July 14, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Brownsboro ISD approves new salary schedule and raises

As members of the Brownsboro ISD Board of Trustees raised their hands unanimously to approve a new salary schedule and step increase, a round of applause broke out from the audience at Monday night’s meeting. More...

Reading at the library

Nancy Bertholf, Chandler Librarian and Museum Director, reads to children Friday during the Ready Set - Story-Time at the Chandler Community Center. More...

Special Sections

Sports

Brownsboro Youth Football Foundation mini camp

Brownsboro Youth Football Foundation opened its 2016 season with a mini camp at the high school practice field for the first through sixth grade teams on Saturday July 9.  There was also a cheerleading mini camp. More...

Texas Girls’ Coaching School

The Brownsboro Bearettes will be well represented in Arlington this week. Head Coach Fred Griffin, who registered his 1000th career basketball victory, will be honored by his peers at the Texas Girls’ Coaching School. More...

Chandler Sports Association plans for soccer, tourneys

The Chandler Sports Association gathered for its monthly meeting on July 5 to discuss an exciting new addition. The idea of having soccer fields added to Winchester Park and hosting clinics and fall programs, has been entertained for many months. More...

Writer's Corner

Cook of the Week

Betty Abendroth

Betty Abendroth, owner and publisher of the Chandler Brownsboro Statesman, remembers baking her first batch of peanut butter cookies when she was 11 years old. More...

Financial Focus

Act today to avoid financial regrets tomorrow

“Regrets? I’ve had a few.” – Frank<  More...

Rambling Meanderings with Becky & Toby

Ole’ Molly and Cooter and the neighborhood dogs

There once was a pack of neighborhood dogs who gathered twice every day in the backyard of the elderly matriarch of the neighborhood. She would throw them out scraps of meat and eggs and leave out bowls of water. More...

Chandler man faces multiple charges

Monday, July 11, around 2:30pm, the Chandler Police Department was involved with a pursuit after a driver tried to flee after patrol officers attempted to initiate a traffic stop.  More...

Gigi’s Frigid Frog named business of the month

Sitting nestled in between the Salty Dog Antique/ Resale Shop and Y’s Grocery in Brownsboro is what most of the citizens in the city of Brownsboro would call a secret treasure – GiGi’s Frigid Frog. More...

Depot ownership made official

The City Council of Chandler voted in June to allow Mayor Libby Fulgham to sign and accept the Railroad Depot building officially from the Chandler Volunteer Fire Department, as well as to accept the piece of land that the depot is located on from Co More...

Daily Devotions

James 1:2-4 – Consider it a sheer gift, friends, when tests and challenges come at you from all sides. You know that under pressure, your faith-life is forced into the open and shows its true colors. 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...

HCSO names officers, deputy of the quarter

Investigator Josh Rickman, Cpl. Samuel Addkison and Communications Officer Ashlee Mills were honored by Henderson County Sheriff Botie Hillhouse last week as deputy and officers of the quarter. More...

Bubbles and brushes earn a trip to camp

Saturday, July 9, Girl Scout Troop 2493 held a car wash at Citizens State Bank in Chandler to help raise money so they can go to their fall service unit camp. More...

Viewpoint

Chandler Yesteryear

Governor Hubbard and Chandler

After graduating from Harvard University, Richard Bennett Hubbard, Jr. and his parents moved to Smith County, Texas. They settled in Tyler, and then on a plantation near Lindale. More...

Something Else

Stolen 1956 Chevrolet

The proud owner of a magnificent 1956 Chevrolet convertible wrote to say he had restored the car to perfection over the last few years, and sent this:  On a very warm summer afternoon, he decided to take his car to town. More...

Master Gardener

Unusual plants for shade

Azaleas, hydrangeas, and hostas are the go-to plants for shade in East Texas. These easy-care plants are dependable and colorful. However, a garden full of only these plants may eventually feel boring. More...

News of Record

Henderson Co. Sheriff reports 127 arrests

Henderson County Sheriff’s Reports

Vowing that his “campaign against crime has just begun,” Henderson County Sheriff Botie Hillhouse reported after 30 days in office that the HCSO has arrested 127 criminals, responded to 4,908 calls for service, and answered 3,328 911 call More...