January 12, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Paying your dues is easier in B’boro

The Brownsboro Police Department is offering a new convenience for those who receive traffic citations or who have outstanding warrants.  Traffic tickets or warrants can now be paid online quickly and easily. More...

Warehouse development OK’d

There was a new look to the council chambers to kick off 2012 at  Chandler City Hall Tuesday night as the City Council met in regular session with a light agenda.  Renovations to the chamber are nearly complete as the walls are painted, ne More...

Special Sections

School

BISD applauds effort of school board

Texans benefit every day from the tireless work and countless hours dedicated by a group of more than 7,300 men and women in communities across the state.  More...

Four BHS students earn All-State honors

Four of the six Brownsboro High School band members who made it to Area auditions last weekend advanced to earn All-State honors for the Association of Texas Small School Bands.  Jordynn Conner, James Pace, Jessica Villalobos, and Taylor Johnsto More...

Trustee meeting moved to March 19

Brownsboro Independent School District Board of Trustees held its regularlyscheduled monthly meeting Monday.  J. W. More...

Sports

Bears head into district winning 11 of last 12

With recent wins over Canton, Wills Point, and Van, the Brownsboro Bears head into their District 17- 3A opener at Athens on Friday having won 11 of their last 12 games. More...

Photo

A new season has tipped off in Little Dribblers action for the Brownsboro and Chandler communities. Pictured are members of the Titans and Mavs as they fight for the loose ball in a 19-15 Mavs win. More...

JV, Freshmen Bearettes win Bearette Tournament

Both the Freshmen and Junior Varsity Bearettes took home first place in the Brownsboro Tournament on Jan. 7.  The JV first beat Grace, 30-17, and was led by Sarah Jo Tillie’s seven points. More...

Meth dealer sentenced to 20 years in prison

 Third District Court Judge Mark Calhoon sentenced Michael Andrews McFarlin, 24 of Chandler, to 20 years in the penitentiary Monday, Jan. 9 after McFarlin pled guilty to Possession of Controlled Substance with Intent to Deliver.   More...

JAILBIRD

Emu has eventful day before running ‘afowl’ of Chandler police

The North Creek subdivision was abuzz over the weekend when homeowners thought they had spotted an ostrich bouncing around from yard to yard.  Turns out it was an emu creating all the drama as Chandler Police Chief Ron Reeves and his son Matt ha More...

WSVFD selling Chef Pierre pies

Department holding first fundraiser since ESD proposal failed

The holiday season is over, but that does not mean you have to wait until next Thanksgiving to enjoy your favorite desserts.  Westside Volunteer Fire Department is holding a Valentine’s Day pie sale in preparation to raise funds for person More...

News

Happenings Around Town

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MILITARY HONORS

MARINE   Marine Corps Gunnery Sgt. Christopher P. Welch, son of Clara M. Welch, of Brownsboro, recently received the Marine Corps Good Conduct Medal.  More...

Brownsboro UMC to host concert

Brownsboro United Methodist Church will host a concert with the Travelin’ On gospel quartet at 6 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 14.  W.J. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Glenn David Kitson Jr.

Services for Glenn David Kitson Jr., 45, Chandler, were held Thursday, Jan. 5 at Chandler Memorial Funeral Home with the Rev. John Martin officiating. Burial was held at Chandler Memorial Cemetery.  Kitson died Jan. More...

Patricia Vienna

Services for Patricia Vienna, 73, Chandler, were held Friday, Jan 6. at Chandler Memorial Funeral Home with Dave Hicks officiating.  Vienna died Jan. More...

Robert "Bobby" Warner

Memorial services for Robert "Bobby" Warner, 80, Chandler, were held Saturday, Jan. 7 at Hosanna Full Gospel Church, Tyler, under direction of Boren-Conner Funeral Home & Covenant Cremations, Tyler.  Warner died Dec. More...

Writer's Corner

WRITER’S CORNER

Precious Memories When the winds of yesterdayBlow on me,I hear the choir sing “PreciousMemories.”Oh! What I wouldn’t giveTo turn the years backAnd hear those ole songs ring.— Velma Groves~~~ More...

Historical

BROWNSBORO REMEMBERED

Brownsboro founded as Normandy

The first and second generation of the settlers of Normandy and Brownsborough are gone and we have to depend on stories and printed material in the library for information.  In a publication call “Christianssandsposten” encouraged No More...

CHANDLER YESTERYEAR

Hog Killin’ Day: A winter activity in the 1940s

In the winter my family would join our Chandler neighbors for a hog killin’ day. The time was determined by the first “norther,” or cool spell. More...