August 23, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Comprehensive plan ignites change in city

In less than a year, the comprehensive plan adopted by the City of Chandler during the Nov. 8, 2011 city council meeting has helped ignite a lot of change within the city. More...

MISD grad Slaughter district’s newest teacher

Returning to the nest

Murchison ISD graduate Brittany Slaughter recently completed her teaching degree at the University of Texas at Tyler. More...

Special Sections

Obituaries - Free Access

James Edward Taylor

Services for James Edward Taylor, 68, of Ben Wheeler were be held Wednesday, Aug. 22 at Tyler Memorial Funeral Home with the Rev. Michael McGuire officiating, with Tyler Memorial Funeral Home in charge of arrangements. More...

Ryan Campos

Memorial services for Ryan Joshua Campos, 22, of Tyler, were held Wednesday at the Cross Brand Cowboy Church of Tyler. Local arrangements are with Burks Walker Tippit Funeral Home. Campos died on Saturday, Aug. 18, 2012, in Jacksonville. More...

Pete Jones Sr.

Funeral services for Aubrey L. "Pete" Jones Sr., 84, of Athens are scheduled for 10 a.m. Thursday, Aug. More...

Writer's Corner

Strategy flaws and other educational experiences

CHECKLIST CHARLIE

I made a serious math strategy mistake one year as a homeschooler.  I let my friends convince me to ditch the math book my kids were comfortable with for a textbook that everyone thought was better.  Math always gets the best of me; my inse More...

How did they know?

SOMETHING ELSE

Lawrence Anthony was a legend in South Africa, an author of three books including the bestseller, The Elephant Whisperer. More...

WRITER’S CORNER

DELUSION? Come let us reason

Faithful are the wounds of a friend; but the kisses of an enemy are deceitful  Lord, can two walk together, except they are agreed?  Your living word warns; Make no friendship with an angry man;  And with the furious we should not go;& More...

Historical

Reading, Ritin and Rithmetic

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...

The Church By the Side of the Road

Driving along the highway, One balmy Autumn day, I noticed a familiar landmark, Saying more than words could say. More...

Alcohol sales up to a vote

More than 300 citizens of Chandler signed a petition to bring alcohol to the businesses inside the city. Now they get to vote on it.  During a regularly scheduled meeting last Tuesday, members of the city council called a Nov. More...

Trustees hold off on pay raises

By unanimous vote Monday, Brownsboro school board agreed to withhold step raises for nearly 150 teachers within the district.  More...

Estes saves life of Athens man

On May 22, Chandler Police Sergeant and Code Enforcement Officer Adam Estes was standing in line to buy lunch at Pop's Honey Fried Chicken in Chandler when he looked over an saw Adron Neill lose consciousness and fall to the floor.  Estes quickl More...

News

School Zones to take effect Monday

Aug. 27 marks first day of public school in Texas

School zones across Texas will be activated and school buses will be on the road Monday morning as the new school year begins, and the Texas Department of Transportation, the Department of Public Safety and local law enforcement agencies want to remi More...

Former BHS student dies in 2-vehicle wreck

Former Brownsboro High School student Ryan Campos, 22, died in a twovehicle wreck Saturday morning near Jacksonville.  Campos is the fourth former BHS student to die in an automobile accident since March.  More...

Texas law enforcement working overtime during annual DWI crackdown

During the Labor Day holiday period alcohol-related crashes killed fewer people in Texas last year than in any year since 2003.  But, state officials don't want this lower number to put Texans at ease. More...

Sports

Bearettes sweep pool play in Eustace

For the second consecutive tournament, the Brownsboro Bearettes dominated pool play by sweeping through the competition undefeated.Brownsboro (7-3) opened pool play Thursday in the Eustace tournament against Brook Hill, a private school based out of More...

Breaking News - 8/24/2012 2:26 PM

Looking good!

Bears come together to top Palestine

On all accounts, Brownsboro did not start the 2012 football season out on the right foot in their season-opening scrimmage at home against Bullard on Aug. 18. More...

New year, better results

Brownsboro volleyball rolls out to 4-0 record following offseason change

What a difference a year makes. Coming off a rough 2011 season coach Becky Daughtry knew changes needed to be made in the volleyball program at Brownsboro High School. More...