December 21, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

The value of a sign

Public hearing held for heated Chandler ordinance

After nearly an hour of discussion, including a lively public hearing, the Chandler City Council made slight modifications to the sign ordinance on Dec. More...

Brownsboro sewer line improvements coming

Traveling on Ingram Street maybe a little more difficult in January but the end result will leave several satisfied customers.  The Brownsboro City Council approved a sanitary sewer line improvement project on Ingram Street during its monthly me More...

Something Else

Is Santa Claus real?

Well, of course Santa is real! What a silly question.  More...

Special Sections

News

Santa’s helpers collect toys

The Patriots of Texas Riding Club would like to thank everyone that donated to our toy run, and to all of the locations that let us leave a donation box at their business. More...

Republican Party announces forum schedule

Henderson County Republican Chair, Betty Holland, announced two forum dates for the 2018 Republican Primary candidates. These are official forums hosted by the Republican Party in Henderson County.  More...

Sports

Basketball stats

Boys VS Grace Community Dec. 12  Final Score: Brownsboro 89 Grace Community 42   More...

Former Bearette signs for more volleyball

Lexi (Lucille) Houston just made a big step in her collegiate athletic career. On December 12, Lexi signed on to play the next two years for Dallas Baptist University. More...

Writer's Corner

Thank you, my friends

Traces of life

I have crowns on several of my back teeth. When I smile, they show. They’re easy to see because they’re metallic – not the same color as my teeth.  More...

Master Gardener

Liking Lichen

Lichen is defined as “a simple slow-growing plant that typically forms a low crust-like, leaf-like, or branching growth on rocks, walls, and trees.” That definition, however, is not completely correct. Lichen is anything but simple. More...

Financial Focus

Are you a Snowbird? Protect your finances while you’re gone

Winter is (just about) officially here – but you may soon be leaving it behind if you’re a snowbird. When you go, though, you’ll want to keep your financial situation from getting caught out in the cold. More...

Reason for the season

And there were shepherds living out in the fields nearby, keeping watch over their flocks at night. An angel of the Lord appeared to them, and the glory of the Lord shone around them, and they were terrified. More...

Better Brownsboro roads up to voters

The oldest city in Henderson County is about to record a first according to Jake Lawrence with Government Capital Securities Corporation.  Speaking at the Dec. More...

Closing in on water well improvements

The City of Chandler took the next step in bringing improvements to water well No. More...

Daily DEVOTIONS From MAX LUCADO

Linger near the manger

Christianity was born in one big heavenly interruption. Just ask the Bethlehem shepherds! They had no expectations of excitement. These are sheep they’re watching. We count sheep to go to sleep! Shepherds, however, treasured the predictable. 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

BISD All Region Band

On Saturday, December 9, the members of the high school band traveled to Henderson to compete in the ATSSB Region 21 auditions. 19 members of the band placed in the band. More...

Superintendent creates student advisory council

Superintendent Tommy Hunter has created a Student Advisory Council to foster an open dialogue with students. More...

BISD Education Foundation receives challenge gift:

Area donors’ contributions will be doubled…

The challenge is set!  More...

Viewpoint

Chandler Yesteryear

Christmas way back when

I wonder how many families will get through Christmas Day this year without TV, text messages, time on the PC and Facebook or Twitter—a drastic change from Christmas Day when I was growing up in the 1940s. More...