August 4, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Chandler council planning budget

Each year around the last of the summer, most governing bodies meet to put together budgets for the next year.  The City of Chandler is no different. On Aug. More...

Daily Devotions

“Adopted into God’s Family”

To accept God’s grace is to accept God’s offer to be adopted into his family! Your identity isn’t in your possessions, talents or accomplishments. Nor are you defined by your deficiencies or dumb choices. You are God’s child. More...

Special Sections

School

TVCC Dual Credit Program Speeds Students to Success

Recent changes to Dual Credit, the program that allows students to enroll and simultaneously earn high school and college credit for college-level classes while still in high school, are allowing more students to finish more courses faster than ever. More...

Team Rodriguez to lead TVCC softball program

Trinity Valley Community College has announced James Rodriguez will join his wife Kathleen as co-head coach of the Lady Cardinal softball program. Kathleen Rodriguez was named head coach last month. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Julia Mitchell

Julie Mitchell, long-time resident of Chandler, passed away July 19, 2016. Born July 30, 1933 in Dallas to Perry and Effie Floyd, Julia moved from Dallas to the Chandler area in 1972. More...

Wallace “ Wally” Steen Warren

Born August 28, 1938 in Beaumont and passed away August 2, 2016, he was raised by his grandmother. After high school graduation, he joined the Army as a medic and served 4 years, partly in Korea. More...

Viewpoint

Chandler Yesteryear

The day the Gypsies came to town

Kid and Nellie McCormick, a local Chandler couple, who from her appearance and colorful dress, excessive jewelry and his demeanor, appeared to be somewhat akin to the Gypsies. More...

Something Else

Liver and cheese

Three handsome male dogs are walking down the street when they see a beautiful, enticing female Poodle. The three male dogs fall all over themselves in an effort to be the one to reach her first, but end up in front of her at the same time.  More...

My five cents…

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

Did you know in July of 1832, a band of settlers in Nacogdoches attacked the town’s Mexican garrison and took back the town in answer to an order requiring Texans to surrender their weapons?  More...

CEDC sets wheels in motion for two projects

At last Tuesday’s meeting of the Chandler Area Economic Development Corporation, the board approved three items of importance – the upcoming year’s budget and providing assistance with two separate entities on two separate projects. More...

BISD high school principal ready for new year

Brandon Jones has been a school principal for 10 years, and the last four have been at Brownsboro High School. 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...

Fit City Chandler carries on

Fit City Chandler celebrates its’ almost- year anniversary since implementation, and Linda Crocker, Fit Chandler Steering Committee member and longtime health coach, couldn’t be happier. More...

Backing the Blue

Staff members of the City of Chandler showed their support of law enforcement on Friday by wearing special t-shirts with the thin blue line. (Courtesy Photo) More...

Sports

Winchester Park hosts 6U State Tee Ball Tournament

Winchester Park was full of baseball action last week as it hosted the 6U state tournament. There were ten teams in town to compete for the title of state champion. More...

Chandler Seminoles compete at state

The Chandler Seminoles participated in the state tournament in Temple and were ranked in the top teams. More...

Bear Mania

Bear Mania/Meet the Bears will be from 6-8pm at the Brownsboro High School Football Stadium Aug. 15. The booster club will sell hot dogs, water and the  Bear Store will be open. More...

Writer's Corner

Clowning around in Chandler

Shirley Hamilton, 70, and her husband came to Chandler to retire after spending years in the Navy, and traveling around the world. More...