March 17, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Possible flooding on Interstate 10

TxDOT is monitoring the situation with flood waters from the Sabine River. While I-10 is currently open, it could be closed on short notice. We recommend long haul travel to use I-20 instead of I-10. More...

Special Sections

Obituaries - Free Access

J.M. Boyd

Funeral services for J. M. Boyd, 89, Chandler, are scheduled for 2:00 PM, Tuesday, March 15 at West Lake Baptist Church, Chandler with Rev. Bob Sexton and Rev. Lee Evans officiating under the direction of Hilliard Funeral Home, Van. More...

Elizabeth Kelt Phillips Malone

Elizabeth Kelt Phillips Malone, of Corsicana and formerly of Chandler, passed away at Heritage Oaks Retirement Village on Friday morning, March 11, 2016 at the age of 100. More...

Easter plans in the community

Lake Palestine United Methodist Church The Passion of Christ, March 18, 19, and 20, 7pm. FREE admission (will accept canned goods donation for local food bank). 2889 FM 315 South, Chandler. 903-849-2379. City of Chandler More...

Writer's Corner

Master Gardener

Native plant series: Natives for butterflies, bees and hummers

Everyone loves to see colorful butterflies dancing among the blooms in their gardens. More...

Financial Focus

Is your ‘financial umbrella’ in place?

April showers may bring May flowers, but March is National Umbrella Month. More...

Brownsboro police investigate shooting

The Brownsboro Police Department is investigating a fatal shooting that occurred Sunday night in the city. Danna Lynn Busby, 54, of Ben Wheeler was arrested and booked into the Henderson County Jail on a charge of murder. More...

Recount results

After the dust had settled on election day, Billy Jack Valentine had 51.3% of the electronic votes cast and 41% of the early voting. Botie Hillhouse had 48.64% of the votes cast that day with 58% of the early votes.  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...

Artifacts at the Museum

Offering a slice of life from small town America

An artifact that traces back to the establishment of Chandler in 1880 sits on a mantel in the Commerce Room at the Chandler Museum and Visitor Center. More...

Flash flooding threats continue for Henderson County

A road near CR 4822 in Henderson County was completely covered by almost 5 inches of rain fall this past week. More rain is expected this coming week end. More...

Viewpoint

Chandler Yesteryear

Trouble, trouble, trouble

In the 1930s and 40s my great uncle, Sidney Leavell, owned a feed store in Chandler located on the east side of the main downtown street that is presently Broad Street.  More...

Something Else

Facts, fun and fiction

Fact: The word “cemetery” comes from the Greek word koimeterion, meaning a sleeping place.  More...

Letters

Letter to the Editor

Flawed Teaching Philosophy

As parent, I help my children with their academics, but that has proven to be an up-hill struggled - - why - - because of a flawed teaching philosophy. More...