May 30, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Alcohol sales affect area communities

The recent string of local alcohol elections has provided a sense of convenience that residents of Smith County have never had.  Areas that were once hubs for alcohol purchase are feeling the burn as recently wet areas profit from the changes.&n More...

Fundraiser planned for tornado victims

When disasters strike, people in communities come together to help their neighbors.  Various individuals, churches and groups have already brought, or plan to bring, much needed supplies to victims of the horrific tragedy experienced by the rece More...

Special Sections

School

FFA students recognized at banquet

Numerous students were honored and recognized for their outstanding accomplishments throughout the 2012- 2013 school-year during the Brownsboro Future Farmers of America awards banquet held Tuesday, May 21.  A highlight of the evening was the pr More...

BJHS students inducted into NJHS

The Brownsboro chapter of the National Junior Honor Society held a reception at the BHS Little Theater Thursday, May 23 to induct 47 new members into the society.  There are five factors in determining if a student is NJHS material. More...

BJHS students presented with awards

Brownsboro Junior High held its annual award ceremonies Thursday, May 23 honoring the best and brightest students as well as the top athletes. Dianna Kuhns was named Employee of the Year while Teacher of the Year was Stephanie Womack. More...

Sports

Gutierrez named first team pitcher

It was a tough end to a strong season for the Brownsboro Bears as the baseball team rolled through non-district play before going up against a strong District 15-3A slate.  Brownsboro finished the season 14-13 with a 2-8 record in district.  More...

State of Bear Nation

New athletic director evaluates program, sets goals for next season

As athletic director Jason Hooker prepares for his first full year in Brownsboro ISD, he has high goals for each program based on the overall success in the 2012- 13 school year.  More...

Historical

WPA "Rocks around the school"

Of all of President Franklin D. Roosevelt’s New Deal programs, the Works Progress Administration (WPA) is the most famous, because it affected so many people’s lives. More...

Breaking News - 5/30/2013 8:31 AM

Whooping cough reported in BISD - Free Access

One case of Pertussis, also called whooping cough, has been reported in a student attending classes in the Brownsboro Independent School District.   More...

Hotel coming to Chandler

As he prepares for the transition from city administrator to executive director of the Chandler Economic Development Corporation, Jim Moffeit said he expects a hotel/motel to come to the city within the next five to 10 years.  More...

Memorial Day Service

Chandler Memorial Cemetery Association held a Memorial Day service Monday. Boy Scout Troop 342 presented the colors while First Assembly of God Youth Minister Chris Frye delivered the message. More...

News

50th Anniversary

  Jerry and Brenda Compton will celebrate 50 years of marriage on Saturday, June 1. A celebration will be held at First Assembly of God in Brownsboro at 2 p.m. The couple was married in 1963. More...

Letter to the Editor

Dear Editor:   I feel compelled to speak regarding your athletic programs prior to the Junior High and High School level.  After attending a baseball game this week, my husband and I were bringing our grandson home with us.  More...

Getting Acquainted

Name: David Young I have lived in: Massachusetts, Texas, Germany, Washington and California. I am in Brownsboro because: I moved to Brownsboro at the start of my 4th year teaching at Brownsboro ISD.  More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Louise Dunn Faires

Funeral services for Louise Dunn Faires, age 91, of Commerce, will be conducted at 11 a.m. Wednesday, May 29, 2013 at the Commerce Church of Christ with David Gibson officiating. Interment will follow at 3:30 p.m.  More...

Earl Anderson

Services for Earl C. Anderson, 93, of Brownsboro were Friday, May 24, 2013, in the chapel of Burks Walker Tippit Funeral Home with the Rev. Tommy Weems officiating. Masonic graveside rites followed in Rock Hill Cemetery.  Born on Dec. More...

Kimberley Sue Barela

Memorial services for Kimberley Sue Barela, 47, of Chandler, are scheduled for Thursday, May 30, 2013 at 10 AM at Chandler Memorial Funeral Home.  Barela died May 24, 2013 in Chandler. She was born August 9, 1965 in Orange, California.  More...