May 19, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

First Annual Fit City Chandler 5K

The first annual Fit City Chandler 5K/Fun Run was held on Saturday, May 14 at Winchester Park in Chandler. The event was held under cloudy skies and cool temperatures, making the runners happy! More...

Special Sections

School

Author visits Chandler Elementary

Author Susan Stevens Crummel visited at Chandler Elementary School on Friday, May 13. More...

BES Best Bears

Brownsboro Elementary Best Bears for the week of May 9-13: Kaleb Cabrera, Sarah James, Tyler Godsey, Arleth Macias, Cali Birdsong, Stephani Featherston, Seth Wilbanks, Caleb Tucker, Emma Jo Scott, Mai More...

TVCC News

TVCC releases Spring 2016 Honors list

Trinity Valley Community College today released the academic honors lists for the Spring 2016 semester. More...

Sports

Summer sports camps scheduled

BEARETTE BASKETBALL CAMP More...

Congratulations to Amber Walker, class 4A State High Jump Bronze Medalist!!

Amber has taken back to back 3rd place in the High Jump for the last three years at the Texas High School State Track Meet in Austin!!   More...

Booth readies for 24 hours of free throws

By the end of the summer, more than $100,000 will have been donated to various nonprofit organizations serving the eastern end of Henderson County. More...

Writer's Corner

Financial Focus

A 529 Plan can help with those college bills

We’re at the end of another school year. If you have younger kids, you might be thinking about summer camps and other activities. But in the not-too-distant future, your children will be facing a bigger transition as they head off to college. More...

Cook of the Week

Julie Crawford has been cooking for nearly 40 years. She learned to cook from many different cooks in her family, but mostly during her home economics class in high school. She grew up in and graduated from Julie Canton high school. More...

BHS Athletic Banquet

L/R: Bear Award: Caleb Seale & Xavier Richardson, Bearette Award: Lexie Houston, Letterman Award: Tamrick Pace, Academic Award: Parker Owen (not pictured). More...

What’s new in Brownsboro

The small town of Brownsboro has been introduced to some pretty big changes recently. 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

In the past several years the wave of computers, iPads, iPhones and other technologies has almost replaced the old faithful typewriter that we older Americans had depended on for the written word since the early 1900s.  More...

The Lions Den

Lions open doors for Vets

A bomb blast in Baghdad left Marine Corps Corporal Michael Jernigan with severe injuries and without sight. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Teresa Kelly Hull

Teresa Jane (Kelly) Hull of Chandler passed away Thursday May 12, 2016 at the age of 55. Teresa was born July 28, 1960 to Harold and Loretta Kelly in Tyler. More...

Reta Tompkins

Services for Reta Tompkins were held at 11am on Monday, May 16, 2016 at Hilliard Funeral Home, with Bro. Eugene Davidson officiating.  A graveside service followed at Prairie Springs Cemetery in Ben Wheeler. More...

Laura Connor Dixon

Memorial services for Laura Connor Dixon, 69, of Brownsboro, were scheduled for Monday, May 16, 2016 at 11am at Chandler Memorial Funeral Home with Rev. Robert Welch officiating.  Mrs. Dixon passed away May 10, 2016 in Tyler. More...

Viewpoint

Chandler Yesteryear

Dixon Water Hole at Kickapoo Creek

Since we were from a small rural town, Chandler boys had to create their own entertainment from a little imagination and from the natural resources that were available. More...

Something Else

The Queen’s insurance policy

In the United Kingdom every May or June, if they are holding Parliamentary elections that year, both houses of Parliament assemble to be addressed by the reigning monarch. More...

Master Gardener

A star is grown

Sometimes, it is not the plant that makes an impact, it is the placement and design use of that particular plant that can raise it to celebrity status in your garden.  More...