January 16, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

City reports increase in sales taxes, bldg. permits

In the 2013 fiscal year, the City of Chandler reported a doubledigit percentage increase in sales tax rebates and the taxable value of property in town.  Chandler’s share of local sales tax increased more than 18 percent, or $81,786, in 20 More...

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School

Chandler Book Bears

Chandler Elementary is introducing a new program this school year. It honors those students who are the top AR (Accelerated Reader) students in their classroom. Students read books and then take quizzes over the information they read. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

William Oscar Daily

Services for William Oscar Daily, 80, of Brownsboro, were Saturday, January 11, 2014 at 11:00 AM at Rock Hill Baptist Church with Rev. Robert Welch, Rev. Danny Bristow, and Rev. Tommy Weems officiating. More...

James Dal Bannister

James Dal Bannister, 76, of Larue, died January 12, 2014 in Tyler. He was born October 5, 1937 in Crandall. More...

BISD vs. Chaney

Henderson County tax assessor, school continue to debate collection methods

Henderson County Tax Collector/Assessor Milburn Chaney told the Brownsboro school board Jan. More...

P&Z adds stipulations to proposed site plans

Chandler’s Planning and Zoning Commission met in regular session Jan. More...

B'boro City Council has first meeting of new year

Members consider street repair needs

“The roads are at their end. More...

News

Thank a school board member

Chandler, TX – January is School Board Recognition Month and Brownsboro ISD is joining other districts across the state to thank these community volunteers for their commitment and contributions to our public schools.  More...

Henderson County Courts ahead of the curve

Texas became the nation’s largest state to implement a mandatory electronic court filing system, also known as e-filing, aimed at digitizing court filings. Henderson County will make the mandated switch in July, 2015.  More...

Better Know a Business

THE RUSTY NAIL

Name of Business: The Rusty Nail Name of Owners: Bo and Lisa Hargrave Days & Hours of Operation: Tues. – Fri. 9:30-5:30; Sat. 9:30-3:30. Address: 13230 SH 31 E, Brownsboro.  More...

Sports

Hitting the hardcourt

Freshman, JV, varsity boys challenge Wills Point, Van

The Freshman Bears took on Wills Point in the last game before staring district play. As reported by Coach Adams the Bears took the first quarter 15 – 3 The Tigers bounced back and took the second qua ter 9 – 6. More...

Note from Athletic Director at Athens ISD

Just wanted to let everyone know that our Fire Marshal has informed us that our gym capacity will be only 680 people. Due to capacity limit, it will be a first come first serve entrance. More...

Junior high teams face Mineola

The 7th grade Bears, both Gold and Blue teams, defeated Mineola on Jan. 9. The Gold team won by a score of 49-13 while the Blue team won by a final score of 53-27. More...

Historical

Coon dog contraption and concoction

There is an old saying that you can know a lot about a man by the way he treats animals. Then, it’s equally true that you can know a lot about Jim Coleman, a Chandler native, by the way he treated his coon dogs.  More...