April 16, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Long Walk America fundraiser set for April 18

Supporters of the Long Walk America – the cross-nation trip Chandler residents Nick Pryor and Jacob Lehman have embarked on to raise funds and awareness for wounded veterans – are holding a fundraiser of their own in Chandler this Saturda More...

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School

BES Best Bears

Brownsboro Elementary School Best Bears for the week of April 6-10 are PKAM – Raul Gutierrez, PKPM – Ireland Quillin, KA – Kenzi Daniels, KB – Taylor Stidham, KC – Sophi More...

CES Library Ambassadors

“The Library Ambassador program at Chandler Elementary Library continues to be a great success,” CES Library Aide Julie Henry said. “The program includes third-grade students who volunteer during the early morning library time. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

ALAN LEE SANDENO

Memorial services for Alan Lee Sandeno, 68, of Chandler, Texas are to be held on April 18, 2015 at West Lake Baptist Church in Chandler, Texas at 11 a.m. with Pastor Tom Robuck officiating. More...

BRUCE L. WILLIAMS

Graveside services for Bruce L. Williams of Chandler, Texas will be held Saturday, May 2, 2015, at 1:00 p.m., at Forest Grove Cemetery in Telephone, Texas.  He was born November 25, 1929 and passed away Wednesday, April 8, 2015.  More...

KATHY JEAN BYARS

Services for Kathy Jean Byars, 65, Larue, were held April 12 at Chandler Memorial Funeral Home with Joe Vickery officiating.  Byars was born January 25, 1950 in Tyler and died March 5, 2015, in Tyler.  More...

Historical

Flour Sacks and Feed Sacks

Very few Chandler families had enough money to buy new clothes, or even to buy new material by the yard at Dingler’s or Blake’s general merchandise stores during the Great Depression (1929-39). More...

Wacky Words

SOMETHING ELSE

Here for your enjoyment (?) are some wacky words born in the USA: More...

Chandler candidates participate in forum

With four candidates on the ballot for city council and three for mayor, many Chandler residents have asked just exactly who is running this year and have also wondered about their viewpoints.  Candidates in the upcoming Chandler election gather More...

Brownsboro council discusses ditches, mobile homes and more

It does not happen very often but Brownsboro city hall was standing-room-only for the April 9 council meeting.  More...

Little Dribblers are nationals-bound

The Brownsboro Little Dribblers all-star teams competed in the regional tournament April 10-11 in Brownsboro. The boys seniors and juniors all-star teams, along with the girls majors team, placed high enough to make it to the national tournament. More...

News

HCMG plant sale Saturday, April 25

Rain or shine, the Henderson County Master Gardener Plant Sale will be held Saturday, April 25 from 9:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m. inside the Senior Citizens Center, 3356 State Hwy 31E, Athens, adjacent to the rodeo arena. More...

Black Beauty Ranch holds open house

Cleveland Amory Black Beauty Ranch and the Doris Day Equine Center are hosting their second of two open houses this weekend, Saturday, April 18. The sanctuary will open to the public for tours of the grounds and activities for all ages. More...

Kappa Pi tours Breckenridge Village

The Kappa Pi Chapter of The Delta Kappa Gamma Society toured Breckenridge Village on Thursday, April 9. Breckenridge Village is a home for special needs adults with intellectual disabilities. It is located between Chandler and Tyler off Highway 31. More...

Sports

BMC Spring Blast

Several local baseball teams recently racked up wins at the BMC Spring Blast 2015, held April 10-11 at Winchester Park in Chandler. More...

Baseball Recap

Bears defeat Vandals, share district lead

After two rounds of district play, the Bears find themselves tied atop District 14-4A with the Van Vandals after beating the Vandals April 11 in Van. More...