February 13, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Five Bears commit to continue athletic careers

Brownsboro High School has five student athletes, the most in the County, sign letters-of-intent.  National Signing Day was Feb. More...

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School

BES BEST BEARS

Brownsboro Elementary Best Bears for the week of February 3 – 7 were: PKAM – Jeremiah High; PKPM – Christophe Gant Jr.; KA – Rainee Smith; KB – Lane Walker; KC – E More...

ROWDY READERS

Brownsboro Elementary Rowdy Reading Rascals for the week of February 3 - 7 were: Kindergarten-Jackson Murray; 1st grade- Layne Hooker; 2nd grade- Jared Bowman; 3rd grade- Jasmine Smith More...

Pennies for Patients fundraiser exceeded goal

Lisa Brown, principal of Chandler Intermediate School has a message for the community. “I wanted to let everyone know about our Pennies for Patients fundraiser we just completed for the Leukemia foundation. More...

Sports

Breakdown on UIL realignment

Brownsboro ISD Athletic Director Jason Hooker updated to the School Board on the UIL realignment.  “Three was a little bit of confusion and I wanted to give some clarity on that tonight. More...

Photo

Charley Page on Friday qualified for the championship final in the 100 breast stroke and finished 8th on Saturday at the regional meet held at the Lewisville Aquatic Center in The Colony, Texas. More...

Junior high Bears finish year with Mabank sweep

Brownsboro 8th Grade Basketball   Last Thursday, Feb. 6, the Brownsboro Junior High teams played their last games of the season at Mabank. More...

No debate about it

Spitzer rallies as opponent fails to show at event

The Henderson County Tea Party hosted a “Meet and Greet” community forum and debate on Feb. 7 for the Republican Primary Candidates. More...

Rep. Gooden replies to criticism

Henderson County Tea Party and Dr. Stuart Spitzer have concerns as to why State Representative Lance Gooden did not attend the community forum on Feb. 7 and previous forums held in his district.  More...

News

Better Know a Business

COKER AND QUALLS, PA

Name of Owners: Dr. Karah Coker and Dr. James Qualls Days & Hours of Operation: Mon. – Thurs. 8:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. and Fri. 8:30 a.m. – 2 p.m. Business is located in Athens because: we are in the  More...

It's alright to be little bitty

SOMETHING ELSE |

“It’s alright to be little bitty.” This is the title of a song written by Tom T. Hall, recorded by Alan Jackson in October of 1996, which reached the top of the U.S. Billboard’s musical charts in December of that year. More...

First Love

TRY TO MISS THE BOB WIRE

I remember it like it was yesterday. I hurt all over. I was even more confused than normal, and I couldn’t sleep at night. In general, I was miserable. Everyone knows the diagnosis; I was in love! More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Edna Swain Parker Blackmarr

Services for Edna Swain Parker Blackmarr, 96, of Chandler, were Friday, Feb. 7, 2014 at 2:00PM at Leagueville Baptist Church with Bro. David Smith officiating. More...

Melinda Vines Williams

Services for Melinda Vines Williams, 53, of Chandler, are scheduled for Thursday, Feb. 13, 2014 at 2:00 PM at Chandler Memorial Funeral Home with Rev. More...

Paul Onsby Boles

Memorial Services for Paul Onsby Boles, 83, were scheduled at 2 pm Sunday, Feb. 9, 2014, at the Hwy. 31 Church of Christ, Brownsboro, Texas under the direction of Burks Walker Tippit Funeral Home. A family burial was held prior to the service.  More...

Writer's Corner

Fun on Chandler's Morse Hill

One of the fundamental rules of childhood in Chandler (right behind “finders keepers”) was to make and have fun. Morse Hill, located on FM 315 South just south of the railroad tracks, was a place where we Chandler youngsters made fun. More...

WRITER'S CORNER

EVERYDAY MIRACLES Wonderful friends, great Memories made~ lots of Smiles…doggone! Don’t They always make life Worthwhile! For these We go that extra mile; Whether “old style” or New! More...