May 17, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

KBB offers rabies clinic

Rabies is a virus that may affect the brain and spinal cord of all mammals, including dogs, cats and humans. More...

BISD trustees OK out-of-state band trip

The Board of Trustees of the Brownsboro Independent School District held its monthly meeting on May 14 and approved an out-of-state trip in Jan. More...

Special Sections

School

BHS Several students compete at district, regionals

The Brownsboro High School UIL Academic Team recently competed in district and regional competition.  The Current Events team of Roger McLaughlin, Cody Cade, Karina Rojas and Celeste Padron won district and advanced to regionals. More...

B’boro FFA elects new positions

Bien named state officer

Brownsboro FFA recently elected new chapter officers for the 2012-2013 school year while one of their own was elected as Texas FFA State Officer.  Jordon Bien represented Brownsboro FFA and the Sandyland District at the Area VIII Convention held More...

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...

Sports

Looking back, and ahead, in Brownsboro athletics

a one-on-one with thomison

With the 2011-2012 school year winding down, Brownsboro athletics starts to wind down as well. More...

Eight Bearettes earn all-district softball honors

The Brownsboro Bearettes were well-represented in All-District honors this year for District 17-3A with eight players earning recognition.  “I was pleased that so many of our players received alldistrict honors,” said softball coach More...

Photo

On May 12-13, Jared Bragdon played in the NTPGA Junior Tour Mental Training, Inc. Summer Preview at Brookhaven County Club in Dallas. More...

Alcohol petitions ready to be signed

The special purpose political action committee Buy Chandler First is asking voters to support limited alcohol sales in the city limits of Chandler.  The group consists of local residents, business and community leaders and many local businesses. More...

FAREWELL IN FLAMES

A United States Flag retirement ceremony was held Monday, May 7 at the First United Methodist Church in Chandler by the Chandler Cub Scout Pack 342. More...

Garage sale signs must comply with ordinance

The City of Chandler adopted a sign ordinance in April which required all businesses to come into compliance by May 21. More...

BHS students inducted in National Honor Society

Sixty-three Brownsboro High School students were inducted into the National Honor Society on May 10 at Chandler First United Methodist Church in front of a packed auditorium.  More...

News

‘Click It or Ticket’ campaign focusing on pickups

We have a love affair in this state with our pickup trucks – one in every four vehicles is a pickup! Texans know their pickup trucks rock, but they also need to know that they roll!  More...

Saluting Our Soldiers

Matt Brown Paul Avritt John Bass Brian Bailey Ryan Barnes Heather Beall Jeramy Becton Casey Berry Justin Brown Michael Wayne Bullard Donald Burk Jonathan Cannon Robert Carian Sage T. More...

Cardui Calendars cease production

After 122 years, the popular Cardui Calendar and Ladies Birthday Almanac, that was available for free for more than 40 years at Copeland’s Chandler Drug, is hanging on its last nail.  The manufacture has announced the 2012 version will be More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Jerry Fawver

Memorial services for Jerry Fawver were held Saturday, May 12, 2012, at Hilliard Funeral Home with the Rev. Kenneth Meadows officiating.  Fawver died at the age of 49 on May 5, 2012, at his home in Chandler.  More...

Writer's Corner

Just jump

CHECKLIST CHARLIE

Her nieces and nephews knew a push-over when they saw one.  “Come downstairs and jump with us, Aunt Rita!” they demanded as they pulled her away from the cluster of adults engaged in quiet family conversation.  “Was it a t More...

Grandma was a lady

SOMETHING ELSE Bette Jones (sdg)

My paternal grandmother was quite an unusual lady. She was born on Christmas Day in 1856, in Bibb County, Alabama.  More...

WRITER’S CORNER

Spring Is Wonderful

I love this time of year the best,  As seasons come and go.  I love to see the birds return,  And things begin to grow.  I love to see the robins build  Their nests, high in the tree, And watch them strut across the grass&nbs More...

Historical

CHANDLER YESTERYEAR

Life on the Home Front

On December 7, 1941, the stunning news that the Japanese had bombed and devastated Pearl Harbor reached our Chandler community. More...

BROWNSBORO REMEMBERED

Hart’s Cafe

Johnnie and Arlis Hart bought the block of buildings on the corner of Highway 31 and Church/Sycamore Street. Their first business was Hart’s Café in about 1934.  Johnnie’s specialty was chicken fried steak. More...