November 30, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Be the miracle

Brownsboro man’s new perspective on life following heart transplant

A heart transplant is not a miracle. Neither is living to tell about it. A miracle occurs when someone stops seeking their own interests, and instead starts living a life to serve others. More...

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News

Cancer conferences set for Dec. 2

UT Health Northeast will hold separate half-day cancer conferences, one for physicians and other medical professionals, and one for the public, on Saturday, Dec. 2, on the main campus on Highway 271. More...

Cryer sentenced to life in prison

After entering a plea of guilty in October, James Ray Cryer, Jr., 42, was sentenced by Judge Dan Moore of the 173rd District Court in Athens, to life in prison for Aggravated Sexual Assault. More...

Heart screening

ETMC - Athens is offering a heart screening to help detect cardiovascular issues before they become life-threatening with MyHeart First. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Johnnie Wynell Parmer

Services for Johnnie Wynell Parmer, 82, of Chandler, were scheduled for Saturday, November 25, 2017 at 2pm at Chandler Memorial Funeral Home with Rev. Bob Sexton and Rev. Lee Evans officiating. More...

Albert Gene Sustaita

Services for Albert Gene Sustaita, Sr., 40, of Brownsboro, were scheduled for Sunday, November 26, 2017 at 3pm at Rock Hill Baptist Church with Danny Bristow, Dan Hosch and Robert Welch officiating. More...

Viewpoint

Chandler Yesteryear

Funny Books

In the 1940s, my friends and I enjoyed good times and made lifelong memories without venturing very far from our home. More...

Something Else

Mel Tillis, 1932-2017

Lonnie Melvin Tillis was born August 8, 1932 in Tampa, Florida and passed away November 19, 2017. His stutter developed during his childhood as a result of malaria. As a child, he learned to play drums as well as guitar at age 10. More...

News of Record

Hend. County Sheriff’s Report

Man arrested near Larue   (Athens) – The driver of a black motorcycle committed a traffic violation Tuesday afternoon and was arrested by a Henderson County Sheriff Deputy for possession of methamphetamine and a handgun, Sheriff Botie Hill More...

Breaking News - 11/29/2017 11:12 AM

Rollins Announced Chandler Police Chief

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A tour home for men

Blake Hubbard was busy outside his home in the Stonebrook neighborhood this past Sunday getting it ready for the annual tour of homes. More...

Continued growth expected

Part 2 in a series

The population of Chandler is expected to continue its steady moderate growth rate over the next several years according to the Chandler Retail Market Survey produced by Regional Technology Solutions, a subdivision of the East Texas Council of Govern 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...

Custom-design features await guests

Each year the Women’s Unity Fellowship Christmas Tour of Homes features a variety of sites that appeal to a wide audience.  This year is no different, especially for those looking for unique, custom designs.  Located at 102 Abby Court More...

School

TVCC PTK new members

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...

Choirs to present “A Cardinal Christmas”

Trinity Valley Community College choirs will present their holiday concert, “A Cardinal Christmas,” Sunday, December 3 at 3:00 p.m. at First United Methodist Church in Athens. More...

Sports

Great East Texas Shootout • Dec. 7-9

Boy’s Bracket More...

2017-18 Basketball Schedules

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Bear & Bearette Chatter

Former Bears: Braylon Wehrmann and Tamrick Pace garnered post season honors in football for the 2017 season. Wehrmann, for the second consecutive year, made Academic   More...

Writer's Corner

Financial Focus

Take action on ‘Giving Tuesday’… and beyond

You probably already know about the two big shopping days – Black Friday and Cyber Monday – that follow Thanksgiving. But did you know that Giving Tuesday is observed on Nov. 28?  More...

Thank you, my friends

A Boy Named Sue

I read recently that no music ever moves us like the tunes we encounter in our teenage years – for me, those tunes were by the Bee Gees, Aerosmith, and Willie Nelson. Yes, I realize that is a crazy combination. More...

Master Gardener

Be a landscape copy cat

Do you know what style of garden you like? If you said no, then you need to visit several public and private gardens. You can even look through books or magazines. Do you gravitate toward formal design, clipped hedges, and lots of evergreens? More...