April 12, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Political forum Monday

Two Republican candidates for state board of education, one GOP candidate for state senate and one Republican who hopes to be elected to the state house of representatives will be at a forum organized by Tea Party member Dr. More...

It’s clean-up time

Tired of looking at that old T.V. More...

Special Sections

Obituaries - Free Access

Billy Hensley

Graveside services for Billy Hensley, 67, Ben Wheeler, were held Monday, April 9, in Asbury Cemetery under the direction of Hilliard Funeral Home, Van.  Hensley died on April 6, 2012, in Van.  More...

Sports

Bearettes fall to Athens, Chapel Hill

After a 4-3 win over Bullard on March 20, the Brownsboro Bearettes have struggled to get back in the win column.  The Bearettes fell to below .500 at 8-10 on the season after they dropped a pair of district games to Athens and Chapel Hill last w More...

Cooper, Jones to play in regional all-star game

Brownsboro’s Nick Jones and LaQuesha Cooper were selected as all-star players in the Azalea Orthopedics 2012 All-Star Classic on April 14 at the Wagstaff Gymnasium at Tyler Junior College.  More...

HS round-up

Junior Varsity Baseball   After giving up four runs through the first four innings, the Brownsboro Bears JV Blue team erupted for six runs in the top of the fifth inning, followed by two additional runs in the sixth and the Bears held on for 8-7 More...

News of Record

HENDERSON COUNTY INDICTMENTS

R. Scott McKee, District Attorney, reports the January Term, 2012, Grand Jury met on March 29, 2012 and returned 85 True Bills, including the following:  1. Nola Nicole Woodlee, W/F, 29, from Frankston, indicted for Robbery  2. More...

Council OKs sign ordinance

Following a short discussion during a public hearing the City of Chandler adopted Ordinance No. O- 041012 amending Article 3.09 Signs during Tuesday’s regularly scheduled city council meeting.  More...

The Chandler Chamber of Commerce held its first Cruise Night

The Chandler Chamber of Commerce held its first Cruise Night of the season at Wade's Place on Thursday, April 5. |align=left|width=167|height=200|link=node]    More...

‘IT’S NEVER TOO LATE’

Chandler woman kicks smoking habit, takes up running

Instead of looking for ways to slow down and enjoy life after 50, Chandler’s Patti Fenner decided it was time to kick her 30-year smoking habit and pick up running.  Fenner did not just settle for a jog around Winchester Park, she has run More...

CNC resident celebrates 100 years

Referred to affectionately by those in attendance as “Polly,” Ramsey was born in Canton on April 7, 1912 before growing up in the Ben Wheeler area.  She later moved to Waco where she lived until she was 99.  After falling in her More...

News

The Old Firehouse presents Tom Prasada-Rao Saturday

Original, acoustic music performed in a “listening room” environment where the music is the focus. That’s the idea behind The Old Firehouse in Edom, and the April 14 concert is sure to be one of the best of their third season.  More...

Saturday's Rock Hill Baptist Church Easter Egg Hunt

Saturday’s Rock Hill Baptist Church Helicopter Easter Egg Hunt was well-attended. More...

Happenings Around Town

Brownsboro   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...

Writer's Corner

WRITER’S CORNER

DEAR DADDY:  When I'm a great big man like you,  I want to do just like you do;  I's goin' to go just where you go,  I want to know all that you know.  I's just a-growing awful big  And walking in the tracks you dig.&nbs More...

Letters

LETTER TO THE EDITOR

Dear Editor,  I want to issue a heart-felt thank you to the community, my family and friends who participated in our benefit garage sale on March 31. More...

Historical

CHANDLER YESTERYEAR

Katherine’s Cafe

In the 1940s, Katherine Carnes operated a café on the northwest side of what is now Broad Street in downtown Chandler. More...

BROWNSBORO REMEMBERED

Birdwell Saw Mill and Lumber Yard

Robert P. Birdwell came to Brownsboro from Rogersville, Alabama about the turn of the century. He moved in two wagons drawn by oxen. More...