June 21, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Council accepts roof bid

Brownsboro City Council on June 14 at its monthly meeting accepted L. A. Roofing & Restoration's bid to install a new roof at City Hall and the budget for the 2012- 2013 year was adopted.  More...

Road work approved for Chandler

The drive through several Chandler neighborhoods is about to get a lot smoother as the city council unanimously approved spending $8,500 on engineering services to improve four of the city’s roads.  More...

Special Sections

Obituaries - Free Access

Jesse Herndon Veitch, Jr.

Services for Jesse Herndon Veitch, Jr., 69, of Chandler, were held Tuesday, June 19, 2012 at Chandler Memorial Funeral Home with Rev. William Compton officiating.  Veitch died June 17, 2012 in Tyler. More...

Billy Jack Smith

Billy Jack Smith, 77, of Brownsboro, Texas, died on June 16, 2012.  Amemorial service will be held at Rock Hill Baptist Church in Brownsboro on June 23, 2012 from 11 a.m.-1p.m.  He was born on March 26, 1935 in Colfax, Texas.  More...

Glenda Joyce McKinney

Graveside services for Glenda Joyce McKinney, 72, of Chandler, were held Monday, June 18, 2012, at 10 a.m. at Chandler Memorial Cemetery with the Rev. Joe Carrington officiating. More...

Writer's Corner

Training disrespectful, huh, horses

CHECKLIST CHARLIE

At about age 13, all three of my kids realized that I am afraid of horses, those massive, impulsive, territorial creatures with brains the size of a golf ball. More...

Residents can take a ‘Medicare day’

HEALTH SHARE

Can my loved one leave the skilled nursing facility for the day?  I hear this question over and over again. More...

B-17 Flying Fortress of World War II

SOMETHING ELSE

Shortly after World War II ended, a man named Art Lacey went to Kansas to buy a surplus B-17.  This plane was first introduced in 1938 and evolved through numerous design advances. More...

KBB readies for fourth annual event

Keep Brownsboro Beautiful is sponsoring its fourth annual “Sparks in the Park” from 5 to 8:30 p.m. More...

COMMUNITY RALLIES FOR AVA KATE

A large number turned out for the Ava Kate Chambers blood drive held in conjunction with the Brownsboro VFD Annual Barbecue fundraiser Saturday. More...

STEP UP TO THE PLATE

Volunteers, vendors needed for July state tournament

For businesses looking for additional exposure during the summer months, Winchester Park in Chandler may be the place to be.  The park will be crawling with activities during July and as the month draws to a close the city will be swarming with More...

News

CHANDLER YESTERYEAR

Jim Brewer’s Blacksmith Shop

In the 1940s, as I approached Jim Brewer’s Blacksmith Shop, I detected the distinguishable aroma of burning coal, heated metal and leather. More...

BROWNSBORO REMEMBERED

Parker’s Grocery Store

The first Parker Grocery was on the first floor of the Masonic Building. The store was on one side and the beauty shop was on the other.  Howard Jumper worked with Pittle. More...

Saluting Our Soldiers

The following individuals are proudly serving the United States of America in the Armed Forces. The Chandler and Brownsboro area communities are proud of you! For those who are serving overseas, we await your safe return.  More...

Sports

Moving on to tackle a new challenge

I’m writing this column to thank those of you in Chandler and Brownsboro, and surrounding areas, who have helped me during my two years while I have been a member of The Chandler & Brownsboro Statesman. More...

SUMMER CAMPS

Full Story

Brownsboro wraps up 7-on-7 competition

In the Brownsboro Bears’ final 7-on-7 games of the summer, they defeated All Saints 7-2 and tied with Grace, but more than the wins that Brownsboro has recorded over the past several weeks, the Bears have shown improvement on both sides of the More...

Letters

LETTER TO THE EDITOR

Editor:  While we are thankful that the City Planning & Zoning Commission is taking steps to “tighten up” the proposed ordinance for the packaged sale of beer and wine, we still have objections to the prospect of this coming to C More...