July 13, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Sex offender arrested

Running from the police is never a good idea. Skipping counties in the process doesn’t make it any better.  James Trevor Broomfield was arrested Wednesday, July 5 in Chandler. More...

Daily DEVOTIONS From MAX LUCADO

The word good-bye

This word may be the challenge of your life. How does a person get through raging loneliness, strength-draining grief? The rest of the world has moved on and you ache to do the same. Take heart.  More...

Special Sections

News

TVCC to have name, logo on Bruce Field turf

The process of installing new turf on Athens ISD’s football/soccer field is underway, and observers will be seeing a bit of red this time — Cardinal red.  More...

The Battle of Neches to be remembered

Each year, the American Indian Cultural Society observes the Battle of Neches with a ceremony featuring music, dance and storytelling, in keeping with the culture of the tribes that took part in the fighting.  More...

Parade at the park

Kenslea Knabel is ready to roll for the July 4th Parade at Winchester Park presented by the Chandler Chamber of Commerce. (Travis Tapley/ Statesman photo)   More...

Sports

In 1954 Chandler Tigers win 3rd District Championship

A glimpse from the past! In 1954 the Chandler High School Tigers, our boy’s basketball team, won their third consecutive District 45-B basketball championship making three a charm!  More...

Writer's Corner

Master Gardener

Free Fall vegetable garden presentation

Master Gardener Robert Erickson will present “Fall Gardening?” on Tuesday, July 18, 5:30 p.m. at the Clint W. Murchison Memorial Library, 121 S. Prairieville, Athens. More...

Financial Focus

Are you ready to be an entrepreneur?

July is Independent Retailer Month. As you know, local stores bring vitality, creativity and economic growth to their communities, so it’s worth celebrating those “mom and pop” shops. More...

Henderson County Attorney’s Report

June 2017

The County Attorney, Clint Davis, wishes to report the following activity in the disposition of cases filed through his office during the month of June 2017 in the County Court at Law, County Court at Law No. 2, and County Court. More...

Parmer set to retire

After 24 years of hard work and dedication as the Chandler City Secretary, Shirley Parmer plans to retire and commit her time to new experiences. “I’m so excited,” Parmer said. More...

Volunteers for first responders team in Henderson County needed

Lisa Cavender always wanted the opportunity to work with the American Red Cross and help others. When she moved to the Chandler area from Pennsylvania in March, she knew it was the perfect time to start her volunteer work. More...

Reward offered for most wanted fugitive

AUSTIN –The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) has added Briggs Clinton Lawhon, 57, to the Texas 10 Most Wanted Fugitives list, and a cash reward up to $7,500 is now being offered for information leading to his capture. 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...

Obituaries - Free Access

James-Lee William Herrington

Services for James-Lee William Herrington, 21, of Brownsboro were scheduled for Sunday, July 2, 2017 at 2pm at Chandler Memorial Funeral Home with Rev. Ron Ivey officiating. More...

Robert Dale ‘Rebb’ Smith

On July 1, 2017, Rebb Smith passed away at Allina Health Hospital, in Buffalo, MN, due to complications with his ongoing battle with cancer. He was born on July 2, 1968 to the late Janie Dale (Baker) and David Smith of Gainesville, Texas. More...

Ora Dale Allen

Early on the morning of July 6, 2017 Ora Dale Allen, 92 of Chandler, accepted the outstretched hand of her Lord and Savior as He relieved her from months of pain and illness and welcomed her into His eternal embrace and the reunion with others of her More...

Viewpoint

Chandler Yesteryear

Lowering my ears

According to my mother, my daddy introduced me to Buford Ellis’ Barber Shop when I was about 10 months old. I have often wondered if my head of cotton white hair needed to be cut or just trimmed, probably the later. More...

Something Else

Remembering Glen Campbell

As you probably all know, Glen Campbell is in a facility for memory care where he has been for a few years now. He was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease in 2011.  More...