December 28, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Report: Chandler can support more industry

Final part of the series

Chandler has hit a growth spurt and according to data produced in the Retail Market Summary the city could stand a little more development.  More...

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News

Sheriff Hillhouse joins Santa

(Athens) – Henderson County Sheriff Botie Hillhouse partnered with generous local businesses this year to deliver comfort gifts of blankets, gloves, caps, socks and more to those in nursing home facilities on Monday, Dec. More...

Sports

Basketball stats

B'boro VS Gilmer Boys - 12/18 Final Score: Brownsboro 60 Gilmer 48 More...

Viewpoint

Chandler Yesteryear

That’s a bunch of baloney

The word “Baloney” is called foolishness or nonsense. It was used frequently when I was growing up in the 1940s.  More...

Something Else

Black-eyed peas for good luck

It is said that black-eyed peas have been around a very long time, even back to the times of the Pharoahs in Egypt. Here in America, up until the time of the Civil War, the legumes were thought of mostly as feed for cattle. More...

Sawmill expansion to benefit historic cemetery

The face of Chandler is changing rapidly, but one of the most history-filled sites in the city will soon be positively impacted by the rapid change.  Sawmill Road construction is happening on both the north and south sides of Highway 31 and will More...

Brownsboro legal codes, ordinances to be addressed

As the Brownsboro City Council prepares to present bond options to the citizens for possible road repairs they are looking ahead to pave the way for a more structured future.  Mayor Josh Fulgham said he expects the council to discuss hiring Fran More...

Daily DEVOTIONS From MAX LUCADO

My favorite Christmas Card

Christmas cards. Punctuated promises! On this special day, can I share words from my favorite Christmas cards? 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

Scholarships available for East Texas students

Tyler, Texas – East Texas Communities Foundation is currently accepting applications from East Texas students for fifty-one scholarships. Deadline for submission is February 1, 2018 at 5:00 p.m., unless noted otherwise. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Dorothy Mae Menefee

Dorothy Mae Menefee, 96, passed away on December 20, 2017 surrounded by family. More...

Death Notice

Alan Garrison   Alan Garrison, 70, Chandler, passed away on December 22, 2017 in Tyler. Services pending. Hilliard Funer Home.   More...

Writer's Corner

Thank you, my friends

Being the Dad

I miss my Dad pretty often. We lost him about 6 years ago, after a gall bladder operation produced complications that slowly took his life. More...

Master Gardener

Purple Shamrock

Almost everyone that came to my house at Christmastime remarked how pretty the purple shamrock (oxalis triangularis) looked that is potted and placed on my patio table. Several stated that the plant reminded them of butterflies. More...

Financial Focus

Time for New Year’s financial resolutions

We’ve reached the end of another year – which means it’s just about time for some New Year’s resolutions. Would you like to study a new language, take up a musical instrument or visit the gym more often? More...