November 8, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Souper Supper set this Saturday

No need to plan Saturday’s dinner menu – the Chandler Historical Society has it taken care of.  As they work to earn money for the opening of the Chandler Museum at McCain Park, the historical society is holding a “souper suppe More...

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School

Breaking News - 11/8/2012 3:42 PM

BHS to perform Shakespeare Showcase - Free Access

The Brownsboro High School Drama Department will be performing its Shakespeare Showcase Tuesday, Nov. 13 and Thursday, Nov. 15 at 7 p.m. in BEAR Auditorium located behind the football field.     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...

BES 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...

Sports

Bearettes top Wills Point in opener

All three levels of Brownsboro Bearette basketball won Tuesday in the season opener at Wills Point. Freshmen won 39-8 while the junior varsity won 40-20 before the varsity Bearettes won 38-23. All three teams will play again on Tuesday, Nov More...

Bearettes beat Bullard, now 2-0

District rivals for the last two seasons, Brownsboro and Bullard faced off Tuesday night in non-district action in Bullard. Last year Bullard was the district champ and played two close games with Brownsboro. More...

Bears win superbowl, 14-6

In a defensive battle, the Brownsboro Bears defeated the Emory-Rains Wildcats 14-6 to claim the superbowl championship in the third-fourth grade division Saturday at Eagle Stadium in Lindale.  More...

Letters

Letters to the Editor

Dear Editor:  I would like to respond to Laura Wilson’s letter about BISD and Donors Choose that was printed in the Statesman dated Nov. 1, 2012.  More...

News of Record

HENDERSON COUNTY INDICTMENTS

R. Scott McKee, District Attorney, reports the July Term, 2012, Grand Jury met on Oct. More...

Chandler approves alcohol sales

Chandler was founded in 1880, prohibition ended in 1933 and now – 79 years later – the sale of beer and wine within the city limits is legal. Well, almost. More...

Rodeo to benefit Chandler man

Jacobi Parker just helped the Brownsboro Bearettes through a difficult battle in district volleyball action, wrappingup her career on the court.  The Brownsboro senior is turning her attention to her family now as her step-father Ty Tompkins fac More...

Computer training coming to Chandler Public Library

Do you need help with computers? More...

Trees on Parade Dec. 1

The annual Holiday in the Park celebration staged at Winchester Park by the City of Chandler is adding a new twist this season with Trees on Parade.  Trees will be displayed at Winchester Park on Saturday, Dec. More...

News

ELECTION RESULTS

BISD and MISD trustees named, other Nov. 6 totals

 President (national)  More...

Breaking News - 11/9/2012 11:15 AM

Loop 49 opens Friday, Nov. 9 - Free Access

The Texas Department of Transportation announced it would be opening Segment 3A of Toll 49 to traffic Friday afternoon, at which time motorists will be able to drive Toll 49 between SH 110 in Whitehouse to SH 31 west of Tyler in approximately15 minut More...

Debate team argues their way to third place

Brownsboro High School speech and debate took third place sweepstakes this past weekend at John Tyler High School. There were 17 school from the Dallas and East Texas regions. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Daphne Chancellor

Services for Daphne Chancellor, 45, Garland, were held Saturday at Lone Star Baptist Church with the Rev. David L. Griggs officiating.  Burial followed in Bethel Cemetery under direction of John R. More...

Fred Crone

Funeral services for Fred Crone, 67, Chandler, are were held Sunday, Nov. 4, at Hilliard Funeral Home, Van, with Pastor Kay Gilbert officiating and Bro. James Dill assisting. Burial followed at Union Chapel Cemetery.  Crone died Nov. More...

Mel Pyles Jr.

Malcolm ‘Mel’ Ellsworth Pyles Jr. was born born April 7, 1938, in Howard, Md., to the late Malcolm E. Pyles and Grace Kisser Pyles. He died at the age of 74 on Oct. 29, 2012, in Chandler.  More...

Writer's Corner

WRITER’S CORNER

“A Country Bridge”  Years ago this kind of bridge Was what we used to build. Money was not available then A fancy bridge to build. More...

Historical

CHANDLER YESTERYEAR

The Rex picture show

A 1947 advertisement for the Rex Theatre in Brownsboro stated, “Motion pictures are your best and cheapest entertainment.” On Friday nights in the 1940s, when there were no basketball games, the picture show was great entertainment for my More...

BROWNSBORO REMEMBERED

Early court house

Brownsboro had a court house, it was a square building. It had a well in front with a dipper hanging on the wall post for anyone to use to get a drink of water.  Court was held there. More...