August 1, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Michigan man brings cool temps to Chandler

Battles dog days of summer with new technology

Jim Schopieray loves Michigan. More...

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Obituaries - Free Access

Fred Escamilla

A mass for the happy repose of the soul of Fred Magdaleno Escamilla, 36, of Brownsboro, was held Monday, July 29, 2013, at Carroll-Lehr Funeral Home chapel, Athens.  A private recitation of the rosary was scheduled prior to the services for fami More...

Dennis Rayford Carrington

Services for Dennis Rayford Carrington, 70, of Brownsboro, were held Saturday, July 27, 2013 at Chandler Memorial Funeral Home with Pastor Jerry Summy officiating. More...

William “Bill” Shanholtz, Sr.

Services for Bill Shanholtz Sr., 86, of Tyler, were held Thursday, July 25 Chandler Memorial Funeral Home with Pastor Steven G. More...

Sports

State Runner-Up

After eight games, BMC Bears finish second in TTA tournament in Hillsboro

It was not easy, but the 14-andunder BMC Bears finished second in the Texas Teen-age Association state baseball tournament held in Hillsboro last week. More...

Volleyball Camp

Brownsboro ISD coaches held volleyball camp last week for various age groups at Brownsboro Junior High. Participants learned fundamentals of the game while also competing in various contests. More...

The wait is over, players report

The wait is officially over. Brownsboro ISD sports is about to kick into high gear.  This is expected to be a banner year in BHS sports as the University Interscholastic League has announced a fourth team can reach the postseason. More...

EDC seeks to fund pavilion, parking lot

Chandler Economic Development Corporation last week agreed to spend $125,000 on the construction of a new pavilion at Winchester Park and $13,440 for parking lot improvements at 501 Highway 31.  Both items, though, are contingent on approval by More...

Organizing to feed BISD children

Local leaders meet to discuss BackPack Program

Dozens of area leaders from all walks of life met last week for an informational meeting on the Bear Necessities BackPack Program. More...

Mythbusters: Chandler's 'speed trap'

Small towns across Texas often get labeled as a “speed trap” because law enforcement cracks down on those who simply can not obey the law.  For example, major league baseball’s current home run leader Chris Davis of the Baltimo More...

News

Chandler to discuss tax rate, utility increase

A special meeting has been called for the Chandler City Council as it prepares for the 2013-14 fiscal year that starts in October. The meeting at 6 p.m. Thursday, Aug. More...

Chandler man sentenced aggravated sexual assault

Jason Hood, 37, formerly of Chandler, was sentenced by Judge Dan Moore of the 173rd Judicial District Court to 35 years in the Texas Department of Criminal Justice for the Aggravated Sexual Assault of a Child under 14 years of age and 5 years for the More...

We all need a tree

SOMETHING ELSE

A lady hired a man to help in remodeling her house. After he had finished a rough first day on the job, a flat tire made him lose an hour of work, his electric drill quit, and his ancient one-ton truck refused to start.  More...

Writer's Corner

WRITER’S CORNER

TRIBUTE TO MY FOSTER MOTHER  At six months old, I was welcomed into a Mother’s loving arms and warm heart Because Alice was there. More...