June 14, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

HELP AVA KATE BATTLE LEUKEMIA

Blood drive Saturday at Brownsboro VFD

The granddaughter of Brownsboro Volunteer Fire Department Chief Robert Chambers is fighting a battle against leukemia and Henderson County is rallying in support.  A blood drive will be held for Ava Kate Chambers from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. More...

Alcohol ordinance adopted

By a unanimous vote the Chandler City Council approved Ordinance No. More...

Special Sections

School

B’boro Elementary announces end-of-year awards

Brownsboro ISD recently wrapper up the 2011-12 school year and Brownsboro Elementary honored its students with a variety of awards.  The Principal’s Award was given to students who made all A’s and E’s during the school year.&n More...

Henderson Co. 4-H lists scholarship winners

The Henderson County 4-H Adult Leaders and Parents Association announced the scholarship winners for the 2011- 2012 year.  ALPA presents three $500 scholarships to outstanding students in Henderson County to use in meeting their educational need More...

Sports

Bearettes place third at Nationals

The Brownsboro Bearettes took home third place in the majors division at the national tournament last weekend in Levelland.  “I’m proud of them and how they competed,” said Coach Felicia Mosley. More...

Summer camps

The Brownsboro Bearette Volleyball Camp was held June 4-7. There were over 50 participants at the Bearette Volleyball Camp. Below, a young Bearette returns a serve during competition. More...

Bears record wins over All Saints, Grace

In their third week of 7-on-7 football games, the Bears recorded wins over All Saints and Grace Community School on June 7 at Bear Stadium.  Defense isn’t typically a focus in 7-on-7 games, but the Bears used their defense in the game agai More...

BISD adapts for summer construction

Brownsboro Independent School District has been going through numerous changes with the ongoing construction projects over the last several months.  Renovations at Chandler Elementary are nearly complete, and, with school now out for summer, wor More...

Horseshoe pits take shape

Construction is underway at Winchester Park in Chandler as crews have completed the concrete structures for the horseshoe pits – part of a $25,000 park improvement project.  The Chandler Economic and Development Corporation approved a vari More...

Senator Ralph W. Yarborough: ‘Mr. Education’

This is the last articles concerning the C. More...

News

State sales tax revenue up, Chandler, B’boro’s down

Texas Comptroller Susan Combs announced that state sales tax revenue in May was $2.09 billion, up 7.3 percent compared to May 2011.  More...

Hensarling staff offers help with federal agencies June 22

Staff from U.S. More...

CHANDLER NURSING CENTER NEWS

We are sending out a great big thank you to Rev. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Robert “Bob” Floyd Arthur

Services for Robert “Bob” Floyd Arthur, Jr., 71, of Chandler, were held Monday, June 11, 2012 at Lake Palestine United Methodist Church with Rev. Valerie Hudson, Robert Arthur III, and Chaplain Bob Fisher officiating. More...

Andrew Jackson Stoker

Memorial services for Andrew Jackson Stoker, 58, of Chandler were held Saturday, June 9, 2012, at 2 p.m. at Tyler Presbyterian Church with the Rev. John Johnson officiating.  Stoker died June 1, 2012, in Tyler. More...

Historical

BROWNSBORO REMEMBERED

Beeson’s Grocery Store

Mr. Epperson bought Tergerson’s store after Tergerson died on Feb. 2, 1970. After two years he sold to Beals.  Through Joe Fulgham, Howard Beeson rented the store and fixtures.  They were in business 10 years. More...

CHANDLER YESTERYEAR

Tomato packin’ Mama

A very common summer business in East Texas in the 1940s involved growing, selling and shipping green tomatoes. This taxing, but welcome, activity offered an opportunity for the residents of Chandler and the surrounding area to earn money. More...