September 8, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

Are you prepared to deal with a weather emergency?

Some of our readers have been affected by the recent wild fires across East Texas and others could be facing similar tragedies. More...

Small-town grocery celebrates 20 years of success

If you’ve a hankering for an old fashioned hamburger, stop by Y’s Grocery Store in Brownsboro and they are sure to hook you up.  Y’s is a neighborhood grocery store with an outstanding grill and old-fashioned meat market. More...

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School

BROWNSBORO HIGH SCHOOL MARCHING BAND

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Superintendent's Report

Public education has a tendency to overwhelm parents and students with the use of acronyms often tossed around like a hot potato. From TEA, UIL, ARDS, DAEP, JJAEP, TAKS, TEKS, ESL, to IEPs, FIEs, ADD, ODD, LD, BD, and now STAAR and EOC!  More...

Letters

Editor,

Listening to radio traffic in Henderson County this evening left me with serious questions about how well, if at all, we as citizens are being served. Around 8 PM, I heard the Berryville fire dept get called to an illegal burning complaint. More...

Editor,

Public Budget Hearing… business as usual at BISD?  Some twenty-five concerned citizens showed for BISD’s public budget hearing on August 29th. Many of us approached the board and made comments and asked questions. More...

Traffic stops yield drugs

Henderson County sheriff’s deputies have been busy the last few weeks ... especially those working early morning traffic stops.  More...

EARTH, WIND & FIRE

Grassfire ignites fear in residents

While wildfires ravage thousands of acres and hundreds of homes across the state, Brownsboro residents feared the worse when a grass fire believed to have been started by a cigarette tossed from a passing motorist on FM  314 south, burned about More...

Fundraiser Saturday for soldier

A BBQ fundraiser will be held for a quadriplegic soldier and her family noon to 5 p.m. Saturday, Sept. More...

News

Malakoff Young Farmers hosting rodeo

Malakoff Young Farmers Association will be hosting its Third Annual Fall Stampede Rodeo on Oc. 8, 2011 at 7 p.m. at the Malakoff Rodeo Arena (located behind Malakoff High School). All major rodeo events will be included. More...

Kappa Pi members celebrate chapter anniversary

The 33rd birthday celebration for Kappa Pi Chapter of Delta Kappa Gamma Society International was held at Mary Stewart’s home in Chandler on Sept. 1.  More...

Non-traditional jobs may put you to the test during gloomy economy

Has today’s droughtstricken land and gloomy economy taken a heavy toll on your checkbook? Have back-to-school supply lists drained your rainy day fund? More...

Sports

Brownsboro’s young defense struggles against Van

The Van Vandals took advantage of the young and inexperienced Brownsboro Bears secondary en route to a 51-18 win on Sept. More...

Bears’ JV notches big win over Van, but freshmen struggle

The Brownsboro Bears junior varsity team beat up on the Van Vandals junior varsity, to the final score of 32-12, on Sept. 1.  Wide receiver Cody Collier had a big night for the Bears’ JV. More...

Photos

Brownsboro wide receiver Cody Strickland returns the kick past the 20-yard line during the Bears’ 51-18 loss at Van. More...