July 16, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Adoption to help save struggling yards

With a new mayor comes a new program in the works for the city of Chandler and its citizens.  Chandler Mayor Libby Fulgham and his planning committee of Joy Neal and John Camper have pioneered an “Adopt a Yard” program to benefit cit More...

Special Sections

Obituaries - Free Access

BETTY HESTER

Memorial services for Betty Hester, 78, of Chandler, are scheduled for Saturday, July 18, 2015 at 1:00 p.m. at Chandler Memorial Funeral Home with Bro. Lee Evans officiating.At 11:55 p.m. on July 11, 2015 our Dad came for mom. More...

THEODORE "TED" KISLA

Services for Theodore "Ted" Kisla, 95, Chandler, will be held Friday, July 17 in the Chandler Memorial Funeral Home chapel.  Kisla was born January 13, 1920 in Brooklyn, New York and died July 4, 2015 in Chandler Nursing Center.  He served More...

KENNETH BOB LEWIS

Services for Kenneth Bob Lewis, 83, Murchison were held July 13 at First United Methodist Church of Murchison. More...

Letters

LETTER TO THE EDITOR

When we elect the same people to an office for more than two terms then they seem to forget why they were elected in the first place and then that is when some of the people get left behind. And feel they are not treated equal. More...

Kiddos become fire safety heroes at reading program

“WEE-OOO, WEE-OOO, WEEOOO!” screamed the crowd of children in the Chandler Community Center on Friday, July 10. More...

Flag sponsorship benefits Rock Hill Outreach Center

Looking to add a patriotic touch to your property while also raising funds for a local outreach center? More...

Lions Club ready to roar

Lions Den

New Chandler Lions Club President Gloria Estes gathered the club June 27 to repair and replace the club's can collection bins. More...

News

MG Project: South Athens Elementary School Garden

“Where do french fries come from?”, Sunni Sparkes asked her class. “McDonalds!”, they replied. More...

Comptroller distributes sales tax revenue

June showed increases in monthly sales tax rebates for the cities of Brownsboro, Chandler and Murchison.  According to Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar, state sales tax revenue in June was $2.2 billion, down 1.4 percent compared to June 2014.  More...

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.  According to the Henderson County Sheriff’s Office:  Henderson County Sheriff’s Office Deputy Keon Mack received a cal More...

Historical

Journey to Normandy – 1845

A glimpse of early immigrants to East Texas includes the first known Norwegian settlers to settle in Texas, arriving in 1845 and establishing a colony in Henderson County in the community of Normandy, which later became Brownsboro. More...

Moon Exploration

SOMETHING ELSE

A few weeks ago I wrote about Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin's flight to the moon, then Aldrin taking Holy Communion there. Now I have learned another surprising story about their mission which we will remember again on July 20, 2015, after 46 years. More...