October 26, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Gearing up for Halloween

The weather is changing – slowly – and soon the time will adjust to fully bring in fall.  Area businesses, churches and children are gearing up for one of fall’s biggest events – Halloween.  This year Halloween (Oct. More...

Daily DEVOTIONS From MAX LUCADO

The Perfect Storm

When mariners describe a tempest no sailor can escape, they call it a perfect storm. Not perfect in the sense of ideal. More...

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News

The Old Firehouse begins acoustic concert series

Saturday, November 11, 2017: Pierce Pettis Saturday, December 2, 2017: Tom Prasada-Rao   More...

Lions, acrobats and clowns — oh my!

The Culpepper and Merriweather Circus came to town Friday and Saturday. Lots of entertainment for the whole family. (Travis Tapley/ Statesman photo)   More...

ETMC achieves reaccreditation for bariatric surgery

ETMC Tyler has been reaccredited as a comprehensive center with adolescent qualifications for bariatric surgery by the Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Accreditation and Quality Improvement Program (MBSAQIP®).  More...

Viewpoint

Chandler Yesteryear

The babysitting bed

“Did they ever find out the man’s name?” I heard one of the old-timers say to his friend. More...

Something Else

The Sarong Lady

Mr. Webster’s definition of sarong: The skirt-like garment made of a long strip of cloth worn by both men and women in the Malay Archipelago, Ceylon, and some parts of India. More...

News of Record

Hend. County District Attorney’s Report

September 25, 2017 — District Attorney Mark Hall More...

Hend. County Sheriff’s Report

Arrests made in narcotics search

(Athens) – A methamphetamine dealer was arrested according to Henderson County Sheriff Botie Hillhouse, who said the woman was also charged with illegally possessing a firearm.  A seven-member team from the Sheriff’s Office conducted More...

Henderson County Attorney’s Report

September 2017

The County Attorney, Clint Davis, wishes to report the following activity in the disposition of cases filed through his office during the month of September 2017 in the County Court at Law, County Court at Law No. 2, and County Court.   More...

Souper Supper is back

One of the most popular community events in Chandler is gearing up for its 2017 edition.  The annual Souper Supper benefitting the Chandler Historical Society is set to be held for the seventh straight year. More...

Early voting underway

Last November the voters turned out in big numbers to elect a president. More...

River Oaks takes next step

A new clinic for CHRISTUS Trinity Mother Frances took a step closer to becoming reality during the October meeting of the Chandler City Council. More...

Library set to expand

The Chandler Public Library is a popular place in the city and continues to find new ways to offer unique experiences to its guests.  Librarian Nancy Bertholf appeared before the Chandler City Council on Tuesday, Oct. 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

Look who’s recycling!

The Chandler Elementary Recycle Rangers have a set a goal of 2000 lbs of paper for their recycling bin for this school year. They have already delivered 162 pounds to the new self service recycling center at Winchester Park. (Courtesy photo)   More...

Sports

Lions take care of the Bears

Playoffs are to be cherished. Kaufman made a huge step to securing one of those spots, after defeating our Bears 42- 20. The outcome left the Bears at (4-3;1-2) and Kaufman at (7-1;4-0). More...

Former Brownsboro athletes at college

Three former Bears have made their mark in many different ways, playing football in college. Some athletes become stars like Tamrick Pace at SFA, and Lexi Houston at TVCC. Jamal Bell is showing tremendous potential to star, playing receiver at TJC. More...

Suarez receives national recognition

Brownsboro High School principal, Brandon Jones, announced that Luis Suarez has been named Commended Students in the 2018 National Merit Scholarship Program.  More...

Writer's Corner

Financial Focus

Does market volatility scare you?

Halloween is almost upon us. Of course, on Halloween night, you may see a parade of monsters, demons, Transformers and other frightening individuals stopping by your house, exercising their right to demand candy. More...

Master Gardener

Abelia: The versatile shrub

Need an evergreen shrub? Want a shrub that sports long-lasting blooms? Need a shrub you can shear formally into a hedge? Do you prefer to have an accent shrub that has a beautiful mounding shape when kept informally? Want a shrub that grows large? More...

The Lions Den

Lions fight Diabetes

Diabetes is the leading cause of blindness in adults. People are twice as likely to develop heart disease than someone without diabetes. More...