May 14, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Over 75 youth participate in Kid Fish Day

Fishing – not just for Lake Palestine anymore.  Dozens of families descended on Winchester Park for the second annual Kid Fish Day held May 2 at Winchester Pond in Chandler  Chandler administrative secretary Sheila Waters said 77 kids More...

Brownsboro bands earn top honors

The Brownsboro High School varsity and junior varsity bands attended the UIL Concert and Sight- Reading Contest held April 28 and 30 at Troup High School.  “This competition requires each band to perform a march and two selections from the More...

Special Sections

Obituaries - Free Access

MARK CALDWELL

Services for Mark Caldwell, 59, Chandler, were held May 13 at Chandler First Assembly of God with Pastor Mark Fulks officiating. Caldwell was born June 15, 1955 in Athens and passed away May 9, 2015 in Tyler. More...

RALPH PERRY SHARPE

Services for Ralph Perry Sharpe, 63, Brownsboro, were held May 11 at Stewart Family Funeral Home with the Rev. More...

Sports

Bears sweep Kaufman

Play Pleasant Grove in Shreveport

When it was finally over well after midnight, the Brownsboro Bears were Bi-district champs for the first time since 2004. More...

Prayers for Van

Storms bring fatalities, injuries

Although the Brownsboro, Chandler and Murchison areas saw flooding and destroyed streets, the damage was minimal compared to their neighbors to the north in Van.  Sunday, May 10 evening into the early hours of Monday, May 11 brought flash floods More...

BISD trustees approve new BES principal

Recognize band and powerlifting achievements

With the recent resignation of the Brownsboro Elementary School principal, Brownsboro Independent School District Board of Trustees discussed hiring a replacement principal during their May 11 monthly meeting. More...

TxDOT to close FM 3204

The Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) announces plans to close FM 3204 east of Hwy 31 in Brownsboro on Friday, May 15 for emergency repairs. The emergency contract to replace the box culvert has been awarded to East Texas Bridge. More...

News

Breaking News - 5/15/2015 1:35 PM

HCSO releases May 11 emergency reports

Received over 100 calls

From the Henderson County Sheriff's Office (HCSO):HCSO received over 100 emergency 911 calls, and as many calls to its non-emergency number, during the storms early Monday morning, May 11.Most of the 123 calls were regarding high water, downed trees More...

Breaking News - 5/15/2015 3:08 PM

BISD teacher placed on paid leave

From BISD:A Brownsboro ISD teacher has been placed on Paid Administrative Leave after allegations of striking a student on the arm with a ruler.The student reported the allegation to the campus administration and the teacher was promptly removed from More...

Breaking News - 5/19/2015 7:14 PM

Chandler officials take office

Newly-elected Chandler city officials were sworn-in at the called May 19 Chandler city council meeting. More...