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Districts prepare for school board elections

Both Brownsboro and Murchison ISD will have school board elections in November with several people signed up to represent both districts.  Three at-large positions are open on the BISD Board of Trustees. More...

Special Sections

Obituaries - Free Access

Ladell Cranford

Graveside service for Ladell Cranford, 84, formerly of Chandler, were held Thursday, Aug. 23, 2012, in Cathedral in the Pines Cemetery with Pastor Bob Sexton officiating. More...

Gerald Rodger Lewis

Memorial services for Gerald Rodger Lewis, age 77, of Chandler were held Wednesday, Aug. 29, 2012, at Autry Funeral Home chapel, Jacksonville, with the Rev. David Hallum and the Rev. Dan Chase officiating.  Lewis died Sunday, Aug. More...

Writer's Corner

Open Doors, Part 2: Volunteers who act like they own the place

CHECKLIST CHARLIE

I met a lady the other day who made the serious mistake many newcomers make when they first get here.  “Oh, East Texas is not that different than where I came from,” she said, immediately cooling my interest in being her friend becau More...

Are you Jesus?

SOMETHING ELSE

I received an email the other day that really touched my heart, and at the end of it the writer said to pass it along if I wished to. So I would like to share it with you.  More...

WRITER’S CORNER

GOD THE SON

Well Lord, don’t really know where to begin  You are “GOD THE SON” and “THE SON OF GOD” too!?  Once not a fan, learning, that from You, many have ran ~  Baptized by John, Your beloved disciple  There More...

Letters

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

Editor,  Recently our Mayor, Ann Hall, gave an appreciation luncheon for all of our city employees and the City Council. At this luncheon she gave us some astounding facts that I feel that all our citizens need to know. More...

Chandler tax increase looming

Citizens have final opportunity to speak at public forum tonight

Just a handful of citizens attended the first public hearing on the proposed 2012-13 budget and tax increase for Chandler last Thursday.  A final public hearing is scheduled for 6:30 p.m. More...

Proposed budget up 1.09 percent from last year

The proposed 2012-13 budget for Chandler is up 1.09 percent from last year's budget as city officials say they have attempted to keep the increases at a minimum.  More...

Sign-ups under way for Pow Wow parade

Chandler's biggest yearly attraction is a little over a month away as preparations are being made for the annual Pow Wow that will be held Oct. 13 at Winchester Park. More...

THE KING IS COMING

The king is coming to Chandler.  No, we are not talking about Lebron James.  Tribute artist James L. Wages is coming to town as Elvis Presley in a benefit concert for the Chandler Historical Society on Saturday, Sept. 29.  More...

News

Labor Day DWI enforcement planned

Law enforcement agencies across the state will be on the lookout for impaired drivers during Labor Day weekend as part of the "Drink, Drive, Go To Jail" program sponsored by the Texas Department of Transportation."Texas leads the nation in drunk driv More...

Edom festival set for Oct. 20-21

Once again this October the tiny town of Edom will transform into a booming town that will rock the art world as the annual Edom Festival of the Arts is set for Oct. 20-21.  More...

Retired teachers insurance seminar scheduled Sept. 14 in Athens

State Rep. Lance Gooden has announced an Athens location to host a TRS/Aetna Medicare Advantage Workshop on Sept. 14, at 10 a.m. at the Henderson County Senior Citizens Center located at 3344 E. State Highway 31.  More...

Sports

It’s game time

Brownsboro Bears ready to open season Friday at Crandall

Now, it counts. Brownsboro will open the 2012 football season Friday on the road with District 14-3A foe Crandall. More...

Bears shock Wildcats in final scrimmage

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

Bearettes take fourth

Brownsboro cruises through first two weeks of volleyball season

Through the first two weeks of play, the Brownsboro Bearettes are closing in on shattering their win total from last season as they finished fourth in the 20-team Eustace tournament Saturday. More...

Historical

Dr. J.F. Baugh -- country doctor

Back in the days of rural America, people turned to two main community leaders for assistance when conflicts arose in their lives—the doctor and preacher. These two supplied the physical and spiritual needs of a community.  More...

The Constitution of Mt. Olive Primitive Baptist Church

State of Texas, County of Henderson. We certify that we did on the 26th day of March A.D. 1860 at the request of the following Brethren and Sisters, after the proper examination did on the day and date above named constituted them into a church. More...