September 13, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

BHS, TVCC equipping mechanical engineering students

Brownsboro Independent School District is looking for new ways to equip its students for the future and has teamed up with Trinity Valley Community College to provide high school students a hands-on opportunity in mechanical engineering.  More...

Chandler couple’s storage auctions drawing crowds

Storage Wars this ain’t. More...

Special Sections

Obituaries - Free Access

Evelyn Virginia Foreman Parker

Graveside services for Evelyn Virginia Foreman Parker, 82, of Tyler, were held Friday, Sept. 7, 2012 at Chandler Memorial Cemetery. Burial was in Chandler Memorial Cemetery under direction ofChandlerMemorial Funeral Home. Parker died Sept. More...

Sports

Kings of Westwood

Bears spoil Westwood homecoming with 40-20 win

Johntae Walker rushed for a season high 127 yards as the Brownsboro Bears dominated Westwood 40-20 on its homecoming Friday. Brownsboro improved to 2-1 on the season as it doubled its win total from a year ago. WW dropped to 1-2. More...

Missed opportunities

High-powered TCA takes advantage of Brownsboro mistakes

The final score indicates a blow out, but last Friday’s 56-26 loss to Trinity Christian Academy was a game that could have gone completely different in favor of the Brownsboro Bears.  More...

Road warriors

Bears aim to improve running game, overall record at Palestine

Brownsboro opened the 2012 season with a near-perfect victory on the road against Crandall.  The Bears hope to duplicate that success Friday as they travel to Palestine Westwood.  Westwood was a Class 3A team for several years before droppi More...

Historical

Chandler's sidewalk sitters

In the 1930s-50s, the short, but busy, sidewalks of Chandler became a place where a goodly share of handshaking and verbal horseplay took place. More...

First Methodist Church

The Methodist church was organized in the summer of 1911 by Rev. G.M. Fletcher, pastor at Murchison, when he came to hold a ten day revival. At the close of the revival he said he would help them organize a church.  More...

BISD teachers receive raises

One month after being informed their step raises would be frozen, Brownsboro Independent School District teachers received a bit of good news Monday as the Board of Trustees voted to award the pay increase this year.  More...

Alcohol sales could negate need for future tax increases

Chandler city officials headed into Tuesday night's council meeting leaning toward a tax increase for the 2012-13 fiscal year. More...

EYES ON THE PRIZE

A crowd of about 50 people prepare to bid on the contents of H-3 at Chandler Self Storage Friday. More...

News

Kappi Pi holds September meeting

Kappa Pi Chapter met Thursday afternoon, Sept. 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...

ENGAGEMENT

The engagement of Chelsea Lavone Sherman and Ryan Caldwell Perry, both of College Station, is announced. The couple plan to wed in an outdoor ceremony at the Carleen Bright Arboretum in Waco on Sunday, Nov.11, 2012.  More...

Writer's Corner

CHECKLIST CHARLIE

Texas football: The season’s saga begins

Today’s column is dedicated to the ”Other Huddle,” those dads who are on the sidelines, not just during all the games, but most of the practices. More...

SOMETHING ELSE

Flag designer

Once on the TV show Millionaire, the question was, "Who designed the fifty-star USA flag?"  The choices were, A) Teenage Boy; B) President Truman; C) The Senate; D) An Artist.  The answer to the question was A) Teenage Boy.  More...

WRITER’S CORNER

GOD, WHERE DO YOU DWELL?

As I research “dwelling” among Your People Inspired Word is quite clear, You dwell not under a church steeple In Exodus, the second book of scripture “Let them make me a sanctuary, That I may dwell among them   More...