September 4, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Bearettes to play in Tenth Annual Booster Tournament

Brownsboro Bearette volleyball teams competed against Mineola and Crandall last week.  The Bearettes traveled to Mineola Tuesday, Aug. More...

Special Sections

Obituaries - Free Access

A. MAC HANNA

Services for A. Mac Hanna, 71, of Poynor, were held Sept. 3, 2014 at LaPoynor Church of Christ in Poynor under direction of Autry Funeral Home, Frankston; John Haffner and Steve Handley officiated. More...

GARY WAYNE RAINWATER

Services for Gary Wayne Rainwater, 60, of Brownsboro, were held August 30, 2014 at Leagueville Baptist Church in Murchison with burial at Emory City Cemetery; Bro. More...

Sports

Gloom for the “District of Doom”?

Has the 4A “District of Doom” been over-hyped?  Only one of the five opponents Brownsboro will face in district play this year saw a victory Friday night.  Brownsboro Bears fell to the Crandall Pirates Aug. More...

BHS Aux. Line Photos

  With clouds gathering in the distance, the Brownsboro High School majorette and flag squads practice before the football game against Crandall Friday, Aug. 29. Photos by Austin Holt   More...

Lions and pancakes and sausages, oh my!

Chandler Lions Club is holding a pancake breakfast fundraiser Saturday, Sept. More...

Ribbon Cuttings

  Chandler Chamber of Commerce held ribbon cutting ceremonies on Aug. 28 for two businesses – Chandler Feed and Seed Country Store located at 106 Main St. and Nail Spa 31 located at 636 SH 31 Suite B. More...

Chandler First Responders, Mayor take ALS challenge

The chairs were lined up – buckets of ice water sitting on the ground behind them, as the people sat down clinching their jaws and fists, each awaiting their turn.  On the warm and sunny afternoon of Aug. More...

News

Garden journaling made easy

There are many reasons to journal your garden. You can document the date when you purchased a plant, how well certain plants grow, bloom time, design changes, even weather events.  I envy those that can keep a written garden journal. More...

Good health is more than just the food we eat

What does it take to be healthy?  Surely we know…we hear from TV, radio, magazines, books, and now the Internet, that eating right and exercising are the keys to good health.  We learn about foods we should or should not eat to maint More...

Old Firehouse in Edom begins sixth season of entertainment

Beginning its 2014-15 season of entertainment, The Old Firehouse in Edom is proud to announce its first Independent Film Screening of Magnolia Pictures' The Double on September 20 and the first performance of its Acoustic Concert Series featuring ret More...

Letters

Letter to the Editor

This last week Mr. Taliaferro put a letter in the Statesman paper that I had the privilege of reading. I have to agree with everything that was written, especially the part about Mr. Moffeit's position.  More...

Historical

Living by the Rails

During the 1940s, when I lived in downtown Chandler, the railroad tracks passed next to the tomato sheds, which were directly in front of our house. The Chandler Cotton Belt train depot was also located just across the tracks from our house. More...