November 19, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Spirit of Christmas Food Drive

Brookshire Grocery Co. is once again aiming to deliver Christmas cheer to families in need through its 34th annual Spirit of Christmas Food Drive.  More...

City accepts gift of property

The Chandler City Council accepted the gift of Lot 8, Block 1, of Griffin Estates Phase 1 from Jamie Griffin to be used for drainage, utilities and possible future walkway, during their regularly scheduled meeting, November 10.  More...

Special Sections

School

Brownsoro STARs & Best Bears

STAR Students  4th Grade STAR Alvarez, Leonardo Fisher, Jacob Halton, Dakota Bevens, Jodee Navarro, Ariana Wilson, Lori  5th Grade STAR Granados, Monserat Duran, Tonita Richardson, Elexis Go More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Elsie Christine Howell

Graveside services for Elsie Christine Howell, 88, of Murchison, TX. are scheduled for 11:00 a.m. Saturday, November 14, 2015, at Red Hill Cemetery in Murchison, TX, with Billy McLean officiating under the direction of Eubank Funeral Home of Canton. More...

Viewpoint

Chandler Yesteryear

Fairy and Harry

According to her three children, Fairy Boyd Horton and her twin Harry Boyd were born in Chandler just south of the railroad tracks on FM 315 in 1910. More...

Something Else

Foods from long ago

Back in the day, as I was growing up, we hadn’t heard of pasta, but we did have macaroni and spaghetti.  Curry was a surname. Mama didn’t buy many spices.  A take-away was a mathematical problem.  Pizza? More...

The Lions Den

Lions believe in helping

Chandler Lions would like to thank everyone who came to the Lions Breakfast. Lots of great food and fun. Thanks to Air Chandler, Farmers Insurance and Dairy Queen for your donations. More...

Sports association established

The City of Chandler Parks to transition to Parks and Recreation. City to begin offering recreational programming as a city service.

The City of Chandler has long been known for its quality parks but the City Council voted to take another step toward fulfilling one of its goals of providing recreational programming for all ages through the creation of the Chandler Sports Associati More...

Pioneer Days Fun

It was a beautiful day for getting outside. Everyone was having fun at the Brownsboro Pioneer Days, Saturday, November 14. More photos on page 8. More...

Volleyball All-District Selections

Selections for the 2015 District 14 AAAA Vollyball All-District has been made. More...

The 26th Annual Chandler Christmas Tour of Homes

Scheduled for December 14, from 6-9pm. There are 7 stops on the tour this year. More...

News

Curious Museum

Trinity Valley Community College Science Club members recently presented an exhibit at the Curious Museum in Palestine. The pop-up museum is a hands-on exhibit which is based on the world-famous Exploratorium in San Francisco. More...

AREA HAPPENINGS

Monthly Events  Brownsboro ISD School Board meets the second Monday of the month at 6pm in the Administration Building. For more info call 903-852-3701. Brownsboro City Council meets second Thursday of the month at 5pm, at City Hall. More...

A victory for East Texas healthcare consumers

Court orders Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Texas to place ETMC Tyler in network for its PPOs

A Smith County district court has granted an injunction to East Texas Medical Center Tyler, immediately designating the hospital as a preferred provider in the Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Texas (BCBS) preferred provider organization (PPO).  More...

Sports

Bears and Bulldogs fight it out

A great season for our Brownsboro Bears turned into a disappointing final contest. The Jasper Bulldogs advance to the next round of the playoffs, with a 57-14 over the Bruins. More...

Community Pep Rally draws crowd

Bear stadium was in “black-out mode” during the Community Play-off Pep Rally held last Thursday night. More...

Quinlan Ford at Brownsboro

BB V over QF   QF489526 BB 10 9 16 6 40  BB: Trysten Mosley 13, Lindsay Edwards 7, Lani Compton 5, MJ Alexander 5, Tamaria Manning 5, Amber Walker 3, Lexie Houston 2   More...