,” the second show of the 2011 season.  Directed by David Young More...