November 22, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

'HE HAS A LEGACY HERE'

Community turns out to honor B'boro postmaster

A retirement party was held for longtime Brownsboro Postmaster Ricky Williams Friday at the Brownsboro Post Office while the city’s new postmaster, David Herrmann, got his first chance to meet several members of the community.  More...

Special Sections

School

BHS to host college fair Nov. 27

The Brownsboro High School College and Career Readiness department is hosting its annual College Fair on Tuesday, Nov. 27 in the high school gym.  The fair will be during the day, 8:45-11 a.m. for juniors and seniors. 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...

BES 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

Tournament Champs!

Through their first five games of the season, the Brownsboro Junior High seventh-grade A team is making winning look easy on the basketball court.  BJHS improved to 5-0 on the season with a sweep of teams in the Edgewood tournament, winning the More...

Bear Talk

Brody Chambers Senior

Cross Country & Basketball  Favorite piece of advice: Never give up. Success is just past your current challenge.   More...

Bell named to Hall of Honors

That Vivian Bell-McAdoo never felt truly comfortable in her premiere event – the 400-meter hurdles – until near the end of her stellar track and field career at Wayland Baptist University, yet still was able to accomplish everything she d More...

Historical

CHANDLER YESTERYEAR

Chandler's night watchman city's most unforgettable character

Shuffling his worn high-top black shoes along Chandler’s downtown sidewalk, with his old long overcoat hanging to his heels, Maudie Harrison rubbed his unshaven whiskers. More...

BROWNSBORO REMEMBERED

Holiman Store changing owners

Note: This article was compiled from the Chandler & Brownsboro Statesman published Sept. 25, 1991.   The store has been remodeled on the inside and twice on the outside by traffic accidents.  More...

Businesses file for alcohol sales

Following the Nov. 6 election making it legal, Brookshire’s, Exxon Super Food No. 7 and Kidd Jones have filed applications to start selling beer and wine.  More...

BISD rallies to raise donations, awareness

Joblessness. Poverty. Hunger.  These are real issues which many face within the Chandler/Brownsboro community. More...

Council OKs plat for church camp

In one of its shortest regular session meetings of the year, Chandler City Council approved the final plat for North Tenneha Church of Christ to build a youth camp near Sportsman’s Paradise during last Tuesday’s 10 minute session.  N More...

News

Sales tax returns increase for Chandler,Brownsboro

Texas Comptroller Susan Combs said on Nov. 7 that state sales tax revenue in October was $2.03 billion, up 8.2 percent compared to October 2011. More...

Brookshire's partners with Chandler Lions in annual 'Spirit of Christmas' food drive

Brookshire Grocery Co. stores began the annual Spirit of Christmas Food Drive in supermarkets located throughout Texas, Louisiana and Arkansas last week. 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...

Obituaries - Free Access

MICHAEL JEDRZYNSKI

Michael Edward Jedrzynski, 36, died unexpectedly on Nov. 14, 2012, as the result of a motor vehicle accident in Conroe.  He was born on Sept. 17, 1976, in Worcester, Mass., to Peter and Laurie Jedrzynski.  More...

Writer's Corner

CHECKLIST CHARLIE

Family-friendly Thanksgiving special

Since Thanksgiving and family go together, I decided to focus  My 2012 Thanksgiving List on organizations that are strengthening East Texas families.  First, because they are new and deserve attention:  More...

SOMETHING ELSE

A puzzle

To all my intelligent friends: See if you can figure out what these seven words all have in common. It's not a trick question either. There is a logical answer. Good luck!  1. Banana 2. Dresser 3. Grammar 4. Potato 5. Revive 6. Uneven 7. More...

WRITER’S CORNER

Thank You, Father  Lord, You sent the sunshine,  You sent the pleasant rain,  You sent a bountiful harvest,  With an abundance of golden grain,  Lord, You sent me a family,  Children put a smile on my face,  And Lor More...