October 18, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Tragedy fund set up for Johnny Parker

A tragedy fund has been set up at First State Bank of Brownsboro for Johnny Parker who was injured in a threevehicle wreck on Farm-to-Market Road 317 in September.  Parker, 32, was on his way to work at Brownsboro Auto around 7:30 a.m. on Sept. More...

Signs posted around Chandler leave questions among residents

Signs are posted all around Chandler with FOR in big letters and in a smaller font “local option props 1&2.”  But does anyone know what it means?  Not really.  Several people have asked what the signs are calling reside More...

Special Sections

Obituaries - Free Access

Hazel Fay Ross Thomison

Funeral services for Hazel Fay Ross Thomison, 83, of Chandler, formerly of Athens, were held Sunday, Oct. 14, 2012, at Chandler First Assembly of God Church in Chandler. Thomison died Thursday, Oct. 11, 2012, in Tyler. More...

Edith Joy Isham

Services for Edith Joy Isham, 84, of Tyler, were held Friday, October 12, 2012 at Chandler Memorial Funeral Home with Rev. Linda Owens officiating. Burial was held in Wood Verner Cemetery direction of under Chandler Memorial Funeral Home. More...

Barbara Joyce King Holbert

Services will be held for Barbara Joyce King Holbert, 77, at Tyler Memorial Funeral Home, Thursday, Oct. 18, 2012 at 1 p.m. Holbert died following a short illness on October 14. More...

Writer's Corner

CHECKLIST CHARLIE

Sexy or sexual harassment

These days a parent needs to know when to have compassion on other kids because perhaps they are acting out due to some unnamed horror.  If your child experiences bullying at school, which seems to often have sexual overtones these days, how can More...

SOMETHING ELSE

Crazy headlines

I've been interested in newspapers since I was a young girl, sometimes just looking for mistakes, typos, and unusual headlines. Here's some of my favorites:  ~ Worker suffers leg pain after crane drops 800-lb. More...

WRITER’S CORNER

JESUS ~ MY LOVE NOTE OF REFLECTION

Father I waited so long!! In You; my hope is not gone. Today, I have a new song ~ Tears flow steady in credit. My desire and only ambition; To be led away in yearning Attached to all that is You.   More...

Historical

CHANDLER YESTERYEAR

Chandler Halloween Carnival

In the 1940s-50s, the biggest social event in Chandler was the school’s annual Halloween carnival, held in the high school gym on the Friday night before Halloween. More...

BROWNSBORO REMEMBERED

Faith Baptist Church

Several members of the Baptist faith wanted to start their own church, and to do so they united with the Trinity Baptist Church in Trinidad. Rev. Billy Watson was pastor there.  More...

HOMECOMING COURT

Members of the 2012-13 Brownsboro High School Homecoming Court are, front, Freshman Lauren Bersano, Freshman Madison Montgomery, Senior Kelsey Wariner, Senior Anna Wood, Senior Karina Rojas, Sophomor More...

Four vie for three spots on Brownsboro ISD board

Two longtime members of the Brownsboro ISD Board of Trustees chose not to run for reelection this year opening the door for several new faces to help guide the district. Three positions are open for the Nov. More...

Changes in store for Stuart Street

Few people know the area between Y’s Hometown Foods and the old bank in Brownsboro is actually part of Stuart Street.  That area of Stuart Street is a one-way drive, but for years people have parked along the west side of the street near t More...

News

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...

MILITARY NEWS

Brownsboro alumni graduates basic training

Air Force Airman Sarah C. More...

Wells joins the Army

Troy Wells has joined the United States Army under the Future Soldier program.  Wells will report to Fort Benning, Ga. for basic training on January 22, 2013. More...

Sports

Back-to-Back

Strong defensive performance results in district win

The Brownsboro defense scored nine first-quarter points as the Bears opened District 15-3A play with a 36-11 win at Mabank Friday . More...

Time for district

Eustace Scramble wraps up non-district portion of cross country schedule

In their final meet before the District 15-3A meet on Monday, Oct. 22, the Brownsboro cross country runners competed in Eustace at the 4-Pine Ranch on Saturday. More...

Jekyll & Hyde

Bearettes stun Canton, swept by Mabank

Brownsboro has won 12 games this season, five outside of tournament play. All five of those wins have come on Tuesday. Fridays, well it has been a case of Jekyll and Hyde for the Bearettes this season. More...

Letters

Letters to the Editor

Several reach out through Letters to the Editor in the Oct. 18 Statesman. More...