July 7, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Chandler man facilitates talking book program at CPL

Gene Giger is a familiar face around Chandler and Brownsboro – in particular Chandler as he has served on the city council and participated on various agency boards in the community. More...

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Sports

McGee joins women’s basketball coaching at TVCC

Bianca McGee has joined the women’s basketball coaching staff at Trinity Valley Community College. McGee will serve as a coaching assistant, third-year head coach Gerald Ewing announced today. More...

CSA Wraps Up First Ball Season

Chandler Sports More...

Viewpoint

Chandler Yesteryear

McCurley Town, Texas

When I was a youngster in the 1940s-50s, the road from Chandler to Poyner (now FM 155 South) was dotted with several country stores where needed food, household and farm items could be purchased. More...

Something Else

Grandpa’s hands

Here are some excerpts from an email I received. Space will not permit including all of it, but I think you will find this interesting. It is from a granddaughter telling about her grandfather. More...

My five cents…

A monthly column from Sen. Robert Nichols, Senate District 3

With summer officially upon us and as you enjoy the sunshine, don’t forget to enjoy a piece of pecan pie, which is the State Pie of Texas. July 12th is National Pecan Pie Day, so it’s a great day to indulge. More...

Local pastor returns from Holy Land renewed

On June 5, Lee Evans, the pastor of Westlake Baptist Church in Chandler, set sail towards Israel on a 10-day trip of a lifetime. More...

Daily Devotions

God makes it all happen

John 3:27 – John answered and said, A man can receive nothing, except it be given him from heaven. (KJV) More...

City Council votes on soccer for Chandler

Soccer was a hot topic of discussion at Thursday’s special-called meeting of the City Council of Chandler. 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...

Edom VFD receives assistance from Texas A&M Forest Service

Edom Volunteer Fire Department recently received aid from two different assistance programs administered by Texas A&M Forest Service. More...

Chandler Nursing Center news

Everyone at the Nursing Center would like to give special thanks to those that have helped out recently.  First, by saying ‘thank you’ to the members of the First United Methodist Church of Chandler for having our karaoke machine rep More...

Writer's Corner

Spicy Honey Mustard Chicken is a McNatt family favorite

Melody McNatt started cooking when she was seven years old at home – under the watchful eye of her mother. It wasn’t until her freshman year of high school that the Premier High School of Tyler graduate really got inspired in the kitchen. More...

Financial Focus

Small business owners must protect their futures

If you’re a small-business owner, you think a lot about today. Is your cash flow sufficient … today? Are your products and services competitive … today? Are you confident in your marketing and advertising efforts … today? More...

Rambling Meanderings

Growing up, I read everything I could. Until I could read to myself though, my older brother and sisters and parents would read to me. More...