July 27, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

P&R Board looking for new members

The Chandler Parks and Recreation Board is looking for dedicated Chandler citizens wanting the opportunity to be a voice for the community.  On July 13, the board met for a specially scheduled meeting to discuss the new park board structure and More...

Fatality Tuesday on SH64

(TXDoT) - This morning at approximately 7:15, Troopers responded to a two vehicle fatal crash on SH- 64, north of the city of Ben Wheeler. More...

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News

New School Year Can Mean Increase in Child Abuse & Neglect Reports

Athens – Backpacks, pencils and notebooks are filling up the aisles in stores all over Texas, reminding us that a new school year is just around the corner. More...

Chandler has new Finance Director

On July 17, the Chandler City Council met for an executive session to discuss the employment of a new Finance Director.  Upon the executive session between board members, the council found it necessary to hire Stephen Barnes for the position.&nb More...

Scott attends Texas Farm Bureau conference

Sam Scott of Brownsboro and Henderson County was among more than 400 farmers and ranchers from across the state who gathered in San Marcos recently to discuss legislation, private property rights, water and other issues important to agriculture at Te More...

Viewpoint

Chandler Yesteryear

The Soda Fountain

When I was growing up in the 1940s every East Texas town had a downtown drug store featuring a soda fountain, a counter where area folks of all ages could come, gather with friends and buy special cold treats.  More...

Something Else

Do you remember Kate Smith?

I certainly do remember Kate Smith! She was a large lady (we now say plus-size), who could really belt out a song. More...

Barry and Roirdon new ESD members

The Henderson County Commissioners Court appointed members to serve on two Emergency Services Districts in Precinct 3 on July 18. Pct. 3 Commissioner Charles “Chuck” McHam recommended Roger Barry, Jr. More...

Busby guilty of murder

After three days of intense testimony, the nine men and three women jury found Dana Lynn Busby, 55 of Ben Wheeler, guilty of the murder of Wendell Eric Harris, 54 of Brownsboro.  On Friday, July 21 the jury took less than 20 minutes to decide Bu More...

Daily DEVOTIONS From MAX LUCADO

Jesus, A Friend for Life

I spent too much of a high school summer working in the oil field. We donned gas masks, waded into ankle deep, contaminated mire.  My mom burned my work clothes. The stink stunk!  More...

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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

2017 Spring Dean’s List

The University of Texas at Tyler has named 412 students, as well as 76 pharmacy students, to the Dean’s List for the 2017 spring semester, President Michael Tidwell announced.  More...

Online Degrees Lead to Success

The world is online. Banking, shopping, renewing licenses and completing a college degree are just a few things Texans can accomplish with just a computer and an internet connection. More...

Sports

CSA Happenings

CSA Spring Baseball is winding down this week with 4 teams representing   Chandler in the State Playoffs. More...

Writer's Corner

Master Gardener

Meet the Masters: Lynn Stroud

Lynn Stroud admits “my becoming a Master Gardener was my wife’s idea. More...

Financial Focus

Financial moves for ‘Empty Nesters’

When your children leave home and you become an “empty nester,” you’ll probably make several adjustments in your lifestyle. More...

The Lions Den

No Man Left Behind Part 2

Iraq Army Veteran  More...