March 5, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Bears take Regional Quarterfinals

Move to 27-4

The Brownsboro Bears varsity basketball team became Regional Quarterfinal champs March 3 after defeating the Texarkana Pleasant Grove Hawks 59-58 in overtime. Leading scorers were Pace with 18 points, Woods with 17 and Bailey with 15. More...

Special Sections

School

BES Best Bears

Brownsboro Elementary School students named Best Bears for the week of February 23-27 were PKAM – Hunter Williams, PKPM – Arleth Macias, KA – Keelie Hall, KB – Chase Julian, K More...

BES Super Cub Club

BES Super Cub Club kids for the week of February 23-27 were KB – Karli Chastant, 1C – Gracie Burns, 2E – Kate Eaton, and 3C – Abby Loden. More...

Murchison ISD Honor Roll

Murchison ISD students who received all A's, all A's and B's, or received perfect attendance during the fourth sixweeks period of school are listed below.  MRS. LIGHTFOOT’ KINDERGARTEN  More...

Sports

Bear Baseball begins new season

Originally scheduled to open the season at the Chapel Hill Tournament, Mother Nature finally allowed the Brownsboro Bears baseball team to play two games last Saturday, February 28 in Rusk.  Brownsboro went 1-1, defeating the Rusk Eagles 3-0, be More...

BHS Girls Powerlifting

3 lifters headed to state

“The girls powerlifting team has done it again,” coach Brian Lawson said.  The Brownsboro girls powerlifting team brought home first place at the Bullard invitational meet February 21.  Individual results were:  First Place More...

Brownsboro Intermediate holds annual science fair

On February 17, Brownsboro Intermediate School held their annual Science Fair. 16 sixth-graders, 11 fifth-graders and 28 fourth-graders participated in the science fair. More...

Election Update:

Brownsboro and Chandler

February 27 was the deadline to turn in applications for both the Chandler and Brownsboro May elections.  There were no applications turned in for the Brownsboro election so mayor Terry Mills and council members Len Vest and Josh Fulgham will re More...

Texas Two Step

New vehicle inspection, registration rules in effect

Over the next year Texas drivers will start to see one less sticker on windshields.  As of March 1, the state of Texas moved to a “Two Steps, One Sticker” inspection and registration program.   More...

News

Free programs Saturday; seedling update

The Henderson County Master Gardeners will be presenting a series of free programs on Saturday, March 7, during the Keep Athens Beautiful Home and Garden Show at the Henderson County Regional Fair Park Complex on Hwy 31 East. More...

Lions Den

New Frankston Lions Club

Chandler Lions are proud to announce the opening of the new Frankston Lion Club.  Chandler is sponsoring the new Lions Club with 28 new members and another 10 signing up last week.  Last week was sign up week and Lions District Governor Ray More...

AGRIVIEW

Muddy water is often a problem in East Texas farm ponds because it inhibits the growth of natural fish foods and is not aesthetically pleasing. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

JACOB “BUBBA” WILLINGHAM

Services for Jacob “Bubba” Willingham, 45, Brownsboro, were held February 18 at Shelby Chapel Cemetery with Rick Bailey officiating.  Willingham was born August 19, 1969 in Athens and died February 9, 2015.  He is preceded in de More...

LINDA VIRGINIA FULTON

Services for Linda Virginia Fulton, 48, Brownsboro, were held February 26 at Hope Assembly of God in Murchison with Pastor Chris Wilson officiating. More...

LEE ROY MORRIS

Services for Lee Roy Morris, 83, Murchison, were held February 26 at First Baptist Church in Murchison with Rev. Curtis Chandler officiating. More...

Historical

The Britches Dryer

CHANDLER YESTERYEAR

A big black wood-burning stove looked like a black monster sitting in the back of my first grade classroom in 1942, at Chandler Elementary School. It measured about three feet in diameter and stood almost six feet tall. More...

The life and times of George Mueller

SOMETHING ELSE

George Mueller was born in 1810 in the Kingdom of Prussia (now Germany). His father was a collector of taxes. In George's early life he was a thief, a liar and a gambler. By age of 10 he was stealing government money from his father. More...