July 5, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Caleb Cade earns All-American status

Brownsboro High School's Caleb Cade represented Brownsboro and all of East Texas, at the National Forensic League National Speech and Debate Tournament held in Indianapolis, Indiana June 10-15.  Of 258 contestants in his event, Cade finished in More...

Council considering ordinance revisions

Chandler City Council will hold two public hearings Tuesday, July 10 before deciding how to move forward with two proposed ordinance revisions.  Both proposals are based on the 2011 Comprehensive Plan.  A section of Chandler’s zoning More...

Special Sections

Obituaries - Free Access

Billy Ben Tompkins

Services for Billy Ben Tompkins, 77, of Chandler, were held Monday, July 2, 2012, at Stewart Family Funeral Home Chapel in Tyler with Rev. Buddy Powell and Rev. More...

Jeffrey Ragan

Funeral services for Jeffrey L. Ragan, 50, Chandler, were held Monday, July 2 at the Highland Presbyterian Church in Tyler with the Rev. Scott Mackey and the Rev. More...

Gary Ramsey

Gary Dwight Ramsey, age 64, of Chandler died on June 26, 2012, at his home.  He was born on March 22, 1948, in Gilmer to Gerald Taylor and Modine Griffith Ramsey.  More...

Writer's Corner

Independence Day

CHECKLIST CHARLIE

Nowhere is independence more prevalent than among journalists.  As Americans, we tend to take some blessings for granted. More...

Get proof of your military service now

HEALTH SHARE

In order to receive widow’s benefits, aid and attendance, disability benefits, other VA pension benefits, and burial in a veteran’s cemetery, an applicant or immediate family member must furnish the VA with a proof of service document.&nb More...

Burma Shave signs

Way before there were interstates, when everyone drove the old 2-lane roads, Burma Shave signs were posted all over the countryside along by the fields. They were small red signs with white letters. More...

Historical

CHANDLER YESTERYEAR

The Chandler Drugstore: From cherry cokes to funny books

“See ya at the drugstore” was music to my ears when I was growing up in Chandler during the 1940s-50s. More...

BROWNSBORO REMEMBERED

Tyndel’s drug store

Mr. Wade Tindel’s first drug store was in Murchison. He was here a year then moved to Tyler.  Mr. Wade was a druggist in Jayton in West Texas when Roland was born. More...

Chamber car show this weekend

As part of an effort to bring more activities to the area, the Chandler Chamber of Commerce is holding a classic car, truck and motorcycle show this weekend at Winchester Park.  The event kicks off at 9 a.m. Saturday and continues until 3 p.m. More...

SPARKS IN THE PARK

Keep Brownsboro Beautiful hosted the fourth annual Sparks in the Park on Saturday at the Brownsboro City Park. More...

Fresh from the farm ...

Produce markets offering healthy, local alternatives S

earching for fresh, nutritious food? Want alternatives to everyday ingredients?  More...

News

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...

The Fellowship of Christian Swordsmen

The Fellowship of Christian Swordsmen demonstrated proper swordsmanship while showcasing several fight scenes during the weekly story time at the Chandler Public Library on Thursday, June 28. More...

Hotter than Blazes and Berrylustious theme of Second Saturday Art Trail

Hotter than Blazes and Berrylustious is the theme of the Second Saturday 279 Artisans Trail that will be held from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. More...

Sports

Gailey putting in hard work following injury

“I’m looking forward to getting to play with my girls this year after sitting out last season due to the injury in my hip. It will be lots of fun and we hope to go far.” - Meagan Gailey More...

CAMPIN’ — BASEBALL STYLE

  Brownsboro High School head baseball coach Cody Ellis had more than 60 campers at Bear Baseball Camp last week. More...

Road to state starts Monday

Teams are gearing up for Texas teenage baseball and softball association district tournaments across the state in hopes of advancing to the 8U (eight and under) machine pitch state tournament at Chandler’s Winchester Park the week of July 22. More...