February 5, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Math Night provides family time

Families from Chandler Elementary and Chandler Intermediate schools came together for Family Math Night at the CIS campus January 27.  Decks of cards and dice filled the packed room as dads, moms, and grandparents learned fun ways to practice ma More...

Applications now available for Chandler election

Applications for a spot on the Chandler general election are now available at Chandler city hall.  Positions up for election this year are mayor and two council seats.  Chandler Mayor Ann Hall has announced she will not seek re-election.&nb More...

Special Sections

Obituaries - Free Access

Henry Loyd Parker

Henry Loyd Parker, 79, of Tyler, passed away Thursday, January 29, 2015 at his home.  More...

Sports

Bears beat Van, fall to Fairfield

The Brownsboro Bears varsity basketball team moved to 4-0 in district after defeating Van on the road January 30.  The game was relatively close for most of the game – 44-36 after three quarters of play – but the Bears pulled ahead i More...

BJHS boys basketball

“The Junior High boys teams took it on the chin from the visiting Canton Eagles last Thursday, playing their last home games of the season,” Coach John Mason said. More...

Brownsboro Cheerleaders

Brownsboro cheerleaders attended the Texas Cheerleader Magazine Open State Championship of East Texas January 31 at John Tyler High School. They brought home first place in the high school intermediate level and received level grand champion. More...

Martin named Citizen of the Year

Citizen of the Year Pat Martin has a job she would not do for money.  Martin spends her time volunteering with God's Open Hands, something she has done since the fall of 2002.  "It's a job you could not pay me to do," Martin said. More...

Pollards honored for Lifetime Achievement

A Lifetime Achievement award was given to two Chandlerites at the annual Chandler Chamber of Commerce awards banquet January 29.  Recipients of the award were Edith Billie and S.A. More...

One month in, Long Walkers still going strong

It has been over a month since Nick Pryor and Jacob Lehman set off from Chandler on their journey to Canada. Raising money and awareness for the Wounded Warrior Project, the two are surprised by the kindness they have been met with on their trip. More...

News

HCMG: Start planting vegetables now

It’s February! February is an important month for vegetable gardeners. More...

Lion's Club wins Organization of the Year

Lion's Den

Chandler Lions are proud to receive this award it lets us know we are doing a great job.  We would like to thank the Chamber of Commerce and the wonderful people of Chandler.  Our members work hard to see to the needs in our area.  More...

AGRIVIEW

Insects and diseases can cause problems in peaches, plums, nectarines and pecans.  Homeowners who grow these fruit trees can more easily identify the problems and select the proper control methods if they are familiar with insect pests and disea More...

Historical

Chandler’s Totem Trees

CHANDLER YESTERYEAR

According to Senator Ralph Yarborough’s article, “The Totem Trees of Chandler,” Indian totem trees were seen in this area around 1913-1915. More...

Tootsie Roll Candy

SOMETHING ELSE

An Austrian immigrant, Leo Hirshfield first produced Tootsie Roll candy in 1896 in a small store in New York City. More...