March 10, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Blood drive for Jonah

In honor of Jonah Daily, the Chandler community is hosting a blood drive from 8 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Saturday, March 12, at 22250 Barron Road in the parking lot of Chandler Intermediate School on the Carter BloodCare bus. More...

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Sports

Bears and Bearettes rake in the honors

Brownsboro basketball was very good this year. Both the Bearettes and Bears won District and Bi-District honors. The all-district teams reflected the dominance of their play. These are the following honors won: More...

Bearettes play strong in Canton tournament

“Thursday was great, and Saturday was very frustrating. We tend to get ourselves in a hole to start, and against good teams, overcoming that is difficult. The two teams that played for the championship, we had already beaten. More...

All District Basketball

DISTRICT 14-4A BOYS

MVP  Tamrick Pace, Sr. Brownsboro  Offensive Player of the Year  Doug Sheldon, Jr. Wills Point  Defensive Player of the Year  Tre’ Fitzgerald, Sr. Canton  Newcomer of the Year   More...

‘Welcome Home’ Daddy

Last Friday, on March 4th, at Brownsboro Elementary, Jonathan Laughlin experienced the surprise of a lifetime. Jonathan sat in single file with his fellow classmates for what appeared to be an average spring break school assembly. More...

Valentine files for recount

On Election Day, Billy Jack Valentine won 51.36% of the electronic votes cast to Botie Hillhouse’s 48.64%. Consequently, Valentine has chosen to file for a recount.  More...

Worship of Tools Day, March 11

There are few things that the male population worships more than his tools. To some, a tool is a natural extension of their arm. So, Worship of Tools Day is a logical day of celebration. And, it’s definitely a guy thing. More...

News

Community News

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...

The Lions Den

Women in Lions

In 1918, women weren’t welcome in Lions Clubs but that finally changed, and in July 1987, Lions Clubs International delegates voted to open the association’s membership to welcome women around the world. More...

UT Tyler offers chance to teach in Japan

The University of Texas at Tyler, in collaboration with the City of Tyler’s Sister Cities Program, is once again seeking female English-speaking college graduates to teach in Yachiyo, Japan, Dr. More...

Viewpoint

Chandler Yesteryear

Chandler and Fincastle Settlers

The early settlers of Chandler came to East Texas during the westward expansion of the state. More...

Something Else

The three kick rule

A big city lawyer went duck hunting in rural North Wairarapa.  More...

AgriView

Safe drinking water

Safe drinking water is important to everyone all the time, especially in the home where we cook, eat and spend many off-work hours. More...