December 25, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Chandler duo prepares for a Long Walk

When most people think of a long walk, they think maybe a few miles; a walk through the park or to the grocery store.  But a long walk for two Chandler friends means walking approximately 3,000 miles for eight to ten months, traveling through tw More...

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School

A Kabbage Patch Christmas

Kabbage Patch kids gather around Santa during their Christmas party December 12. They enjoyed telling Santa what they want for Christmas, eating snacks, making crafts and watching Dingle Berry the Christmas Ferry perform his holiday routine. More...

Local UT Tyler graduates

The University of Texas at Tyler held fall 2014 commencement ceremonies Dec. 12 and 13 in the UT Tyler R. Don Cowan Fine and Performing Arts Center. More...

Sports

Bears pound the Panthers

The Brownsboro Bears basketball team continues their strong season with wins against Bullard and Palestine.  The varsity Bears faced the Bullard Panthers December 19 in Brownsboro and finished with a 61-35 win.  More...

Lady Lions no match for Bearettes

Brownsboro Bearettes basketball team recently defeated two different sets of Lady Lions.  The Bearettes faced the Henderson Lady Lions in Henderson December 19.  Varsity Bearettes finished with a 48-36 win.  More...

Junior High Basketball

The Brownsboro Junior High Bears boys basketball team played their last home game before the Christmas break December 16, with all four teams winning against the Wills Point Tigers.  8th grade A team won 47-15.  More...

New BHS courses set to give students a “leg up”

While most high school principals would be content with a perfect graduation rate, Brownsboro High School Principal Brandon Jones expects a little more from his students.  More...

Santa, Meals On Wheels bring cheer to Chandler

Three times a week Meals On Wheels volunteer Ron Boyda delivers meals to many people in need in the Tyler and Chandler area. Last week's December 18 visit was more special because Santa Claus came along with gifts as well. More...

Chandler council discusses CodeRED, Winchester Park

Chandler city council held discussions over Winchester Park and the CodeRED notification system during their December monthly meeting.  Council heard from City Administrator John Taylor about some recent history of the city's involvement with Wi More...

News

City of Chandler releases list of 2014 accomplishments

In 2014, the City of Chandler made major strides in meeting its goals and in positioning itself for the future.The City of Chandler released its annual list of Major Accomplishments for 2014, listing 50 accomplishments under four goals. More...

Lions Den

Christmas only comes once a year. What if it was everyday?  Everyone would be on their best behavior and spreading joy to all. Smiling faces and helping and caring for others, what a blessed world that would be.  More...

HCMG: All about tomatoes

Choosing tomato seed sounds like an easy task, but it can in actuality be quite daunting. Here’s some terms you will want to know:  Determinate: These tomatoes set fruit in a small window of time. More...

Historical

Christmas Memories

I have many fond memories of Christmases in Chandler during my childhood in the 1940s. When I was growing up, family gatherings at our home, holiday school activities, and special church services were the highlights of Christmas.  More...

Grandma's Apron

SOMETHING ELSE

I don't think our kids know what an apron is. The principal use of Grandma's apron was to protect the dress underneath, because she only had a few, and it was easier to wash aprons than dresses. More...