December 24, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

BISD Choir present Christmas concert

The Brownsboro ISD Choral Department High School and Junior High School choirs presented their Christmas concert, Tuesday, December 15, at Rock Hill Baptist Church, led by BISD Choir Director Danae Stack, and accompanied by Judy York. More...

Special Sections

School

BIS students win bicycles for Christmas

Twenty four lucky Brownsboro Intermediate School boys and girls went home last Thursday with a shiny new bicycle, thanks to the generosity of anonymous donors.  More...

TVCC Recognizes GED Graduates

Nineteen students received GED certificates in graduation ceremonies held Thursday, December 10 at Trinity Valley Community College. Dr. More...

Viewpoint

Chandler Yesteryear

Christmas during WWII

I was five years old when World War II started and nine years old when it ended. Even though we experienced shortages and our country was at war, my family still found a great deal of enjoyment in celebrating Christmas.  More...

Master Gardeners

A holiday tradition: The Christmas Cactus

What could be more cheerful during the holidays than a blooming Christmas cactus? Whether you choose a red, pink or white blooming Christmas cactus, its bright blooms will bring joy to both the owner and the visitor.  More...

The Lions Den

Merry Christmas!

Chandler Lions had the best day of 2015 with the residents of the Chandler Nursing Home. We were there with gifts and boxes of great things to give to each person; lotions, bath powder and lots of other things. More...

Flag Depository Installed

Now, the community can dispose of their tattered American flags in the proper manner, thanks to former Chandler Mayor Ann Hall and Chandler resident Sharon Moffeit. Last week a Tattered Flag Depository was installed at the Chandler Library.  More...

Santa Claus makes his rounds with Meals on Wheels

While making his rounds to see who has been naughty and who has been nice, Santa Claus hitched a ride with Meals on Wheels volunteer Ron Boyda who was out delivering meals to shut-ins last Thursday. More...

Christmas Services

First Christian Church, Athens will have a simple worship and candlelight service involving Christmas carols, scripture, prayer, and devotion for the entire family on Thursday, December 24, 5 pm. More...

News

Ben Wheeler Rallies to Save Christmas

Gum Creek Mercantile on Highway 64 in Ben Wheeler suffered major damage to their store after storms hit early on a Sunday morning.  Gum Creek features custom, quality wood flooring and doors, home furnishings and décor, jewelry, and a wide varie 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...

New heart failure monitoring system available

ETMC Tyler is the first hospital in East Texas to implant an Food Drug Administration (FDA)-approved miniaturized, wireless monitoring heart sensor so patients can send information to their doctor daily without leaving home.  More...

Sports

Thomison and Boyd place in tournament

Tucker Thomison (l) and Joey Boyd (r) competed in the Fall championship of the North Texas Junior PGA golf tournament at Heritage Ranch Golf Club in Fairview held December 13, 2015. More...

Basketball Reports

Brownsboro Vs Palestine Varsity Boys Basketball Game Report 12-15-15  Final Score - Palestine 51 Brownsboro 42   More...

Bullard at Brownsboro

Bullard V over BB   BU: 9 4 15 11 39 BB: 3 11 6 12 32   More...