January 31, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Yarborough's help years ago returns to benefit museum

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School

MURCHISON ISD HONOR ROLLS & PERFECT ATTENDANCE

Murchison ISD A and AB Honor Roll students and Perfect Attendance students. More...

BEST BEARS

  Brownsboro Elementary Best Bears for the week of Jan. More...

READING RASCALS

Brownsboro Elementary Reading Rascals for Jan. 21-15 are Molly Vassar, Gavyn Ballard, Chris Cofer, and Makenna Mekalip. More...

Sports

Breaking News - 2/6/2013 10:20 AM

Rough night in Athens - Free Access

Bearettes, Bears fall to host Hornets in district play

 After sweeping Athens in the first round of District 15-3A play, both Brownsboro varsity basketball teams found the trip down Highway 31 a little more difficult Tuesday.  The Bearettes just missed out on a playoff spot with a 50-44 loss to More...

Bridges to represent U.S.

Brownsboro senior Kylie Bridges has been asked by two organizations to represent the United States in international volleyball competition.  More...

Bearettes capture gold

Two Brownsboro lifters earned first place in their division as the Bearettes opened the 2013 powerlifting season at home Saturday.  Kylie Bridges posted a career best in the 165-pound division earning first place while Ashley Hernandez took firs More...

Historical

CHANDLER YESTERYEAR

Whisenat's Radio Shop

During the 1920s- 50s, radios were the prize of every household. In addition to giving us a way to be connected to the world, their presence added a touch of style and grace to our living rooms. More...

BROWNSBORO REMEMBERED

John (Baun) Brown and old Brownsborough

John Brown and family came to Henderson County from St. Pedersgjesde, Norway about 1836.  It is believed John (Red) Brown was Brownsborough’s first citizen.  Certificate No. More...

Community rallies to support duo injured in oil field

Communities across East Texas are rallying together to support William Lenard Crabb and Chris Barrios – both from Chandler - after the two were seriously injured in an oil field explosion Jan. More...

New York, New York

Golden Girls gain valuable experience during Big Apple trip

Several members of the Brownsboro High School Golden Girls drill team experienced a trip of a lifetime as the group teamed with Danceline Tours to take a four-day trip to New York City, Jan. 18-21. More...

Food pantry serving the needs of the lake area

Mission West Lake was formed in 2000 by Neta and John Emmons to serve the growing needs of the people who live within seven miles of West Lake Baptist Church near Lake Palestine.  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...

ONCOR SUBSTATION IN THE WORKS

Wright Tree Service cleared the property on FM 2010 earlier this week to prepare for an Oncor electric substation to be built. More...

New York Notebook

The beginning:   During the summer we loaded up the Brownsboro School suburban and took off for Dallas to the Danceline Elite camp. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

FAIRY BOYD HORTON

Fairy Boyd Horton died Jan. 27, 2013, in Chandler at the age of 102. She and her twin brother, Harry, were born on Aug. 15, 1910, to G.B. “Joe” and Ann Chandler Boyd in Chandler. More...

NOLAN VENABLE

Funeral services for Nolan D. Venable, age 68, of Dalhart were held Saturday, Jan. 26, 2013, at Caudle-Rutledge Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. David Thompson officiating. More...

TONY DOUGLAS

Funeral services for Tony Douglas, 83, of Athens were held Saturday, Jan. 26, at First Baptist Church of Athens with Larry Fondren officiating. Eulogies were given by Tom Perryman and Tracy Pitcox. More...

Writer's Corner

SOMETHING ELSE

Use onions to avoid getting the flu?

Back in 1919 when the flu killed 40 million people, there was a doctor who visited many farmers to see if he could help them combat the flu. Many of the farmers and their families had contracted it and many died.  More...

WRITER’S CORNER

GRACE … CHRIST SET THE PACE   More...

Christian Voices

The Pastoral Calling, Part XIV: By Buster Desselles

Men presupposed with responsibilities becoming of fatherhood, either could not, or chose not to act accordingly; either way, Joe’s life was troublesome, and he was totally confused. More...