September 1, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Murchison wines have new taste

Deep in the east Henderson County, in between Brownsboro and Murchison and Ben Wheeler sits among rolling hills with lush fields of green, what appears to be a ranch. In Texas, that is not an unusual sight – but then you drive a little closer. More...

Special Sections

Obituaries - Free Access

Gary and Nicola Haley

Graveside services for Gary and Nicola Haley, of Larue, are scheduled for Friday, September 2, 2016 at 3pm at Mountainview Cemetery in Mountainview, Oklahoma. Burial will be under the direction of Ray and Martha’s Funeral Home. Mr. and Mrs. More...

Sports

Bears drop two day opener

Everyone was ready for some Friday night Texas High School football. However, mother nature had other ideas. After a major thunderstorm, officials decided to reschedule the game for Saturday morning at 10:00. More...

Bears JV play hard against Canton

GOD BLESS & HUMMMM BLUUUUUE!   More...

Inside the Numbers

Full Story

Writer's Corner

Master Gardener

Free conference on pollinators

Henderson County Master Gardener Association (HCMGA) is pleased to announce its Fall Conference on Thursday, September 8, 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., at the Senior Citizens Center, 3344 Hwy 31 E, Athens. This presentation is free to the public.  More...

Meet Your Neighbor

Photography is more than a hobby

Travis Tapley, 49, has always loved taking pictures. The married father is fast becoming known for his talent behind the lens – especially in the East Texas music world.  More...

Rambling Meanderings With Becky & Toby

Kristan Higgins once said, “When an 85-pound mammal licks your tears away, then tries to sit on your lap, it’s hard to feel sad.” For all you pet owners, you will get that more than those who are not into dogs or cats. More...

City Council holds tax rate hearing

Monday evenings, a public hearing was held on the proposed tax rate for the city of Chandler at the Chandler City Council’s called monthly meeting.  More...

Chandler Horseshoe Club offers championship status

In efforts to find connection to my past, this writer happened upon the horseshoe courts at Winchester Park and I found my ‘ringer.’  More...

Daily DEVOTIONS From MAX LUCADO

Your Sermon   If Jesus heals you instantly, praise him. If you are still waiting for healing, trust him. Your suffering is your sermon.  More...

Perry Eaton – a man wearing many hats

If you asked anyone to describe Perry Eaton, you will get a look – a good look. 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...

HCPAC announces cast for I Love a Piano

HCPAC announces the cast for the upcoming musical, I Love a Piano, chosen from local talent that auditioned this past week.  More...

Free ‘Little Libraries’ roost in Chandler

You’ve seen them, and maybe thought they were some kind of special birdhouse. More...

Viewpoint

Chandler Yesteryear

Chandler Hobby Club

During its history, Chandler has had at least four different clubs for women. Prior to 1914, two different clubs were having regular meetings. The DW Club consisted of a group of young unmarried women. There was also a Thursday Club for ladies.  More...

Something Else

A horse and six tiny stories

Once there was a horse that seemed to have a problem. A champion jockey is about to enter an important race on this new horse. More...

My five cents…

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

Students have gone back to school and we will soon celebrate Labor Day saying goodbye to the summer. I hope that you have a safe and enjoyable weekend with your friends and family. More...