August 10, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

CSA becomes city position

The City of Chandler is growing, both in population and in city employees. During a specially called city council meeting on July 31, a new position was added to the city staff, but the person to fill that spot remains unknown. More...

Daily DEVOTIONS From MAX LUCADO

The Hero In Your Mirror

A hero could be next door and you wouldn’t know it. The fellow who changes the oil in your car could be a hero in overalls! Maybe as he works he prays, asking God to do with the heart of the driver what he does with the engine. More...

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Hend. Co. Sheriff’s Report

First Week of August 2017

Stop in Chandler nets drugs August 1, 2017 - An early morning traffic violation led to a Deputy to arrest a man with methamphetamines and a pipe used to smoke the contraband. Trinity Driver, 28, of Arp was stopped around 1:30am. More...

Military News

Sarah Oliver Martin

On 1 August 2017, Sarah (Oliver) Martin, daughter of Charles and Mary John Oliver of Chandler, promoted to the rank of Lieutenant Colonel, United States Air Force. More...

Hilliard, Denney assume new roles

Trinity Valley Community College Associate Vice President of Enrollment Management Dr. Colette Hilliard has announced the promotion of Tammy Denney to the position of Registrar. More...

Viewpoint

Chandler Yesteryear

Unforgettable foods from way back

Recently I enjoyed some mouth-watering hot water cornbread during lunch at Sylvia Mae’s, a soul food café in Jacksonville. The soul food I enjoyed there reminded me of foods I ate during my childhood. More...

Something Else

Interesting life of Julia Child

Julia Carolyn McWilliams was the oldest of three children, a daughter born Aug. More...

Finance director added to city staff

In an effort to keep the city’s financial affairs be transparent and accountable, the City of Chandler has hired Stephen Barnes to be the finance director.  Barnes was approved by the Chandler City Council on July 17 following an executive More...

Church extends a hand to teachers

Students don’t return to school until Aug. 21 but teachers will be reporting much earlier. First-year teachers and new Brownsboro ISD employees reported on Wednesday while all teacher will report on Monday, Aug. 14. More...

Anchor Academy to fill a ‘huge need’

First United Methodist Church of Chandler is expanding with an eye toward helping the community.  With the opening of the family life center, the church will use the old home of First Baptist Church in many ways to positively impact Chandler.&nb More...

BEAR MANIA

Bear mania will be August the 17 at the BHS football field. Hotdogs will be sold by booster club and served by Brownsboro Football coaches starting at 7pm. The pep rally/meet the Bears will be at 8pm. 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...

Getting ready for back-to-school

Students of all ages lined up for free hair cuts at the Health Fair held last Saturday and Brownsboro High School. More...

Sports

Edwards heads to Eastern Oklahoma

From the blue and gold at Brownsboro High School to the blue and gold at Eastern Oklahoma State College, Lindsay Edwards is fulfilling a lifelong dream to play basketball on the next level.  Edwards, a 2017 Brownsboro graduate, verbally committe More...

2017 Brownsboro football camp

Boys of all ages participated in the 2017 Brownsboro football camp this year. (Travis Tapley/ Statesman photo) More...

American Freedom-Pride Brings Home National Championship

East Texas softball represented itself well as American Freedom - Pride based out of Omaha, Texas competed in the USSSA National Championship 12 and under tournament July 27-30 at Lear Park in Longview. More...

Writer's Corner

Master Gardener

Free Fall gardening presentation

“Fall Gardening: Vegetables, Trees and Shrubs” will be the topic of the Henderson County Master Gardener program on Saturday, August 19, 2017, 9am at Mc- Dade’s Nursery, 1000 N Tool Drive Highway 274, Tool, Texas. More...

Financial Focus

How can you leave the legacy you desire?

You may not see it in the greeting card section of your local drugstore, but August is “What Will Be Your Legacy Month.” So it’s a good time to think about the type of legacy you’d like to leave.  More...

The Lions Den

100 years of service

Lions Club will turn 100 this year and Lion Bill Hansen will be celebrating 100 as well. Both will celebrate their 100th birthday surrounded by numerous people whose lives are better because they are here.  More...