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State leader fully supports ESDs

Emergency Services Districts are popping up all over the state and at least two more could be added soon if voters approve a May 11 proposition brought forth by Westside and Murchison Volunteer Fire Departments.  To date, there are five ESDs in More...

AN IMPOSSIBLE DREAM:

The amazing story of Mike Cain

Michael Cain is a young man who spent a part of his youth in the Brownsboro, Texas, area. More...

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Obituaries - Free Access

Edith Owens Mayfield

Services for Edith Owens Mayfield, 94, Brownsboro were held Saturday, March 30, 2013 at Barton’s Chapel Assembly of God Church with Rev. Terry Thomison, Rev. Sherman Mayfield and Rev. More...

Sports

Bears top Van, fall to Canton

Brownsboro picked up its first win of District 15-3A play last week on the road against Van before falling to Canton Thursday  By splitting the week, Brownsboro moved to 13-7 on the season and 1-3 in district play.  More...

McCarthy headed to All-Star game

The Azalea Orthopedics All-Star high school basketball games have been set for April 13 at Wagstaff Gymnasium on the Tyler Junior College campus.  Brownsboro senior Patrick McCarthy, the District 15-3A Defensive Player of the Year, has been sele More...

Malawi 5K Challenge & Fun Run - March 30 - Chandler

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CHANDLER YESTERYEAR

You get a line and I'll get a pole

One morning I heard a knock on our old screen door, followed by the familiar voice of my friend yelling, “Hey, Jim Sidney, let’s go crawdadding.” This sunny morning was the perfect time for us to go fishing for crawfish or, as we ca 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...

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Playoffs? - Free Access

Bearettes face 'must-win' schedule

With two games left in the 2013 season, the Brownsboro Bearettes face “must-win” situations for a shot at the Class 3A playoffs. More...

Team BES gears up for Karaoke night

American Idol. The Voice. These two reality music competitions have nothing on what will take place Thursday, April 11 at Wade’s Place in Chandler. More...

Faith Baptist Church of Chandler held a live crucifixion scene on Good Friday

  Faith Baptist Church of Chandler held a live crucifixion scene on Good Friday near FM-315. Assistant Pastor Brandon Wynne said “many people stopped to take pictures and ask questions. More...

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Chamber Chatter

April is shaping up to be the busiest month yet this year for the Chandler Chamber of Commerce with several activities planned throughout the month.  Our first activity is this Thursday, April 4 for our monthly Cruise Night in front of Wade&rsqu 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...

April in Edom draws near

It’s time for April in Edom 2013 – the fun and creative family-style old-fashion street fair held on the charming downtown street of Edom on Saturday, April 20 and Sunday, April 21 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.  More...

Writer's Corner

The Purple Martins are back!

SOMETHING ELSE

Purple Martins are very interesting birds. According to Wikipedia, “They are the largest North American swallow. More...

CHECKLIST CHARLIE

Encouraging parents

Early in our parenting, my mom-in-law taught us a valuable lesson.  “You’re doing a great job with your kids,” she told her son and me one day out of the blue.  Later that day when we were alone, Dave and I talked about he More...

WRITER’S CORNER

“Unspeakable Loss”  People saw her as a pitiful stranger Who struggled daily with loss so profound She could barely function day-to-day. More...