March 28, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

ESD elections coming May 11

Do you know what an ESD is?  If you are like most, you probably do not.  An ESD is an Emergency Services District designed for rural areas with a goal of delivering faster response times in emergency situations.  Think of the local vol More...

Special Sections

School

BES best bears

Brownsboro Elementary School Best Bears for the week of March 18-22 are PKAM - Matthew Wellman, PKPM - Levi Millinder, KA - Ava Nobles, KB - Lance Compton, KC - Montana Pearson, KD - Colton Nix, KE - More...

Chandler Intermediate to hold After School Blast

Chandler Intermediate PTA is hosting its 10th annual “After School Blast” on April 12, and is asking for the community’s help to make it a success.  The “After School Blast” is six hours of organized food, fun and g More...

Rowdy readers

Rowdy Reading Rascals from Brownsboro Elementary for March 18-22 are KB - Shara Kay Yusten, 1C - Maddox Mills, 2B - Danielle Cox, 3C - Dylan Reeves. More...

Sports

All-Region

Blake Ralson earns TABC honors

Brownsboro High School senior Blake Ralson had a strong year on the basketball court before switching to the diamond for a little baseball action.  He has mixed in a little tennis and cross country and is in the running for the annual Bear Award More...

Brownsboro FFA HCLS Results

Hundreds competed in the 2013 Henderson County Livestock Show from all across the county.  On the home front, the Brownsboro High School Futers Farmers of America performed well in the event with several students taking home top prizes.  Be More...

Sweet Tuesday, freaky Friday

Through the first four district games, Brownsboro has played its best softball on Tuesday's while Friday night games have not favored the Bearettes.  Last week the Bearettes rolled past Mabank 5-0 on Tuesday before falling to top-ranked Mineola More...

Letters

Letters to the Editor

Editor,  In the article on the 4-H clubs in the March 7th edition, a few times the phrase “many don’t know that...” appears.  Well, since I’ve been teaching here I have encouraged students to get involved with outdoo More...

Historical

CHANDLER YESTERYEAR

Chandler in 1936

1936 was a big year. It marked the celebration of Texas’s Centennial. It was a highlight year for me because I was delivered by Dr. J. F. Baugh, at home, on April 1 of that year. More...

BROWNSBORO REMEMBERED

Tomato sheds

Brownsboro had four large tomato sheds and ten or more small ones at each season.  1. Mr. Alex Woldert had the largest shed.  More...

Man survives fiery wreck

A Tyler man narrowly escaped injury when his pick-up crashed and burned last week.  Chandler and Brownsboro Volunteer Fire Departments responded to the one-vehicle rollover just inside the Chandler city limits Thursday around 5:20 p.m.  More...

BISD approves gym A/C units

The days of sweating in the Brownsboro High School gym are over. More...

Historical society moving forward with museum

Chandler Historical Society made the final payment on the move of the Yarborough House and is ready to begin repairs required to open the doors on the museum by Oct. 12. Volunteers are needed to help transform the house into a museum. More...

News

TVCC adds 50 to Phi Theta Kappa

More than 50 new faces were added to the ranks of Phi Theta Kappa this week during an induction ceremony at Trinity Valley Community College.  More...

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...

The third annual Free Throws for Souls was held Friday

The third annual Free Throws for Souls was held Friday at Chandler First Assembly of God. Former college basketball player Tom Booth shot free throws for 24 hours. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Edith Owens Mayfield

 Services for Edith Owens Mayfield, 94, Brownsboro are scheduled for 2 p.m.  More...

Howard Weatherly

Howard E. Weatherly, 78, of Earlville, IL, formerly of Edom, died Friday, March 15, 2013 at Mendota Community Hospital in Mendota, IL surrounded by his family.  According to Howard’s wishes there will be no funeral service. More...

Mary Elaine Fagan Burgess

Services for Mary Elaine Fagan Burgess of Chandler were held Monday, March 25, 2013 at 11 AM at West Lake Baptist Church in Chandler with Rev. More...

Writer's Corner

SOMETHING ELSE

It happened in Boise

Several years ago my husband and I were traveling by motor coach with tour directors from Shreveport, LA, on a trip to the Pacific Northwest. We had seen so much beauty through several U.S. states, then through Alberta, Canada and British Columbia. More...

WRITER’S CORNER

“Reluctant Prisoners…”   More...

CHECKLIST CHARLIE

The unforgivable sin

There is one unpardonable sin. I am always surprised at the number of believers who don’t know that the scripture clearly states it is so. One sin that cannot be forgiven. Hmm…how do folks miss that verse? More...