January 17, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Mission of love: Bynums ready to invade Africa

More than a dozen members of Rock Hill Baptist Church are preparing to make the journey to Malawi, Africa this summer as part of the church’s yearly mission trip. More...

Foods to include in your diet during the Daniel Fast

All fruits. These can be fresh, frozen, dried, juiced or canned. More...

Special Sections

School

January is school board appreciation month

Texans benefit every day from the tireless work and countless hours contributed by a group of more than 7,300 men and women in communities across the state who serve on school boards.  These local volunteers are elected by their constituents and 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...

FCA provides Christmas gifts

The Brownsboro High School Fellowship of Christian Athletes provided one gift to a boy and a girl from each grade level before Christmas. More...

Sports

Flying high

Bears thump Van to open 15-3A

The pieces are coming together for the Brownsboro Bears to make another run at a district championship as they opened District 15- 3A play with a 49-37 victory in Van last Friday.  The road win marked the first time in several weeks that Brownsb More...

BJHS Bearettes continue dominance

Faster, stronger, more intense. More...

Bearettes bounce Van

It was raining three-pointers Friday in Van as the Brownsboro Bearettes jumped all over the Lady Vandals in the third period thanks to four shots from downtown.  Brownsboro, 13-9 overall and 1-2 in District 15-3A, trailed 13-10 with a minute lef More...

Historical

CHANDLER YESTERYEAR

Chandler's cotton weigher

The Hart Cotton Gin in Chandler processed cotton and compressed it into bales 56 inches long, 48 inches tall and 30 inches wide, and weighing around 500 pounds. More...

BROWNSBORO REMEMBERED

Forming of Henderson County

Henderson County was formed from Houston and Nacogdoches Counties in 1846.  More...

New courses added at BJHS

A month after approving new courses at Brownsboro High School, the Brownsboro ISD Board of Trustees Monday approved three new courses for Brownsboro Junior High.  More...

Casting call for Passion of Christ production

The East Texas Regional Production of the Passion of Christ will be held March 22-24 at the Lake Palestine United Methodist Church Amphitheater on the Lake.  More...

Chandler to enforce residential numbering

Emergency personnel responding to calls in Chandler recently have found it difficult to locate the address of the caller because property owners don’t follow the city’s ordinance for numbering buildings.  As a result, city officials More...

Local churches partake in Daniel fasts

Two area Assembly of God churches are starting the new year off with a trip back through menus of the past as they partake in Daniel fasts.  First Assembly of God in Chandler and Hope Assembly of God in Murchison are both in the middle of a 21-d More...

News

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...

Chandler elections set for May 11

In a regularly scheduled meeting last Tuesday, Jan. More...

Thompson graduates from basic training

Air Force Reserve Airman 1st Class William F. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Carson Franklin Cook

On the evening of January 5, 2013, Carson Franklin Cook slipped from his mother’s loving arms to become one of God’s special angels.  More...

Charles William Peavey

A memorial service for Charles William “CW” Peavey, 55, of Murchison, Texas, was held January 12, 2013 at First Baptist Church of Murchison with Bro. More...

T.W. Green

Services for T.W. “Doug” Green, 90, of Tyler were held Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2013 at Stewart Family Funeral Home with Dr. More...

Writer's Corner

BOB BOWMAN’S EAST TEXAS

Korley’s Kolumns

Some eighty years ago, a self-educated farmer and justice of the peace in Henderson County starting writing letters to the Athens Daily Review.  In a few months, Cicero Witt Corley was so popular that he was given a regular newspaper column he c More...

SOMETHING ELSE

Gotta love this doctor!

Q. Doctor, I’ve heard that cardio vascular exercise can prolong life. Is this true? A. Heart only good for so many beats, and that it ... Don’t waste on exercise. Everything wear out eventually. More...

WRITER’S CORNER

TO SHARE THE GOSPEL  “Gospel” what does it mean? Signifies good tidings! Harvest To glean! Respecting the way of Salvation definitely and by design Eternal destination for all time.   More...