October 25, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Clothing ministry starts in honor of Bug Franklin

Rowdy “Bug” Franklin was a fun loving, kind-hearted 5-year old in his sixth month of kindergarten at Brownsboro Elementary School when a tragic accident took his life.  While his family coped with the loss of their loved one, an idea More...

Special Sections

Obituaries - Free Access

JoAnne Smith

Funeral services for JoAnne Smith (Margaret JoAnne Smith), 78, of Tyler were held. Monday, Oct. 22, 2012, in the chapel of Burks Walker Tippit Funeral Home with the Rev. David Martin officiating. More...

Bessie Parker

Bessie Parker, 84, of Brownsboro died Oct. 22, 2012, in Chandler. Funeral services were held Wednesday, Oct. 24, 2012, at Chandler Memorial Funeral Home. Burial was held in Jennings Mountain Cemetery in Brownsboro.  More...

Services Lloyd (David)Strickland Lusby

 Funeral services for Lloyd (David) Strickland, 84 of Chandler, are scheduled for 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at Martin Springs Baptist Church with the Rev. Russell Kuhns officiating. More...

Writer's Corner

CHECKLIST CHARLIE

The game changers' pledge

People who are game changers work off a defined code of honor. More...

WRITER’S CORNER

JESUS  LORD, John one says ~ In the beginning was The Word, and the Word was with God, And the Word was God.  In Genesis one, this Expression is used too. More...

SOMETHING ELSE

Taking an early flight

One Sunday afternoon when I was seven or eight years old, my mother went to visit a friend, leaving my dad and me at home. Dad and I decided to have an adventure, not going anywhere in particular. More...

Historical

CHANDLER YESTERYEAR

Queens crowned in Chandler

The highlight of the annual Halloween carnival at the Chandler School during the 1940s-50s was the crowning of the queens’ coronation. The annual event was held on the last Friday night in October  More...

BROWNSBORO REMEMBERED

Brownsboro early school

Brownsboro school was held on the lower floor of the Woodmen of the World building.  Miss Virgie Hardy of Chandler, a graduate of Women’s College at Denton was the first teacher. Miss Ada Davis was hired to help her. More...

Brookshire’s, Kidd Jones fund alcohol committee

Close to $40,000 was paid to Texas Petition Strategies, Inc. of Arlington to gather enough signatures to force the Nov. 6 alcohol election in Chandler. More...

Happy Halloween

Events planned for Chandler, Brownsboro

Several events are planned for Halloween in the Chandler and Brownsboro area as both city parks will be put to use on Wednesday, Oct. 31. More...

BMB earns top honors, advances to area contest

The Brownsboro High School Band earned its 15th consecutive first division, superior, rating at the University Interscholastic League Marching Contest held at Longview High School’s Lobo Stadium Saturday.  The band received a First Divisio 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...

Feral hog fest this weekend

Ben Wheeler Arts and Historic District Foundation and the town of Ben Wheeler will host the fifth annual Fall Feral Hog Festival, World Championship Wild Hog Cook-Off, Fall Feral Follies and Hog Queen Coronation, Friday- Saturday, Oct. More...

BISD teachers continuing to use DonorsChoose.org

School districts around the state are coping with huge state budget reductions and teachers of Brownsboro ISD have once again turned to DonorsChoose.org to make sure their students have the supplies needed for the 2012-13 school year.  More...

Sports

Homecoming Kings

Bears win third straight

One week after the defense carried the team in a district-opening win at Mabank, the Brownsboro offense woke up against Mineola en route to a 41-20 win on homecoming.  Brownsboro jumped out to 2-0 in District 15-3A play thanks to a third straigh More...

On to regionals

Taylor, Ralson one step away from state meet

Brownsboro's Carter Taylor and Blake Ralson punched their tickets to the Region II cross country meet after finishing in the top-10 in District 15-3A Monday in Canton.  Running through the parking area at First Monday Trade Days, Taylor finished More...

A fourth playoff team to be added

The University Interscholastic League Legislative Council met Sunday and Monday to make decisions on proposed rule changes in UIL academics, athletics, music and policy.  The Legislative Council approved a proposal to rename all conferences, cre More...

Letters

Letters to the Editor

Mr. Editor: The Homecoming Parade held in Brownsboro on Thursday afternoon was truly an example of school spirit displayed by not only the participants but the great turnout of people that were there to watch it. More...