January 4, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Accessory building standards adjusted

If adding a storage building is part of your New Year’s resolution you might want to check with the City of Chandler first.  The city council adopted changes to the accessory building standards ordinance during its meeting on Dec. More...

Daily DEVOTIONS From MAX LUCADO

Secret of Forgiveness

You will never forgive anyone more than God has already forgiven you. Is it still hard to consider the thought of forgiving the one who hurt you? More...

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News

Future development depends on ‘servant’s heart’

With the new year the City of Chandler has its sights set on expanding Arlie Mc- Cain Park, but it will pull from the past to do so.  Keep Chandler Beautiful worked hard all throughout 2017 but at the tail end of the year the organization worked More...

Transportation Commission approves bridge funding

Austin - Senator Robert Nichols announced last week that the Texas Transportation Commission took a huge step in funding the rebuilding of the Highway 334 bridge between Seven Points and Gun Barrel City. More...

Writer's Corner

My five cents…

Sen. Robert Nichols, Senate District 3

Happy New Year! I hope your holidays were filled with family and friends, as I know mine were.   Here are five things happening around your state this month:  Preserving the Alamo  More...

Master Gardener

Try composting this year

Mention composting and you will most likely get one of two reactions: either “Ew, that’s gross!” or “Wow, that’s neat!”. Most gardeners have the second reaction. More...

Financial Focus

Time is a key factor in investing

With the arrival of the New Year, many of us will pause and ponder the age-old question: “Who knows where the time goes?” And, as is always the case, none of us really do know. More...

A strong economic footprint in 2017

Across the board the city of Chandler witnessed a historically positive year in 2017 and it looks ahead to even greater things in 2018. As part of the city’s year-end report, one section is set aside for the economic development of the year. More...

Enhancing life in Chandler

When the City of Chandler adopted a comprehensive plan in 2011 it was designed to be a guiding map for the future. With a full six years of implementation, the plan is starting to come together more and more. More...

A springboard to greater things

Like calculated moves on a chessboard, Chandler City Administrator John Taylor works alongside the city council to help the city progress into the future with success.  Over the past year the City of Chandler has made several key decisions that 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

Rian Finkie

Rian Finkie, 20, of Chandler, passed away December 22, 2017, in Tyler. He was born October 29, 1997, in Tyler. He enjoyed every moment of his life by riding motorcycles with his riding brothers, fishing and having a good time with family and friends. More...

Donna Gwynn James

Donna Gwynn James, 70, of Chandler, passed away December 28, 2017 in Tyler. More...

Viewpoint

Chandler Yesteryear

Flies, Skinners and Scrub

In the 1940s, I enjoyed good times and simple fun playing sports at school and at home with friends. We played regular baseball and softball when we had enough boys (and girls if we were short on boys) to support two teams. More...

Something Else

Safety Information

Dear Readers,  I’m on my soap box again about being safe while driving. Looks like we are going to have some dark days, rain, snow and who knows what else. More...

News of Record

Henderson County District Attorney’s Report

January 2, 2018

District Attorney Mark Hall reports that the Henderson County Grand Jury for the July-December term 2017 returned the following indictments. In addition, 13 cases are indicted under seal. More...