June 15, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Four cases; six arrests

ATHENS – Henderson County Sheriff Botie Hillhouse said five men were arrested for possession of methamphetamine during arrests Wednesday and Thursday. More...

Brownsboro Chamber invitation

The Brownsboro Area Chamber of Commerce will host a business after hours meeting on Thursday, June 15 at 6pm at Union Hill Baptist Church on FM 3204. More...

Daily DEVOTIONS From MAX LUCADO

The one gift trouble cannot touch

There’s one gift your troubles cannot touch: your destiny.  I remember when my father had just retired. He and mom wanted to visit every national park in their travel trailer. More...

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News

Dot’s is back!

When the owner of Pizza Pro decided to retire, it opened a door of opportunity for Dusty and Dorothy Wise, owners of Y’s Hometown Foods. More...

Chandler Nursing Home News

Thank you to all of our wonderful Volunteers, who made the month of May a really fun one: Miss Diane Kelder, First United Methodist Church of Chandler, Westlake Baptist Church, The Gideon’s, Rev. Loyd Uzzell, Rev. More...

Lee-Cotten Exchange Vows

Becca Lynn Cotten of Chandler and Brandon Robert Lee of Hamlin were married May 21, 2017, at the Grove in Tyler.  Officiant was Don Veatch.  The bride is the daughter of Neilon and Bess Cotten of Chandler and the granddaughter of Ms. More...

Writer's Corner

Master Gardener

HCMGA offers free vermicomposting program

Master Gardeners Bill and Marie Hancock will present “Yes, You Can Vermicompost, Too!” on Tuesday, June 20, 5:30 pm, at the Clint W Murchison Memorial Library, 121 S Prairieville St., Athens. This presentation is free to the public. More...

Financial Focus

Diversify with bonds (even if rates are low)

If you’ve needed a mortgage or another type of loan over the past several years, you’ve probably appreciated the historically low interest rates we’ve experienced. More...

Chandler Chamber of Commerce scholarships

Presenting the Chamber scholarship winners from 2017. More...

Showing off his walking shoes

Lt. Chris Stanbery of the Chandler Police Department shows off his red high-heels in the fifth annual “Walk a Mile in Her Shoes” event held May 27 in Athens. More...

MISD teacher award

Mrs. Cindy Bailey was presented the Mirabeau B. Lamar Educator of Excellence Award by the Brownsboro Masonic Lodge #1051 at the end of the year awards presentation at Murchison ISD. (Courtesy photo)   More...

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AREA HAPPENINGS

Monthly Events Brownsboro ISD School Board meets the second Monday of the month 6 pm in the Administration Building. For more info call 903-852-3701. Brownsboro City Council meets the second Thursday of the month at 5 pm, at City Hall. More...

Viewpoint

Chandler Yesteryear

Henderson County’s first judges gavel

Early in his career John H. Reagan became involved with the Cherokee War to expel the Indians from East Texas. More...

Something Else

Soap operas

I know that many of you don’t think well of soap operas, and I never did either until I got hooked on All My Children.  More...

Nichols requests applications

AUSTIN - Senator Robert Nichols (R-Jacksonville) is requesting qualified students to apply for a Texas Armed Services Scholarship.  More...