August 14, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Council chats about salary, fees and taxes

Chandler city council met in a called meeting August 7 to discuss city staff compensation, water and sewer tap fees, Economic Development Corporation matters and more.  Before council met, Chandler EDC held a public hearing to discuss its propos More...

Sneaky seat thief swipes tots' squat spot

BISD offering reward for stolen CES picnic table

A picnic table at Chandler Elementary School was stolen Aug. 6, according to Brownsboro Independent School District Superintendent Dr. More...

Special Sections

School

Tips on buying college textbooks

Textbooks are an important factor students need to consider when calculating the overall cost of attending college. The U.S. More...

Back to school safety tips for motorists and kids

Seems like summer is just starting to really heat up in Texas, yet it is almost time for children to go back to school. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

PASTOR BILL HAMILTON

Services for Pastor Bill Hamilton are scheduled for 10:00 a.m., Friday, August 15, 2014 at Rockhill Baptist Church with Rev. Shelby Davidson officiating. Visitation will be held at the church on Thursday evening from 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. More...

MARGIE LEA FITZGERALD

Services for Margie Lea Fitzgerald were held Wednesday, Aug. 13 at Marvin United Methodist Church in Tyler.  Fitzgerald died Aug. 11, 2014, at her home near Chandler after a lengthy illness.  More...

Historical

Chandler Quilting Bees

Quilting, an activity that was for both purpose and pleasure was a social highlight in the lives of women in early America. More...

Gone but not forgotten - Free Access

Garner family and friends gather at Cain Center

Over fifty people packed into the Cain Center racquetball court Sunday, August 10 to honor the life of Dwayne Garner. On what would have been his 80th birthday, family and friends gathered in the crowded room for the dedication. More...

“We don't sweat, we glow!”

Golden Girls hold Glow Run fundraiser

As the sun set the runners lined up, poised to start the race.  About 100 participants showed up for the East Texas Glow Run sponsored by the Brownsboro Golden Girls held at Winchester Park in Chandler the evening of August 9.  “They More...

News

Rose Virus Demands Vigilance

Do you grow roses? Do you see roses in nurseries, along the highway, or in public plantings? More...

Groothuis earns nursing degree

Krystin Groothuis of Brownsboro recently graduated from the Tyler Junior College School of Nursing and Health Sciences vocational nursing program.  An '09 BHS graduate, Groothuis received her associates from TJC while working fulltime with Azale More...

How to stay young

SOMETHING ELSE

Try everything twice. On one woman's tombstone she said she wanted this epitaph: "Tried everything twice. Loved it both times."  Keep only cheerful friends. The grouches pull you down. (Keep this in mind if you are one of those grouches!)  More...

Sports

Brownsboro's Delay tries out for dance team

Brownsboro High School alumna Meleaha Daily Delay is trying out for the Texas Revolution Dance Team.  The Texas Revolution is a professional indoor football team located in Allen, TX.  The final competition to make the dance team will be he More...