February 9, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

What was that?

The Polaris Slingshot SL is not really a car ­— it’s a motorcycle ­— a trike actually. Danny Powell of Brownsboro loves his red-hot customized one seen at the Chandler Post Office. See story on page 7. More...

Daily DEVOTIONS From MAX LUCADO

Strength to overcome

God’s word to Joshua is God’s word to us. “Be strong and of good courage”  (Joshua 1:6). Do not cower before your woes. Take the land God has given you to possess. “And the Lord said to Joshua, “See! More...

Special Sections

School

Love from kindergarten kids

Some of the most interesting answers to questions a reporter can ask come from children. More specifically, those answers that could cause most adults to scratch their heads come from kindergarten students.  More...

100 days of school

Kindergarten students at CES display the special 100 items that were collected to give to the organization which sends to deployed soldiers. It was a challenge that was set for each grade to see who had collected the most items. Mrs. More...

Viewpoint

Chandler Yesteryear

The Valentine box

We observed all of the holidays at Chandler Elementary School in the 1940s. One of the holidays that offered much fun during the long winter months was Valentine’s Day. More...

Something Else

Love, pure and true

A family’s 14-year-old dog “Abbey” died recently. The day after she passed away the 4-year-old daughter, Meredith was crying and talking about how much she missed Abbey. More...

My five cents…

This week marks the end of the first month of the legislative session. More...

Chamber honors achievements

Thursday night’s Chandler Chamber of Commerce Silent Auction and Gala has been deemed one of the best the organization has hosted in a number of years.  More than 280 individuals gathered at Rock Hill Baptist Church to enjoy a meal catered More...

Chandler couples celebrate Valentine’s

February 14 is supposedly the most romantic day of the year. Traditionally, it is a festival of romantic love and many people give cards, letters, flowers or candy to the one they are dating, their fiancée or spouse. More...

Random Acts of Kindness

This may not constitute a story. It may not be a random act of kindness to a lot of people – but to me it is. I had my arms full of stuff to mail and was walking slow to the door. More...

News

Community News

AREA HAPPENINGS

Monthly Events Brownsboro ISD School Board meets the second Monday of the month 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...

Valentine’s deliveries

For the past several years, KVNE 89.5 and KGLY 91.3, Christian radio stations broadcasting out of Tyler, have collected Valentine’s Day cards from their listeners to donate to children and senior citizens in hospitals and nursing centers in Eas More...

Concert scheduled at FUMC

First United Methodist Church of Chandler invites you to a vocal and piano concert by Kara and Jonathan Story on Sunday, February 19 at 3 pm in the FUMC Sanctuary. More...

Sports

BHS athletes sign letters

On Wednesday, Feb. 1, three Brownsboro athletes, Kirsten Anderson, Becca McGough and Jamal Bell, signed national letters of intent. More...

Jr. high girls have perfect seasons

The Brownsboro Junior High School Bearettes went into Thursday’s games against Mabank with a perfect record for all four girls’ teams.  The night ended just as it began with the first games of the season, 4 Bearette wins thus complet More...

SPORTS BRIEFS

Bearettes run over Wills Point   More...

Writer's Corner

Master Gardener

Blooms spring forth

Despite what Punxsutawney Phil has predicted, spring seems to have already sprung. Early blooming plants put a song in the heart of any gardener weary of winter. More...

The Lions Den

Sharing the Love

The Chandler Lions Club are sharing the love at the Chandler Nursing Center with cupcakes and Valentine’s. Lion Gloria Estes helped two residents with making Valentine’s. I enjoyed visiting with residents, and hearing their stories too. More...

Financial Focus

On Valentine’s Day, consider financial gifts

Last year, Americans spent more than $19 billion on Valentine’s Day gifts, according to the National Retail Federation, with the majority of this money going to flowers, candy, cards and an evening out. More...