June 28, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Fuller added to Murchison ISD’s Special Ed staff

Former Brownsboro basketball player and longtime Little Dribblers coach James Fuller has been added to the staff of Murchison ISD as a Special Education teacher and assistant coach.  More...

City petitions for retirement community designation

Since March, members of the Retire in Chandler committee have worked on an application that included a community assessment, long-term plan of action and marketing plan to attract retirees to the city.  More...

CHANDLER NURSING CENTER NEWS

A special thank you to our Singing Cowboy, Mr. More...

Chandler dance studio performs well at Nationals

Chandler’s 5-6-7-8 dance studio has a strong showing in the 2012 Dance Showcase U.S.A. National Championships at the Kennedale Performing Arts Center June 18-24.  The Jr. More...

Special Sections

Obituaries - Free Access

James Timothy Brewer

Services for James Timothy Brewer, 72, of Temple, were held Saturday, June 23, 2012 at Chandler Memorial Funeral Home with Gary Brewer officiating. Burial was held in Chandler Memorial Cemetery under direction of Chandler Memorial Funeral Home.  More...

Norma Clarice Parker

Graveside Service for Norma Clarice Parker, 81, of Brownsboro, were held June 26, 2012 at Jennings Mountain, under the direction of Eubank Funeral Home, Canton.  Burial was held in Jennings Mountain, Brownsboro, Texas.  She died June 22, 20 More...

Sports

‘Hard workers’ at Bearette Basketball Camp

Bearette Basketball Camp wrapped up last week, and coach Fred Griffin had 74 kids who participated.  “This was a good group full of hard workers,” Griffin said. More...

Letters

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

Editor,  We pastored in Brownsboro for two years at Brownsboro Methodist church and have been privileged to be ask back to preach homecoming for new hope the past three years. We enjoyed our time there so much and continue to enjoy coming back. More...

Letters to the Editor

Editor,  It's been a while since I have written anything, but a lot has been on my mind.  More...

Make plans for July 4 celebration at Winchester Park

Chandler Historical Society is sponsoring an Old Fashioned Fourth at Winchester Park with activities beginning at 6 p.m. More...

Fireman opens Park & Sell in Chandler

Tyler fire fighter Josh Spinhirne and his wife, Christina, believe in the potential of Chandler and have opened up the city’s newest business – Park & Sell.  More...

Changes spurred by Comprehensive Plan

The City of Chandler is improving little by little with each action item completed by the city council.  From the sign ordinance which in part regulates temporary signs along city streets to improvements at Winchester Park, city officials are wo More...

Rep. Hensarling to seek input at Chandler town hall meeting

U.S. Congressman Jeb Hensarling, a leading fiscal conservative and Chairman of the House Republican Conference, will host a town hall meeting in Chandler on Tuesday, July 3 to discuss the state of health care reform in the wake of U.S. More...

News

Team Moppie participates in APDA Optimism Walk

The American Parkinson’s Disease Association (APDA) held its fifth annual Optimism Walk in May 2012 at Rose Redman Trail in Tyler.  The event improved on multiple levels, including number of participants, teams registered, and funds raised More...

CHANDLER YESTERYEAR

Fish fry at Big Eddy

In the mid 1940s, July 4th celebrations were big with my family and our friends in Chandler. We experienced the drama of World War II, the excitement of the big victory and the enjoyment of post war celebrations. More...

BROWNSBORO REMEMBERED

W.R. Tergerson Mercantile, Phipps Grocery Store & Cafe

Will Tergerson established a mercantile store on the north east side of town.  He carried all kinds of merchandise and hardware. He had a complete line of canned and dry goods. He had a meat market and frozen food section.  After Mr. More...

Writer's Corner

Subterranean tattoos and other job hindrances

CHECKLIST CHARLIE

Before we get started, here’s a special shout out to Site Manager Brady of SCS Unloading - who sat with me at a leadership employment event, laughing about tattoos. More...

Diabetes testing and facts

HEALTH SHARE

There are many way to test for diabetes. Common methods are fasting blood glucose, oral glucose tolerance testing, and by urinalysis. More...

A man of great talent

SOMETHING ELSE

Curtis W. Gates was a man of great talent. He was born in Lamar, Colorado, on July 2, 1916, to Dan and Nellie Sneed Gates. More...