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BHS debate team earns charter membership in National Forensics League

Brownsboro High School has been granted charter membership in the National Forensic League, an honorary society whose mission is to promote high school speech and debate activities as a means to develop a student’s essential life skills and val More...

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School

BHS provides ‘Bear Hugs’ for Christmas

Family Career and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA), led by the STAR Events team of Juana Duran, Cecilia Gomez and Elizabeth Elizondo, sponsored by Maurica Giles and Willie Haggerty, challenged Brownsboro High School classes as well as the entire More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Thomas “Buck” Owens

Services are pending for Thomas E. Owens Sr., “Buck” of Chandler.  Owens was born Dec. 27, 1950 and died from a longtime illness on Jan. 1, 2012.  He is survived by his wife Lisa Owens, son T.J. More...

James Haston Edwards

Services for James Haston Edwards, 84, Murchison, were held Sunday, Dec. 31 at Barton Chapel Assembly of God Church with the Rev. More...

Noah Sherfield Sr.

Services for Noah Sherfield Sr., 91, Chandler, were held Saturday, Dec. 31 at Antioch Missionary Baptist Church in Chandler under direction of Cain- Brown's Memorial Funeral Home, Malakoff.  Mr. Sherfield died Dec. More...

Writer's Corner

Nissan Special Edition

Bought the car from Brian Gragg. Thought all my kin were ganna’ gag. Little bitty and looked a little jive. But it had air and was fun to drive. More...

Time Goes On

The days are swiftly passing by, So take each one as it comes. It is a gift From God. More...

AUTUMN

The trees are changing color now Summer is being left behind And soon will be forgot Such beauty for man to see Vibrant hues of red, orange, yellow Landscaping the land The brown leaves make carpets for us to tread& More...

EXPLORERS ARE BACK

Popular program trains youth in law enforcement

What was old is new again in 2012 – Chandler Police Chief Ron Reeves announced the department has re-chartered its Police Explorers program.  More...

EQUIPPING THE BLIND

Chandler Lions donate eye glasses

Are the eye glasses you relied on for the last five years just not cutting anymore? More...

Band students head to Area

The Brownsboro High School Band will have six students competing at Area auditions for the chance to earn All-State honors for the Association of Texas Small School Bands this Saturday at Chapel Hill.  More...

News

Happenings Around Town

All   Murchison ISD graduates are invited to the district’s annual Homecoming on Friday, Jan. 6. All alumni will be honored at the basketball game. A reception will be held in the school library at 4:30 p.m. More...

RED HATTERS SPREAD CHEER

Members of the “Red Hats” plus several Lions Club Ladies are committed on a regular basis to bringing cheer to people in the hospital. More...

NEW YEAR’S BABY 2012

Samantha Curry holds her daughter, Aleigia Shamlin, at ETMC Athens. Aleigia was the first baby to be born at the hospital in the new year. She arrived at 8:41 a.m. Jan. More...

Sports

Bears go 2-0 in Frankston Classic

The Brownsboro Bears went 2-0 with wins over Malakoff and Alba-Golden in the Frankston Classic on Dec. 27-28 to improve to 16-5 on the season.  On Dec. More...

Bearettes get two wins in annual doubleheader

The Bearettes went 2-0 last week as they won both of their games in the annual Bearette Doubleheader.  On Dec. More...

Bearette Tournament

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Historical

BROWNSBORO REMEMBERED

The forming of Henderson Co.

Henderson County was formed from Houston and Nacogdoches Counties in 1846.  More...

CHANDLER YESTERYEAR

Pump Up and Fill ‘Er Up

“Fill ‘Er Up” was a familiar expression my daddy used to communicate his wishes to Miss Alice Ruth or Mr. Sam when he drove our old red truck into May’s Garage in downtown Chandler in the 1940s.  More...