October 20, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Chickens allowed to roost in city

At last Tuesday’s meeting of the Chandler City Council, with a vote of three to two, council members approved an amended ordinance which will allow chickens to be kept within the city limits. More...

Meet the BISD Board candidates

Election day is fast approaching, and early voting in Henderson County starts Oct. 24. One of the important elections for the Brownsboro Independent School District is to fill the three seats for the members-at-large. More...

Special Sections

School

BISD Best Bears chosen

Brownsboro Elementary School released photos this week of their very Best Bears from Pre-K for the last four weeks. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Jack David Jones

Graveside services for Jack David Jones, 80, of Chandler, are scheduled for Wednesday, October 19, 2016 at 10:00 AM at Chandler Memorial Cemetery with Dr. Stan Copeland officiating. More...

Viewpoint

Chandler Yesteryear

The Muleskinner

Some of my favorite memories are those I don’t remember at all! They are from the stories that my parents shared with me when I was growing up. More...

Something Else

As we grow older

As we grow older, and hence wiser, we slowly realize that whether we wear a $300 or $30 watch - they both tell the same time.  Whether we carry a $300 or $30 wallet/handbag - the amount of money inside is the same.  Whether we drink a bottl More...

Writer's Corner

Master Gardener

Gardening can be fun!

If you are a new gardener, you may be looking for something fun instead of intimidating to grow. Likewise, if you are an experienced gardener, you may be looking to grow something outside of the ordinary. More...

Meet Your Neighbor

Sweeping for a good cause

Mike Cofer, 54, is probably one of the most well-known figures at Chandler Elementary School in the Brownsboro Independent School District. More...

Financial Focus

It’s National Save for Retirement Week — So take action

Congress has dedicated the third week of October as National Save for Retirement Week. Clearly, the government feels the need to urge people to do a better job of preparing for retirement. Are you doing all you can?   More...

CPD seeks thieves

The Chandler Police Department is investigating what appears to be two burglaries possibly done by the same individual or individuals in the city of Chandler. More...

Mother, daughter team talk Native American

Dana Parks, 62, is a Cherokee Indian. Born and raised in Claremore, Oklahoma, she lived most of her life among the Cherokee Indians and her family. “It was almost as if we were in college – we all lived in the same community.” More...

Daily DEVOTIONS From MAX LUCADO

Listen to your pilot 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...

BISD sports teaches life lessons

Ask most athletes where they learned the most about life, and 90 percent of them would say ‘On the field,’ ‘Practice,’ ‘On the court’ or on the ‘diamond.’  More...

FUMC Men’s Bible Study holds Fish Fry

The Monday Night Men’s Bible Study at Chandler First Methodist had a special fish fry recently. The men have a meal every third or fourth month. More...

Sports

Kaufman defeats Bears

The Brownsboro Bears hosted another district undefeated team the Kaufman Lions Friday. The final score was 51-27, but the Bears fought tooth and nail for four quarters.  More...

Horseshoe Tournament at Winchester Park

The Chandler Horseshoe Club hosted an open tournament on Saturday for participants of all ages at Winchester Park. Participants pitched from 30 and 40 feet depending on skill and age. (Travis Tapley/Statesman Photos)   More...

SPORTS BRIEFS

Rains over Brownsboro Bearettes   The Rains Varsity Volleyball team defeated Brownsboro Bearettes’ Varsity Volleyball last week. The matches went as follows: 25-12, 25-9 and 25-21.  More...