October 20, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

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Delana Johnson, Dallas Barrows, 3, and Stephan Williams from Athens enjoy creating a treasure to last a lifetime at the Edom Art Festival. More...

Aging equipment and crew of volunteers leave Midway Fire Dept. in need of help

Hard times have fallen upon Midway Fire Department.  A volunteer with the organization said their fire trucks have about reached the end of their usefulness and firemen with the department are too old to receive aid from FEMA.  More...

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Sports

Bears hang tough early, but top-ranked Bulldogs pull away late

BROWNSBORO — For the first half of play on Oct. 14, the Brownsboro Bears matched the Chapel Hill Bulldogs blow for blow, as the top-ranked team in the state held just a six-point lead over the winless Bears at halftime. More...

Bearettes drop 4-set match to Lady Bulldogs

The Brownsboro Bearettes lost to the Chapel Hill Lady Bulldogs in four sets, 25-16, 25-17, 21-25, 25-12, on Oct. More...

Brownsboro sub-varsity teams lose to Chapel Hill

The Freshmen Bears dropped a 38-12 decision at Chapel Hill on Oct. 13.  Bears’ quarterback Will Bailey connected with Chris Givens on a 39-yard pass in the first quarter to give Brownsboro their first points of the game. More...

Taxes, annexation and North Creek a focus during Town Hall meeting

Residents from Chandler viewed the proposed comprehensive plan for the city with a mixture of interest and skepticism during a Town Hall meeting Thursday evening at the community center.  More...

Layaway makes a comeback

April Shuman can’t wait to start Christmas shopping – thanks in part to the return of layaway.  The Lake Palestine woman says her husband was laid off about a month ago and since then, money has been “tight” around her ho More...

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Welcome Home Soldiers! volunteers Anne DeLaet and Polly Morman thank Sgt. Jamie Willard and his wife Desarae and son Levi for their contribution to the military. More...

Escaped inmate captured

A prisoner who walked away from a Henderson County work detail in Chandler Friday was captured in Van Zandt County a short time later after being spotted by a resident.  More...

Brownsboro PD moves trick or treat to city park

Hello folks it’s that time again, when the leaves start to turn colors and the air starts to finally cool off a little; that’s right it’s fall.  More...

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October is Fire Prevention Month! Members of the Chandler Fire Dept. More...

Happenings Around Town

Poetry   Contest – The Christian  Poets Academy is sponsoring a free poetry contest open to everyone! There are 50 prizes totaling $5,000. The grand prize winner will receive $1,000.  More...

Orene Rayford celebrates 100th b-day

Orene Rayford of Tyler celebrated her 100th birthday on Saturday with a party at her home.  Mrs. Rayford was born on Oct. 2, 1911 in Henderson County. Her parents were Oscar and Margie Reagan. More...