October 13, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Edom festival is this weekend

For over 40 years, the small art community of Edom in East Texas has hosted a festival for working artists. The festival has grown throughout the years to become the premier art show in East Texas. More...

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Sports

Bears Jamal Bell honored

American State Bank is proud to announce that Jamal Bell, quarterback for the Brownsboro Bears, has been named the “American State Bank – Player of the Week” for Week 6 of the 2016 high school football season, effective October 4, 2 More...

Bears Lose Key Game To Van

The Brownsboro Bears ventured across the Kickapoo to do battle with our big time rival. The undefeated Van Vandals won the game 49-7. “Van is a very good football team. More...

JV Cheer at Bush’s Chicken

The Brownsboro Junior Varsity cheerleaders were at Bush’s Chicken in Chandler last Tuesday to raise money for cheer camp. More...

Writer's Corner

Master Gardener

Free presentation on Gardener’s Gold: Compost

If you have questions about composting, or are interested in starting a compost pile, Henderson County Master Gardener Bob Erickson will be giving a free presentation on composting on Tuesday, October 18, 6 pm to 6:30 pm at the Clint W. More...

Meet Your Neighbor

Entertainer for Pioneer Days

Pioneer Days in Brownsboro is fast approaching – November will be here before we know it. This makes Ben Duffie of Jacksonville, happy.  The state of Texas employee will be on hand at Pioneer Days as one of the entertainers. More...

Swine of the week

Jake is celebrating his second birthday this month with his other rescue buddies; Peanut, Big Papa and Pete! Jake came to Cleveland Amory’s Black Beauty Ranch through Hudson Valley SPCA - Orange County and Farm Sanctuary in Winter 2015.  More...

28th Pow Wow largest crowd ever

Officials with the Chandler Chamber of Commerce have reported that Saturday’s Pow Wow “was one of the largest we’ve ever had.”  According to an announcement placed on the Chamber’s Facebook page, officials stated th More...

Daily DEVOTIONS From MAX LUCADO

God’s waiting room More...

Arrest made in baseball beating

Michael McFarlin, ‘Little Mike,’ 29 was arrested by the Henderson County Sheriff’s Office at a medical clinic in Tyler. 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...

Pioneer Days four weeks away

Family fun, good food and holiday shopping is all a part of the Brownsboro Pioneer Days. The third annual Pioneer Days will be from 10am – 4pm, Saturday, Nov. More...

Scarecrows invade Chandler

Salon Two Twenty Two, Ace Hardware, Chandler Library, Blue Llama Jewelry, Blown Away Hair Salon, Chandler Brownsboro Statesman, Chandler Drug, Citizens National Bank, Air Chandler and Chandler Museum got into the Autumn spirit this past week. More...

Viewpoint

Chandler Yesteryear

Early rural schools near Chandler — No. 62

The first school in Chandler was in 1883, three years after the town was founded. Classes were probably held in a log cabin or in a church. At that time, H. S. Chandler, the founder of Chandler, was the teacher. School trustees were R.T. More...

Something Else

Want to ride the old Chisholm Trail?

When you were a child, did you dream of going on a trail ride as a cowboy or cowgirl? More...