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BISD releases STAAR results, district ratings

Brownsboro principals share STAAR test results

Brownsboro ISD campus principals shared the improvements in student performance based on the first round of STAAR testing at the June 8 Brownsboro School Board Meeting.  More...

Special Sections

Obituaries - Free Access

WILLIAM WAYNE HARRISON

William Wayne Harrison, born August 26, 1929 in Brownsboro, Texas, passed on June 5, 2015 in Las Vegas, where he spent the last 13 years of his life. William Harrison was a proud joint owner and operator of Harrison Prime Meats. More...

LORRAINE GRICE

Lorraine Grice passed over into the loving arms of God on Saturday, June 13, 2015 in Waco, Texas.  Lorraine was born in Chicago, Illinois on December 1, 1933 and was raised in Michigan.  She joined the Air Force and met her husband, Bobbie More...

JUNE MARIE JONES

June Marie Jones, 69, Chandler, died June 25, 2015. More...

Sports

Nearly 100 attend boys basketball camp

The BISD summer boys basketball camp had another successful year, with about twice the attendance from last year's camp.  “It's been great,” coach Brent Smith said. More...

BMC teams head to playoffs

Stingrays, Warriors win division championships

Two BMC boys baseball teams are headed to the district playoffs after winning division championships.  12U Division Champs the BMC Stingrays are headed to Van July 6-10 for the district playoffs.  If they are successful in the district play More...

Children’s activities continue in Chandler

Heroes of all shapes and sizes took the floor last week as Ms. More...

Henderson County to issue same-sex marriage licenses

Gay marriage – not just for Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Vermont, New York, Connecticut, Rhode Island, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Delaware, Maryland, Washington D.C., North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia, West Virginia, Indiana, Illi More...

BISD receives rating on community and student involvement

The Brownsboro Independent School District recently submitted the results of its community nity and student engagement survey to the Texas Education Agency (TEA) with a district rating ofo “recognized.” nize   More...

News

TMA builds up to 'The Art of the Brick'

One-of-a-kind LEGO art exhibition opens in Tyler July 10

The storied toy building blocks of countless childhood creations take form as fine art with the unique vision of Nathan Sawaya in The Art of the Brick, the next major exhibition coming to the Tyler Museum of Art. More...

Agriview

Fire Ants

The recent rains have brought fire ants closer to the surface, both literally and as a matter of concern for area property owners. More...

Breaking News - 7/8/2015 9:59 AM

Whitehouse man arrested at Flat Creek Marina

Charged with assaulting an officer and driving stolen vehicle

A Whitehouse man is in the Henderson County Jail for assaulting an officer and for driving a stolen vehicle. More...

Historical

Tucker Brothers General Store

In 1912-1913 Eugene Green erected a two-story retail building in downtown Chandler in the location where the Kidd-Jones and Whataburger are presently located. Through the years several businesses operated in the building including the offices of Dr. More...