August 16, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

CROSS PURPOSES

UHBC welcomes new pastor

The mission is simple – love. Union Hill Baptist Church welcomed new pastor Chris Driver in late July and the young pastor said his mission is not complicated. More...

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School

BJH eighth-grade teacher, coach graduates Magna Cum Laude from SFA

John Mason of Murchison was among the nearly 600 graduates at the summer commencement of Stephen F. Austin State University on Saturday, Aug. 11.  The ceremony was held at the William R. More...

New education standards challenge Texas schools

Select Chandler, Brownsboro, Murchison campuses meet AYP targets

Forty-four percent of Texas campuses met Adequate Yearly Progress (AYP) targets this year due to a substantial increase in requirements, the Texas Education Agency announced last week.  On the home front, two campuses in Brownsboro ISD met the A More...

Sports

Breaking News - 8/22/2012 9:42 AM

Bearettes fall to T.K. Gorman

Eustace tournament starts Thursday

 Playing in Tyler Tuesday against T.K. More...

Help Brownsboro get a locker room makeover

Fathead Challenges Students to Celebrate Team Work and School Spirit

Fathead, the leading brand of officially licensed sports, entertainment and custom wall graphics, today announced the launch of Fathead's High School Team Video Challenge More...

Murchison Cheer

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Letters

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

To the editor   The city of Chandler has made a number of people kinda out of sorts with the ordinance that was passed about signs and for sure angry when they made it very hard to have a garage sale. More...

Historical

First grade classroom

I will always remember my first grade classroom at the Chandler Grammar School. It was on the ground floor of a two-story red brick building that held seven other classrooms and an office. More...

Personal recollections

The following story was told by Mrs. Leila Browning to her daughter Evelyn. Evelyn told this story on her mother’s 100th birthday, May 12, 1990.   More...

B’boro maintains tax rate

During a regularly scheduled meeting last Thursday the Brownsboro City Council voted to maintain the current tax rate of 38.92 cents per $100 valuation.  “I don't believe we need to raise anything,” Mayor Terry Mills said during the More...

BHS band to perform at bowl game

Members car-hopping Saturday at Sonic

College football fans pay hundreds, even thousands of dollars for a seat at a Bowl Championship Series game. In a little more than 135 days, the members of the Brownsboro Military Band will have the best seat in the house – field level.  More...

Former pro baseball player joins staff at Chandler church

The life of a minor league baseball player is not always easy, but the lessons learned by Chris and Megan Frye will, they believe, help reach today's youth as they begin their next journey as youth pastors at Chandler First Assembly of God.  More...

News

Loop 323 near Spur 364 under construction

Motorists urged to use alternate route to Tyler this weekend

Expect delays on Loop 323 in Tyler from HWY-31 to HWY-155 Friday and Saturday. Use an alternate route if possible. More...

Breast cancer awareness, prevention event coming to Chandler

The Henderson County Texas AgriLife Extension Service is a local sponsor of the Friend to Friend: Staying Well Together program.  This program’s purpose is to encourage women to get regular mammograms and pap tests for the early detection More...

Cervical cancer: Screening and prevention

Cervical cancer is cancer in the cervix, the lower, narrow part of the uterus (womb). More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Ryan Joshua Campos

Memorial services for Ryan Joshua Campos, 22, of Tyler, are set for 10 a.m. Wednesday at the Cross Brand Cowboy Church of Tyler. More...

Polly Poskey

Services for Polly Poskey, 76, of Chandler were held Friday, Aug. 10, 2012, at Tyler Memorial Funeral Home with Bro. Lee Evans officiating. Interment was held at Tyler Memorial Park.  Poskey died Aug. 5, 2012, in Tyler.  More...

Bob Baccarini

Louis Francis “Bob” Baccarini, 87, Athens died August 11, 2012 at Hospice Home Place in Tyler.  Services for Baccarini were held Wednesday, Aug. 15 at First Baptist Church of Athens with Dr. Kyle Henderson and Dr. More...

Writer's Corner

CHECKLIST CHARLIE

D stands for design

The term OCD creates a lot of confusion. To most people it means Obsessive Compulsive Disorder.  Of course they are unfamiliar with the term OCPWD, which is the correct designation. Not that I am a trained psychologist or anything.  More...

SOMETHING ELSE

‘Farther Along’

My mother used to sing this old hymn and others as she went about doing chores at our house: "Tempted and tried we're oft made to wonder, why it should be thus all the day long ..."  This has come to my mind several times lately.  More...

WRITER’S CORNER

HAS A NATION

Lord, I know You heard that! More...