November 14, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

City of Chandler looking forward

The City of Chandler is working to ensure a future signalized intersection on the east side.  Chandler’s Economic Development Corporation approved allocating up to $145,000 to development of property next to Brookshire’s. More...

Special Sections

School

BISD students honored

Sixty students from 20 area high schools gathered at Trinity Valley Community College’s Athens campus Friday to participate in the Phi Theta Kappa Leaders of Tomorrow Conference.  More...

“Circus, Circus” performance by Chandler Elementary Students

Join Chandler Elementary School for some Fun Under the Big Top as the thirdgrade students perform “Circus Circus” on Tuesday, November 19, at 6:30 p.m. in the CES Gymnasium. More...

Extra, Extra, Read All About It

Bear facts magazine is now available at your nearest Brownsboro High School.  Once published as a tabloid, Bear facts is now a new and improved magazine. Its first issue was dated Oct. 17.  More...

Sports

Bears finish year with loss

Brownsboro’s Bears ended the season with a 13-56 loss at the hands of the Athens Hornets.  More...

Eighth-graders, freshmen split games with Hornets

Gold team wins 22-20, Blue team loses 21-12

Both 8th grade football teams ended their seasons in Athens last Thursday. The Gold team won 22-20 while the Blue team fell 21-12.  Gold Team- Michael Cox led the team to victory, scoring two touchdowns with runs of 18 and 65 yards. More...

Frosh fall, 40-34

Brownsboro freshman Bears fell by a 34-40 margin to the Athens Hornets in the last game of the season.  Standouts for the Bears were:  Offense:  KEVION ROSS- 4 rushing touchdowns, 2-point conversion, over 175 rushing yards  MARDAR More...

Pct. 3 voters approve alcohol sales, amendments

THE PEOPLE HAVE SPOKEN

Voters in Justice of the Peace Pct. 3 Tuesday approved the sale of beer and wine for off-premise consumption only.  The issue passed by a margin of 536 to 444.  JP Pct. More...

Brownsboro ISD exceeding state expectations

On Nov. 11, Brownsboro school board members were told the district’s students are far exceeding the state standard on Texas Education Agency’s 2013 Accountability Summary.  More...

News

Premium pecan crop in time for Thanksgiving

Those who consider pecan pie a -must for Thanksgiving won’t be disappointed this year as the quality of Texas pecans will be high, according to a Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service expert.  “They should expect to pay a little m More...

Getting Acquainted

Name: Mark Weixel Hall  I have lived in: Five different states but was born in Wichita Falls. Grew up in Rusk and have lived in Chandler since 1995 along with a couple of years in the 80’s.   More...

Thankful Vietnamese Immigrant

SOMETHING ELSE |

On Saturday, July 24, 2010, the town of Prescott Valley, AZ, hosted a Freedom Rally. Quang Nguyen was asked to speak on his experience of coming to America and what it means to him.  He spoke the following in dedication to all Vietnam Veterans. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Carolyn Arlene Lessley

Services for Carolyn Arlene Lessley, 74, of Chandler, are scheduled for Wednesday, November 13, 2013 at 10:00 AM at Chandler Memorial Funeral Home. Burial will be in Oaklawn Cemetery under direction of Chandler Memorial Funeral Home. More...

Writer's Corner

WRITER’S CORNER

WHO IS MY ENEMY PART 2   Hello my friends! We all gotta be  Thinking at one time or another,  “WHO IS MY ENEMY?” I mean,  We all have em’ for pete sakes,  Right? More...

Historical

Typewriters - instruments of the past

In the past several years the wave of computers, printers and other technologies has almost replaced the old faithful typewriter that we older Americans had depended on for the written word since an Underwood typewriter was made in 1895. More...