March 22, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Chandler seeks sign ordinance

In an effort to beautify the city, Chandler officials are constructing a sign ordinance to address issues such as sign clutter, visibility obstructions and maintenance.  More...

Passion Play

Lake Palestine UMC staging 11th annual production

The 11th annual East Texas regional production of The Passion of Christ – a celebration of the Christian story – will be performed three nights at the Lake Palestine United Methodist Church Amphitheater.  Performances begin at 7 p.m. More...

Special Sections

Obituaries - Free Access

Clay Dillard

Funeral services for Clay Moorman Dillard, 51, of Edom were held Friday, March 16, 2012, at Lloyd James Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Dr. Paul Powell officiating. More...

Linda Cunningham

Linda Cunningham, 62, of Chandler died March 10, 2012, with her daughter and two sisters by her side.  Memorial visitation was held Monday, March 19 at Moore Funeral Home, Arlington.  Linda was born Jan. More...

Emma Wilson

Funeral services for Emma Wilson are scheduled for 11:00 a.m., Saturday, March 24, 2012 at Hilliard Funeral Home with Bro. Tom Knoff officiating. Visitation will be held at the funeral home from 6-8 p.m. Friday. More...

Sports

Chamber golf tournament April 27 at Oak Hurst

With spring here it is time to head on out to the golf course and enjoy a good time with friends. The Chandler Chamber of Commerce has the perfect opportunity for those who would rather spend a day on the greens than in the office.  More...

LITTLE DRIBBLERS ALL-STARS

Members of the Little Dribblers Majors All-Star team are, front, Saul Williams, Jonathan Surlet, Jaron Hughes, Austin Loosier; standing, Kevon Thompson, Jared Gailey, Kyle Mclain, Kenneth Woods, Bran More...

JV Blues fall short vs. Athens, 8-7, in first loss of the season

9-1-1 Bears will travel to face Panthers Saturday

The Brownsboro Bears Junior Varsity Blue team suffered its first loss of the season to the Athens Hornets, 8-7, on March 16.  After the Bears scored four runs in the top of the fifth inning, Athens won the game in the bottom half on a sacrifice More...

Train hits tree near B’boro

A Union Pacific train traveling west bound near Brownsboro collided with a tree Monday evening near County Road 3402.  Emergency Personnel from Brownsboro Volunteer Fire Department responded to the scene around 8 p.m. More...

Community celebrates life of Fred Stauber

Fred Stauber worked on all phases of the Titan missile and shuttle program while employed at Martin Marietta- Aerospace in Denver, but it was his work as a volunteer in Chandler that has helped shape the “City with a Heart.”  More...

‘Retire in Chandler’ committee formed

Following a ceremony dedicating the renovated council chambers at city hall, the Chandler City Council met Tuesday, March 13 in regular session and appointed 19 members to the Retire in Chandler committee.  The committee, made up of a variety of More...

News

Severe weather program March 27 in Athens

The year 2011 will be forever known as the year of extreme weather. Joplin, Birmingham, and Tuscaloosa will all be remembered for significant tornadoes. 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...

B’boro man wins national award

Ford Motor Company announced its Level 4 elite achievers in sales and fixed operations with the 2011 Employee Excellence (e2) Award.  This national award is an honor bestowed on Ford & Lincoln frontline dealership employees who score the hig More...

Writer's Corner

LINES FROM COUNTRY SONGS

It wasn't God who made honky tonk angels.  I've got four in the floor and a fifth under the seat.  Send a dozen roses to her and pour four for me.  I'll just wait for her looking out my window through the pain.  How come my dog do More...

HE LOST HIS GRIP

I came upon it on the street;  The people gathered round to view  The twisted wreckage of a car  That once was bright and new. More...

Historical

CHANDLER YESTERYEAR

Holliman’s Cafe

In the mid 1940s, Jack Davis sold his downtown Chandler café to Burl Dean Holliman and his mother who made some changes. My parents didn’t approve of these changes, and told me not to go into Burl Dean’s Café. More...

BROWNSBORO REMEMBERED

First service stations

Reese Holiman’s first garage was behind his brother, Albert’s store.  In a 1923 picture the store was next to Cary Fulgham’s Confectionery Store was the Monroe Pool Hall. More...