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BISD budget hearing set

As the state of Texas continues to discuss school financing, Brownsboro Independent School District will soon bring the topic to the table as part of its annual agenda.  More...

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Let the fun begin

Dot’s Place adds game room

Dusty and Dot Wise love Brownsboro. Both have served the city in a variety of capacities and pushed off retirement several times to continue making a positive impact in the community they call home. More...

Texas Sales Tax Holiday is Aug. 11-13

(AUSTIN) — Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar reminds shoppers they can save money on certain items during the state’s annual sales tax holiday. This year, the sales tax holiday is scheduled for Friday, Saturday and Sunday, Aug. 11-13.  More...

Meals on Wheels volunteers needed

The Henderson County Meals on Wheels Ministry is looking for dedicated volunteers with the need to serve the community.  “Our volunteers are a diverse group of individuals,” East Texas Meals on Wheels Vice President of Development an More...

Viewpoint

Chandler Yesteryear

Playing Flinch

In her spare time my Grannie Powell enjoyed quilting, embroidering, crocheting, but most of all playing a card game called Flinch. She was happy when, during the 1940s, I became old enough to play the game with her, her friends, and my friends. More...

Something Else

Strange happenings

A guy bought a new fridge for his house. To get rid of his old fridge, he put it in his front yard and hung a sign on it saying: ‘Free to good home. More...

Letter to the Editor

Dear Editor,  More...

Health fair coming Saturday

Students return to school in Brownsboro ISD on Monday, Aug. More...

An answer to prayer

Cockerham joins Chandler city staff

Uncertainty flooded Chandler City Hall when longtime city secretary Shirley Parmer announced she was ready to retire. Parmer had held the position for 24 years and was often referred to as the “glue that held the city together.” More...

Daily DEVOTIONS From MAX LUCADO

God is the perfect judge

God occupies the only seat on the supreme court of heaven. He wears the robe and refuses to share the gavel. Paul wrote in Romans  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

TJC hosts students from UT Health Northeast Medical Scholars Academy

Tyler Junior College recently hosted students from the UT Health Northeast Medical Scholars Academy to learn about TJC’s educational opportunities in health related careers. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Dr. Roy D. Wilson, MD

Dr. Roy D. Wilson of Ben Wheeler, Texas passed away July 31st, 2017 in Tyler, Texas. More...

Margie Moseley Huggins

Graveside services for Margie Moseley Huggins, 66, of Brownsboro were held at Oaklawn Memorial Park Cemetery, Athens, on Wednesday, July 26, 2017 at 9:30am with Pastor Kelly Hughes officiating. More...

Sports

TTAB crowns two CSA teams State Champions

It was a very successful week for two CSA teams as the 8U Tigers and 12U Warriors went undefeated through the playoffs and brought home the State Championship trophies in their respective divisions. More...

Writer's Corner

Master Gardener

Meet your local Master Gardeners

Come meet your local Master Gardeners. Henderson County Master Gardener Association (HCMGA) will be hosting an informal “Meet and Greet” on Tuesday, August 15, 5:30pm until 6:30pm at Clint W. Murchison Memorial Library, 121 S. More...

The Lions Den

No Man Left Behind Part 3

Lions in the San Francisco Veterans club, formed in 2014, combines efforts with other groups and organizations to offer their Bikes4Vets programs. More...

Financial Focus

Diversify your investments…but consolidate your providers

You have probably heard that diversification is a key to investment success. More...