June 16, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Nichols requests applications for Texas Armed Services Scholarship

Sen. Robert Nichols (R-Jacksonville) has called on qualified students to apply for a Texas Armed Services Scholarship. “This scholarship is a way to encourage and reward students interested in military service,” said Nichols. More...

Special Sections

Sports

Brownsboro football camp

The annual Brownsboro Football Camp ran from Monday, June 6 through Wednesday, June 8 from 9-11am. There were 33 participants and they took part in various drills. The camp concluded Wednesday with the punt, pass and kick competition. More...

29th Annual COACHES PLAYDAY

The 29th annual Coaches Playday Golf Tournament was held Friday, June 10 at the Pinnacle Golf Course in Mabank. 46 players were divided into 12 teams to compete for 1st place and the title of Coaches Playday champions. More...

The Judge Robert Montgomery Memorial Golf Tourny

The Judge Robert Montgomery Memorial Golf Tournament presented by First United Methodist Church of Chandler. Held at Garden Valley Resort on June 2. Above: The winning Church team, -11. More...

Writer's Corner

Financial Focus

Give your children the gift of (financial) knowledge

It’s almost Father’s Day. If you’re a dad with young children, you can expect some nice homemade cards and maybe even a baseball cap. But, of course, your greatest reward is spending time with your kids and watching them grow. More...

Cook of the Week

When Jamie Hornby was just six years old, she began cooking scrambled eggs for her family. She learned her way around the kitchen from her Mother. More...

A tribute for Father’s Day: My father, my hero

David Speer is the son of Albert and Frances Speer. He was born on June 11, 1956 in Athens. He graduated from Brownsboro High School and worked for a small country store in Leagueville. David and Jan Speer married on November 9, 1981. More...

The story of ‘Buck’

Ira “Buck” Hamilton has been disabled all of his life. He was diagnosed with polio as an infant. He was born in 1930 in Kirbyville. After graduating from high school, Buck was in search for a job. He contacted a recruiter during WWII. 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...

Go Texan Rodeo adds to scholarship fund

Board members and Rodeo Volunteers of the Athens Chamber of Commerce gathered to present proceeds from the 2016 Go Texan Rodeo to the Henderson County Go Texan Committee last week. More...

Romantic comedy opens at HC Performing Arts Center

Last Dance, a light, romantic comedy, also gives us a moment or two to contemplate love. A beautiful poet, embarking on the last half of her life decides she is tired of love. More...

Viewpoint

Chandler Yesteryear

Snapshots from the Drug Store

Around 65 years ago it wasn’t unusual for Mrs. More...

Something Else

Signage

• A sign in a shoe repair store in Vancouver read: “We will heel you; We will save your sole; and We will even dye for you.” • In a podiatrist’s office: “Time wounds all heels.” • On a septic tank truck: & More...

Master Gardener

Why roses have a bad reputation

Some people believe roses have a reputation of being difficult to grow, or constantly needing to be sprayed with chemicals to keep them from becoming diseased.  More...