December 13, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Library to expand

Chandler Library Board held a special meeting on Tuesday, Dec. 4 as librarian Nancy Bertholf announced more shelving would be added soon as the library continues to see an increase in circulation.  More...

Faith Baptist to hold live Nativity scene

While the fight rages on about the display of the Nativity scene on the lawn of the Henderson County Courthouse, Faith Baptist Church of Chandler is planning a live Nativity scene along Farm-to- Market 315.  More...

Special Sections

School

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...

Kappa Pi Chapter visits Fire Horse Farm

On December 6, 2012, Kappa Pi Chapter members took a day trip to Henderson. Their first stop was at Fire Horse Farm and Therapeutic Equestrian Center in Henderson, Texas. More...

MISD science fair a success

Murchison ISD held its annual science fair Monday, Dec. 3 as close to 100 projects were submitted.  More...

Writer's Corner

SOMETHING ELSE

Love, pure and true

A family’s 14-year-old dog “Abbey” died recently. The day after she passed away the 4-year-old daughter Meredith was crying and talking about how much she missed Abbey. More...

WRITER’S CORNER

SIN . . . “MISSING THE MARK?”  WHAT ARE YOUR THOUGHTS  How does one know he sins? O K … I’ll take the bait Come see in John 16:8 It is written “When He Has come, He will convict The World of sin . . More...

Christian Voices

The Pastoral Calling, Part VIIl: By Buster Desselles

When considering the pastoral calling, it is imperative to realize expectations – and of all of the duties and responsibilities that may seem important, there are none more demanding than that of a shepherd. More...

Breaking News - 12/13/2012 1:16 PM

BEAR Auditorium Premieres - ‘A CHRISTMAS CAROL’ - Free Access

Production to be held Dec. 14-15

Are you looking for holiday-family-fun time? Maybe looking for the Christmas ‘Spirit’? Look no further. This play has three of them.  Spirits, that is.  More...

Blue Ribbon Day celebrated in Chandler

Businesses adorned their doors with blue ribbons while hundreds turned out for the open house and celebration at Chandler Elementary last Thursday as Dec. 6 was proclaimed Blue Ribbon Day in the city.  More...

Franklin to share testimony

Dec. 15 events planned at Rock Hill

A tragic accident took the life of 5-year old Rowdy “Bug” Franklin less than a year ago near Murchison and his family has found various forms of healing during the last 12 months.  More...

News

Lions Club spreading the Christmas spirit

Members of the Chandler Lions Club recently set up a Christmas tree with all the trimmings at the Chandler Nursing Center to bring the spirit of Christmas to those who live there. More...

Edward Jones Ranks No. 1 (Again) in National Survey of Financial Advisors

For the 18th time, the financial services firm Edward Jones ranked No. More...

Volunteer opportunities available

The holiday season brings with it an overwhelming spirit of generosity and loving-kindness.  More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Vergie Fuller

Funeral services for Vergie “Monk” Fuller, 82, of Ben Wheeler were held Saturday, Dec. 8, 2012, at Mount Zion CME Church with the Rev. William T. More...

Sports

Mixed emotions

Bearettes win two, lose two

The Brownsboro Bearettes opened a busy week with an overtime win against Palestine before playing three games in the Great East Texas Shootout.  Overall, Brownsboro was 2-2 last week, but the back-to-back losses in the Shootout left the young te More...

Bear Talk

Devin Carver Sophomore

Basketball  Favorite piece of advice: Never give up. Play for the love of the game.   More...

Former Bearette guides team to GETSO title

Coming in to the Great East Texas Shootout there were several top teams in the girl’s bracket but the favorite to win the title was Martins Mill.  Martins Mill was ranked No. More...

Historical

CHANDLER YESTERYEAR

Baptist flannel boards and certificates

The First Baptist Church of Chandler was organized on March 13, 1910. In the fall of 1912, it was constituted as a Southern Baptist Church. Dr. G. F. Moon, one of our local doctors, was very instrumental in helping get the church organized.  More...

BROWNSBORO REMEMBERED

Drug stores and ice cream parlors

William Archie Ard’s family came from Alabama and settled near Leagueville. In 1898 Ard met and married Clara Ethel Berry. They were married by I.A. More...