January 1, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Chandler PD tries to trim waste

Think of how many plastic and styrofoam cups a person uses throughout a week. More...

Special Sections

Obituaries - Free Access

VIRGINIA ANN SANDERS

Services for Virginia Ann Sanders, 88, Chandler, were held December 29 at Chandler Memorial Funeral Home with Bruce Hollander officiating. Burial followed at Oak Grove Memorial Gardens in Irving.  Sanders died December 24, 2014 in Chandler. More...

JOHN KNABEL

Services for John Knabel, 84, Tyler, were held December 30, 2014 at Jarratt Cemetery with Bro. Danny Bristow officiating.  Knabel died December 23, 2014 in Tyler. More...

Sports

Breaking News - 12/31/2014 6:06 PM

Wagstaff Winners

Bears champs in TJC tourney

The Brownsboro Bears varsity basketball team ended 2014 on a high note, winning the... More...

Historical

Civil War rifle returns to Chandler

Archer (Bub) Snapp and his brother Jimmy of Fresno, California, recently donated their great grandfather’s Civil War Sharps carbine rifle to the Chandler Museum and Visitor Center.  More...

Our Boxing Careers

TRY TO MISS THE BOB WIRE

I'm sitting here looking at a twenty inch-tall brass trophy. It says "Champions East Texas AAU boxing tournament Kilgore Texas 1954." At that time, this was the most coveted boxing meet in the state.  More...

On Second Thought ... Maybe I was Wrong

SOMETHING ELSE

Comments made prior to significant accomplishments:  –"There is not the slightest indication that nuclear energy will ever be obtainable. More...

“Bittersweet” moment as Ballard moves to BIS

With the new year comes new changes for Brownsboro ISD.  Laura Ballard, Dean of Academic Affairs at Brownsboro High School, will be the new principal at Brownsboro Intermediate School beginning January 5, 2015.  Outgoing BIS Principal Rhond More...

Applications available Jan. 28 for Chandler election

Chandler residents interested in running for mayor or for a spot on the city council will have one month to fill out and turn in their application starting Wednesday, January 28. More...

Texas Senate prepares for 84th legislative session

My Five Cents

The next time you hear from me we will have begun the 84th Legislative Session. More...

News

Law enforcement ramps up New Year's patrols for drunk drivers

Over 200 alcohol-related crashes during last year's holiday

TxDOT reminds motorists that law enforcement will be out in force on New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day in an effort to... More...

HCMG – Garden Views

Have you ever thought of having a “backward” border? If you have a picture window in your home, you might think about designing the flowerbed with shorter plants closest to the window, and taller plants behind. More...

Happenings Around Town

Brownsboro ISD holiday schedule – teachers return Monday, January 5. Students return Tuesday, January 6. Parkinson's Disease awareness meeting scheduled for Thursday, January 8 at 1 p.m. in the Arabella Clubhouse located at 413 Gibson Rd. More...

Letters

Letter to Editor

The 25th annual Christmas Tour of Homes was a success. Over $1,500 was raised to help with Women's Unity Fellowship's many projects.  Five lovely homes were open for viewing as well as Chandler Feed and Seed and The Chandler Museum.  More...