September 22, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

Alternatives to Abandonment

Driving down rural roads, some sights are becoming increasingly common: parched and dying pastures, dried up stock ponds, cracked muddy bottoms of watering holes and, now, horses and donkeys abandoned on the side of the road.  It's due to a stif More...

9/11 REMEMBRANCE ...

Balloons, letter find their way to Brownsboro

A group of three helium-filled balloons released by Sam Rayburn ISD students to commemorate 9/11, made a 130-mile journey overnight and landed in a Brownsboro pasture last weekend.  More...

Special Sections

School

THE GREAT DEBATERS

The Brownsboro Debate Team, led by speech and debate teacher Jason Caldwell, had a good showing at the Athens Angel Debate Tournament on Sept. 17. More...

Photos

To show their appreciation and support for local volunteer fire fighters, Brownsboro Junior High School students answered their principal's challenge during a week-long water drive last week when the More...

2011 HOMECOMING

Last year’s Homecoming Queen, Kadie Delagarza, presents this year’s Homecoming Queen, Breanne McKeever, with the crown and a bouquet of roses, and wide receiver Cody Strickland presents M More...

CELEBRATION

B’boro church turns 100

It began a hundred years ago when Rev. G. M. Fletcher visited Brownsboro to make arrangements to hold a week or 10-day revival. More...

Alternatives to Abandonment

Ute Mack would shoot her horses before she abandoned them road-side.  The Chandler woman shook her head sadly and said many things “would go” before she did away with either of her beloved equines, three dogs, or two donkeys.  More...

Senior sentenced for child sex abuse

A 75 year-old Chandler man was sentenced by Judge Dan Moore of the 173rd Judicial District Court to 25 years in the Texas Department of Criminal Justice Tuesday after pleading guilty to sexual abuse of a child.  More...

Photo

The 2011-2012 Homecoming Queen of Brownsboro High School is senior Breanne McKeever, escorted by her father, Brent McKeever. SEE MORE PHOTOS, PAGE 10. More...

News

Happenings Around Town

CASA of Trinity Valley along with the local 4H club is sponsoring a “Bears for CASA Kids” campaign in Henderson County during the month of September. More...

TxDOT Briefs

SMITH COUNTY -- TxDOT construction crews this week are scheduled to install centerline rumble strips on the following roadways on the following days:  Monday, on FM 14 between Interstate 20 and Martin Luther King, Jr. More...

Sports

Brownsboro still looking for first win after 46-7 loss

BROWNSBORO — The Brownsboro Bears and Coach Ty Thomison are still looking for their first win after a 46-7 loss on homecoming night to the Gladewater Bears.  Brownsboro’s defense once again had it’s fair share of problems stopp More...

Bearettes’ volleyball struggles through nondistrict schedule, opens district play Tuesday

The Brownsboro Bearettes dropped to 6-13 after a straight-set loss at Carthage on Sept. More...

District 17-3A Standings

Team Record Dist. PF PA Chapel Hill 4-0 0-0 183 114 Athens 3-1 0-0 150 62 More...