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Ford agrees to join city staff

Winchester Park is one of the busiest places in Chandler, especially on the weekends.  One of the most common faces seen around the park over the last few years will be seen even more moving forward as Rick Ford has agreed to join the City of Ch More...

Hurricane relief

Many are looking to help their neighbors that have become victims of Hurricane Harvey. For information on legitimate charities involved with aiding those in need, check out the list from East Texas Communities Foundation on page 7.   More...

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News

Celebrating 104 years

Martin Springs Baptist Church is preparing to celebrate 104 years of ministry to the people in and around Chandler.  The church will host a special anniversary service on Sunday, Sept. 10 that will feature special music and a potluck lunch. More...

Lending a Claw

Over the previous two weeks, the Lone Star state has been vastly affected by Hurricane Harvey. More...

CBS 19 launches Texas Cares Initiative for Harvey victims

Tyler – On Monday, CBS 19, owned by TEGNA launched Texas Cares, an initiative to support those in need following Hurricane Harvey. All money raised by CBS 19 will be donated to the Red Cross Hurricane Harvey Relief Fund. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Jerry Dean Thompson

Jerry Dean Thompson, 86, passed away August 27 in Sherman, Texas surrounded by his loving family. Visitation with the family is scheduled for 9:30am, followed by services at 10am on Thursday, August 31, at First Baptist Church Chapel, 400 S. More...

Patrick E. Mayes

Patrick E. Mayes of Chandler, passed away on August 30, 2017 to be with his Lord. Patrick loved people, he always enjoyed friends and family gettogethers. He enjoyed bowling, pool, riding his Harley Davidson and a cold beer or two. More...

Viewpoint

Chandler Yesteryear

Chandler’s 1940s Broad Street

Actually, in the 1940s in Chandler we didn’t refer to streets by name. The only exception was No. 2 Street. Back then Broad Street was considered as downtown to us Chandlerites and the name Broad Street was unknown. More...

Something Else

Some US Postal history

It is said that mail is a window to the past and mirror of the present. Postal history opens that window wide and focuses the mirror. It tells us about ourselves, our ancestors, our nation and our world. More...

My five cents…

Hurricane Harvey brought unfathomable destruction to coastal and southeast Texas. I want to use this column to describe how you or your loved ones can get help or volunteer.  More...

Police chief search ready to begin

For the first time in more than 20 years the City of Chandler is searching for a leader for its police department. Ron Reeves’ last day in uniform as Chandler Police Chief will be on Oct. 14. He will remain on payroll until Oct. More...

Preparing for a housing explosion

Chandler city officials spent part of last week driving through pasture land on the edge of the northern city limits.  In 10 years, this land may look drastically different than it does now.  More...

Seeking a greater financial transparency

Chandler’s continued growth caused city leaders to take a hard look at the budget structure heading into the new fiscal year.  Part of the examination into the city’s budgeting process found that the city had reached a point where it More...

Daily DEVOTIONS From MAX LUCADO

God oversees your world

It is not God’s will that you face every day with dread and trepidation! I have a childhood memory that  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

Rise of the Bear Ambassadors

Brownsboro High School introduces their new student program, the Bear Ambassadors. More...

TVCC Foundation announces Emergency Relief Scholarship Fund

The Trinity Valley Community College Foundation has announced the establishment of an Emergency Relief Scholarship to benefit TVCC students directly affected by natural disasters such as Hurricane Harvey.  More...

BHS Band elects officers

At the regular meeting of the BHS Bad students on Monday, Aug. 28, officers were elected. More...

Sports

Bears pluck the Eagles

The Brownsboro Bears began the Greg Pearson/Double Deuce era with a huge 26-21 win over the Canton Eagles. Coach Pearson stated, “We are so excited for our kids. More...

Bearette Booster Tournament at BHS

Left: Brownsboro junior Kallie Hastings tips the ball over the net in the opening game of the Bearette volleyball tournament on Thursday, Aug. 31 against Athens. (Charlie Chitwood photo) More...

SPORTS BRIEFS

Bears lose to Edgewood Aug. 29  Game 1: 25-12 (L) Game 2: 25-20 (L) Game 3: 25-23 (L)   More...

Writer's Corner

Master Gardener

A common joy

I always wonder at the beauty of the common wildflower, Black-eyed Susan, or Rudbekia hirta. Black-eyed Susan’s came into my garden through the gift of a drifted seed. More...

Chandler Nursing Center News

I would like to start with a great big Thank You to all of our wonderful volunteers! More...

The Lions Den

Lions respond with help

On Friday, August 25, Hurricane Harvey hit the coast of Texas with winds up to 125 miles per hour. Rain in some areas were 50 inches high. Over 50 counties in Texas were hit. More...