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BISD raises taxes 5.04%

Brownsboro ISD school board approved raising taxes by 5.04 percent during a called meeting Monday, Aug. More...

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Obituaries - Free Access

Peggy J. Hampel

Funeral services for Peggy J. Hampel were held Saturday, Aug. 24, 2013 in the chapel of Burks Walker Tippit Funeral Home with the Rev. Todd Cooper officiating. Burial followed in Red Hill Cemetery in Henderson County.  More...

Emma Parker

Emma Sue Parker, 77, died peacefully from lung cancer at her home in Austin on July 28, 2013.  Emma was born March 5, 1936, to Forrest and Annie Thomas of Buna, Texas. More...

Sports

It’s game time!

Bear Stadium will be rocking Friday night as the Brownsboro Bears play host to the Crandall Pirates to open the 2013 high school football season.  Brownsboro enters the season predicted to finish fourth in District 15-3A while the Pirates are pr More...

Ready, set, football

Jones ready for season with Warhawks

Football season is here as high school teams are gearing up for the big game Friday night while several college programs are preparing for Saturday action.  Brownsboro graduate Nick Jones signed with University of Louisiana – Monroe out of More...

Palestine tops Brownsboro

The preseason is over and the Brownsboro Bears are getting closer to showing what their new offense will look like.  Coach Jason Hooker opened up the offense a little more against Palestine, but overall the Bears still ran as basic a playbook as More...

Positions open for ESD board

Westside Volunteer Fire Department is still seeking applicants to sit on Emergency Services District No. 6 Board. More...

Chandler continues beautification efforts

Recently the City of Chandler has continued efforts to keep the city looking beautiful.  Chandler is not only “A City with a Heart” but a city with an abundance of history.  The Yarborough House, which was the birthplace of U.S. More...

Applications accepted for new session

CITIZENS ACADEMY 2

Round two of the Chandler Citizen’s Academy will be held from 5:30-8 p.m., Oct. 15 through Nov. More...

News

BISD partners with Neptune Gametime

Brownsboro ISD has partnered with Neptune Gametime to bring professional, college-like pregame music and announcements to various sporting events.  More...

Getting Acquainted

Name: Diana  Williams  I have lived in: Texas whole life, originally from Weston/Celina then Brownsboro for over 20 years.  More...

'Twas a dark and stormy night...

SOMETHING ELSE |

I know this title sounds like something Snoopy would write, but Snoopy didn’t write it, and Alfred Hitchcock didn’t write it either. More...

Writer's Corner

WRITER’S CORNER

Don’t have regrets. I won’t be here to answer your call. I can’t be here at all. I will always love you no matter what. I was your mother! When you were little I dried your tears. More...

Historical

Grabblin' for catfish

Grabbling for catfish was a popular way for men, including my daddy, to fish in East Texas in the 1930s-50s. Grabbling is fishing for catfish by diving underwater, using only bare hands and feet, feeling about or searching blindly. More...

Stewart adopts museum's front bedroom

Yarborough Restoration

Six in a seven-part series on the efforts of the Chandler Historical Society and others to restore seven rooms in the Yarborough house museum. More...