January 10, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Thousands benefit from God's Open Hands

Facing a tough economy and an uncertain future, God’s Open Hands was busy in 2012 providing for the needs of thousands of people in and around Henderson County.  God’s Open Hands Food Pantry gave out approximately 4,000 food boxes to More...

Special Sections

Obituaries - Free Access

Maudine Reagan

Services for Maudine Reagan, 97, of Chandler, were held Friday, January 4, 2013 at 2 PM at Leagueville Baptist Church with Rev. Tom Bragdon and Rev. More...

Mary Madge Holiman

Services for Mary Madge Holiman, 104, of Tyler were held Sunday in the chapel of Burks Walker Tippit Funeral Home with the Rev. Sam Fisher and the Rev. Elzie Johnson officiating. More...

Sports

JV Tournament Champs!

Brownsboro JV beat Grace 37-16 in the first round of the Brownsboro tournament Saturday before topping Chapel Hill 42-40 for the championship. More...

Bears open district Friday

Brownsboro will open District 15-3A play Friday against rival Van after finishing the first half of the season with a record of 15-6.  More...

Bear Talk

Victoria Walker Junior

Varsity Basketball  Person that has had the greatest impact on my athletic career: Coach Griffin.   More...

Historical

CHANDLER YESTERYEAR

Hart's Cotton Gin

In the late 1890s, Frank Hart owned and operated a cotton gin in the Concord community north of Chandler. In the early 1900s, he moved his gin to Chandler. More...

BROWNSBORO REMEMBERED

From Statesman, Aug. 3, 1977

Two Persons Seriously Injured in Collision   More...

Faith Movement

4-year-old Emma defying doctors' expectations

Doctors said it could not happen, yet Ronda and Conley Cade believe in a higher power and believe a miracle is happening in Chandler.  More...

Hale recovering, fund set up at Citizens National Bank

Brownsboro graduate and Houston business owner Jeff Hale had a massive stroke Nov. 8 that caused a large blood clot in his brain. After two months of care, he left the hospital Jan. 4 to start the road to recovery at home.  More...

News

Groups proclaim Jan. 19 'Gun Appreciation Day'

A new coalition of gun rights and conservative groups has proclaimed Jan. 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...

FCCLA raises $773 for crisis center

Brownsboro High School FCCLA Starr Events group Heal the Hurt issued a challenge called “Change for Change” to raise money to help the East Texas Crisis Center in Tyler.  The organization helps women and children in a crisis situatio More...

Writer's Corner

CHECKLIST CHARLIE

High heels and other youthful adventures

For younger women coming after me, I have one piece of advice: wear high heels while you can.  As we get older, we trade in our high heels for more sensible shoes.  Life is like that.  Sensible and practical are their own values, cruci More...

SOMETHING ELSE

Bizarre, astonishing facts

You may not have heard of most of these interesting yet bizarre facts. More...

WRITER’S CORNER

FIRST FRUITS  That we should be to the praise Of His glory, who first trusted In Christ…Father we celebrate Your honour. All praise ascribed To You as the result of our Personal salvation story.   More...