March 15, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Chandler Historical Society held the "Puttin on the Ritz" casino night

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ZUMBA for an international cause

Rock Hill Baptist Church is making preparations to take a group to Malawi, Africa for mission work, and Meleaha DeLay, wife of youth pastor Casey DeLay, is offering Zumba classes to raise money for the trip. More...

Special Sections

Obituaries - Free Access

James Bradford

Graveside services for James Thomas Bradford, 91, of Chandler, were held Tuesday, March 13, 2012, at Chandler Memorial Cemetery with the Rev. Jeff McDonald officiating. More...

Larry Wilson

Services for Lawrence "Larry" Wilson, 92, of Chandler, were held Sunday, March 11, 2012, at 3 p.m. at Chandler Memorial Funeral Home with the Revs. More...

Writer's Corner

The Power of Words

A careless word may kindle strife;  A cruel word may wreck a life.  A bitter word my hate instill; A brutal word may smite and kill. More...

“The Winner's Attitude”

Consider yourself as number “1” And have the right mental attitude. Encourage the potential within you And change how you think and do.  Thomas Howard   More...

Letters

LETTER TO THE EDITOR

Chad, Thank you so much for excellent educational articles and a separate supplement for Public Schools Week! It was encouraging to see and read about so many outstanding teachers More...

Historical

CHANDLER YESTERYEAR

Feed sack and flour sack fashions

During the 1940s feed for our animals and flour for baking came in sacks with colorful printed designs on them. These designs included polka dots, stripes, geometric designs, scenes, novelties, plaids and checks. More...

BROWNSBORO REMEMBERED

Beauty shops

Brownsboro had beauty shops to take care of the ladies hair. More...

B’boro to receive grant to replace water lines

The Brownsboro City Council appointed Cindy Gutierrez as Labor Standards Officer and Sonyia Foster as the Fair Housing/Equal Opportunity Officer for the Texas Community Development Block Grant.  The appointments were made during the council&rsqu More...

Air Force vet to be honored at March 22 ETCOG meeting

DWAYNE GARNER CITIZEN OF THE YEAR

His grandchildren have helped carry Brownsboro High School athletics to new heights over the years and he has been one of the school’s biggest fans.  Dwayne Garner has been a fixture along the sidelines of BHS sporting events and that is j More...

Hawkins vies for national title

It was not long ago that Daniel Hawkins was a sophomore in the Brownsboro High School Military Band and unsure about his music future. More...

News

Y’S SUPER SATURDAY SALE A HUGE SUCCESS!

Bargain shoppers filled the aisles of Y's Hometown Foods during their Super Saturday Sale held March 10. More...

Chandler sales tax revenue up 36%

Texas Comptroller Susan Combs recently announced that state sales tax revenue in February was $2.01 billion, up 14.8 percent compared to February 2011.  More...

County ballot positions determined

The Republican Party of Henderson County held its drawing for the "Candidates Place on The Ballot" on Friday, March 9. More...

Sports

RUNNING FOR LOVE

Local runner to participate in Boston Marathon

Losing a loved one is always a tough thing to deal with, and people deal with it in different ways — some good, some bad. After the death of her brother, Chelsea Nooney developed an addiction.  Her addiction is running. More...

Bearette star reflects back on first season as collegiate athlete

Former Brownsboro Bearette standout Hillary Shaffer completed her first season as a member of the Southeastern Louisiana University Lady Lions’ basketball team, and the step up from high school competition to the collegiate level was a big chan More...

AROUND THE DIAMOND

Baseball, softball to host Wounded Warrior game

The Brownsboro High School baseball and softball varsity teams will hold a special event on March 20 to honor those wounded in war.  The Wounded Warrior Day will feature local military throwing out the opening pitch in both the Bears baseball an More...