December 5, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

MADD launches holiday campaign

TYLER -- According to a new national survey by Mothers Against Drunk Driving, 73 percent of adults, 21 and over, surveyed said they “have been at an event and seen someone try to drive home after drinking too much.” As the approach of the More...

Special Sections

Obituaries - Free Access

Faye Gibson

Services for Faye Gibson, 90, of Flint, Texas, were held 4:00 pm Sunday December 1, 2013 at Eubank Funeral Chapel, under the direction of Eubank Funeral Home, Canton.  Burial will be in Edom Cemetery, Edom, Texas.  She passed away November More...

Annette Wilson Smith

Annette Wilson Smith, 80, Chandler, died Monday, December 2, 2013 in Tyler. Funeral services are scheduled for 10:00 AM Thursday, December 5, 2013 at Westlake Baptist Church in Chandler with Bro. Lee Evans and Bro. Bob Sexton officiating. More...

Robert Oneal Allison

Robert Oneal Allison, 74, Tyler, died Thursday, November 28, 2013 at his home. No services are scheduled. Arrangements are with Chandler Memorial Funeral Home. More...

Letters

A Letter from the Lions Den

The great thing about being the Chandler Nursing Home Lions’ chairperson is being able to sit and visit with the wonderful residents there. More...

Historical

Saturday in downtown Tyler

Nearby downtown Tyler was an exciting place for my friends and me to visit occasionally on Saturdays. There were so many more activities to keep us occupied in Tyler than in Chandler since Tyler was the largest city in East Texas.  More...

Chandler's EDC reviews new park pavilion

Chandler’s EDC conducted a public hearing Nov. 26 at City Hall for proposed allocation, matched by the City, of $125,000 for a new pavilion which would consist of bathrooms, concessions, seating, and storage at Winchester Park.  More...

GONE BUT NOT FORGOTTEN

Brownsboro ISD cottage demolished

The Brownsboro ISD cottage, which reflected a time-line reaching from despair to recovery in America was demolished Monday, Nov. 25.  After 72 years, the BISD Cottage building was reduced to rubble in mere hours.  More...

News

Police Explorer Toy Drive at Winchester Park

The Chandler Police Explorers will be hosting this year’s Cops Cruiser Stuffer Toy drive at Winchester Park from 5-9 p.m. on Saturday December 7, 2013. More...

Getting Acquainted

Name: Dean and BettyCurrenWe have lived in: SanAntonio, TX and the USA.Family: 1 daughter inCharlotte, NC; 1 son in SanAntonio; 5 grandchildren.Retired from: Dean was a More...

Take time to smell the roses

SOMETHING ELSE |

In Washington, D.C. at a Metro Station on a cold January morning, a man with a violin played six Bach pieces for about 45 minutes. During that time, approximately 2,000 people went through the station,most of them on their way to work.  More...

Sports

CONGRATULATIONS BEARETTES!

Varsity girls win Mt. Vernon tournament

Bearettes are all smiles after the win at Mt. Vernon tourney. More...

Bears falter in tournament; off to 0-3 start

The 16th Annual Tyler Area Baseball Officials Scholarship Classic was played last weekend at UT Tyler’s Herrington Patriot Center.  Money is raised through the tournament and the officials award it to area basketball players at the end of More...

Frosh lose to LV, get 1st win over Lions

The Brownsboro Bears Freshman Basketball team played in the Lindale tournament last weekend splitting the games.  The first game was a loss to a 5A opponent, the Longview Lobos.  More...