September 6, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Bears WIN!

  Aaron Ramirez (2) and the Brownsboro defense delivered big hit after big hit as the Bears rolled past Crandall 40-20 in the season opener last Friday. This week, Brownsboro will host Trinity Christian at Bear Stadium. More...

ARE YOU ELIGIBLE TO VOTE?

Oct. 9 last day to register for November elections

The November elections are setting up to be intense around the country, but not everyone will have a chance to voice their opinion.  To let your voice be heard, you must register to vote by Oct. More...

Special Sections

Obituaries - Free Access

Evelyn Virginia Foreman Parker

Graveside services for Evelyn Virginia Foreman Parker, 82, of Tyler, are scheduled for Friday, September 7, 2012 at 11 a.m. at Chandler Memorial Cemetery. More...

Janis Harden Crossley

Janis Harden Crossley, 74, of Chandler, died on her late husband Jarvis' birthday, Sept. 1, 2012. Janis was born Feb. More...

Pauline Gilbert

Pauline Bowman Gilbert, 91, of Tyler, died Friday, Aug. 31, 2012, in Tyler.  Services were held Tuesday, Sept. 4, 2012, in Greenwood Chapel, with interment in Greenwood Memorial Park.  More...

Writer's Corner

CHECKLIST CHARLIE

Giving grandly

To give grandly appeals to all of us.  But between tithing at church and making ends meet at home, most middle class families are hard pressed to come up with enough cash to make a big splash.  Besides, there’s that whole idea of givi More...

SOMETHING ELSE

A dog’s purpose

A veterinarian had been called to examine a 10-year-old Irish Wolfhound named Belker. The dog's owners, Ron, his wife Lisa and their little boy Shane, all loved Belker very much, and they were hoping for a miracle.  More...

WRITER’S CORNER

“The Ozark’s Beautiful Hills”  Down in the beautiful Ozark Hills Nestled in the palm of God’s Hands Is beauty we admire, for it creates the desire To go down in those beautiful hills.   More...

Council, citizens split on tax increase

Chandler city officials are considering a tax increase for the 2012-13 budget and following two public hearings, the council and citizens appear split on the issue.  The city council met in a specially called meeting Aug. More...

Murchison trustees hold taxes, budget

The Murchison Independent School District Board of Trustees met last Tuesday to discuss the 2012-13 budget and tax rate for the district.  Trustees voted to approve a budget of $1,334,500, which was identical to 2011-12, while maintaining the ta More...

City set to host 1st horseshoe tournament

The idea for horseshoe courts at Winchester Park was dreamed up as part of the 2011 comprehensive plan process and now – less than a year later – Chandler will hold its first sanctioned tournament.  More...

emPOWERed

God’s purpose, for God’s girl Rock Hill conference promises dynamic speakers, music

Do you feel uncertain about your future and directionless like a compass spinning out of control?  Or perhaps you’ve been in church your whole life and are still wondering what plans God has in store for you?  Discover God’s pow More...

News

Road work set for FM-317, delays possible

Texas Department of Transportation maintenance crews are scheduled to continue base and pavement repair operations on FM 1615 southeast of Athens. More...

Bell golf tournament, ball drop to benefit ETMC cancer outreach

Registration for the 12th annual Henry M. Bell, Jr. Memorial Golf Tournament is now under way, with proceeds to benefit East Texas Medical Center’s cancer outreach and community education. More...

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...

Sports

Breaking News - 9/10/2012 10:16 AM

Bears fall to TCA 56-26

Mistakes in key situations resulted in a 56-26 loss to state ranked Trinity Christian Academy Friday at Bear Stadium for the hometown Brownsboro Bears. More...

Bears ready for home debut against high-powered Trojan attack

Brownsboro is hosting a private school in its 2012 debut at Bear Stadium. To the outsider, this appears to be an easy match. A Class 3A UIL school should easily overpower a Christian private school. Right? More...

Defense leads the way against Crandall

It took nine games last season before the Brownsboro Bears picked up their first win. More...

Historical

Dr. Gideon Francis Moon II

In 1910, at the age of forty-six, Dr. G. F. Moon II and his family moved from Waco to Chandler to retire. More...

First Mission Baptist Church

During the week of Aug. 20 to Aug. 27, 1904, a meeting to organize a Baptist church was held in the Woodmen of the World building. Rev. G.W. Capps, Rev. Reddin Andrews and Elder A.S. Pondexter, assisted by Elder T.M. Irwin and Deacon G.L. More...