November 15, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

BISD to raise meal prices

After losing money in the food services department for at least the last 10 years, Brownsboro Independent School District Board of Trustees unanimously voted to increase meal prices starting in January.  Starting Jan. More...

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School

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...

Obituaries - Free Access

Thomas Beall

Services for Thomas N. Beall Sr. were held Saturday, November 10, 2012 at Hilliard Funeral Home with Pastor Craig Lloyd and Rev. Shelby Davidson officiating. More...

Hilda Marie Watson

Hilda Marie Watson, of McKinney, Texas died November 7, 2012 at the age of 87. More...

Paul “Butch” Rapp

Graveside services for Paul Hobert “Butch” Rapp, 76, of Tyler, were held for Thursday, November 8, 2012 at 3:30 PM at Rock Hill Cemetery. More...

Historical

CHANDLER YESTERYEAR

A syrup-sopping good time

One of the staples on our breakfast table when I was a growing up in Chandler was a metal syrup pitcher of Fitzgerald’s ribbon cane syrup. Always accompanying the syrup was Mama’s buttered hot biscuits. More...

BROWNSBORO REMEMBERED

Ingram's Mercantile Store

W.D. Ingram decided about 1906 to build a store near the railroad in new Brownsboro. They had to clear the ribbon cane before they could build. His store was where Felix Parker’s barbershop was.  More...

B'boro amends ordinance for roadside vendors

Want to sell fruit, vegetables, meat or other items on the side of the road within the Brownsboro city limit? More...

FIRST CLASS CAREER

Former postmaster to be honored Friday for 44 years of service

After 44 years and four months of working for the United States Postal Service, Ricky Williams will now be on the other side of the counter at the post office. More...

Brownsboro FFA teams advance to area

The Brownsboro Chapter of the Future Farmers of America competed in the Sandyland District Leadership Development Event Saturday bringing home third place sweepstakes while two events qualified for area competition.  Advancing to Area VIII LDE c More...

News

Harlem Globetrotter to speak Nov. 19 at TJC

By Elise Mullinix   Harlem Globetrotter and motivational speaker Melvin Adams will speak 6:30 p.m. Monday Nov. 19, in Wise Auditorium on the Tyler Junior College main campus.   Admission is free, and the public is invited to attend. 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...

2012 Election Results

President (national) Obama - Popular 59,968,048 (50%) · Electoral 303 Romney - Popular 57,705,817 (48%) · Electoral 206  LOCAL   More...

Sports

Bearettes fall to Rains - Free Access

 Rains entered Brownsboro with a 3-1 record Monday and escaped with a 31-27 win against the Bearettes in a close non-district game.  Both teams had a tough time finding the basket in the first half as Rains led 13-4 at the break before bein More...

Bearettes improve to 3-0 on the road

 Back in action Tuesday, Nov. 20, Brownsboro returned to the win column with a 46-35 victory at Rusk. More...

BROWNSBORO HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL SCHEDULE

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Writer's Corner

SOMETHING ELSE

Birth of a new tradition

As the holidays approach, the giant Asian factories are kicking into high gear to provide us with monstrous piles of cheaply produced goods -- merchandise that has been produced at the expense of American labor.  More...

WRITER’S CORNER

“Word Out Mother”

Mom was all worn out So she lay down to rest. Her arms were wrapped around me Trusting I would be my best. I tried to keep from waking her, Tho I was wide awake I did not peep, How long will it be I wondered Till I too would like mom fall asleep. More...