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Murchison mayor passes Mages was 72

David Mages, acting mayor of Murchison since December 2014, passed away April 29 at the age of 72.  Mages had the heart of a servant. More...

Antique tractor club gears up for annual ride

The East Texas Antique Tractor and Engine Club is holding their annual Spring Ride this Saturday, May 9.  Organizer Nancy Lambright said the ride is about 27 miles round-trip and there are usually 10-15 1930s-1960s-era tractors with about 25 peo More...

Special Sections

Obituaries - Free Access

Breaking News - 5/12/2015 11:58 AM

Mark Caldwell

Services for Mark Caldwell, 59, of Chandler, are scheduled for 3 p.m. Wednesday, May 13 at Chandler First Assembly of God... More...

Howard Lee Latimer

Graveside services for Howard Lee Latimer, 94, of Chandler, are scheduled for Friday, May 8, 2015 at 3 p.m. at Tyler Memorial Park Cemetery with Rev. James Walker officiating. Burial will be under direction of Chandler Memorial Funeral Home.  More...

Sports

Baseball, softball playoffs update

The Brownsboro Bearettes softball team will face Paris North Lamar in the second round of the Area playoffs.  Game dates include Thursday, May 7 in Brownsboro at 7 p.m.; Friday, May 8 in North Lamar at 6 p.m.; and, if needed, Saturday, May 9 at More...

Bears fall to Vandals

Face Kaufman in Bi-District

The visiting Van Vandals spoiled the Bears attempt at their first district title in over a decade by beating the home team 11-3. More...

Rogue Waterfowl raises funds for 4-H Shotgun Sports

Members of the Rogue Waterfowl Chapter of Delta Waterfowl presented a check in the amount of $3,000 to the Henderson County 4-H Shotgun Sports at their May 3 monthly meeting.  This money was raised at the first annual Rogue Waterfowl Chapter of More...

“I have a responsibility”

Murchison-area men raise funds for Nepal earthquake victims

Over 7,000 people have died from the April 25 Nepal earthquake; a number that rises each day. One Texas charity, and two Murchison-area residents in particular, are raising funds and awareness for the Nepalese victims. More...

Murchison Archery Club holds final tournament

The Murchison Archery Club held their final tournament of the year in the MISD gym May 1.  Student archers shot a total of 30 shots – fifteen 10-meter shots and fifteen 15-meter shots.  In the girls division, seventh-grader Kinley Dye More...

Walker heads to State

Brownsboro sophomore Amber Walker is Austin-bound for the State track meet. Walker finished first in the high jump at the Regional track meet last weekend. The girls high jump event will be held 1 p.m. More...

News

Breaking News - 5/8/2015 10:17 AM

Chandler Election Saturday, May 9

3 mayoral, 4 council candidates

Chandler residents – be sure to stop by the community center this Saturday and cast your vote in the general election. More...

Delta Kappa Gamma Society International held Founders Day tribute

Five chapters of The Delta Kappa Gamma Society International met together for a Joint Chapters Brunch and Founders Day tribute at Hollytree Country Club, Tyler, Texas, on Saturday, May 02, 2015. More...

Lions Den

We are so proud of our Brownsboro band - the wonderful marches they do and the music.  What would you think about a blind marching band?  That’s right. More...

Letters

LETTER TO THE EDITOR

Many people ask, "Why Nepal?" It is because of one man, a person who stood by me and shouldered my burden when I was at my weakest. A person of such compassion and humility I strive as a person to emulate his actions. This man is Dinesh Mainali. More...

Historical

Communion on the Moon

SOMETHING ELSE

Back on July 20, 1969, almost 46 years ago, two human beings changed history by walking on the surface of the moon. More...

Our Slang Vocabulary

The dictionary defines the word “slang” as a type of language that consists of words or phrases that are regarded as very informal. My grandparents and parents used several slang vocabulary words during my childhood. More...