March 21, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Council OKs EDC allocation

Chandler City Council unanimously approved the Economic and Development Corporation’s $19,000 allocation to Super Food Mart No. 7 for business improvements last Tuesday, March 12.  More...

Special Sections

Obituaries - Free Access

Travis Wright

Services for Travis Wright,  82, Brownsboro were held  Tuesday in Carroll-Lehr  Funeral Chapel with Rev.  Buddy Powell officiating.  Graveside services followed in New Hope Cemetery under the auspices of Masonic  Lodge # More...

Patsy Alford Scott

Patsy Alford Scott, died March 13, 2013. “Mimi” was born in Dallas to Bryant and Edith Alford of Tyler on Jan. 21, 1934.  More...

Carl Johnson

Funeral services for Mr. Carl Johnson, 77, of Tyler were Saturday at North Star Missionary Baptist Church with the Rev. Lawrence Brown, eulogist, and the Rev. Charles Faulks officiating. More...

Writer's Corner

SOMETHING ELSE

Life of Davy Crockett

When my family and I visited Caddo Mounds near Alto, Texas a few years ago, I met a historian in the museum there. We started talking about Davy Crockett who came through that territory when he came from Tennessee to Texas.  More...

WRITER’S CORNER

“Wintertime’s Blahs Days Go Away!”  I hate winter and its drab cold days! I have abhorred the coldalways!  I need to quickly book a weekend get-away! I want to go to the Tropics and steal away! More...

Christian Voices

The Pastoral Calling, Part XXI: By Buster Desselles

Speaking of a pastor versus a Christian within the congregation, does the pastor possess a closer walk with God; is the pastor more blessed; and is the pastor the only one who can hear from God? More...

Historical

CHANDLER YESTERYEAR

In a family way

Its hard to imagine that the word “pregnant” in the 1940s was considered a little too graphic and descriptive to use in mixed company or in the presence of children or teenagers. More...

BROWNSBORO REMEMBERED

The butcher shop

Moody Johns had a meat market on the south side of the St. Louis Street.  His farm and Reese Holiman's farm joined. He would butcher his meat and would hang it in a large oak tree to drain over night. More...

Brownsboro considers road repairs

Members of the Brownsboro City Council are considering extensive road repairs in the city.  Utilities superintendent J.D. More...

Live crucifixion scene March 29 at Chandler's Faith Baptist

In a follow-up to their live nativity scene around Christmas, Faith Baptist Church of Chandler will hold a live crucifixion scene Friday, March 29.  Just in time for Easter celebrations, the church will have three crosses displayed near its loca More...

5K street race coming to Chandler

Rock Hill holding event March 30

Do you have what it takes to run 3.1 miles?  How about walking a mile?  Rock Hill Baptist Church is holding a 5K Malawi Challenge through the streets of Chandler on Saturday, March 30.  Proceeds from the race help support a large group 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...

Monarch Utilities continues water assistance program

Monarch Utilities, a subsidiary of SouthWest Water Company, hosted a Help2Others (H2O) registration day for qualified elderly, low-income and disabled customers.  H20 is a utility-funded initiative that provides bill-payment assistance to Monarc More...

Quilt guild gets ready for show

Last minute details were handled at the final meeting of the guild before the Tyler Quilt Show.  The plans this year were different due to the very large number of quilt entries into the show. More...

Sports

Breaking News - 3/20/2013 2:30 PM

Bearettes win, Bears fall to Mabank

Brownsboro plays host to Mineola Friday

 Madison Timmerman struck out 14 as the Brownsboro Bearettes rolled to a 5-0 victory at Mabank Tuesday.  More...

Bearettes split district games

District 15-3A play opened on the softball diamond last week as the Brownsboro Bearettes split contests against Canton and Athens.  Brownsboro opened district play with a 1-0 extra-inning victory against Canton last Tuesday before falling to Ath More...

Top-10

Kylie Bridges finishes tenth at state meet

Brownsboro senior Kylie Bridges wrapped up a stellar high school career by placing 10th in the Texas High School Girls Powerlifting Association state meet Saturday, March 15 in Corpus Christi.  More than 180 lifters participated in the Class 3A More...