September 19, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Community center contract under review

Renovations are complete at the Chandler Community Center and city officials are working toward a user contract that will be fair to local residents and non-profits.  More...

Special Sections

School

BHS debaters open season

Under the direction of first-year teacher/coach Emily Siemens the Brownsboro High School Speech and Debate team opened the 2013-14 season with a tournament in Athens.  More...

Obituaries - Free Access

David Rankin Hogan

David Rankin Hogan, 79, Chandler, died Saturday, September 7, 2013 in Tyler. A memorial service was held Saturday, September 21, 2013 at The Lord’s Refuge Full Gospel Church south of Chandler with Pastor Ray Alden officiating. More...

Helen Wallace

Services for Helen Katherine Wallace, 82, of Tyler are scheduled for 2:00 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 19, 2013, at Chandler Memorial Funeral Home Chapel with Pastors Paul Roberts and Eugene Davidson officiating. More...

Maleah Grace McAdam

Maleah Grace McAdam, was accepted into the loving arms of Jesus, on Sept. 12, 2013. Maleah Grace was born on Sept. 11, 2013 in Longview, TX. More...

Writer's Corner

WRITER’S CORNER

Will God allow men to remain in their sin?

For the wrath of God is revealed from Heaven against all ungodliness and Unrighteousness of men, who hold The truth in unrighteousness. This Is what it says in Romans 1:18… What does that mean? More...

Historical

Traveling medicine shows

During the summers of the 1940s, occasionally a traveling Medicine Show would visit Chandler. The last one that I can remember coming to our small town attracted attention as it drove down our main street. More...

High-speed chase started in Chandler

Chandler police officer Rick Smith was on routine patrol at 2:45 a.m. More...

Athens-based ministry plans local expansion

Athens-based Family Peace Project has served Henderson County since its inception in 1996 and its goal for the upcoming year is to expand into the Chandler and Brownsboro area.  Executive Director Marlena Taylor recently announced a partnership More...

Brownsboro considering alcohol sale ordinance

Voters in Henderson County Justice of the Peace Pct. 3 will have the option to vote on the legalized sale of beer and wine in November. More...

News

Hall announces judicial candidacy

At a meeting of the Lone Star Republican Women held last Thursday in Athens, First Assistant District Attorney Mark W. Hall announced that he is seeking the judgeship of the Henderson County Court at Law No. 1, currently held by Matt Livingston. More...

Getting Acquainted

Name: Chris FryeI have lived in: Minden & Shreveport La, Calgary Alberta,Kissimmee FL, Albany NY, Greeneville TN, Searcy AR, andChandler TX More...

Grocery shopping

SOMETHING ELSE |

Many years ago when I was a young child, my family shopped for groceries in Ben Wheeler, Texas, at Moore’s Store.  That’s the same building which is now a very popular restaurant and music venue since the town has been revived by Bro More...

Sports

Royal defense

Bears hold Westwood under 100 yards with dominating D

Just about everything went right for the Brownsboro Bears on Friday the 13th as they played host to Westwood in nondistrict action.  Homecoming 2013 was a breakout party for the Brownsboro defense as it held Westwood to 83 total yards of offense More...

Lee rushes for 163, offense cruises

On a night where the Brownsboro defense allowed just 83 yards of total offense to the visiting Westwood Panthers, the Bear offense put on a show of its own with 328 yards rushing in a 34-6 homecoming victory.  More...

Hooker gets win No. 1

First-year head coach Jason Hooker picked up his first victory on the varsity football level in fine fashion last week as the Brownsboro Bears topped Westwood 34-6 on homecoming.  In his 19th season as a football coach, Hooker celebrated with fr More...