May 16, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Food pantry leading effort to provide 'Bear Necessities'

More than 800 students in Brownsboro ISD are on the free lunch program at the intermediate and elementary school level. More...

Brownsboro EDC developing Pioneer Days

Brownsboro is the oldest city in Henderson County and members of the Brownsboro Economic Development Corporation want to develop an annual event to honor the city’s heritage.  EDC member Dusty Wise, owner of Y’s Hometown Foods, addre More...

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School

BES BEST BEARS

Brownsboro Elementary School Best Bears for the week of May 6-10 are PKAM - Jovany Rojas, PKPM - Paige Downey, KA - Ximena Padron, KB - Maddie Owens, KC - Will Lassanske, KD - Lucy Rodriguez, KE - Ry More...

ROWDY READERS

Brownsboro Elementary Rowdy Reading Rascals for the week of May 6-10 are KC - Jenni Montero, 1E - Jacob Fisher, 2E - Cristina Rios, 3E - Katheryn Gonzalez. More...

Graduation Gifts

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Sports

Brownsboro pride

Annual athletic banquet sponsored by booster club

Brownsboro High School athletes were honored Monday during the annual endof year banquet sponsored by the athletic booster club.  Held in the junior high gym due to repairs at the high school, hundreds of people enjoyed looking back on a success More...

Little Dribblers Nationals

Senior Bearettes finish 2nd
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No-Hitters

Carson Booth, left, of the 12U BMC Patriots pitched a no-hitter on Monday, May 6 against the Frankston Indians. Booth had seven strikeouts as his team won 11-1. More...

Citizens support B'boro street repairs

Brownsboro city officials have examined the possibility of repairs to some, if not all, of the city’s streets over the last two months and the reaction from those in the community has been positive.   More...

Jones resigns as city's utilities superintendent

Brownsboro City Council accepted the resignation of long-time utilities superintendent J.D. More...

PROM KING & QUEEN

Roneshia Chancellor and Wyatt Bynum were named the 2013 Brownsboro High School Prom Queen and King Saturday at the Rose Garden in Tyler. Graduation is set for 8 p.m. Friday, May 31 at Bear Stadium. More...

News

Perrys celebrate 50 years of marriage

Happy 50th wedding anniversary! Bobby and JoAnn Perry, from your friends and family! We love you! More...

Read and win at the Chandler Library this summer

The Chandler Public Library is offering programs and prizes for all ages to encourage summer reading and introduce patrons to Ebooks.  Beginning June 1, patrons 18 and older can register to win a Kindle Paperwhite each time they visit and check- More...

Garrett snuff contest

SOMETHING ELSE

Back in 1940, The Fonza Brown family moved near us. Mr. Brown farmed for my disabled Uncle Van. When they were not in school, Brown’s step-sons, Jessie Willis Ward Jr. and his brother Billy Joe Ward, helped Fonza with farm chores. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Rosa Burns Oliver

Funeral services for Rosa Burns Oliver, 65, of Houston, formerly of Tyler, were held Saturday, May 11, 2013, at Peoples Missionary Baptist Church with the Rev. More...

Sheryl (Sheri) Ann Owen Morton

Sheryl “Sheri” Ann Owen Morton, 68, died May 8. She was was born on February 19, 1945 in Cedar Rapids, Iowa to LaRue Tarbox Owen and Donald Lenton Owen.  More...

Historical

The booms that shook up Chandler

World War II ended in 1945. However, five years later some Chandler residents were asking, “Is the war really over?”  More...

St. Louis Southwestern Cotton Belt Railroad

In 1880 the St. Louis - Southwestern came through Brownsboro.  In Feb. 1929, Mr. Felix Leach was hired as depot agent. He and his family moved their furniture by the train and they rented the Calloway house on Depot Street.  More...