November 9, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Chandler adopts water conservation plan

The City of Chandler has prided itself on its ability to provide water for its citizens without having to purchase it from nearby cities.  In an effort to remain self-sufficient the city council adopted a water conservation plan as part of the r More...

Souper Supper

The Chandler Historical Society’s annual Souper Supper will be Saturday, Nov. 11, at the Chandler Community Center. Serving will begin at 5pm. All veterans will eat free and be given a gift provided by Ace Chandler Hardware. More...

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VETERANS DAY

Several schools around Brownsboro Independent School District are planning events to honor local members of the military the week leading up to Veteran’s Day.  On Nov. More...

Williams to run again for Henderson County judge

Henderson County Courtat Law #1 Judge Scott Williams announced on Tuesday that he will be seeking re-election to the bench in the March, 2018 Republican primary.  More...

CNB announces intent to acquire Union State Bank

Henderson Citizens Bancshares, Inc., the bank holding company for Citizens National Bank (CNB), in Henderson, Texas, announced today that it has entered into an agreement to acquire Union State Bancshares, Inc. More...

Sports

Bears fall to Crandall

In a showdown for third place in district 7-4A, the Crandall Pirates outlasted the Brownsboro Bears. The final score was 28-7. More...

Fall Academic Fair coming to Chandler Intermediate

Chandler Intermediate School will host its Fall Academic Fair on Thursday, Nov. 16 at 5:30pm. More...

Superior Twirlers

On Wednesday, Oct. 24, the high school majorettes competed in the UIL twirling Solo and Ensemble competition held at Bullard HS. The ladies each scored a “1” or Superior on their solos. More...

Writer's Corner

Financial Focus

Required Withdrawals from Retirement Plans: What Should You Know?

You may spend decades contributing to your IRA and 401(k). But, eventually, you’ll need to use this money. More...

Master Gardener

The people in your garden: Charles Sargent

I have often wondered about the people whose named cultivars live in our gardens. Charles Sprague Sargent lives on in many East Texas gardens through the camellia named for him. Camellia ‘Professor Charles S. More...

The ripple effects: Hensarling not seeking another term

For more than a decade Republican Jeb Hensarling has represented Henderson County in the United States Congress.  Many have challenged Hensarling’s seat during this time, but the former lawyer always had the backing of a large amount of su More...

Chandler eyes the retail market

The East Texas Council of Governments is finalizing a draft of a retail market summary for the City of Chandler that will help city officials see what new businesses are needed. More...

Sawmill key dates set

The vision was launched in the 2011 Comprehensive Plan and it will soon be a reality as the Sawmill Road project is nearing the finish line.  Part one of the thoroughfare was opened a couple years back as Brookshire’s expanded its services More...

Daily DEVOTIONS From MAX LUCADO

Texas Church Tragedy

Hello, everyone. This is Max  Lucado joining with you in offering urgent prayers for the community of  Sutherland Springs, Texas. 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

BISD Students of the Month

BISD is constantly recognizing students for going above and beyond. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Otis Eugene Cotten

Services for Otis Eugene Cotten, 90, of Chandler were scheduled for Tuesday, November 7, 2017 at 11am at the Church of Christ-Chandler with Jerry Stice officiating. More...

Colena Wheeler

Colena Rose Cole Wheeler, 54, passed away on October 27, 2017 in Athens. More...

In Memory Of Our Beloved Parents Leona Oden and Ret/Dec MSgt. Calvin Oden

Leona (Oni) Oden was born January 1935 in Henderson, Texas. Mother passed away in Redding, California where she resided for a short time. More...

Viewpoint

Chandler Yesteryear

Don’t come home a drinkin’

Many of us can recall the fun and laughter we’ve had hearing family stories from the past. One of my favorites is one my daddy loved to tell over and over again to anyone who would listen—even people who had previously heard it. More...

Something Else

USA Flag Designer

Once, on the TV show Millionaire, the question was, “Who designed the fifty-star USA flag?” The choices were, A) Teenage Boy; B) President Truman; C) The Senate; and D) An Artist. The answer to the question was A) Teenage Boy. More...

News of Record

Hend. County Sheriff’s Report

Mother planned murder of two children (Athens) – The investigation into the murder of two girls by their mother Nov. 2 was planned weeks in advance, Henderson County Sheriff Botie Hillhouse said today. More...