October 5, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Activity heating up in Brownsboro

There is plenty of buzz in Brownsboro these days as a new business has opened while city officials are hard at work keeping everyone safe.  CCTX Boutique recently opened its doors at 14500 Hwy. 31 Suite B. More...

Cruzers donate to Wounded Warriors

The weather was perfect as car enthusiasts poured into Winchester Park on Saturday, Sept. 16 to enjoy the annual East Texas Cruzers Wounded Warrior Car Show. More...

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News

Chandler Yesteryear

This is my story

I started my writing career at Chandler High School after receiving encouragement from my 12th grade English teacher, Mrs. Eva Tompkins. More...

Something Else

A disappearing house

Did you ever see a house disappear? One in my community did, not suddenly, but gradually, over a few week’s time! More...

Thank you, my friends

Focus

I need to bench press 500 lbs. by December 31. For a long time, it’s been my goal to lift twice my body weight. I can bench 460 lbs. right now, so I’m getting there. More...

Sports

Bear season stats and District here we come

The Brownsboro Bears have had a week to get healthy and tune up for the start of district. The other six teams played this week. The first week scores were Van over Crandall 34-14; Kaufman over Terrell 22-19; Athens over Mabank 35-7. More...

7th Grade Gold vs Mineola Sept. 21

Anthony Cuellar of the 7th grade Gold team runs for a big gain against the Mineola 7th grade. (Travis Tapley/Statesman photo) More...

The Brownsboro Marching Band and Aggieland

The Brownsboro Marching Band is constantly seeking opportunities to improve. More...

News of Record

Henderson County Sheriff’s Report

September 2017

Inmate charged with ranch burglaries   (Athens) – A man who unsuccessfully tried to race away from Henderson County Sheriff Botie Hillhouse and his Deputies last week has been charged with a series of ranch burglaries here.  More...

Seeking shelter

Brownsboro must find a new home for stray animals

The Henderson County Humane Society will no longer shelter animals for cities across Henderson County as of Dec. More...

Pow Wow celebrates 29 years

The Chandler Pow Wow is a little more than a week away and it is setting up to top last year as the biggest gathering in the event’s 29-year history.  Chandler Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Rick Ford said the vendor spaces are fil More...

Chamber office moves to museum

The Chandler Museum and Visitor Center is now open more often thanks to a new partnership with the Chandler Chamber of Commerce.  On Monday the chamber officially opened up its new location inside the museum to help visitors quickly find the inf More...

Daily DEVOTIONS From MAX LUCADO

Ask for help

In his fine book, The Dance of Hope, Bill Frey remembers the day he tried to pull a stump out of the Georgia dirt. One of his chores as a twelve-year-old was to search for stumps of pine trees that had been cut down and chop them into kindling. 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

BES Best Bears

Brownsboro Elementary’s Best Bears so far this school year. (Courtesy photos)   More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Marjorie Christine Thompson Dailey

Services for Marjorie Dailey were held Wednesday, October 4, 2017, at 10am at Rock Hill Baptist Church, Brownsboro with her son, Pastor David Thompson officiating. More...

James W. Spearman

James W. Spearman, 75, of Chandler, passed away September 27, 2017 in Chandler. More...

Larry Lindell Batson

Larry Lindell Batson was born, February 12, 1938, in Lamesa, Texas to Coy and Lola Batson. More...

Viewpoint

Letter to the Editor

To My Home Town;  My name is Theresa Brownlow. I have been a resident of Chandler for 20 years. My husband Ronny and I live in Winchester Place. I love my home town. More...

My five cents…

Sen. Robert Nichols, Senate District 3

About a month ago, many parts of our state were devastated by Hurricane Harvey. Since that time, my staff and I have been working hard to ensure that those in Senate District 3 are receiving the help and services they need. More...

Writer's Corner

Master Gardener

A walk in the clouds

Gardening allows you to embrace the changes that each season brings. More...

The Lions Den

Lions help with many programs

Lions Club International Foundation (LCIF) started in 1968. This year marks a historic milestone for Lions and LCIF. In January, the LCIF Board of Trustees approved grants that put LCIF over the one billion dollar mark. More...

Financial Focus

Consider multiple factors when creating retirement plans

When you create your financial and investment strategies for retirement, what will you need to know? More...