November 10, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Daily DEVOTIONS From MAX LUCADO

Everyone can do something

The day was special. Jesus was in town. The people asked him to read the scripture and he accepted. More...

Veteran’s experience helps others

John Preston, 66, of Brownsboro, gives off the impression in his posture of an aloof individual. That is until you get to know him – which normally takes about five minutes. More...

Special Sections

School

Third graders talk happiness

Happiness is defined by Webster’s as a noun that can mean one of three things – good fortune, prosperity, a state of well-being and contentment, joy and pleasurable or a satisfying experience. More...

Super Leaders of the Nine Weeks

These Chandler Intermediate School students were chosen by their homeroom teacher for being a good role model in class, doing the right thing, someone who others look up to, trustworthy and an all-around super leader. Back, from left to right, Mrs. More...

Sports

Bears lose tough one to Hornets

The final district game was played Friday in Athens pitting rivals — the Athens Hornets and the Brownsboro Bears against each other. Friday’s battle would put the winner into the playoffs. More...

SPORTS BRIEFS

BHS 9th grade crush Athens’ 9th grade   The Brownsboro High School ninth grade team defeated Athens’ ninth graders on November 3, The final score was BHS 32 to AHS eight.  More...

Writer's Corner

Master Gardener

Free butterfly program given by HCMGA

Master Gardener Wayne Stafford will present “Butterfly 2016,” a beautiful butterfly slideshow presentation, on Tuesday, November 15, 5:30pm to 6:30pm at the Clint W Murchison Memorial Library, 121 S Prairieville St, Athens, Texas. More...

District Attorney’s Report

October 2016

R. Scott McKee, District Attorney, reports the July Term, 2016, Grand Jury returned the following True Bills for the October 19, 2016 meeting. In addition, seven cases are indicted under seal. More...

Financial Focus

Don’t overlook long-term care costs

How much money will you need in retirement? To arrive at an estimate, you should consider various factors, such as where you’ll live, how much you plan to travel, and so on. More...

Chandler Elementary unveils new playground

Time on the playground at school has brought a lot of joy, and even taught a few life lessons, for children for decades.  More...

Sharing encouragement through song

Standing strong among a host of secular music stations is east Texas’ own KVNE 89.5 FM / 91.3 KGLY – a Christian music radio station that offers positive motivation through the sharing of God’s love through special programs, ministr More...

Pioneer Days this Saturday

The Brownsboro Chamber of Commerce is fast and furiously preparing for the big day in Brownsboro Saturday, Nov. 12. Just ask Susan Carver, Brownsboro Municipal Court Judge. “It gets this way every year around this time,” Carver said. 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...

CES Talk Like a Pirate Winners

Chandler Elementary School’s Talk Like a Pirate winners were, left to right, Lyric Henderson- first grade; Addison Harris, third grade; James Smart, Headstart; Payton Wright, second grade with Captain Blackbeard (aka Mark Hall). More...

Hospitality Health ER Donation to Komen Foundation

During the month of October Hospitality Health ER created a ‘Wall of Honor’ to remember those who have battled, or are currently battling breast cancer. Each patient wrote on this wall the name of the person they wanted to remember. More...

Viewpoint

Chandler Yesteryear

Chandler School in the 1930s

In the 1930s, school in Chandler was held in a red two-story brick building that was constructed in 1919 on the school ground where the present Chandler Elementary School is located. More...

Something Else

Little known facts

Glass takes one million years to decompose, which means it never wears out and can be recycled an infinite amount of times.  Gold is the only metal that doesn’t rust, even if it’s buried in the ground for thousands of years.  Yo More...