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BISD's Wooten heads to Nacogdoches

Search starts for high school principal

Brownsboro ISD is in search of a new high school principal after Kenneth Wooten was named the new principal at Nacogdoches High School last week.  More...

Special Sections

Obituaries - Free Access

James Frank Edwards

Funeral services for James F. “Jim” Edwards, 83 of LaRue, Texas were held Friday, June 21, 2013 at the Hannigan Smith Funeral Home Chapel in Athens, Texas with Pastor Robbie Caldwell officiating. More...

Violet L. Hittle

Violet L. Hittle, 89, of Chandler, died June 22, 2013 in Tyler. She was born January 25, 1924 in Springfield, Missouri.  More...

Jearldean “Jerry” Durrett

Jearldean “Jerry” Durrett, 88, Brownsboro, died June 20, 2013 in Chandler. Funeral services were held, Saturday, June 22, 2013 at Rock Hill Baptist Church in Brownsboro, with Rev. Danny Bristow officiating. More...

Sports

Heart of Champions

Brownsboro athletes play in FCA all-star game

Brownsboro grad Shelby Rogers played his final game wearing a Bear football helmet as he was the schools lone representative in the Fellowship of Christian Athletes Heart of a Champions Bowl.  Played Saturday, June 15 at Tyler's Trinity Mother F More...

Conner named all-state

The Texas Girls Coaches Association selects Academic All- State teams in conferences 1A, 2A, 3A, 4A and 5A.  Athletes must be seniors, must have a grade point average of 94 or above for grades 9-11, and must be a team member in good standing.&nb More...

Best in the county

Bears, Bearettes earn superlative honors

Several Brownsboro High School baseball and softball players were named to the Athens Daily Review All-Henderson County team.  In baseball, junior Chris Davis was named county Offensive Player of the Year while Ryan Covington, also a junior, was More...

Homeless man hit by train

A homeless man was hit by a train late Saturday night near the JB Storage Buildings just outside the Brownsboro city limits.  According to various reports, the man was sleeping in a fetal position on the tracks when he was hit by a train.  More...

Josh Turner named new head coach

BROWNSBORO BASEBALL

Newly-hired Josh Turner has been named head baseball coach at Brownsboro High School after the resignation of Cody Ellis.  Ellis has coached the Bears the past two seasons posting a 23-27 record. More...

Weemses return to Chandler

'Missouri made a Texan out of me'

After leaving the Brownsboro/ Chandler community for Jackson, Missouri in 2009, Rev. More...

News

Lion of the Year

  The Chandler Lions Club had it’s annual dinner capping a ‘wonderful’ year of events. Ron Boyda was presented the award for Lion of the Year from president Elton Caldwell. More...

Getting Acquainted

Name: Olivia Tedford I have lived in: Leagueville, Murchison, Brownsboro, Tyler, Chandler and Ben Wheeler. I am in Chandler because: We moved her from Ben Wheeler when my daughter was to start school and have been here since. More...

Just for laughs

SOMETHING ELSE

~~ How about a couple I met shortly after moving to Brownsboro: The wife had always yearned to go to the Grand Canyon. Many times she asked her husband to take her there -- just as many times he always found some excuse not to go. More...

Writer's Corner

WRITER’S CORNER

Can I have another one: I get horses by the pairs Can I have another one? On our farm we have one mare. Can I have another one? I need one that’s dappled grey. Can I have another one? I think this one should b More...

Historical

The Pinckard and Askew Duel

An article by Senator Ralph W. Yarborough in the 1980 book, “Chandler—Its History And People” described a duel by two Chandler men. More...