June 1, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Chase ends in arrest

ATHENS – On the night of Monday, May 22, a Henderson County Sheriff’s Office narcotics investigator’s high-speed chase along county roads ended with multiple drug charges against a young couple, Sheriff Botie Hillhouse said.  More...

New road, hotel progress

CHANDLER - After years of planning, the anticipated beginning of construction on the Sawmill Road and the hotel is here.  More...

Daily DEVOTIONS From Max Lucado

Words of Love   Do you know anyone who is wounded and afraid? Do you know anyone who is guilty and embarrassed?  More...

Special Sections

News

East Texas Genealogical Society

East Texas Genealogical Society’s meeting on Saturday, June 10, will have Randy Gilbert, local historian and preservationist, speaking about World War I records. More...

Area News Briefs

Gooden-Nichols Pass Sex Offender Legislation   More...

Sports

Griffin inducted into TABC Hall of Fame

Brownsboro Bearettes head basketball coach Fred Griffin has been selected to his second Hall of Fame, following the Saturday, May 20 induction into the Texas Association of Basketball Coaches Hall of Fame in San Antonio.  More...

2017 TABC Hall of Fame Inductees

The selection committee for the Texas High School Basketball Hall of Fame met during the TABC clinic in San Antonio and has announced their selections for the class of 2017:  More...

Going for the green

BROWNSBORO - Sarah McBride, 16, stands in the middle of the green, takes her club and eyes her golf ball intently. Her focus, according to her coach, Jim Haynie, at Brownsboro High School, is great. More...

Writer's Corner

Master Gardener

June garden to-do list

Nat King Cole sang “Roll out those lazy, hazy, crazy days of summer”, and those summer days are upon us. To keep from going crazy, break down your June garden chores into priorities. More...

The Lions Den

Lions set goals

Lions Club International Foundation (LCIF) will turn 50 in 2018. LCIF is Raising the stakes. For almost 50 Years the Foundation has supported the work of Lions and the goals of Lions around the world. More...

Financial Focus

What does conservative investing mean to older investors?

If you’re a certain age, or getting close to it, you might hear something like this: “Now that you’re older, you need to invest more conservatively.” But what exactly does this mean?  More...

Exercise is best medicine

CHANDLER – Sherri Wilson, 49, says she has always been active. More...

Seniors walk the walk

Seniors from Brownsboro High School carried on the tradition of the ‘Senior Walk’ at the lower schools last Wednesday. They were cheered and applauded by students from kindergarten and up. More...

BHS Opens Gym this summer

Beginning Monday, June 5, 5:30-7:30pm, the gym at BHS will be open to allow players to improve their game and work on fundamentals of basketball. Dates the gym will be open this summer are:  June 5  June 12  June 19   More...

Community News - Free Access

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...

School

CIS student achievers

The following students were honored for their achievements at Chandler Intermediate School. More...

Glancing into the future

BROWNSBORO—On Friday, May 16, Brownsboro eighth graders got a chance to see first-hand what the electives and extracurricular programs will entail at the high school level.  BHS Principal, Brandon Jones, wanted to provide incoming ninth gr More...

Kabbage Patch graduates

Kabbage Patch Day School in Brownsboro recently graduated ten students that will be attending kindergarten in August. Back row, L-R: Holden Lowrance, Axel Waltz, Aubree Schock, Payton Bright and Claire Parks. More...

Viewpoint

Chandler Yesteryear

Make believe

The song “It’s only Make Believe” was recorded and released by Conway Twitty in 1958. It acted as a reminder to us kids of the make believe games we played in the 1940s.  More...

Something Else

Some World War II history

Sometime in the past I have written about how things were soon after Japan bombed Pearl Harbor and America declared war on Japan. Young men enlisted in the military or were drafted. Other men (and women) went to work building ships and planes. More...

My five cents…

Sen. Robert Nichols, Senate District 3

This weekend, our country will observe Memorial Day and remember the sacrifices of the military men and women who gave their lives serving our nation. More...