August 8, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Utility rates, other fees to increase

Utility rates in Chandler are set to increase following a lengthy discussion during a called city council meeting Thursday, Aug. More...

GRAND OPENING

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Special Sections

School

BHS releases schedule, parking information

It is time to think “backto school” as students across the state return to classes on Monday, Aug. More...

Brownsboro FFA attends state convention

Brownsboro FFA Chapter officers attended the 85th annual State FFA Convention in Dallas July 9-12, 2013.  While in attendance the Brownsboro FFA chapter was very well represented.  The FFA chapter received numerous awards along with some of More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Virginia Dale Jones

Graveside services for Virginia Dale Jones, 68, of Tyler, were held Saturday, Aug. 3, 2013, in Rock Hill Cemetery in Brownsboro with Bro. James Cheatham officiating under direction of Lloyd James Funeral Home. More...

J.W. Nix

Memorial services for John “J.W.” Nix, 70, Kerens, were held Aug. 3, 2013, at Carroll-Lehr Funeral Home Chapel, Athens, with Pastor Danny Bristow officiating.  Nix died Wednesday, July 24, 2013, in Corsicana.  More...

Joe Philen

A graveside service for Joe D. Philen, 83, of Brownsboro was held on August 2, 2013 in Edom Cemetery.  More...

Writer's Corner

WRITER’S CORNER

ANGER - PART 6  Last week’s pause, was to ponder That which provokes a loving God to anger. More...

Historical

Traveling photographers

During my childhood in the late 1930s and 40s, it wasn’t practical or affordable for my family to have family photographs taken at a photography studio in Tyler. More...

Old Main Street Market coming soon

What’s old is new again in Chandler as Stan Copeland has teamed with his father Don Copeland and father-in-law Dale Barnes to bring in the Old Main Street Market.  Located at 105 Main Street just behind the new Kidd-Jones/Whatburger near t More...

Taylor back in Chandler, preparing to replace Moffeit

After a year away, spending time in a larger city, John Taylor has returned to Chandler equipped to help guide the city as it continues to grow.  Taylor was hired by Chandler in 2011 as assistant city administrator to help implement the comprehe More...

Chandler tax rate stays same

Following a budget workshop Thursday, Aug. More...

News

Getting Acquainted

Name: Carla Moss.I have lived in: Tyler most of my life.I am in Chandler because: because this is where Iwork and I live living in a small town.Family: I have a 24-year old son who means the worldto me. More...

Giant concrete arrows

SOMETHING ELSE

Every so often, usually in the vast deserts of the American Southwest, a hiker will run across something puzzling: an enormous concrete arrow, as much as seventy feet in length, just sitting in the middle of scrub-covered nowhere. More...

Reviving unity

CHECKLIST CHARLIE

One of my favorite things about the recent book signing at our Bullard History Museum in the O. L. Ferrell Pharmacy building was the emphasis on the contribution made to our community by African Americans. Leave it to Dr. Margie to honor all.  More...

Sports

Bearettes open the season Tuesday

Brownsboro just missed out on the playoffs last season. More...

Let's get it started

Brownsboro High School football and volleyball players started preparations for the 2013 season Monday. More...