March 7, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Chamber golf tourney April 19

With spring almost here, it is time to head on out to the golf course and enjoy a good time with friends. The Chandler Chamber of Commerce has the perfect opportunity for those who would rather spend a day on the greens than in the office.  More...

Special Sections

School

BES BEST BEARS

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

READING RASCALS

Brownsboro Elementary School Rowdy Reading Rascals are KC - Jackson Blacmon, 1A - McKenzie Graves, 2C - Kennedy Chastant, 3B - Cody Lattis. More...

Sports

All-State honors

The Texas High School Coaches Association and the United States Marine Corp announced the THSCA Academic All-State Basketball teams for 2012-13.  Brownsboro’s Patrick McCarthy was named second team academic all-state while Brody Chambers w More...

All-District

Brownsboro players, coaches honored for successful basketball season

It was another banner year in men's basketball as Brownsboro High School as the varsity Bears claimed their second straight district championship.  For leading the Bears to an 8-2 record in district, coach Tobin Reid was named the district coach More...

Bearettes roll through Tyler tourney

Runs were scored in bunches as the Brownsboro Bearettes posted a 4-1 record last weekend in the Tyler tournament at Lindsey Park.  In five game, Brownsboro scored 59 runs while holding opponents to 16.  More...

Historical

CHANDLER YESTERYEAR

Jerome Davis General Mercantile

From 1931 to the late 1940s, Jerome Davis owned a general mercantile store that sat across from the railroad tracks next door to “Smutt” Blake’s Dry Goods store in the heart of downtown Chandler. More...

BROWNSBORO REMEMBERED

Brownsboro Post Office

The post office carried the stamp Brownsborough from May 12, 1852 until Sept. 9, 1892 when it was changed to Brownsboro.  Bufford W. Brown was first appointed postmaster and served four years. David M. Weir was second postmaster.  More...

TASB: Teacher pay not competitive

At the request of Brownsboro ISD superintendent Dr. More...

Westward Ho!

Chandler's west side continues to grow

A public hearing will be held Tuesday, March 12 before the Chandler Economic and Development Corporation as it has agreed to grant Super Food No. More...

Library continues upgrades

Chandler Public Library is revising its policies as a result of change and growth. The quarterly meeting of the library board met Tuesday, Feb. More...

News

Jergers Celebrate 50 Years

On March 9, 1963, while in the US Navy, Tommy Jerger married Ann Kenney in her hometown of Haddonfield, New Jersey in the First Presbyterian Church.  After being discharged, the couple returned to his hometown of Tyler, TX. More...

Gooden Files Legislation to Fight Water Monopoly

State Representative Lance Gooden has filed two pieces of pro-consumer water utility legislation in an effort to bring relief to water customers across House District 4. More...

CHANDLER NURSING CENTER CONTRACTS WITH VA

Chandler Nursing Center has contracted with the Department of Veteran Affairs to accept VA benefit as a source of payment for nursing home care.  More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Florine Hood

Funeral services for Florine Marie Hood, age 93, of Jacksonville were held Sunday, March 3, 2013, at Autry Funeral Home chapel in Jacksonville, with the Rev. More...

George Gilbert Ford

Funeral Services for George Gilbert Ford, 59, of Lufkin will be held Wednesday, March 6, 2013 at 2 p.m. in the Carroway Funeral Home Chapel with Brother John Harvey officiating. Interment will follow in the Largent Cemetery.  More...

Walter Foster Prather

Services for Walter Foster Prather, 80, of Chandler, were held Monday, March 4, in the chapel of Burks Walker Tippit Funeral Home with Bro. More...

Writer's Corner

SOMETHING ELSE

Common sense (How this student failed)

Below is a copy of an exam with a student’s answers on which the student obtained 0% grade. Personally,I don’t see anything wrong with the student’s answers. More...

WRITER’S CORNER

Do you ever sit in church and think, why aren’t there more people hearing a great message? More...

Christian Voices

The Pastoral Calling, Part XVIII: By Buster Desselles

It has been preached numerous times that there is no sin too awful for God’s forgiveness. More...