February 28, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

'Baseball is the game of life'

For Chandler First Assembly of God Associate Pastor Chris Frye, the game of baseball has truly been the game of life.  From an average infielder for Louisiana’s Minden High School to earning all-NAIA conference honors at Louisiana State Un More...

AD finalist introduction expected for March 4

A lot of people want to be head coach and athletic director for Brownsboro ISD.  The search committee fielded 120 applications for the position and has narrowed the list to nine.  Interviews were conducted Tuesday and Wednesday with the fin More...

Special Sections

School

BES BEST BEARS

Brownsboro Elementary School Best Bears for the week of Feb. More...

BISD students place in academic rodeo

The East Texas State Fair Academic Rodeo began in 1991 with two events, Art Contest and Writing Contest, for students in the Tyler Independent School District.  Since its small beginnings, it has grown to include public, private, and home school More...

READING RASCALS

Brownsboro Elementary School Rowdy Reading Rascals for Feb. 18-22 are KC - Madison Newsom, 1C - Medan Lee, 2A - Courtney Turner and 3D - Emily Eaton. More...

Sports

All-District 15-3A

Two Bearettes earn end of season honors for basketball

Brownsboro junior Sidney Hightower was a unanimous first-team selection as part of the 2012-13 District 15-3A all-district awards.  A total of six players garnered unanimous votes by the district coaches as part of the annual awards that highlig More...

Bears win 4-of-5, Rogers no-hits WW

A strong weekend on the diamond was capped off with a thrilling victory Monday for the Brownsboro Bears in front of their home crowd.  Brownsboro led 5-2 going into the top of the seventh Monday against Wills Point before a three-run rally tied More...

Bullard blanks Brownsboro 6-0

Playing their first nontournament game of the season, Brownsboro ran up against the hot hand of Bullard's Kristi Springer in a 6-0 last Tuesday at Bearette Field.  Bullard pushed across six runs in the second inning while holding Brownsboro to j More...

Historical

ChANDLER YESTERYEAR

Railroad Station Agent

In this day of interstate highways and superb air travel, railroad depots are almost a thing of the past unless they are an Amtrak stop. More...

BROWNSBORO REMEMBERED

Electricity comes to B'boro

In June 1928 there was a hailstorm that destroyed all crops. Tomato season just opened. Farmers had only sold one of two loads of tomatoes; everyone had expected a good crop. More...

Chandler Historical Society casino night

  The Chandler Historical Society held its second annual casino night Saturday at Stone Oak Ranch in Murchison. More...

Westside, Murchison to vote on ESDs

Henderson County Commissioners approved adding two Emergency Services District proposals to the May 11 general election ballot during its regular meeting Tuesday.  Westside Volunteer Fire Department, ESD No.6, and Murchison Volunteer Fire Depart More...

Citizens Academy forming in Chandler

As a part of the City of Chandler’s ongoing effort to communicate information, provide transparency and promote citizen involvement, Mayor Ann Hall and the city council have established the Chandler Citizens Academy.  More...

News

Kids’ lock-in to be held March 8

The annual Kids’ Lock-in hosted by Rock Hill Baptist Church has become quite the tradition that many area children look forward to each year.  Held annually on the Friday leading into Spring Break, what better way to kick off a fun week ou More...

The benefit held at Lago del pino in Tyler

The benefit held at Lago del Pino in Tyler on Saturday for Chandler residents Lenard Crabb and Chris Barrios was considered a success by organizers. More...

Chandler Nursing Center

Residents enjoyed another wonderful birthday party on the Feb. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Lois Jane (Davis) Crisp

Lois Jane (Davis) Crisp, 83, died Feb. 17, 2013, in Tyler under the care of The Hospice of East Texas HomePlace.  Lois was born Jan. 5, 1930, to Brooks E. and Helen Davis in Indianapolis, Ind. More...

Bill Boyd

Services for Bill Amplair Boyd, 79, Edom, were held Sunday, February 24, 2013 at Chandler First Assembly of God with Pastor Mark Fulks and Rev. Mickey Ellis officiating. More...

Mary Elizabeth Jenkins Busnick

Services for Mary Elizabeth Jenkins Busnick, 50, Chandler, are scheduled for Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2013, at 2 p.m. at Chandler Memorial Funeral Home with Mr. More...

Writer's Corner

SOMETHING ELSE

The Heidi Bowl

On November 17, 1968, the Oakland Raiders scored two touchdowns in nine seconds to beat the New York Jets -- and no one in TV land saw it, because they’re watching the movie Heidi instead!  More...

WRITER’S CORNER

IN THE SUMMER  In the summer he would carry me, Up on his shoulders high. He was so big and strong, A very special guy.  Now he doesn’t carry me For I have grown quite tall. More...

Christian Voices

The Pastoral Calling, Part XVIII:

We have all acted outside the character of a Christian, well beyond the boundaries of expectations that we hold, not only for ourselves, but for others as well. More...