July 18, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Mail delays causing newspapers, bulk mailers to lose customers

Two months after the closure of the East Texas Processing and Distribution Center near Tyler, United States Postal Service delivery delays are causing East Texas bulk mailers to lose customers.  Texas PressAssociation’s Periodicals Consult More...

Special Sections

Obituaries - Free Access

Bob Bowman

A memorial service for Bob Bowman of Lufkin will be held at Calvary Baptist Church on Thursday, July 18 at 2 pm.  Bob was born in Anderson County on June 3, 1936 and passed away on Saturday, July 13, 2012 in a Lufkin Hospital after a brief illne More...

Amy Sue Poole

Funeral services for Amy Sue Poole, 47, of Brownsboro were held 11 AM Saturday, July 6, 2013 at the First United Methodist Church in Chandler with Rev. More...

Sports

Softball

Teams from across the state gather in Chandler for the Texas Teen-age Association 6U state softball tournament July 14-18
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Football season ticket sales starting

Brownsboro High School varsity football season tickets will go on sale to last year’s ticket holders Aug. 5.  Sales will run through Aug. 19 before ticket sales open to the general public Aug. More...

Preparing for success

Brownsboro ISD athletes participating in Bear Camp

In a little over two weeks the Brownsboro Bearettes will report to volleyball camp while the Bears will report to football camp a week after.  While some student-athletes took the summer off from the weight room, and more specifically running, d More...

BHS principal, BJHS assistant named

Brownsboro Independent School District filled two needs Monday with the hiring of principals for two locations, Brownsboro High and Brownsboro Junior High.  Brandon Jones was hired as the high school principal replacing Kenneth Wooten. More...

Town homes, road repairs approved

Two townhomes, repairs to two city streets and the parking area at God’s Open Hands were approved by the Chandler City Council during the regularly scheduled meeting Tuesday, July 9.  More...

Engineers considering cost of street overhaul

Brownsboro mayor Terry Mills informed the city council during last Thursday’s monthly meeting that engineers are putting together cost estimates for a major overhaul of city streets.  More...

News

Moffeit recognized

Chandler city administrator Jim Moffeit was recognized for his support of the BMC Youth Foundation during Sunday’s opening ceremonies for the Texas Teen-age Association 6U state softball tourna More...

Getting Acquainted

Name: Myra Lynne Burkham I have lived in: Chandler, Tyler, parts of Mississippi I am in Chandler because: this is where I grew up, my family is here and I love the small town life where everyone knows everyone.  More...

More about the Martins

SOMETHING ELSE

On April 4, 2013, this column was about the Purple Martins who lived next door to me, and how they came back from South America while it was still so cold here last spring. More...

Writer's Corner

WRITER’S CORNER

Anger ~PART4 Thinking on last week’s ending… 1 Peter 4:17, about judgment Beginning at the house of God! The word, “judgment” used here Punctuates severe trial…exposing True character, set More...

Historical

Concord Baptist Church

Concord Baptist Church is located three miles north of Chandler on FM 2010, just one mile south of FM 279. The church was organized in 1872. More...