September 18, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Golf balls, tobacco out at Chandler parks

New rules set for Chandler parks system

With the recent expansion at Winchester, River Park and McCain Park, the Chandler Parks and Recreation board met Sept. 3 to discuss amendments to the parks system rules and regulations.  Council heard those recommendations during the Sept. More...

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School

Brownsboro Best Bears

BES Best Bears, Week of September 8 – 12: PKAM – Vianna Becerra; PKPM – Diana Lazaro; KA – Jackson House; KB – Trinity Russell; KC – Madison Hanna; KD – Mait More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Morris Lee Williams

Services for Morris Lee Williams (M.L.), Sr., 83, of Chandler, were held September 12, 2014 at Chandler Memorial Funeral Home; Rev. W.D. Broadway officiated. Burial followed at Mt. Vernon Cemetery.  Williams died September 7, 2014 in Chandler. More...

Sports

Happy, Happy, Happy

“The night was cooler and our players communicated better with each other,” Athletic Director Jason Hooker said.  A game filled with great runs, passes, catches, hits and defensive stands brought victory to our Bears.  A final i More...

Sub-Varsity Football Results

Brownsboro JV teams hosted Quinlan Ford at Bear Stadium Thursday, September 11 while the junior high teams traveled to Panther country.  After a 30-minute rain delay Brownsboro JV Blue took the field. More...

Volleyball Roundup

Brownsboro Bearettes hosted two volleyball teams at home last week, competing against Mineola and Fairfield.  Bearettes faced Mineola Tuesday, September 9.  Varsity girls fell to the Lady Jackets after five sets; losing 25-17, 25-21, 19-25, More...

Brownsboro city council approves property purchase

Brownsboro city council discussed the purchase of property, security for the city shop building and road project updates at their monthly meeting September 11.  The owner of the property located directly west of city hall had recently approached More...

Lions Club holds pancake breakfast

Chandler Lions Club held a pancake breakfast fundraiser September 13 at the Chandler community center to raise money for the various projects they take part in throughout the year.  Lions gathered at the community center about 5:30 a.m. More...

Bear Necessities begins second year

The Bear Necessities at Brownsboro Independent School District is a student backpack program through the East Texas Food Bank in Tyler.  The backpack program is designed to alleviate hunger for at risk children who may not have access to proper More...

News

HCMG: Ornamental Grasses I

If you think spring is the most exciting season in a garden, you probably haven’t grown ornamental grasses. They are often the star of an autumn garden. More...

Chandler Library receives accreditation

The Chandler Public Library recently received official notice that it has been accredited and will be a fully qualified member of the Texas Library System for 2015.  As a member of the system, the library is eligible for the TexShare program, Te More...

4-H club looking for a few good members

Brownsboro 4-H club enrolling members for the new year. More...

Letters

LETTER TO THE EDITOR

The Henderson County Commissioners Court has changed over the past fourteen years. Then, the public knew how much was being paid to whom. Now, we get the total amount, but we don't know what is being paid or who is getting paid. More...

Historical

Cooking Under Pressure

In the 1940s, before microwaves and convection ovens, fast meals were possible with the use of pressure cookers. However, with horror stories about exploding and rupturing pressure bombs in kitchens, some people became reluctant to use them. More...