February 16, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Bears go into playoffs as top seed

Will take on Cayuga Saturday in a tune-up match

 After the Brownsboro Bears and Athens Hornets finished their district schedules with identical 7-1 records, splitting the season series, Brownsboro Coach Tobin Reid and Athens Coach Tracy Carter met  to flip a coin for playoff positioning More...

Brownsboro business to help women’s shelter

After nine long years of planning, preparation and labor the Chrysalis House in Sulphur Springs was just about finished – then the vandals hit.  Thieves ransacked the place stealing copper wiring from every source imaginable, leaving Chrys More...

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School

BES BEST BEARS

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. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Elizabeth Ann Schroeder

Mrs. Elizabeth Ann Schroeder passed away at the age of 76 on February 9, 2012.  She was born October 24, 1935 in Clinton, Illinois to the late Elizabeth Bratcher. More...

Barbara L. Bevel

Services for Barbara L. Bevel, 73, of Chandler were held Wednesday, Feb. 15, 2012, at 10 a.m. at Chandler Memorial Funeral Home with the Rev. More...

Ernestene Micheaux

Services for Ernestene Leola Davis Micheaux, 81, Chandler, were held Sunday, Feb. More...

Writer's Corner

WRITER’S CORNER

God holds the key of all unknown, and I am glad, If other hands should hold the key, Or if He trusted it to me, I might be sad. More...

Letters

LETTER TO THE EDITOR

Editor,  I want to personally thank you for the great coverage of the CBACC Banquet and the Lions Club tree planting event at Winchester Park. These are just two of many events you have covered recently.  More...

Historical

BROWNSBORO REMEMBERED

Brownsboro Post Office

The post office carried the stamp Brownsborough from May 12, 1852 until Sept. 9, 1892 when it was changed to Brownsboro.  Bufford W. Brown was first appointed postmaster and served four years. David M. Weir was second postmaster.  More...

CHANDLER YESTERYEAR

The remarkable penny

When I was growing up in Chandler in the 1940s, the penny was a highly valued and much sought after coin. It was an avenue of exchange during a time when a penny could actually buy something, not just a lowly coin left over from making change.  More...

Breaking News - 2/17/2012 2:58 PM

Bearettes fall in Area

PLAYOFF UPDATE

The Bearettes fought hard in their area-round playoff game on Thursday, but in the end, Madisonville proved too much to handle for Brownsboro as the Lady Mustangs ended the game on a 17-5 run to earn a 47-34 win at Angelina College in Lufkin. More...

Breaking News - 2/17/2012 12:11 PM

Bears win coin toss; top seed in playoffs

After the Brownsboro Bears and Athens Hornets finished their district schedules with identical 7-1 records, splitting the season series, Brownsboro Coach Tobin Reid and Athens Coach Tracy Carter met this morning and decided to flip a coin for playoff More...

CELEBRATING AFRICAN AMERICAN HISTORY MONTH

Garland mayor to speak at church

February is designated as African American History Month across the United States and Chandler’s Macedonia Baptist Church has created a series of events throughout the month to highlight its congregation’s heritage.  More...

Chandler investigated, no violations found

An investigation by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality has absolved the City of Chandler of any damages following a water outage in late last year.  TCEQ investigated a complaint from a Chandler citizen about the city’s work on More...

Headed to state: Mock Trial Team wins regional in 2nd year

In only its second year of competition, the Mock Trial team at Brownsboro High School took home a first-place finish at the regional competition on Feb. 11, and will advance to the state competition in Dallas on March 1-3.  More...

News

Brownsboro’s FCCLA group takes regional meet by storm

Congratulations to the Family Career and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA)STAR Events participants on their performance at the FCCLA Regional meet at Waco on Feb. 13-14. More...

VALENTINES FOR VETS

Brownsboro graduate Phillip Smith, representative for congressman Jeb Hensarling, received valentines card from Pre- Kindergarten, Kindergarten and second-grade students from Chandler Elementary Mond More...

Saluting Our Soldiers

The following individuals are proudly serving the United States of America in the Armed Forces. The Chandler and Brownsboro area communities are proud of you! For those who are serving overseas, we await your safe return.  More...

Sports

Warhawks fight for win in Little Dribblers action

In a battle of first place teams it was the Warhawks who walked away with an undefeated record in Little Dribblers Majors action Saturday.  Led by Kenneth Woods’ 32 points the Warhawks defeated the Longhorns 34- 29 to improve to 6-0 in lea More...

Meet the Bassmaster Classic Greats

Shreveport-Bossier City welcomes ‘Super Bowl of Fishing’

There is no greater event in the world of bass fishing than the Bassmasters Classic. With this year’s “Super Bowl of Fishing” coming to our area, fishing fans are gearing up for an exciting week of activities. More...

DORIS DAY HORSE RESCUE CENTER

Black Beauty Ranch hosts Adoption Day third Saturday of month

The third Saturday of every month is a special day at the Cleveland Amory Black Beauty Ranch as it is adoption day at the Doris Day Horse Rescue Center.  This weekend several horses will be looking for a forever home during adoption day.  More...