May 10, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Hopefuls attend forum

The Greater Lake Palestine Council hosted a forum Tuesday to present candidates running for office in the May 29 Primary Election at the Chandler Community Center.  Candidates running unopposed had one minute to address the large crowd while tho More...

Citizens observe Day of Prayer

Chandler Community Center was filled to capacity Thursday, May 3 as citizens joined together to observe the 61st annual National Day of Prayer.  Organized by the Chandler Ministerial Alliance, the event included breakfast served by the men of Ro More...

Special Sections

School

Chandler youth advance to nationals

The Revolution Youth from Chandler First Assembly of God participated in the North Texas District Fine Arts competition May 4-5 and performed well, according to Rev. More...

Photo

Graduates of Kabbage Patch Day School are Rylan Wangler, Brylee Heim, Colton Nix, Rainee Wangler, Haiden Duke, Luke Oliver and Johauna Palafox. They will be entering kindergarten in August. More...

Chandlerite’s nephew wins invitation

Brad Saens competed in the 2012 National Duathlon Championship on Saturday, April 28, in Oro Valley, Arizona and won an invitation to the World Duathlon Championship scheduled for Sept. More...

Sports

McCarthy receives ‘humbling’ recognition at New Boston

Cathy McCarthy, a fifth-grade teacher at Brownsboro Intermediate School, was inducted into New Boston’s Athletic Hall of Fame on May 3.  More...

SENIORS VERSUS FACULTY

Above, senior Paige Goggans hits the ball into play as the seniors took a big lead after the first inning of play en route to a 19-7 decisive win by the Class of 2012 over the BISD faculty in the tra More...

chandler chamber of commerce cruise night

The Tri-5's took over at the second Chandler Chamber of Commerce Cruise Night at Wade’s Place this year as Chevy Belair style cars from the years 1955-57 won first-third place in the people&rsq More...

Committee seeks alcohol sales

In what could possibly be seen as a response to the Buy Local First initiative in Tyler, the Buy Chandler First committee will submit applications to the City of Chandler in order to circulate petitions for a local option alcohol election.  More...

Yearbook recognized nationally

The Brownsboro High School yearbook staff has been honored for its accomplishments in yearbook design and coverage and recognized by Balfour Yearbooks. The Brownsboro High School yearbook is featured in the 26th edition of Yearbook Yearbook.  More...

Brownsboro ISD honors 2012 retirees

It was a bitter sweet moment Monday in the Little Theater at Brownsboro High School as 12 Brownsboro ISD employees were honored with a retirement ceremony before a gathering of friends and family.  More...

News

CROWD CONTROL

chamber cruise night

The Chandler Police Explorers worked the Chandler Chamber of Commerce Cruise Night making sure the streets were safe for the more than 45 vehicles on display and the hundreds of spectators attending More...

Democratic convention June 7-9 in Houston

Henderson County Democrats are looking forward to attending their State Convention after holding their County Convention at the Senior Citizens Building on the Henderson County Fair Grounds, Saturday April 21.  More...

Happenings Around Town

The annual Murchison reunion is scheduled for Saturday, May 26 at the Murchison ISD cafeteria. Anyone with Murchison ties, current and former residents, MISD students and others are invited. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Naomi “Billie” Philen

Agraveside service for Naomi “Billie” Philen, 78, of Yantis were Sunday, May 6, 2012, at Edom Cemetery with Pastor Terry Thomison officiating, under the direction of Burks Walker Tippit Funeral Directors.  More...

Writer's Corner

WRITER’S CORNER

It was a long, long dayHeading down the highwayon my way homeI began to fall asleepso I stopped on the side of the road.Later on the sun was shiningand I woke up.To see people standing by my carand I heard someone shoutCome on open up.One man with a More...

Historical

CHANDLER YESTERYEAR

Iza Jones’ Filling Station

For 26 years Iza Jones owned and operated a filling station on the north side of Highway 31 in Chandler. Mr. Jones’ day started out early. Every morning he walked a short distance to Mr. B. C. Hall’s barn where his milk cow was pastured. More...

BROWNSBORO REMEMBERED

WD Land Telephone Co.

Mr. W.D. Land and family lived in Ben Wheeler until Hazel was 12 years old. They moved to Brownsboro and Land purchased the phone company from Sade Cade in 1922.  Mr. and Mrs. More...