November 2, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

TEDC honors cities with awards

The Texas Economic Development Council (TEDC) announced the recipients of its annual Community Economic Development Awards (CEDA) for 2017. The awards were presented at a special awards luncheon on Thursday, Oct. More...

Daily DEVOTIONS From MAX LUCADO

Call on God

Imagine you receive a call from the doctor’s office.  “The doctor has reviewed your tests and would like you to come into the office for a consultation.”  As quickly as you can say  “uh-oh,” you have a cho More...

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News

Chandler Nursing Center News

The Holidays are upon us, and residents of the Chandler Nursing Center are getting their want lists ready to be adopted for Christmas! More...

Brownsboro 4-H at the Pow Wow

The 2017 Chandler Pow Wow was a success and a day to remember for Brownsboro 4-H. Their annual petting zoo for the community was a big hit. It was an experience for all who participated and enjoyed by all.  More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Colena Wheeler

Colena Rose Cole Wheeler was born October 10, 1963 in Athens, Texas. She had been a resident of the Athens area all of her life and was a member of Lake Athens Baptist Church.  Colena passed away at the age of 54 on October 27, 2017 in Athens. More...

Davis Bradley January

Davis Bradley January, age 84, passed away on October 28, 2017 in Temple, Texas. More...

Viewpoint

Chandler Yesteryear

Stories they told

I treasure the memories of my childhood in Chandler. Some of them stay fresh in my mind, and I’ve shared them over and over. More...

Something Else

A different way of US mail delivery

Lake Geneva, Wisconsin, is surrounded by lavish estates, many built at the turn of the 20th century. More...

News of Record

Hend. County Extension Agent’s Report

As summer winds down, fall and winter seem to be quickly approaching, hay production for 2017 is in its final days. You should now have a good idea on the amount of hay you will have available for the winter. More...

Hend. County Sheriff’s Report

Routine traffic stop lands two in jail   (Athens) – Continuing his drug crack-down, Henderson County Sheriff Botie Hillhouse said a routine traffic stop by deputies landed two men in jail Tuesday, Oct. 24. More...

Vietnam veteran receives home makeover

A new roof was installed on the home of a Vietnam veteran early last week as a continued effort to makeover a home for this American hero.  James Edward Craft, a Marine Corps veteran, has been blown away by the outpouring of support he has recen More...

Pioneer Days is here!

The oldest city in Henderson County will be one of the busiest this weekend as Brownsboro hosts the annual Pioneer Days celebration. A parade kicks off the event starting at 9 a.m. while the action heats up with vendors and more at 10 a.m. More...

Council discussing lower community center fees

At the request of its citizens, the Chandler City Council is considering altering the fees associated with renting the community center.  During previous council meetings citizens have voiced their desire to see the center be rented to members o 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

CIS Super Leaders

Chandler Intermediate School celebrated their Super Leaders of the Nine Weeks on Friday, October 20th. More...

UIL Marching Contest

On Saturday, October 21, the high school band traveled to Longview High School to perform in the Region 21 UIL Marching Contest. The band received a first division or superior rating from the judges. More...

Fast-Track Phlebotomy Course Scheduled

Trinity Valley Community College is offering a Fast-Track Phlebotomy course beginning November 14. More...

Sports

Bears cage some Tigers

On a cold, wintery, and perfect football night, the Brownsboro Bears defeated the Terrell Tigers 42-20. More...

Headed for the score

Bears #21 Logan Porter with the break away and touchdown against Terrell Friday night. (Latisha Calhoun/ Statesman photo)   More...

Writer's Corner

Thank you, my friends

Carolina in the Pines

One of my favorite songs from the 1970s is Carolina in the Pines, by Michael Martin Murphy – now, I’ve never been in love with a girl named “Carolina,” but I do love the pines. More...

Master Gardener

Prevent leafrollers on your cannas

Every season brings something to do in the garden. For those that get busy, ignoring the garden can have varying degrees of significance. Last year, I felt the need to cut back on the time spent on my garden, and I chose to disregard some chores. More...

My five cents…

Sen. Robert Nichols, Senate District 3

We have officially moved into the Fall season and with that comes the expectation of cooler weather, the changing of the leaves, time with family and one of my favorite fall traditions…hunting season. More...