March 12, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Getting back into the swing of things

It's that time of year again – time for Bear baseball and softball. Brownsboro Bear baseball player Cody Dodds is pictured during the Robbie Surratt Memorial Baseball Tournament in Lindale. More...

Special Sections

School

BES Best Bears

Brownsboro Elementary School Best Bears for the week of March 2-6 were PKPM – Wyatt Metcalf, KA – Athena Hanna, KB – Lilliana Nuecker, KC – Kailynn Dickerson, KD – Andre More...

BES Super Cub Club

BES Super Cub Club students for the week of March 2-6 were KB – Parker Bishop, 1A – Ayden Wyatt, 2D – Preston Hall, 3E – Shelton Payne. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

NELL BOYD

Services for Nell Boyd, 84, Murchison, were held March 10 at Hilliard Funeral Home with Rev. Charlie Musselwhite officiating. Graveside service followed in Union Chapel Cemetery.  Boyd was born Oct. More...

LYNDA CONDITT

Services for Lynda Conditt, 73, Brownsboro, were held March 6 at the Hannigan Smith Funeral Home Chapel in Athens.  Conditt was born March 4, 1941 in Dallas and died March 2, 2015 in Whitehouse.  She was preceded in death by her parents and More...

Historical

Davis Chevrolet Co. - Phone 74 - Chandler

CHANDLER YESTERYEAR

One of the newest displays in the Chandler Museum and Visitor Center features memorabilia from Davis Chevrolet Company that operated in Chandler from the early 1930s to the middle of the 1940s when Phillips Chevrolet Company purchased the dealership. More...

Harper Lee, a Pulitzer Prize author

SOMETHING ELSE

On February 4, 2015 on the front page of the Tyler paper I read about the Neon "Tyler" sign on the Tyler movie theater which now shines anew after being out for about 3 years. More...

Chamber announces Riverfest II

Ready to get muddy? The Chandler Chamber of Commerce has announced May 16 as the date for their second annual Riverfest Mud Run. “We've already had 100 people sign up in the first three days,” Chamber Executive Director Rick Ford said. More...

BHS grad hit head-on

A former Brownsboro High School graduate was injured in a wreck March 7 and remained in the hospital as of press time. More...

Bears fall to Triple A, finish season 27-5

After a perfect district record, the varsity Bears basketball team's season came to a close March 6 after losing to the Triple A Academy Stallions 59-83 in the 4A Region II semifinal game held at Texas A&M – Commerce.  Brownsboro junio More...

News

Breaking News - 3/14/2015 7:01 PM

Blue Bell announces product recall

Possible link to 3 Kansas deaths

The Blue Bell ice cream company has announced a product recall - the first in 108 years. Bacteria-contaminated ice cream is suspected to be linked to the deaths of three Kansas hospital patients.  More...

Breaking News - 3/16/2015 2:41 PM

Chandler man sentenced to 15 years for 5th DWI

From the office of district attorney R. Scott McKee:David Brooks, 39, of Chandler, was sentenced to 15 years in the Texas Department of Corrections on March 9, 2015 by Judge Carter Tarrance. More...

HCMG: Garden Dreaming

Gardeners are dreamers. They often dream of a new garden area, a better design, new plants, or lower maintenance.  More...

Sports

Bear Baseball

For the second straight week, the weather changed up the schedule for the Bears in a baseball tournament. More...

Boys Powerlifters

Brownsboro boys powerlifters traveled to Rusk March 5 for the regional powerlifting meet.  Carl Lindley placed first in the 114s with a 645 lb total.  Justice Taylor placed third in the 181s with a 1085 lb total.  Alberto Alvarado plac More...