September 27, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Two transported by air following wreck

Third person involved in Monday's accident identified by DPS. More...

Street dance planned for Pow Wow

The Pow Wow is a Chandler tradition that dates back to the centennial celebration in 1980 and the owners ofWade's Place are looking to bring back one of the event's most popular events – a street dance.  More...

Veterans memorial, plaza planned at ET arboretum

The East Texas Arboretum announces the construction of a Henderson County Veterans Memorial and Plaza at the Arboretum facility on Patterson Road in Athens. More...

Special Sections

School

BROWNSBORO ELEMENTARY SCHOOL BEST BEARS

Brownsboro Elementary School honors students each week that arrive at school on time, respect and listen to the teacher, complete their school work and homework. More...

MISD STUDENTS OF THE MONTH

The Murchison ISD students of the month for September are: K-2 Tatum Willingham, 3-5 Shayla England and 6-8 Hayden Followwell. More...

ROWDY READING RASCALS

Brownsboro Elementary School recognizes Rowdy Reading Rascals which are students that read AR books and take a computerized test on the book. More...

Sports

Breaking News - 9/28/2012 10:18 PM

Bears upset Rusk 42-21

Brownsboro defense holds strong while offense looks unstoppable More...

Youth football night

Rusk brings heavy rushing attack into Brownsboro Friday

Friday's theme: running. Before the Brownsboro Bears make their second appearance at Bear Stadium this season they will be joined on the field by players from the local pee-wee football league. More...

BJHS football, volleyball win

Brownsboro Junior High went 3-1 in football games against Wills Point last week.  The seventh-grade B team won 30-6. More...

Historical

CHANDLER YESTERYEAR

A trainload of circus

The large colorful lithographs appearing in store windows in Chandler, and the bright colored posters pasted on barns, buildings and fences gave the first hint that the circus was coming to nearby Tyler.  More...

BROWNSBORO REMEMBERED

First Assembly of God

In 1951, God sent a revival to Brownsboro. Reverend and Mrs. A.C. More...

Breaking News - 10/1/2012 8:20 AM

Free ice cream for CES

Blue Bell to honor school on Thursday

Blue Bell Creameries will honor Chandler Elementary School, named 2012 National Blue Ribbon School, with a school-wide ice cream party on Thursday, Oct. 4. More...

BHS to host college readiness program

Can't miss event scheduled for Oct. 4 at high school

Brownsboro High School will host a College Night Extravaganza on Thursday, Oct. 4 from 6:30-8 p.m. for all high school students and parents. More...

PITCH PERFECT

First horseshoe event a success

Park was buzzing Saturday as fall baseball and softball action was underway while under the covering of the tall, East Texas pine trees dozens of people gathered for the first horseshoe tournament at the newly-sanctioned horseshoe pits. More...

Myntti named BISD Police Chief

Former Brownsboro police officer Scott Myntti was sworn in Monday as Police Chief for Brownsboro Independent School District.  More...

News

Original performers bring folk, blues and country harmony to Edom Festival

Outstanding original singers, songwriters and dance performers are set to bring you sweet harmonies for both full days of the Edom Festival of the Arts, Oct. 20-21. More...

CHANDLER NURSING CENTER NEWS

I appreciate all the wonderful Church Groups that do provide a service on Sunday: Rev. Jaubert, Rev. 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...

Obituaries - Free Access

Carolyn (Wood) Meyer

Carolyn (Wood) Meyer, age 69, of Luna Pier, Mich., formerly of Chandler, passed away Friday, Sept.  More...

Dra Anderson

Funeral services for Naquishus D. "Dra" Anderson, 24, LaRue, were held Saturday at First Assembly of God Church, Chandler, with Pastor F.F. Toney officiating.  Burial followed in Pleasant Hill Cemetery under direction of John R. More...

Ruth Stepherson

Graveside services for Ruth Stepherson, 80, of Brownsboro were held Wednesday in Jennings Mountain Cemetery with the Rev. Macjohn Bagley officiating.  Stepherson died Sept. 23, 2012, in Athens.  More...

Writer's Corner

CHECKLIST CHARLIE

Selling nonprofits

During a recession, with so much competition for donors’ dollars, there are some basic ways churches and nonprofits can be über-alert to keep their donors engaged.  Just like in retail sales, knowing who you are as a nonprofit and what you More...

SOMETHING ELSE

My wonder years

In my younger days there were many things I didn't understand, and wondered about. More...

WRITER’S CORNER

PRAYER IN PRAISE  Father, You are always at work! More...