August 18, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Brownsboro gets new mayor, new councilman

Brownsboro has a new mayor. More...

Murchison ISD operates ‘old-school’ way

You’ve heard the old standard cliché – “I’m old-school.” In modern language, ‘old-school’ isn’t referring to an actual old school, but it refers to someone or something that is old-fashioned or traditio More...

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Sports

Get ready for some football

Bears scrimmage Bears

The great thing about scrimmages is that both teams win. Most coaches use scrimmages as teaching moments and team chemistry bonding. More...

Van volleyball tournament

The good, the bad, but really not the ugly. Our Brownsboro volleyball team traveled to Van this weekend to compete in their annual tournament. “We didn’t play as good as we are capable of, but our effort was great. More...

Chandler Sports Association looks to Fall ball

The Fall baseball and softball season is just around the corner as teams from Chandler and the surrounding area begin their preparations for play.  Billed as a developmental season, teams concentrate on honing their skills and getting better as More...

Writer's Corner

Meet Your Neighbor

Brownsboro man restores old family 1929 Ford

There is an old saying around the sports world – football coaches never stop using playbooks – even when they retire.  At least, that is the case with Bobby Teague, 82, former high school football coach and athletic director and teac More...

Financial Focus

What can investors learn from roller coaster rides?

If you have an interest in looking up obscure holidays and celebrations, you will find that August 16 is National Roller Coaster Day. As you know, a roller coaster is used as a metaphor for many areas of life – including the financial markets. More...

Rambling Meanderings With Becky & Toby

Ever since the day that my publisher made Toby the mascot of the Chandler-Brownsboro Statesman, he has been a changed canine. More...

King takes charge at TVCC

Long-time Trinity Valley Community College Vice President of Instruction and recent Interim President Dr. Jerry King was named President by the Board of Trustees at their meeting held Wednesday, August 10. More...

Daily DEVOTIONS From MAX LUCADO

We all die   More...

Police chiefs ready for school traffic

August 22 is the big day – school starts back for the Brownsboro Independent School District. 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...

CORRECTION

In the article about Cycology Bike Company, Darren Haire was misidentified as Dennis Haire. Our apologies for any inconvenience that this error may have caused. We strive to be as correct as possible in all our reporting.   More...

Welcome to the new Chief

Tommy Hunter, school superintendent for Brownsboro ISD, was honored with a reception on Thursday that was attended by city officials of both Chandler and Brownsboro, teachers and other residents of the communities. More...

Viewpoint

Chandler Yesteryear

Nicknames

Nicknames, a familiar or humorous name for affection, given to a person in addition to their real name, have been popular in America for many years. In fact, several of our past presidents have been tagged with a nickname. For instance, George W. More...

Something Else

More about Larry…

After writing about Larry the Cable Guy a couple of weeks ago, one of my readers told me about a wonderful thing that Larry and his Foundation did, so I must tell about that and several other things I learned about his life and times. More...

Master Gardener

Secrets to fruitful fruit growing in East Texas

Would you like to grow your own fruit? In East Texas, there are many fruits you can grow.  Most gardeners know that blueberries can be grown successfully in East Texas. More...