November 29, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Epperson finishes SFA in record books

Don’t be surprised if Ryan Epperson gets a shot in the National Football League.  Why not?  The Stephen F. More...

Special Sections

School

Murchison ISD lists Perfect Attendance, Honor Roll students

Murchison ISD released its perfect attendance and honor roll lists for the second six weeks.   More...

COLLEGE FAIR

Brownsboro High School hosted a college fair Tuesday for current juniors and seniors. Close to 40 colleges, universities and trade schools attended the event. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Lacy Denise Parker

Lacy Denise Parker was born on June 30, 1978 to Kenneth and Reba Mason. She attended school in Newton, Texas until her sophomore year and was a 1996 graduate of Brownsboro High School. She also attended Tyler Junior College and Texas A&M. More...

Billye Lytle

Funeral services for Billye Lytle of Brownsboro are scheduled for 11 A.M. Thursday, November 29, 2012 at the Faith Baptist Church of Brownsboro with Bro. James Conner officiating. Billye died on November 26, 2012. More...

Janet Hearon

Services for Janet Y. Sellers Hearon, 71, of Tyler, were held 1:30 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 24, 2012, at New Beginnings Baptist Church in Ben Wheeler with Bro. Bill Hamilton officiating. More...

Writer's Corner

CHECKLIST CHARLIE

Fevered or fervent followers

Whenever I hear mid-level people complaining about their boss, I know there is something malfunctioning about the leadership style.  Only 4 things motivate people. Success, security, and stuff, aka I John 2:16. More...

SOMETHING ELSE

Dining

A magazine I subscribe to is promoting a book they have put together about interesting and amusing things that subscribers have told them about dining experiences. More...

WRITER’S CORNER

BESIDE THE FIRE   Father, on the 16th, Your Heavens were loaded with  Celestial objects, arbitrary Patterns of beautiful stars,  Some big, and ones that  Seemed very small, yet I Know it was You who sent  And displayed them a More...

Get ready for Shooting Stars in the Park

It is that time of the year and here comes Santa!  Jolly old Saint Nick will make an early appearance at the Shooting Stars in the Park in Brownsboro on Tuesday, Dec. More...

Chandler's Blue Ribbon Day Dec. 6

Achieving a Blue Ribbon status is a rare event for public schools; earning the national award twice in less than 10 years is a sure indicator the school is doing something right.  More...

Shaffer headed to TWU

The transition from college basketball to collegiate volleyball was a smooth one for former Brownsboro Bearette Hillary Shaffer and Texas Women’s University took note.  Shaffer signed a letter of intent with TWU during the early signing pe More...

News

Breaking News - 11/30/2012 10:26 AM

Toll collection begins Monday on Toll 49 - Free Access

Toll collection begins at 12:01 a.m. 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...

Technology a priority for BISD

Brownsboro ISD’s Director of Technology, Todd Sissom has taken steps to upgrade the district’s technology infrastructure by introducing a Virtual Desktop Infrastructure.  In keeping with the district’s goal to increase technolo More...

Sports

‘We want to be a playoff team’

Thomison reflects on 2012, looks ahead to 2013

In his second season as head coach of the Brownsboro Bear football team, Ty Thomison has the team trending in the right direction.  Brownsboro improved by four wins from Thomison’s first year as head coach and the former BHS quarterback h More...

Bears split TASO Classic

Brownsboro opened the 2012-13 basketball season against Class 4A opponents in the 15th Annual Tyler Area Basketball Officials Scholarship Classic at the Herrington Patriot Center last weekend.  The Bears opened the event with a 48-47 win against More...

Bear Talk

Charley Page Sophomore

Cross Country & Swimming  Favorite piece of advice: Believe in yourself as much as I believe in you.   More...

Historical

CHANDLER YESTERYEAR

Tales about Maudie

Frequently, Maudie Harrison, Chandler’s night watchman in the 1930s-50s, carried his pistol “cowboy style” in a scabbard that hung over his soiled and worn blue overalls. More...

BROWNSBORO REMEMBERED

McKnight/ Knight/Wise

Mr. McKnight came from Ben Wheeler to Brownsboro. He bought the service station and motel on Hwy. 31, where the junior high school is currently located. After his son Clovis married Minerva Tompkins, Mr. More...