April 18, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Thief caught, copper-handed

Ernie Eugene Girard, 37, was booked into Henderson County Jail early Tuesday morning on charges of criminal mischief greater than $200,000 after Brownsboro ISD police chief Scott Myntti arrested him on copper theft.  More...

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School

BES BEST BEARS

Brownsboro Elementary School Best Bears for the week of April 8-12 are PKAM - April Featherston, PKPM - Osiris Tinajero, KA - Brittney Brownlee, KB - Alyvia Nays, KC - Madison Newsom, KD - Briceson W More...

ROWDY READERS

Brownsboro Elementary School Rowdy Reading Rascals for April 8-12 are: KD - Kenzi Owens, 1A - Jonathon Freeman, 2C - Shelby Lehr, 3E - Jerrod Smith. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Breaking News - 4/18/2013 10:33 AM

O.V. "Buddy" Brown

A celebration of life service for O.V. "Buddy" Brown, 85, of Brownsboro will be 1 p.m. Friday, April 19, 2013, at the graveside in Chandler Memorial Cemetery with the Rev.  More...

Lillian Lucille Lane

Services for Lillian Lucille Lane, 93, of Royse City, Texas, are scheduled for 11:00 am Thursday April 18, 2013 at Eubank Chapel with Harol Wright officiating, under the direction of Eubank Funeral Home, Canton. More...

James Jones

James Austin Jones was born April 29, 1948 in Texarkana, Texas and passed away at the age of 64 on April 9, 2013 in Tyler. More...

Historical

CHANDLER YESTERYEAR

The gypsies are here

Late one spring afternoon in 1943, Joe Sanchez, a neighborhood friend of mine, came running to our front door. Out of breath from running and yelling, he grabbed me by the arm and said, “Jim Sidney, come with me. The Gypsies are here.” More...

BROWNSBORO REMEMBERED

Beauty shops

Brownsboro had beauty shops to take care of the ladies hair. More...

Brownsboro street repairs to cost $1.5M

Better roads in Brownsboro is going to cost – a lot.  City officials reviewed a bid by Billy Cummings Construction during the city council meeting April 11 and determined repairs, including curb and gutter, to four of the city streets woul More...

BVFD adds 3 trucks, training with funds

Just how effective are Emergency Services Districts?  More...

Headed to regionals

On the court or in the classroom, Brownsboro High School has a knack for advancing to the regional round of University Interscholastic League competition.  Nine students survived a tough district meet to advance to academic regional competition 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...

City weight loss challenge launched

Over the next couple of months the city of Chandler is going to look a little different as several of its city leaders are participating in a city weight loss challenge.  From Mayor Ann Hall to employees at ETMC Chandler, area residents are look More...

April in Edom this weekend

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

Sports

Several Bears named to all-star squads

Brownsboro senior Patrick Mc- Carthy scored four points, including a three-pointer, to help the West team to an 85-74 victory Saturday in the 10th Annual Azalea Orthopedics All-Star Basketball Game at Wagstaff Gymnasium.  With a slew a players f More...

All-district honors handed out in tennis

After a short season on the court several Brownsboro High School tennis players earned all-district honors from the District 15-3A competition April 5-6.  The mixed doubles team of Blake Ralson and Danielle McWhorter were one of four mixed doubl More...

Bragdon second in district golf

Brownsboro junior Jared Bragdon took second place in the District 15-3A golf tournament before opening regionals in Pottsboro with a 76 Monday.  Bragdon shot a then personal best two-day total of 155 in district to claim second place. More...

Writer's Corner

SOMETHING ELSE

Once upon a time (a true love story)

Long. long years ago in a galaxy far, far away ... well, maybe not that long ago, a family named Bolland lived in the beautiful mountains of Tennessee on land passed down from an ancestor. More...

WRITER’S CORNER

SALVATION…A RIGHT TO SELF? IS IT TRUE? PART 2  Luke 1:69 stands the eminent sign, “And hath raised up a horn” Man And earth’s fullness…blessed the Day He was born! More...

Christian Voices

The Pastoral Calling, Part XXV:

With the divorce rate near 50 percent for first time marriages, and 70 percent for second time marriages (Divorce Statistics, 2012), it should be no wonder that it takes weeks and sometimes months to schedule an appointment, for any kind of counselin More...