April 6, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

EDC to offer business help

CHANDLER - In the movie, ‘Field of Dreams,’ the main character, played by Kevin Costner, receives a calling to build a baseball diamond in the middle of his cornfield. More...

Road work equals traffic

Drivers on SH-31 in Chandler had to slow down or detour last week as workers took over parts of the well-traveled highway to repair and replace mill. Traffic was impeded and at times backed up past the river on the east side of Chandler. More...

Special Sections

Obituaries - Free Access

John Crawford McDaniel, Jr.

A memorial service for John Crawford “J.C.” McDaniel, Jr., is scheduled for Saturday, April 8, 2017 at 2pm at West Lake Baptist Church with Rev. Lee Evans officiating.  Mr. More...

Kathryn Estelle Mays-Raymond

A graveside service for Kathryne Estelle Mays-Raymond, 71, of Grand Saline, is scheduled for 10am Tuesday, April 4, 2017, at Concord Cemetery in Chandler.  Kathryne was born in Dallas to Chester and Sarah (Cox) Mays October 22, 1945 and passed a More...

Viewpoint

Chandler Yesteryear

World War I First in a series of six stories about World War I

Part I — “The War To End All Wars” More...

Something Else

Vacation complaints

Complaints received by a vacation planner from dissatisfied customers:  1. “On my holiday to Goa in India, I was disgusted to find that almost every restaurant served curry. I don’t like spicy food.”  2. More...

My five cents…

Sen. Robert Nichols, Senate District 3

While preparing your taxes this month, Texans can be thankful we are one of only seven states with no state income tax. More...

Letters

Thankful for help

Dear Editor,  Last Saturday, Helen and I had the pleasure of having the ‘Project Transformation’ group come to our house, and help us with a project that was too much for me to handle. More...

Thankful for support

Dear Editor, On Saturday, March 25, we held our second annual Jonah’s Heroes’ Fun Run at Chandler’s Winchester Park, and we had about 125 show up. More...

Dog makes way back home

BROWNSBORO - After a little over four weeks since his disappearance was first reported, Drake, a black Labrador returned home to his owner’s back porch. More...

BISD opens search for AD

BROWNSBORO - As his first full year as superintendent of Brownsboro Independent School District comes to an end, Tommy Hunter finds himself in a not-so-pleasant position. More...

Photos Wanted

The Henderson County Livestock Show is next week. We are seeking pictures from the event of participants from the Brownsboro and Chandler area. More...

Daily DEVOTIONS From MAX LUCADO

Common Life

You lead a common life.  Punctuated by occasional weddings, job transfers, bowling trophies, and graduations—a few highlights—but mainly it’s the day-to-day rhythm you share with the majority of humanity. 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...

WWI display to open April 6

On April 6, the Chandler Museum and Visitor Center will unveil new displays at a Lunch and Learn program. More...

Passion of Christ set

CHANDLER - For nearly 15 years, east Texans have taken part in the annual production of The Passion of Christ. Most have been spectators while others have been actual participants.  More...

Sports

‘Do something big’

Jason Hooker leaves a lasting impact

BROWNSBORO - As an athletic director and head football coach for the first time, Jason Hooker has left a lasting impact on the student-athletes at Brownsboro High School.  More...

SPORTS BRIEFS

Golf team excels in tourney   More...

Writer's Corner

Master Gardener

April garden to-do list

Usually, blooms galore show up in the April garden. Now is the time to take a day or two to enjoy your garden, smell the roses, listen to the birds chirping, cut a bouquet, and appreciate the work you have done to enhance the beauty of your space. More...

Financial Focus

How can the “sandwich generation” relieve financial stress?

Don’t worry too much if you haven’t heard, but April is National Stress Awareness Month. More...

District Attorney’s Report

February 2017

District Attorney Mark Hall reports that the Henderson County Grand Jury for the January-June term 2017 returned the following indictments. In addition, three cases are indicted under seal.   More...