October 4, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Chandler amends 2012-13 budget

The City of Chandler amended the 2011-12 and 2012-13 budgets during a specially called city council meeting last Thursday.  More...

B’boro speech, debate program honored by NFL

The Brownsboro High School Speech and Debate program continues to make waves through the National Forensic League as it was recently recognized as one of the top 10 percent of chapters in the nation.  Along with the recognition, Brownsboro earne More...

Special Sections

School

BHS hosting College Night Extravaganza

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...

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...

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 - 10/10/2012 8:41 AM

Bearettes top Canton

In what was their best non-tournament win of the season, the Brownsboro Bearettes defeated Canton in five sets Tuesday. Playing in front of their home crowd, Brownsboro fought back from a 25-18 loss in the first set to win the next two 26-24, 25-21. More...

Brownsboro enters bye on positive note

Brownsboro heads into the bye week riding a huge victory against Rusk that players and coaches hope will be a nice springboard heading into the most important part of the season. More...

Bears double-dip Rusk

Brownsboro teams remain perfect with close wins

Lady Luck was with the Brownsboro Bears sub-varsity teams last Thursday in Rusk as both the junior varsity and freshman squads needed a fumble recovery late in each game to secure the victories.  The teams have now completed their non-district s More...

Letters

LETTER TO THE EDITOR

Dear Editor,  People seem to be so busy just trying to make a living and take care of their families that they don’t know what is really happening in our nation and our government. Many would be shocked to know the truth.  More...

Historical

CHANDLER YESTERYEAR

Will Dunn's country store

From around 1919 until 1952 when he retired, WilliamA. Dunn owned and operated a country General Merchandise Store four miles south of Chandler on what is now FM 315. More...

BROWNSBORO REMEMBERED

Union Hill

On January 30, 1946, following a series of services under the trees of Union Hill (formerly known as Tough Hill) a non-denominational church was organized under the leadership of Rev. Clyde Derrick, on land furnished by Winnie Shelton. More...

Freedom is not Free theme of parade

Mark your calendar for Saturday, Oct. 13 as the annual Chandler Pow Wow is just around the corner.  The Pow Wow parade will kick-off festivities at 10 a.m. More...

Teachers tour new BES

It was supposed to be an ordinary staff meeting following a Wednesday of work at Brownsboro Elementary School. More...

A two-vehicle wreck occurred Friday

  A two-vehicle wreck occurred Friday, Sept. 28 at the intersection of Fourth Street and Highway 31 in Chandler at approximately 10:30 p.m. No injuries were reported. The wreck is under investigation by the Chandler Police Department. More...

News

Moore Station to hold fall festival

The Moore Station Volunteer Fire Department will be holding a Fall Festival on Saturday, Oct. 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...

The Women's Unity Fellowship Christmas Tour of Homes brunch was held Saturday Oct. 22

The Women's Unity Fellowship Christmas Tour of Homes brunch was held Saturday, Oct. 22 at the home of Debi Cade honoring last year's and this year's hostesses. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Mary Jane Bishop Lusby

Services were held for Mary Jane Bishop Lusby, 101, of Chandler, on Friday, Sept. 28 at Grove Hill Funeral Home Chapel. Burial followed at Grove Hill Memorial Park.  Lusby died Sept. 23, 2012. She was born Aug. More...

Carolyn Wood Meyer

Carolyn (Wood) Meyer, age 69, of Luna Pier, Mich., formerly of Chandler, passed away Friday, Sept. 21, 2012, in Monroe, Mich.  More...

Nancy Jean Nugent

A memorial service for Nancy Jean Nugent, 73, of Tyler was held Saturday, Oct. 6, 2012, at Dean Baptist Church. Arrangements were under direction of Burks Walker Tippit Funeral Directors. The Rev. David Wallace will be officiating.  More...

Writer's Corner

CHECKLIST CHARLIE

Crawdad fishin’

When we were kids we would go crawdad fishin’.  We would tie a string around a bit of wiener and walk down to the creek.  More...

SOMETHING ELSE

Who invented the Moon Pie?

Some miners in Chattanooga, TN, wanted a snack that was cheap and filling for their lunch. They described to a salesman, Earl Mitchell from the bakery goods route, that they wanted something in the shape of the moon, a BIG cookie.  More...

WRITER’S CORNER

“I Don’t Mind”  Your arms will never more embrace me.  Your lips will never more press mine.  Your eyes will never more caress me  But darling, really I don’t mind. More...