June 6, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Brothers rescue woman in well

One woman’s worst fears came true last week while repainting her flagpole.  On May 29, Debbie Blackgrave was repositioning her ladder to reach the top few feet of her flagpole when she fell from her ladder and into the well nearby, 35 feet More...

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School

Several longtime BISD educators retiring

Brownsboro ISD will look a little different next school year with the retirement of several teachers and staffers.  More...

New hours, free meals part of BISD summer plan

Brownsboro ISD will scale back on the hours this summer while also providing free meals to all children 18 years-old and younger.  The administration office, high school and junior high will move to a four-day a week work schedule June and July. More...

Brownsboro ISD Honor Roll and Academic Attendance

Brownsboro High School released the 2012-13 honor roll for ninth-12th grade. 9th Grade A Honor Roll Madison Alexander Lauren Bersano Alexandria Blott Tra’Vonta Boggas Dalton Caldwell Toby Davis  More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Marnez Shelton

Funeral services for Marnez Montgomery Shelton, 99, Chandler, were held Saturday, June 1, 2013, at Faith Tabernacle Church of Deliverance with the Rev. More...

Letters

Letter tO the editOr

There is a lot of truth in the letter submitted by Mrs Galloway. However, I would like to point out that the BMC Youth Foundation play under Texas Teenage Baseball/ Softball League rules.  More...

Historical

Carnivals offered excitement and memories

The aroma of hot dogs and popcorn brings back childhood memories of the carnivals that toured the East Texas area during the 1930s, 40s and 50s. More...

Benefit concert Saturday in B'boro

A benefit concert will be held Saturday, June 8 at the Brownsboro City Park from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. More...

Graduation 2013

  Brownsboro High School celebrated graduation Friday at Bear Stadium as more than 170 students took the next step in their life journey. More photos available online at photosbygeegee.com. |align=left|width=250|height=227|link=node] More...

When you wish upon a city ...

Everyone likes to dream.  From winning millions on a lottery ticket to daydreaming about the perfect job, there is always room for a wish.  Birthday celebrations are centered around blowing out the candles and making one wish that will make More...

News

March to the Rock coming Saturday

What began as an Old Testament Bible study, teaching about ‘God’s Covenant, God’s People, Set Apart’, has become so much more.  More...

Getting Acquainted

Name: John Newsom I have lived in: Lindale, Irving and Chandler. I am in Chandler because: I always intended to move back to East Texas after retirement. Family: My wife Peggy, my brother Sidney and family,  More...

More about Ben Peters

SOMETHING ELSE

Wow! I had a great response from a friend in Louisiana about Ben Peters, whom I wrote about last week. This friend reads my column each week, and this time she showed it to her friend, Dennis, who is himself a songwriter.  More...

Sports

Sports editor Chad Wilson selects his top-3 male, female senior BHS athletes

Looking back at the Brownsboro High School Class of 2013 from an athletic standpoint there were several athletes who earned superlative honors in their respective sports.  While various members of the senior class played a big role in the teams& More...

Creekside Sports now open

Creekside Sports opened its doors in Chandler Wednesday as the owners seek to provide everything the outdoors enthusiast needs to enjoy a day on Lake Palestine.  JLS Enterprises and Leagueville Air moved its offices from Farm-to- Market 315 to H More...