June 7, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Library kicks off popular program

School is out as the summer break has officially arrived.  The Chandler Public Library is prepared for the summer rush and begins it every-popular summer story-time program today.  The Texas State Reading Club Summer Story-time program runs More...

C.R. Yarborough family arrived in 1879

BY JIM S. POWELL  Special to the Statesman   More...

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Obituaries - Free Access

Murl Beard Stokes

Services for Murl Beard Stokes, 84, of Chandler, formerly of Brownsboro, are scheduled for 12 Noon, Friday, June 1, 2012 at Tyler Memorial Funeral Home with Reverend Frank Upchurch officiating. Burial will follow at the Tyler Memorial Cemetery. More...

Carl L. Eberhart

Services for Carl L. Eberhart, 80, of Brownsboro, were held at 10 a.m. Thursday, May 31, at First United Methodist Church in Brownsboro with the Rev. Danny Bristow and the Rev. More...

Justin Mitchell Gordon

Graveside services for Justin Mitchell Gordon, 19, of Chandler, were held Tuesday, June 5, 2012, in Concord Cemetery with the Rev. Keith Lough officiating. More...

Letters

Dear Henderson County,

Thank you.  I ran as a candidate for Precinct 3 County Commissioner to give the voters a choice when they voted for their next representative and I am very thankful for the support I received from all across the precinct.  While I did not r More...

B’boro ISD to close tax office in 2013

The Brownsboro Independent School District Board of Trustees met May 24 to consider cost cutting measures as the district continues to evaluate its programs to meet the impending budget deficit.   More...

City works to remove substandard structures

Substandard structures are a health and safety hazard to its occupants and surrounding residents but also devalue and lead to more problems in a neighborhood.  According to Assistant City Administrator John Taylor, the “Broken Window Theo More...

Carver, Grubbs in runoff

It was a long wait to decide who would represent the Republican and Democratic parties in the November election as the primaries were pushed back several months. More...

Chandler prepares for possibility of alcohol election

At the same time a petition is being circulated to call for a local alcohol option election in November, the City of Chandler is considering a local ordinance to lessen any negatively perceived impacts on the city.  More...

News

BROWNSBORO REMEMBERED

Holiman Store

In 1898 Perry Lee Holiman bought a general merchandise store from John Wyatt and Isaac Simmons. More...

CHANDLER YESTERYEAR

Click clacking

A familiar “click clack” of glass hitting glass could be heard on the Chandler Elementary School playground during the 1940s. More...

Broken-hearted moms

CHECKLIST CHARLIE

All moms know the first time they put that newborn infant in your arms, that there is a tiny corner of your heart that shivers with fear.  Somehow our instincts know that being a mom means we will eventually be heartbroken along the way. More...

Sports

Bears competing in 7-on-7 this summer

VAN — The Brownsboro Bears took part in 7-on-7 games on May 31, and while they came away with two losses, Coach Ty Thomison said that he’s not looking for wins right now. He’s looking for improvement and competitiveness.  More...

14U Chandler Bear

The 14U Chandler Bears won the Lonestar Select Youth Baseball Championship in Mount Pleasant on May 19. More...

Brownsboro Summer Camps

Bears Basketball Camp will be held June 11-14 from 8 a.m. to noon at the high school gym. Participants must be 7-14 years of age or going into the second grade. Bears Head Coach Tobin Reid will be the camp director. More...