December 4, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Groundbreaking

Dogwood Trails Camp breaks ground on new lake

After five years of planning and fundraising, Dogwood Trails Camp and Retreat Center in Larue broke ground for a new lake November 22.  Camp Director Keith Shelton said contractors plan to start working on the 3-5 acre lake next week; the projec More...

Special Sections

School

BES Best Bears Super Cub Club

BES Super Cub Club kids for the week of November 17-21 were Principal-for-a-day Jackson Blackmon, Assistant Principal-for-a-day Bradie Cooper, 2C – Ximena Padron, 1B – Mylee Booth, 3B &nd More...

BES Staff for a Day

A few students recently won the chance to be staff for a day at Brownsboro Elementary School... More...

Chandler's own American Idol

Hannah Cook, of Chandler, keeps racking up singing competition wins... More...

Sports

Bears bully Bullard

Varsity moves to 2-0

The varsity Bears basketball team traveled to Whitehouse November 29 to face the Bullard Panthers in the Tyler Area Basketball Officials Classic basketball tournament.  Brownsboro outscored the Panthers in the first three quarters – 22-4 i More...

BJHS Bears whip the Wildcats

Brownsboro Junior High Bear basketball teams devoured the Rains Wildcats December 1 in Brownsboro, winning by at least 30 points in all four games.  8th Grade A won 49-16.  Scoring for the 8th Grade A team was Izik Boykin with 15 points, Br More...

Historical

Concord Baptist Church

Concord Baptist Church is located three miles north of Chandler on FM 2010, just one mile south of FM 279. The church was organized in 1872. More...

Champeen Watermelon Thief of Texas

TRY TO MISS THE BOB WIRE

The year was 1953, and I was fifteen years old. I was a tall, gangly, handsome youth and could not understand why people were not clambering at my door trying to hire me for a summer job because I knew how to do anything and knew everything. More...

Julie Andrews

SOMETHING ELSE

To commemorate her 79th birthday, actress/ vocalist Julie Andrews made a special appearance at Manhattan's Radio City Music Hall for the benefit of the AARP. More...

Leading by Example

CIS implements student-led conferences

Attending a parent-teacher conference. Many parents dread the thought.  But lately, Chandler Intermediate School has been doing things a little differently to ease any anxieties.  More...

Bear Radio looks to 2015

It has been almost a decade, what is one more month?  Although originally planned to be on FM airwaves by the Great East Texas Shootout basketball tournament, it is now expected to be after the first of the year before Bear Radio sits comfortabl More...

Boosters gear up for GETSO

Brownsboro Athletic Booster Club met December 1 to pin down the final details for the Great East Texas Shootout basketball tournament taking place Dec. 11-13. The boosters will begin setting up Wednesday; tournament runs Thursday through Saturday. More...

News

Beware of Jury Duty Scam

Henderson County Sheriff Ray Nutt wants to assure the citizens of Henderson County that the Henderson County Sheriff’s Office is NOT calling and will not CALL citizens to inform them they are in contempt of court for not showing up for a jury summons More...

HCMG: Stop and smell the rosemary

You can often find rosemary plants displayed for sale each autumn in the garden centers. And no wonder! This fabulous herb can be used with poultry, pork, beef, lamb, vegetables, citrus dishes and even in some sweet desserts.  More...

Secrets of a Master Gardener: Christmas Cactus

Along with poinsettias, Christmas cactus is one of the most popular plants that bloom at Christmas. Actually, some bloom at Thanksgiving. There is also a variety of cactus that blooms during the spring. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

PATRICIA ALTHEA BRIDGES

Patricia Althea Bridges, resident of Owasso, passed away Sunday, November 23, 2014 at her home. She was 86 years of age. Patricia was born July 24, 1928, in Biddeford, Maine, to Raymond Libby and Ida Simmons. More...

PEGGY SESSIONS COLDIRON

Services for Peggy Sessions Coldiron, 79, of Brownsboro, were held December 1, 2014 in Red Hill Cemetery pavilion with Rev. Erick Graham officiating.  Mrs. Coldiron passed away November 28, 2014 in Tyler.  More...