September 29, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

Wildfires still pose a threat

Although areas of East Texas have received sporadic bouts of rainfall, local and state fire officials urge against any outdoor burning due to persistent drought-like conditions along with mandatory burn bans.  More...

City councilman among TVCC athletic honorees

The Cardinal Hall of Fame at Trinity Valley Community College will be inducting five new members this weekend, and among those is Moore Station native and current Chandler City Council member Marshall Crawford, Jr.  More...

Special Sections

School

BHS plans events to help promote college-readiness

Brownsboro High School will have a number of events to help prepare students for college throughout this semester.  On Oct. 11, Brownsboro High School will have a "College Night Extravaganza" from 7:15- 8:30 p.m. More...

Brownsboro, Chandler schools earn place on TBEC honor roll

For the fourth straight year, the Brownsboro Elementary and Chandler Elementary Schools have been included on the Texas Business and Education Coalition Honor Roll for 2011.  More...

Sports

SPORTS

The Brownsboro Bearettes volleyball team had a team breakfast Tuesday morning at Edom Bakery & Grill. More...

Freshman Bears’ freshmen team wins wild game, 7th-grade Bears pitch shutout

The Freshmen Bears won a wild game, 20-14, on the game’s final snap. Trailing 14-0 midway through the third quarter, the Bears scored on a 14- yard run by Trey Thompson. The two-point conversion failed. More...

TIMBER SCAMS

If the drought doesn’t get you, a scam might

Texas Forest Service is urging East Texas landowners to watch out for scam artists attempting to swindle them out of their trees.  More...

A closer look at when Chandler ‘grows up’

EDITOR’S NOTE: This is part two of a series looking at a comprehensive long-range plan for the community that will be proposed to city council at the November meeting. More...

Area VFDs hoping to qualify for extra funds

Brownsboro Volunteer Fire Department is one of many area first response units that finds its members overworked and underfunded, thanks in part to recent wildfires – however because of a new plan, some monetary relief may be in sight.  More...

Toll 49 infrastructure taking shape

A group of four columns that will eventually help support the overpass infrastructure of the Loop 49 project crossing over State Highway 31 east of Chandler has been set.  Segment 3A of the 32- mile project extends from State Highway 155 to Hwy. More...

News

WELCOME TO THE CHAMBER

Milton Wallace (far right) welcomes H & D Old Fashion Bar-Be-Que to the Chamber. Owners are Harvey and Dorothy Neal. More...

Gremmels honored for efforts to restore Ben Wheeler

BEN WHEELER — More than 200 people packed into Moore’s Store in Ben Wheeler Sunday to pay tribute to entrepreneur and philanthropist Brooks Gremmels. More...

Blue Moon Gardens prepares for Fall Fest

Blue Moon Gardens hosts its annual Fall Festival on Saturday, Oct. 8. Vote for your favorite scarecrow from their extensive display. Enjoy refreshments and programs about Outdoor Living. More...