May 18, 2017 RSS feed / News

Fireworks at the Soiree

The annual Womens’ Unity Fellowship ‘Redneck Soiree’ at the Birdwells’ was this past weekend. The event is to help raise funds for the Brenda Epperson Memorial Scholarship. More...

Local receives hero award

CHANDLER - East Texas Food Bank awarded the “Hometown Hero Award” to Kim Traywick at the annual training meeting on April 21, 2017. More...

If the shoe fits… Walk a mile in it

CHANDLER- The streets of downtown Athens will be filled with men in high heels on May 27 as the fifth annual ‘Walk a Mile in Her Shoes’ event to raise money for the East Texas Crisis Center. More...

Chandler police protecting the streets

CHANDLER - Ronnie Reeves has been the police chief for the city of Chandler for 36 years and four months. At a recent leadership training conference at Sam Houston State University in Huntsville, he was recognized for his tenure.  More...

Military News

BHS alum graduates training

SAN ANTONIO - U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Michael C. Prater graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas. More...

Chandler Museum & Visitor Center News

The World War I exhibit has been very successful. Jack Anthamatten did a great job planning and preparing the new display. In April 94 people visited and the Tyler, Athens and Chandler newspapers provided coverage. More...

Benefit scheduled for tornado relief

VAN ZANDT COUNTY— To help raise funds for victims of the tornadoes that ripped through Van Zandt County April 29 a benefit concert is taking place from 12:30 p.m. More...

Benefit set for Van Zandt County Tornado Relief

VAN ZANDT COUNTY— To help raise funds for victims of the tornadoes that ripped through Van Zandt County April 29 a benefit concert is taking place from 12:30 p.m. More...

BHS receives national ranking

BROWNSBORO - For the second year in a row, Brownsboro High School has been ranked on the bronze level by the U.S. News and World Report for Best High Schools nationwide.  More...

Flower season successful

CHANDLER/BROWNSBORO - Winter seemed to slip through east Henderson County, and most of the state of Texas, without as much as a glance back - hence the fast-forwarding of an early mixture of Spring-like temperatures. More...

Sheriff unveils new program

MOORE STATION ­— Between rolling thunderstorms during the first days of April, a team of mounted deputies led by Henderson County Sheriff Botie Hillhouse supervised jail inmates as they collected litter along rural roads.  The “Trust More...