November 23, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

‘Chandler tradition’ returns

For nearly 30 years members of the Chandler community have looked forward to early December when people opened their home to outsiders as part of the Christmas spirit.  The Women’s Unity Fellowship Tour of Homes is Monday, Dec. More...

Daily DEVOTIONS From MAX LUCADO

Accepting God as your Father

I can’t assure you your family will ever give you the blessing you seek, but God will! Let God give you what your family doesn’t. How do you do that? You do it by emotionally accepting God as your Father. More...

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News

Fireworks Display to Highlight Christmas in the Park

The City of Chandler will host its annual “Christmas in the Park” on Saturday, December 2nd, from 5-8pm at the Grand Pavilion in Winchester Park.  More...

ETMC Tyler celebrates Christmas tree lighting

Express Employment Professionals Clydesdales coming to Tyler

East Texas Medical Center Tyler will celebrate its 30th annual Christmas tree lighting on Tuesday, Nov. 28, at 5pm.  More...

Flag donation

Last week, we mistakenly identified Elton Caldwell as Tom Martin. Please excuse the error. A special presentation was made on Saturday, Nov. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Nancy Pearl Morgan

Nancy Pearl Morgan, age 66, passed away on November 11, 2017 in Athens. More...

Keller Don Thormahlen

Keller Don Thormahlen passed away on November 13, 2017 in Tyler. He was born on October 13, 1935 at home in rural Van Zandt County to Keller H. More...

Frederick Eugene ‘Gene’ Burns

Funeral Services for Gene Burns, 67, of Athens were scheduled for 3pm Saturday, November 18, 2017 at the Hannigan Smith Funeral Home in Athens.  Gene passed away on November 15, 2017 in Tyler.  More...

Viewpoint

Chandler Yesteryear

Sharing some thoughts

Thinking about the absence of a choir in our church, the Chandler First Baptist Church, in the 1940s. The entire congregation was the choir. Every man, woman, boy and girl were expected to sing. More...

Something Else

Survivors

Here’s news about two survivors of the Battle of the Alamo that I don’t remember ever hearing about.  One of them was Sam, a freedman (slave) of the commander James Bowie. More...

Letter to the Editor

To: Masonic Lodge 993  From: Jaycie Marie Rinehart  Subject: 2003 Scholarship  More...

News of Record

Hend. County Sheriff’s Report

Two arrested near Berryville   (Athens) – A traffic stop near Berryville after midnight Wednesday, Dec. More...

New rooftops coming soon

Garden homes and larger developments are on the horizon in Chandler but there will soon be a new duplex development on the west side of town. More...

Showcasing Chandler for future opportunities

The City of Chandler has received the Retail Market Summary that was produced as a courtesy service by the East Texas Council of Governments. More...

Water Well No. 7 moving forward

The City of Chandler is pushing forward with Water Well No. 7 as the city council awarded construction bids to two companies.  During the regularly scheduled meeting on Nov. 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

TJC choral groups’ annual ‘Christmas Downtown’

The Tyler Junior College Chamber Singers and Concert Choir are preparing for their annual “Christmas Downtown” holiday concert.  The performance is set for noon Wednesday, Nov. More...

Look who’s recycling!

Chandler Intermediate School students have joined the city’s recycling efforts. Their weekly collection of paper is deposited at the new unmanned recycling station at Winchester Park. More...

MISD Perfect Attendance

1st Six Weeks

Mrs. Etheridge P- K Dalton Bean, Elliott Bergman, Colton, Bishop,Cashton Brindley,Chloe Bryant, Addison Morgan,Genesis Romero, Paizlee Sanders, Joshua Templin Mrs. More...

Sports

Bears defeated in Bi-District

On a perfect night for football, Liberty-Eylau put up 21 quick points in the first quarter, and then hung on for dear life. The final score ended up 49-35. “We spotted them 21 points, actually they had us down 28 points. More...

Phi Theta Kappa inductees

These three amazing Brownsboro High School young ladies, Makayla Murphy, Makayla Hopson and Madison Anderson, were inducted into the Phi Theta Kappa chapter at TVCC. They have to have completed 12 college hours and maintained a 3.5 GPA. More...

JH Bearettes at Emory

On Tuesday night, the Brownsboro JH Bearettes traveled to Emory for a basketball contest with the Lady Wildcats. All games were played in one gym in the evening.  The 7B Bearettes started the day off with a 12-8 win over Rains. More...

Writer's Corner

Financial Focus

During holidays, be extra vigilant about protecting financial data

To help achieve your long-term goals, such as a comfortable retirement, you should save and invest regularly. But that’s only part of the picture. You also need to protect your financial assets in various ways. More...

Master Gardener

The people in your garden: Lady Banks

The Lady Banks rose (Rosa Banksiae) was named for Lady Dorothea Banks, the wife of Sir Joseph Banks. It is important to note that, Sir Joseph has not only an entire genus named for him (Banksia, in the Proteaceae family), but also land masses.  More...

The Lions Den

Thanks to FUMC Chandler

The Chandler Lions Club is proud to announce they will have a new meeting place, effective with the January 3, 2018 meeting.  More...