November 24, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

Hometown Heroes launches toy drive

They will not be wearing capes, tights or masks but for the hundreds of children around Brownsboro Independent School District the men and women of the Hometown Heroes toy drive will save Christmas Day.  More...

The Best Little Blueberry Store in Texas

Echo Springs Blueberry Store is now open daily 8am-4:30pm, through Nov. 27, and again the first two weekends of December for all your holiday gift giving needs. More...

Special Sections

School

Happenings at BHS

Golden Girls urge ‘Adopt-a-Family’ for Christmas   The Brownsboro High School Golden Girls are sponsoring an “adopta family” program for Christmas this year for families in need.  More...

Brownsboro Elementary announces awards

Brownsboro Elementary School honors students each week that arrive at school on time, respect and listen to the teacher, complete their school work and homework.  Each Friday the students who meet the criteria are announced and brought to the of More...

Teacher morale drops after budget cuts

50 top cuts noted by respondents

• Stipends once offered for high needs positions (math, science, bilingual) cut • Support specialist positions cut • Grade level supplies cut • District science kits (for handson science) cut • E More...

Sports

Bears drop season opener to Fairfield

Twenty-five fourthquarter points were not enough to finish the comeback in Brownsboro’s season opener as it fell to the Fairfield Eagles, 61-46, on Nov. 18.  More...

COLLEGE CORNER

Hillary Shaffer   Former Brownsboro Bearette basket- ball stand-out Hillary Shaffer began her collegiate career as a member of the Southeastern Louisiana University Lady Lions on Nov. 11 against Centenary College.  More...

Varsity Bearettes lose, JV wins Van Tournament to remain unbeaten

The Brownsboro Bearettes dropped a 50-25 game to Kerens on Nov. 18 to fall to 1-2 on the season.  LaQuesha Cooper scored 11 points. More...

FM-2010 RESIDENTS BEWARE

String of burglaries under investigation

There were a number of reported burglaries north of Chandler along Farm-to-Market 2010 near the Henderson County/Van Zandt County lines last week, Henderson County Investigator Mike Shelley said.  More...

Photo

SINGING FOR THEIR SUPPER? Ken and Ryan Reid (along with Allison Reid) were one of many locals to perform at the Chandler Historical More...

MATH 101:

CBACC teaming with school on building project

The Chandler Intermediate School’s sixth-grade Math Department is taking on a building project that the Chandler- Brownsboro Area Chamber of Commerce is partnering with and sponsoring through the Adopt-ASchool program.  More...

GOLD STANDARD

BISD earns top marks from TEA

Brownsboro ISD, represented by the colors blue and gold, has received Gold Performance Acknowledgments from Texas Education Agency as part of the final 2011 state accountability ratings.  More...

News

READY, SET, REPAIR

Chandler grant available to help low-income families with home repairs

The City of Chandler has received a HOME Program Housing Rehabilitation Assistance grant from the Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs and is ready to help low income homeowners within the city that have need of home repairs or reconstru More...

Souper Supper a Success

The Chandler Historical Society held its Souper Supper on Saturday, Nov. More...

Happenings Around Town

The   City of Chandler’s grant request of $60,000 from the East Texas Council of Government was not approved. More...