March 29, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

BISD senior dies in early morning wreck

An early morning accident left a Brownsboro High School senior dead this week after his vehicle left the roadway and collided with a tree along CR 4802 near Athens.  More...

Murchison, Brownsboro fire departments team up for high water car rescue

Murchison and Brownsboro Volunteer Fire Departments were called early Wednesday to rescue two passengers from a car stranded in high water on CR 3806.  With the back-to-back days of heavy rain, Kickapoo Creek last week spilled over into the low- More...

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Obituaries - Free Access

Bill Thatcher

Services for William S. “Bill” Thatcher, 87, of Tyler, formerly of Chandler, were held Sunday, March 25 at the First United Methodist Church of Chandler with Rev. More...

Robert Earl Montgomery

Services for Robert Earl Montgomery, 80, of Chandler, were held Monday, March 26, at the First United Methodist Church in Chandler with Rev. Jeff McDonald officiating. More...

Sports

Lough twins to walk-on at SAGU

Twins Mallorie and Maegann Lough, who are each affectionately known as “Twin” to Brownsboro girls basketball Coach Fred Griffi n and many others, will go on to play basketball at Southwestern Assemblies of God University as walkons.  More...

Brownsboro teams pay tribute to Wounded Warriors

The Brownsboro baseball and softball teams held a Wounded Warrior Night in their games against Bullard on March 22 to honor those veterans who served for this country’s freedom.  More...

Cooper voted to All-State team

Brownsboro’s leading scorer and rebounder, LaQuesha Cooper, was voted to the Texas Girls Coaches Association All-State Team.  “It’s a great honor knowing that I have the talent and ability to get recognized by the state,” More...

Planning commission tweaks signs regulations

 Businesses which rely on banners as permanent sign will be able to continue that practice if the Chandler City Council approves a sign ordinance change proposed by the Planning and Zoning Commission. More...

BURNIN’ DOWN THE HOUSE

  Crews from Chandler, Brownsboro, Murchison and Westside Volunteer Fire Departments teamed up Sunday for live-fire training on Moss Street in Brownsboro. More...

Support groups to begin April 11

ALZHEIMER’S

In an effort to educate and encourage families dealing with Alzheimer’s, Cherish Cooley and the Chandler Nursing Center are gearing up for the “Talk It Out” Alzheimer’s support group.  The group will meet the second Wedne More...

Dwayne Garner ‘humbled’ by ETCOG award

A humbled Dwayne Garner received the 2011 East Texas Council of Government’s Regional Citizen of the Year award Thursday, March 22 in front of a large crowd in the Ben E. More...

News

Assistant AD honored for service to abused children

Nancy Rumar, an Assistant District Attorney, with Scott McKee’s Henderson County District Attorney's Office, received the Child Advocacy Center Multidisciplinary Team Member of the Year Award for 2011.  The award was presented Tuesday, Mar More...

Happenings Around Town

Brownsboro graduate  Daniel Hawkins placed third in the Music Teacher National Association’s national competition in the Senior Brass division on Sunday, March 25. More...

Henry-Petermann

Mr. and Mrs. Claude Henry, of Chandler, are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Megan Alysse to Luke Olen Petermann, son of Judy Justus- Nelson and Nelse Petermann of Springdale, Ark.  More...

Writer's Corner

WRITER’S CORNER

Spring in East Texas  Every season has its attractions, There are delights in each time of the year. But Spring is the time when nature's renewal Gives all our senses a reason to cheer.   More...

Historical

CHANDLER YESTERYEAR

The April Fools

As everyone knows, April 1, All Fools’ Day, is celebrated as a day in which many people play all kinds of funny jokes, hoaxes and foolishness on friends, family members, teachers, neighbors and work associates.  More...

BROWNSBORO REMEMBERED

Blacksmith

In J. R. Broyles Blacksmith Shop, he could fix anything from wagons, he could fix any farm equipment that broke.  If it was made of metal and broke he could weld it together. More...