January 3, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Camper reflects on year at helm

Overall, it was a productive year for the Chandler Area Chamber of Commerce as it celebrated several successful events while overcoming hardships along the way. More...

Special Sections

Obituaries - Free Access

Maudine Reagan

Services for Maudine Reagan, 97, of Chandler, are scheduled for Friday, January 4, 2013 at 2:00 PM at Leagueville Baptist Church with Rev. Tom Bragdon and Rev. Bill Watson officiating. More...

Ruby Boothe

Services for Ruby S. Boothe, 90, of Chandler, were held Tuesday, January 1, 2013 at 2 PM at West Lake Baptist Church with Bro. Bob Sexton and Bro. Nick Lamb officiating. More...

Evelyn Terrell

Graveside services for Evelyn Terrell, age 85, of Jacksonville, were held. Sunday, Dec. 30, 2012, at the Chandler City Cemetery. Services are under the direction of Autry Funeral Home, Jacksonville. Charles Dickerson will officiate. More...

Writer's Corner

CHECKLIST CHARLIE

New Year's resolutions for nonprofits

Because my job allows me the privilege of interviewing leaders from all over East Texas, I am learning a lot about what it takes to make a successful community.  This time of year many folks take a hard look at their family budget and prayerfull More...

WRITER’S CORNER

A New Year Another New Year already, Time has begun to fly. Days and weeks pass quickly Even months go speeding by.  It can't be because I'm older, I still feel so young at heart. Please make this year better And help me to do my part. More...

SOMETHING ELSE

Audie Murphy

When I visited Audie Murphy's burial place in Arlington National Cemetery, I lingered a while after photographing his headstone, trying to remember all the things I'd heard about him during and after World War II.  More...

Historical

CHANDLER YESTERYEAR

Snuff-dipping grannie

When I was growing up in Chandler in the 1940s, smokeless tobacco was available in two forms—chewing tobacco and snuff. Chewing tobacco was either stringy from a pouch or in a block form called a plug. More...

BROWNSBORO REMEMBERED

The oldest town in the county

According to Judge Faulk's History of Henderson County, Brownsboro is the oldest existing town in the county. It was settled on Kickapoo Creek by John Brown in 1849.  More...

B'boro ISD lunch prices in effect

Effective with the start of the second semester, Brownsboro ISD has increased lunch prices across the board in an effort to meet state requirements.  In a letter sent home to parents in early December, Superintendent Dr. More...

Public hearing set for EDC allocation

A public hearing will be held Tuesday, Jan. More...

Ford named chairperson

Chairman of the Chandler Parks and Recreation Board of Directors Rick Ford has been named the 2013 Chandler Area Chamber of Commerce Chairman of the Board while former chairman John Camper will serve in an advisory role.  More...

News

BBB's top 10 scams for 2012

A review of BBB Serving Central East Texas’ 2012 Scam Alert archive shows that scammers have had a busy year. 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...

Nominations sought for annual Chamber awards

Is there a person, business, fireman, police officer or teacher you feel has gone above and beyond for the community in 2012? If so, now is the time to nominate them for the annual Chandler Area Chamber of Commerce annual awards. More...

Sports

Bear Talk

Chris Givens Sophomore

Varsity Basketball  Person that has had the greatest impact on my athletic career: my mama.  Accomplishment I’m most proud of: I made something of myself.   More...

Battle tested

Bearettes split doubleheader

Brownsboro's five-game winning streak was snapped by Whitehouse in the final game of the Bearette Doubleheader Dec. More...

Sweeping success

Bears perfect in Frankston Classic

The back-to-back wins were nice, but the strong return of two impact players for the Brownsboro Bears was undoubtedly the top moment from the Frankston Classic held Dec. More...