May 24, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Murchison ISD adopts calendar

The Murchison ISD Board of Trustees last Thursday met to adopt the 2012-13 calendar while discussing future school facility needs.  Superintendent Richard Jones said the district based its calendar off Brownsboro ISD’s but made an exceptio More...

Phase II of Silverleaf is complete, nearly full

Country living with city convenience

Phase II of Silverleaf at Chandler was completed in March and the city’s only residential community designed to cater to the need of those 55 and over is filling rapidly.  Property Manager Laura Dickson said the development is 90 percent f More...

Special Sections

School

Brownsboro-Chandler Sixth Grade Band, BJH Concert Band give spring conert

The Brownsboro and Chandler 6th Grade Band and Brownsboro Junior High School Concert Band performed before a full house when they held their 2012 Spring Concert, Tuesday, May 15, in the Brownsboro High School gymnasium.  More...

NJHS inducts more than 50 students

The Brownsboro chapter of the National Junior Honor Society held a reception at the BHS Little Theater Friday, May 18 to induct 53 new members into the society.  There are five large factors in determining if a student is NJHS material. More...

Smith & Sons Tractor awards local FFA scholarship

Smith & Sons Tractor is pleased to announce a deserving student has been awarded $1,000 scholarship for the 2011-2012 FFA scholarship year.  As an approved national FFA scholarship sponsor and in cooperation with AGCO, Your Agriculture Compa More...

Sports

Athletes’ accomplishments recognized at banquet

The 2011-2012 Brownsboro Bear and Bearette Athletic Banquet was held on Monday night at the High School Gym, honoring the school’s athletes and team’s successes from the past year in Brownsboro sports.  Keuntis Thompson and Blake Ral More...

Bear football working hard in offseason

Following a disappointing 1-9 season that ended with a 42-0 loss at the hands of Bullard, which eliminated Brownsboro from playoff contention, Head Coach Ty Thomison and his Brownsboro Bears are looking forward to getting back on the football field t More...

BHS to graduate 185 students June 1

The 2011-2012 school year for Brownsboro Independent School District has been one of change, but it has been a successful one according to officials, and the school year comes to a close as BISD will graduate 185 seniors on June 1.  More...

Public hearing scheduled for alcohol signage

The Buy Chandler First Committee is seeking the sale of beer and wine at convenience/ grocery stores in Chandler and mixed beverages at restaurants.  The city, though, wants to be sure is taking steps to insure beer and wine signs don’t de More...

Don’t forget to vote Tuesday

There are just a couple of days left in early voting as the 49,379 registered voters in Henderson County have a chance mark their ballots in advance of election day.  Early voting runs through May 25; Election Day is Tuesday, May 29.  More...

BISD to hold summer school, feeding program

Brownsboro Independent School District is getting prepared to wind down the 2011-2012 school year, but is already getting things ready for the summer with summer school and a summer feeding program.  Registration dates for summer school at Brown More...

News

Happenings Around Town

The Chandler Chamber of  Commerce Cruise Night at Wade’s Place has been moved up a week due to Wade’s being closed on June 7. The new date is Thursday, May 31. Times are the same, 5-8 p.m. More...

POLICE EXPLORERS VISIT MEMORIAL

The Chandler Police Explorers went to the Henderson County Peace Officer’s Memorial last week. More...

CHANDLER NURSING CENTER NEWS

Aspecial thank you to all of our wonderful volunteers that joined us in the month of May. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

David Wayne Cobb

Services for David Wayne Cobb, 58, of Larue were held Friday, May 18, 2012 at Chandler Memorial Funeral Home.  Burial was held in Concord Cemetery under direction of Chandler Memorial Funeral Home.  Cobb died May 14, 2012, in LaRue. More...

Bobby Lee Downey

Services for Bobby Lee Downey , 82, of Brownsboro, were held Wednesday, May 23, 2012, at Rock Hill Baptist Church in Brownsboro, with Rev. Robert Welch officiating. More...

Grace B. Williams

Funeral services for Grace B. Williams, 77, of Chandler were held Saturday, May 19, 2012, at Macedonia Baptist Church, Chandler, with the Rev. More...

Letters

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

Dear Editor:  I understand that there has been concern expressed in public debate that taxable values in Henderson County will decline radically in 2012, perhaps as much as 26%, causing severe budget shortfalls for the County and other entities. More...

Historical

CHANDLER YESTERYEAR

Supporting the war on the home front

As I mentioned last week, I was only six years old at the beginning of World War II, and I didn’t really understand what was happening in the world. More...

BROWNSBORO REMEMBERED

Browning’s General Merchandise Store

In 1911, Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Browning moved to Brownsboro. Mr. Kenneth worked for Mr. Dan Echols in his store until 1914. At which time he bought a lot and built a brick building facing St. Louis St. More...