March 3, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Jeeps and trucks don’t mix

Tuesday afternoon in front of Dollar General in Chandler, proved an unlikely mix when a truck and Jeep collided. No injuries were reported.   More...

Robots and livestock

Robotics Contest at a Livestock Show? While it’s probably not the strangest thing you’ve ever heard, it probably isn’t a pairing you would normally put together. More...

Special Sections

School

Murchison ISD Honor Roll

Fourth Six Weeks

Ms. Etheridge’s Pre K More...

Brownsboro Elementary Best Bears February 22-26, 2016

BES Beast Bears for the week of February 22-26: Dylan Rojas; Avery Dudney; Sarah Sandifer; Skylar Thompson; Ayden Williamson; Wrangler Holcomb; Sydney Montgomery; Sophia Montgomery; Brianna Lazaro; Isaac Grandos; Rylee Kumbaugh; Keelie Hall; Heer Dod More...

Mrs. McCarter’s Magnificent Readers

Readers for the week of February 22-26 are: Jesus Morales; Tinslee Montgomery; Bella Laurance; Caden Wiegman; Dylan Dunklin; Noah Trammel; Jaelyn Mullens; and Lucy Rodriquez.   More...

Sports

Bears end a successful season

BEARS IN TIGHT GAME WITH THE HAWKS

The Bears had their hands full with Pleasant Grove on Friday night in Hallsville. The game was fast-paced and very entertaining for the fans from both schools. More...

BEARS COAST BY KAUFMAN

The Brownsboro Bears made short work of the Kaufman Lions Tuesday night, to the tune of 72-38. Coach Brent Smith said; “We hope this is the start of a long playoff run. Pleasant Grove will be a real test Friday”. More...

Little Dribblers wrap the season

Saturday, Feb. 27 concluded the season for the Brownsboro Little Dribblers. They held their season ending tournament with the Warriors winning the Juniors side and the Cavs winning the Majors. More...

Writer's Corner

Master Gardener

Native plant series: Natives for Spring

Native plants have a reputation for being easy to grow with minimum maintenance. It is always enjoyable to find plants that fit that description. More...

Moran leaving BISD

Brownsboro Independent School District is expected to start searching for a new superintendent soon as Dr. More...

Celebrate National Anthem Day!

Always celebrated on March 3, the day the song officially became our national anthem in 1931. The Star-Spangled Banner is the national anthem of the United States of America. It was written by Francis Scott Key. More...

Slingin’ Mud in Martin Springs

Matthew Smith and Craig Hall have been friends for years, and both have a vast love for getting muddy and pleasing the community. More...

News

Community News

AREA HAPPENINGS

Monthly Events More...

TJC to kick off 90th anniversary year with ‘90 for 90th’ bike ride

Tyler Junior College will soon begin a celebration of the college’s 90th anniversary. More...

Dynamic Futures at TVCC

A cooperative program between Trinity Valley Community College Adult Education and Literacy (AEL) and Workforce Solutions East Texas (WSET) called Dynamic Futures encourages at-risk young adults to see a brighter future.  More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Doris Marie Althenn

Doris Marie Althenn was born September 26, 1951 in Dallas to Marvin and Edna Wallace, and passed away on February 26, 2016 in Chandler. Doris was dearly loved by all of her community and family. More...

Viewpoint

Chandler Yesteryear

Aunt Eller’s Branch

Aunt Eller’s Branch doesn’t have a sign indicating the stream’s name, but all of us Chandler old timers knew it as Aunt Eller’s Branch. It’s located just past downtown and the railroad tracks south on 155.  More...

Something Else

A stinky legal suit

In the early 1700s, a man named Ooka Tadasuke served as a samurai in Edo (now Tokyo). Samurai at the time were not primarily warriors but, rather, bureaucrats. Ooka, though, was still interesting.  More...

My five cents…

A monthly column from Sen. Robert Nichols, Senate District 3

As we are all preparing our tax forms, we can be thankful Texas is one of only seven states with no state income tax. More...