April 21, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Fore!

As the excitement got underway on Friday, April 15, Chandler Mayor Libby Fulgham takes aim at the Hole-in-One Shootout benefiting the Chandler Texas Chamber of Commerce scholarship fund for BISD.   More...

Special Sections

School

FORGEY FORUM

A historic, record setting year

Trinity Valley Community College is nearing the end of one of the most successful years in the history of the College, if not the most successful. More...

Sports

Girls Jr. Division Little Dribblers undefeated in Nationals

Brownsboro Girls Jr. Division Little Dribblers went undefeated in Nationals in Mexia, Saturday, April 16. They beat Mexia 19-24 to win the National title. More...

District track meet results

Our Brownsboro Bears and Bearettes did a great job in the goal of qualifying as many athletes to the Area Track Meet as possible. More...

Regionals for the Bears and Bearettes Golf

Van Zandt Country Club has not been good for our Bear golf team. The Boys played two rounds this past week, playing for the opportunity to go to Austin for the state golf tourney. More...

Writer's Corner

Master Gardener

Ran or shine - the sale goes on!

The annual Henderson County Master Gardeners Plant Sale will be held Saturday, April 23, from 9:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m. inside the Senior Citizens Center, 3344 State Hwy 31E, Athens (next to the Rodeo Arena), come rain or shine.  More...

Financial Focus

Reduce, reuse, recycle: A theme for investors?

On April 22, we observe Earth Day. Like many people, you might participate in some activities to help the health of our planet. More...

Nursing course offered in Canton

Certified Nurse Aides are in high demand, and for those interested in beginning a medical career, CNA training is a great way to jump start your career. More...

Batter up! for the Van Tournament

Kristopher Girrard swings at a pitch against the Cobras at the Van Tournament. More...

April BISD Meeting

On April 11th, the Brownsboro School Board held their monthly board meeting. After calling for executive session, the board met back in open forum. More...

Chandler City Council Meeting

The Chandler City Council met on April 12th to conduct their monthly meeting. The meeting was called to order, followed by the Pledge and Invocation (Good job City Council). During the visitors/citizens forum, two people talked to the City Council. 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...

Pine car derby at Faith Baptist

Faith Baptist Church in Brownsboro is once again hosting their Pine Car Derby. Children will be building their cars on April 13th and 20th to race on April 27th. The start time for the race is 6:30 p.m. More...

Chandler FUMC celebrates 125 years

Chandler First United Methodist Church will be celebrating 125 Years of Ministry, April 24, 2016. A historical marker will be dedicated during the 11 am service with a meal to follow in the Family Life Center located on Hwy 31. More...

Viewpoint

Chandler Yesteryear

Colorful circles of yesteryear

In the 1940s, I can still remember heading to the Chandler Drug Store for an ice cream treat after school. More...

Something Else

Humor

A man is dining in a fancy restaurant and there is a gorgeous redhead sitting at the next table. More...

AgriView

Maintain soil fertility for better hay

The forage harvested as hay will remove all nutrients in the grass and there is no recycling. As a result, a hay meadow requires a higher fertility level than pastures. More...

Letters

Letter to the Editor

Note from the Editor: Rick Ford, CSA Coordinator, received the following email from a coach from Van concerning one of CSA’s teams that participated in the Van baseball tournament this past weekend. More...

Cook of the Week

When Larry was younger he learned some of his most valuable cooking skills from Randy Parker. Randy was part owner in a meat company in which he grilled many meals and cooked ribs and briskets. More...

Historical

Artifacts at the Museum

Offering a slice of life from small town America

In the 1930s-1950s, a “Spit and Whittle Bench” was located on the sidewalk in downtown Chandler, directly in front of Ellis and Ellis Grocery and Market on the west side of what is now Broad Street. More...