May 9, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

EDC allocates $6,500 more for Ace store

The Chandler Economic and Development Corporation agreed last Thursday to allocate an additional $6,500 to Saline Creek Investment Corporation for the new Ace Hardware store being built on the west end of the city.  The Chandler City Council has More...

BISD to use CSCOPE curriculum

In an effort to align the district’s curriculum at all campuses, Brownsboro ISD is going to utilize the CSCOPE management system for the 2013-14 school year.  Executive Director of Curriculum and Instruction Trampas Bass gave a presentatio More...

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School

Murchison ISD Honor Roll and Perfect Attendance

Murchison ISD fifth sixweeks honor roll  Mrs. More...

County poster contest

  The Henderson County April Child Abuse Awareness Poster Contest sponsored by the Henderson County Child Advocacy Center, Henderson County Sheriff’s Office, Henderson County Attorney and District Attorney’s Offices, was open to all More...

Kabbage Patch grads

  Kabbage Patch Day School graduates who will be attending kindergarten in the fall are Cason Hopson, Lilly Epperson, Hunter Smith, Gabriel Hood, Natalie Hood and Connor Stevens. More...

Sports

Bragdon finishes 37th at state

Brownsboro’s Jared Bragdon competed in the Class 3A UIL state golf tournament May 2-3 at Jimmy Clay Golf Course in Austin.  Fighting cold, windy conditions both days of the tournament, Bragdon finished 37th overall with a two-day total of More...

Building a champ

Year by year, the Brownsboro Bears are inching closer to a playoff spot. Could next year be their year? With six players returning from a team that finished 14-13 in 2013, the Bears will have a strong core to build from in 2014. More...

All-Star

KTBB honors McCarthy

Brownsboro senior Patrick McCarthy has been named a KTBB Scholastic All-Star for the 2012-13 school year.  The team includes male and female students who are involved in as many school-related activities as possible in the KTBB/ESPN 92.1 listeni More...

Moffeit to retire, become EDC director

Potential changes are in store for Chandler as City Administrator Jim Moffeit was chosen as the first Executive Director of the Economic and Development Corporation during a called EDC meeting last Thursday.   More...

ELECTION DAY Saturday, May 11

From Emergency Services Districts to alcohol to city More...

BMB performing at Winchester Park

Several end-of-year events normally held in the high school gym have been moved to other venues due to heating and A/C repairs

The award-winning Brownsboro Military Band will perform at Winchester Park in Chandler on Tuesday, May 14 for its spring concert. More...

News

Big Bend National Park

SOMETHING ELSE

Back in 2000, my husband and I were on the road again, touring with a group of friends. More...

Happenings Around Town

The annual Memorial  More...

Library creates summer teen program

In an effort to find a way to bring all generations together to enjoy reading, the Chandler Public Library is using its program to attract teens to Ebooks.  There is no secret, teens are addicted to electronics and the idea of picking up a paper More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Gladys Jewel Rose

Gladys Jewel Rose, 90, of Chandler died May 2, 2013 in Tyler. Graveside services were held Saturday, May 4, 2013 at the Edom Cemetery in Edom, TX.  Rose had lived in the East Texas area since 1967. More...

Ollie Ree Ramsey Talley

Ollie Ree Ramsey Talley “Mimi” died May 1, 2013. She was born Aug. 3, 1934, in Van Buren, Ark., to Grant and Annie Thelma Bennett Ramsey. She was reared in the Rayville, La., area.  More...

Guy Horton

Guy M. Horton, 80, of Athens, passed away April 30, 2013, from Alzheimer’s disease.  He was born April 11, 1933, the youngest of 12 children of Hyter and Nelia Horton, one of the pioneering families of the Blackjack community.  More...

Writer's Corner

WRITER’S CORNER

Our Mothers We should thank God for our Mothers, Every day of every year. Just the word, Mother, brings to mind All the memories we hold dear.   More...

Historical

Witching for water

The first written record of dowsing, divining or witching to locate ground water with a forked twig was recorded in 1556. This method is still practiced today all over the world. More...

Blacksmith

In J. R. Broyles Blacksmith Shop, he could fix anything from wagons, he could fix any farm equipment that broke.  If it was made of metal and broke he could weld it together. More...