April 5, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

EARLY EASTER EGG HUNT

Tyler Kuykendall and Hunter Oliver hunt eggs at Winchester Park Saturday during the community Easter Egg hunt sponsored by Sonic Drive-In and other local businesses. More...

Additions proposed to park

When the Chandler city council adopted its comprehensive plan last year, it included plans to upgrade Winchester Park. Chandler Area Economic Development Corp. last week discussed spending an estimated $20,000 on the park to meet that goal.  More...

Special Sections

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...

ROWDY READING RASCALS

Brownsboro Elementary School recognizes Rowdy Reading Rascals which are students that read AR books and take a computerized test on the book. More...

BISD students continue spreading the DREAM

The Brownsboro High School FCCLA “DREAM” team of Mayra Granados, Jessica Rojas and Isela Guerrero called the “DREAM Seekers” (the team advocating for the passage of the DREAM act) presented their “DREAM” before the More...

Writer's Corner

WRITER’S CORNER

Holy Spirit Song

Bow down, bow down and worship The King Bow down, let your heart give praises and your voices sing. More...

Letters

LETTER TO THE EDITOR

Dear Editor,  On Monday, March 26, 2012 in the early morning hours, my Tyler newspaper carrier died instantly in a one-vehicle accident while delivering the papers. He was a young man, a senior at Brownsboro High School, named Micky Ellis.  More...

Historical

CHANDLER YESTERYEAR

The box with rabbit ears

My first encounter with a television set occurred at the State Fair of Texas in Dallas in 1949. I can remember joining the crowds of people gathered around the television set watching a program. More...

BROWNSBORO REMEMBERED

St. Louis Southwestern Cotton Belt Railroad

In 1880 the St. Louis - Southwestern came through Brownsboro.  In Feb. 1929, Mr. Felix Leach was hired as depot agent. He and his family moved their furniture by the train and they rented the Calloway house on Depot Street.  More...

ONLINE EXCLUSIVE

Planning & Zoning Commission tweaks signs regulations, sends it on to City Council

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...

Planning commission reworks rules on banners

 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...

Chandler adopts new logos

Chandler is still the “City with a Heart” but it is changing how it shows it. The City is updating its logo to increase its respect and recognition.  More...

BISD student left sleeping on bus

A Chandler Elementary School student slept a little too long on the bus ride to school Thursday, March 29 and wound up at the Brownsboro ISD bus barn instead of the classroom. More...

Four new scoreboards at Winchester baseball fields

Upgrades continue at Winchester Park in Chandler as the BMC Youth Foundation has garnered enough business support to add four new scoreboards to the baseball fields.  Each field at the park will have a new scoreboard for the upcoming season comp More...

News

Sunday The Edom Volunteer Fire Department Fought The First Grass Fire

Sunday the Edom Volunteer Fire Department fought the first grass fire of the season. More...

Henderson County Republicans announce convention plans

Henderson County Republican Chairwoman Betty Holland announced that the 2012 Henderson County Republican Convention will be held on Saturday, April 21 at Henderson County Republican Headquarters located at 112 N. Palestine St., Athens. More...

Happenings Around Town

Brownsboro It   Class of 1987 will hold their 25-year Class Reunion, Saturday, April 21, from 7 p.m. until midnight, at the Edom City Limits. All classmates are welcome to attend. We will gladly accept upper and lower classmen. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Belinda Benton

Memorial services for Belinda Kay Benton, 48, of Tyler, are scheduled for Thursday, April 5 from 1:30-2 p.m. at Colonial Nursing Home with Rev. Barry Baines officiating and Friday, April 6 at 2 p.m. at Chandler Memorial Funeral Home with Rev. More...

Sports

Bridges places 2nd at national meet

Brownsboro’s Kylie Bridges placed second at the Natural Athlete Strength Association High School Nationals powerlifting meet on March 31 in Okla.  More...

Baseball, softball have 0-4 week with losses to Rusk, Chapel Hill

Last week was not a kind one to Brownsboro as both the baseball and softball teams went 0-2 with losses to district rivals Rusk and Chapel Hill.  On March 30, the Bears came up just short in an offensive battle against Chapel Hill, 13-11.  More...

HS round-up

Golf   The Brownsboro Boys Golf Team finished fifth place overall in a field of 21 teams on March 26 in the Lindale Invitational at the Garden Valley Golf Course.  Leading Brownsboro was Trey Volentine, who finished in a tie for fourth plac More...