March 9, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Small church with a big heart

Macedonia Baptist Church has gone through a number of changes from its first beginning days – from location to building to furniture to pastors to ministries. More...

Special Sections

School

Student voices heard

Brownsboro ISD students, Emily Womack, Anthony Harden and Jennifer Duran, participated in the BISD Strategic Planning Action Team Kick Off event on Thursday, March 2. More...

Crayons tie for faves

As part of a program she called, “Chandler Elementary School Reads,” CES Librarian Julie Henry promotes one book a month for students to read and participate in extracurricular activities in.  This past month, she chose the book, &ld More...

MISD Honor Roll

P-K class  Perfect Attendance Levi Boyd Paxton Eads Easton Echart Hailey Garcia Matthew Gilbert Brantley Harris Brody Hickle Jeslynn Scott Trey Weatherford  Kindergarten Class   More...

Sports

Paris takes out the Bears

The Brownsboro Bears fought hard against talented, and state ranked Paris. They faced two of the top players in 4-A, if not the state. The Wildcats just had too much firepower and defeated our Bears 70-62. More...

Band ranks high in UIL competition

On Friday, February 3 and Saturday, February 4, the Brownsboro High School band traveled to Lindale to compete in the UIL Solo and Ensemble competition. More...

SPORTS BRIEFS

Bears score in baseball More...

Writer's Corner

Master Gardener

The plant kingdom’s dark side

Henderson County Master Gardener Association (HCMGA) will host its annual Spring Conference on Thursday, March 30, at the Hart- Morris Conservation Center, 5601 CR 4812, Athens, featuring author Amy Stewart. More...

The Lions Den

Famous Lions

Members of the Lions Club from around the world come from many countries and places with one goal in mind – to help others. Most people know Helen Keller was a Lions’ member. More...

Financial Focus

Plan for health care costs during retirement

When you retire, some of your expenses may go down – but health care is not likely to be one of them. More...

BISD kicks off strategic plans

Around 70 or more educators from the Brownsboro Independent School District and community members from Brownsboro, Chandler and other communities in the BISD area gathered at Brownsboro High School on March 2 for a strategic planning kick-off event. More...

Shining star at CES

Ask anyone who knows Ricky Daily, Chandler Elementary School’s Assistant principal, to describe him, and you won’t hear a negative word. More...

Daily DEVOTIONS From MAX LUCADO

He knows how you feel

I’ve heard people say, “Why talk to God about my problems? He can’t understand.” According to the Bible — he can! 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 the second Thursday of the month at 5pm, at City Hall. More...

Second graders share female influences

Wednesday, March 8, was known as International Women’s Day. It was a day to celebrate influential women and their endeavors. More...

Jonah’s Heroes run/walk again

A special fundraising run/walk at Chandler’s Winchester Park will be held on March 25. The event will benefit two local children, Everlee and Jonah, who are undergoing treatments for cancer. Time for everything to start will be at 9am. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Virginia Sue Phelps

Virginia Sue Phelps (Ginny), our cherished mother, amazing Mimi, teacher, daughter, sister and friend, went home to be with the Lord on March 6, 2017. She was born on November 3, 1944 to Pete and Linda Daniel. More...

Viewpoint

Chandler Yesteryear

The perils of milking

Flossie, our milk cow, dictated our daily lives on the farm in the 1940s because she had to be milked early in the morning and we had to make sure we were back home to milk her again late in the afternoon. More...

Something Else

A joyful event

On the evening of February 25, 2017, my husband and I attended the reunion of The Soul Seekers choir which formed back in the early ‘70s. More...

My five cents…

Sen. Robert Nichols, Senate District 3

Almost two months into the legislative session, the Legislature is approaching the first of many deadlines, including the last day to file most bills. More...