July 21, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

Local author sets book in Brownsboro

Pattie McLean Ball of Mount Pleasant is coming out with her first novel, which is set in Brownsboro, in August.  Ball, who goes by the pen name Ann Everett, is from Brownsboro and still has plenty of family who live in the area.  “I s More...

Joint effort gets results in gambling case

The Henderson County District and County Attorneys teamed up to successfully prosecute the first of four defendants who were the subject of gambling raids conducted on six Henderson County gambling establishments on March 31, 2011.  More...

Special Sections

School

BHS releases student info for 2011-12

Brownsboro High School administration has released student information for the upcoming 2011-12 school year, which begins on Aug. 22.  First up for BHS students will be schedule pick up, slated for Monday-Thursday, Aug. 1-4 from 8:30-11 a.m. More...

SUPERINTENDENT’S REPORT

Tough times shouldn’t overshadow district’s focus on excellence

Public schools in the State of Texas are experiencing the most traumatic and demanding time in its great history. More...

Letters

Artesian Plumbing says ‘Thanks!’

Artesian Plumbing has been your local Chandler and Brownsboro plumber for over 6 years, with many more years to come. More...

LETTER TO THE EDITOR

Attention – Editor  More...

News of Record

HENDERSON COUNTY GRAND JURY INDICTMENTS

R. Scott McKee, District Attorney, reports the July Term, 2011, Grand Jury met on July 8 and returned 37 True Bills, including the following:  1. More...

BROWNSBORO POLICE REPORT

The Brownsboro Police Department activity report calls for service, for the month of June, are as follows:  More...

Partnership with BISD gives city possession of school’s sewer line

A new Brownsboro Elementary School is another step closer to becoming a reality following the Brownsboro City Council’s approval to accept BISD officials’ proposal for the city to take possession and maintain the new school’s sewer More...

Trustees approve $299,000 for new, replacement lights

The Brownsboro Independent School District Board of Trustees voted Monday to approve spending $299,000 to replace existing light poles at the baseball and softball fields and to install new light poles at the tennis courts.  “Safety is the More...

THE INCREDIBLE SHRINKING MACHINE

Faith Baptist Church of Brownsboro's youth invites kids ages 4 years to sixth grade to come experience the “Shrink-a-tron” machine and get “shrunk.” The machine is flanked by More...

Crawfish anyone?

Wade’s Place opening soon

For residents of the Chandler and Brownsboro area who enjoy their crawfish, shrimp and catfish, as well as having a good time in a laid-back environment, Wade’s Place may be the place to be within the next month or so.   More...

News

RIBBON CUTTING CEREMONY

A ribbon cutting ceremony for Loftis Heating and Air Conditioning in Brownsboro was held Thursday, July 14. More...

Water assistance program on tap to help Henderson, Smith, Van Zandt counties

SUGAR LAND – With the launch of its H20- Help2Others program, Monarch Utilities, a SouthWest Water Company, is helping lowincome, elderly and disabled water and wastewater customers in Henderson, Smith and Van Zandt Counties pay a portion of th More...

AGRIVIEW

Private applicator training/testing offered Aug. 5

Area agricultural producers will have the opportunity to complete training and testing to meet the requirements for obtaining a private applicator license at a program scheduled for Friday Aug. More...

Sports

BEARS SUMMER LEAGUE BASKETBALL ACTION

The Bears summer league basketball team recently competed in the Great American Shoot-Out held in Pearland, Texas.  The Bears made it to the semi-final game before being eliminated by the select team, Austin Dawgs, by a margin of 2 points.  More...

Local swimmers have opportunity to learn from Olympians

ATHENS — The Athens Cain Center and its swim team, Swim Athens, are pleased to announce that they will host a “Mutual of Omaha Breakout!” Swim Clinic on August 15 from 4 p.m. to 7 at the Athens Cain Center Pool.  More...

BROWNSBORO SUMMER SOFTBALL

The 15-and-under softball team, Dynomite, from Brownsboro, will participate in the Texas Teenage Softball Tournament in Belton, from July 18-21. More...