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HELADIO GALVAN

Services for Heladio Galvan, 65, of Murchison were held Sunday at Carroll Lehr Funeral Chapel. Funeral Mass was held Monday at St. Edwards Catholic Church with Father Freddy A. Celano Celebrant. More...

Sports

Photo

The Thunder placed first in the Boys 8-Under American divison. Monday, July 7 they defeated a team from Van 22-0. More...

Writer's Corner

“Waiting For A Train”

All around the water tank, waiting on a train  A thousand miles away from home, sleeping in the rain  I walked up to a brakeman just to give him a line of talk  He said, “If you got money, boy, I’ll see that you don’t More...

Letters

LETTER TO THE COMMUNITY

Intoxicated related traffic deaths in Texas make up for almost half the total intoxicated related traffic deaths in the United States alone.  Even though it has decreased 19% since 2000, the number of fatalities is still well over 1,000.  More...

Chandler welcomes Public Works Director

With the retirement of the city’s Water Superintendent and the creation of a new Public Works department, the city of Chandler was looking for someone experienced to run the new department.  And they think John Hall is just the man for the More...

Chandler Historical Museum receives new donations

On a recent visit to the Chandler Museum and Visitor Center, Richard Hetzel of Coleman, TX heard a train roaring down the tracks by the museum.  He looked at Jim Powell, Chandler Historical Society president, and said, “Jim, the museum&rs More...

News

LIONS DEN

Chandler Lions Club had their first meeting of the new year on July 1. What a fun time we all had!  The new President John Camper did a great job.  The new Presidents are always a little nervous. More...

HCMG Summer Series continues July 17

The Henderson County Master Gardeners announce the second presentation in the 2014 Summer Series to be held at 6:00 p.m. on Thursday, July 17 at the East Texas Arboretum, 1601 Patterson Road, Athens, Texas. More...

World travelers beware!

SOMETHING ELSE

If you travel in foreign countries, here are some signs that might be seen in various locations:  ~In a Tokyo hotel: Is forbitten to steal hotel towels please. More...

Historical

Return, Wash, Refill and Resale

When I was growing up in Chandler in the 1940s, I was constantly on the lookout for discarded glass soda water bottles. I searched around the tomato sheds and bar ditches for empty bottles. More...