December 22, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

BELIEVERS STAND UNITED

Attorney general offers support

Attorney General Abbott sent the following letter to Henderson County Judge Richard Sanders, following a demand from the Freedom From Religion Foundation to remove a nativity scene from the grounds of the courthouse.  “Dear Judge Sanders,& More...

City seeks retirement designation

Listed as a top priority in Chandler’s comprehensive plan is the effort to seek designation as a Certified Retirement Community.  As part of the 2011 Comprehensive Plan, the City of Chandler identified short-term and long-term goals to hel More...

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Chandler Police Chief Ron Reeves said the Cop Cruiser Stuffer Day on Friday at Chandler City Hall was a success as the department received enough toys to fill the Tahoe from front to back. More...

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School

CANNED FOOD DRIVE

Brownsboro Elementary collected more than 700 pantry items for God’s Open Hands. The winning classes were rewarded with popcorn parties. More...

NURSING HOME VISIT

Brownsboro Elementary third graders walked the halls at the Chandler Nursing Home Wednesday singing “Jingle Bells” before performing several Christmas Carols in the dining area for dozens More...

BIKE GIVEAWAY

The annual Big Bike Giveaway was held Thursday, Dec. 15 at Brownsboro Intermediate School as 17 bikes were donated and given away to students.  More...

News of Record

HENDERSON COUNTY GRAND JURY INDICTMENTS

R. Scott McKee, District Attorney, reports the July Term, 2011, Grand Jury met on Dec. 15- 16 and returned 99 True Bills, including the following: 1. More...

BROWNSBORO/ CHANDLER POLICE REPORTS

The Brownsboro Police Department's monthly report for November is as follows:  More...

BISD construction on schedule

Future home of BES has deep roots in B’boro

Site preparation is well under way at the soon-tobe location of Brownsboro Elementary School on  State Highway 31, just west of  Brownsboro.  The site has a rich history in the Brownsboro community and, when the school opens, that trad More...

BELIEVERS STAND UNITED

Thousands gather to defend courthouse nativity

Gathered together not only in support of the Henderson County Courthouse nativity scene but the one whom the nativity scenes represents, several thousands filled the west side of the courthouse Saturday in Athens.  More...

Toy drive serves 100s of kids

Hundreds, maybe even thousands, of toys were donated to God’s Open Hands as part of the nonprofit organization’s annual toy drive, making this year one of the best on record.  Toys were donated by individuals, local businesses, the H More...

Community directory available

Needing assistance in Chandler but do not know where to turn? Chandler Assistant City Administrator John Taylor has the answer.  More...

News

Intoxicated woman arrested at Taco Bell

Henderson County Sheriff deputies responded at a call at the Taco Bell in Chandler on Saturday, Dec. More...

Tyler, Chandler OK ETJ agreement

At its regularly scheduled City Council meeting on Wednesday, Dec. More...

Primary elections pushed to April 3

The Texas Democratic Party and the Republican Party of Texas issued a statement announcing that the two parties have submitted a joint agreed proposal on the 2012 General Primary Election to the U.S. More...

Sports

Bearettes win Grand Saline Tourney

Bears come up just short, take second place

GRAND SALINE — The Brownsboro Bearettes took home first place in the Eddie Rogers Memorial Tournament in Grand Saline last weekend with a 36-16 win over Elysian Fields in the tournament final on Dec. 17.  More...