January 25, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Three seats open on Chandler City Council

Three seats on the Chandler City Council are up for grabs this May. The filing period for the seats opened last week for the three at-large positions. The positions up for election are those of Janeice Lunsford, Conley Cade and Brandon Delaney. More...

Volunteers, members needed for Chandler gems

Geographically speaking, Chandler is a small city. But don’t let that size full you; there are plenty of opportunities to get involved in worthwhile organizations. More...

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News

‘Love Under the Stars’

Throughout the ages, the poets and composers have been inspired by love and its relationship to the cosmos. Valentine couples can enjoy an evening of “Love Under the Stars” from 7 to 9:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Feb. More...

Republican candidate forum change

A CHANGE IN LOCATION for the first of two Republican candidate forums to be held in Henderson County. More...

TVCC joins Neptune GameTime family

Trinity Valley Community College announced Monday, Jan. 22 that it is joining the fast-growing Neptune GameTime family. More...

Sports

Basketball stats

Bears #4 Kenneth Woods goes up strong to shoot to score in the win against Mabank Friday. (Travis Tapley/ Statesman photo) More...

Basketball stats

Brownsboro’s Aleaiah Williams shoots against Mabank in the game on Friday, Jan. 19. (Travis Tapley/ Statesman photo) More...

CSA Spring Sports Registration Continues

Registration for CSA Baseball, Softball and Soccer continue through Saturday February 3rd. You can register online at Chandlersports.org, download a form from the website, or pick up a registration form from the BISD Elementary, Middle and Jr. More...

Writer's Corner

Thank you, my friends

Redemption Cookies

I bake cookies – not with much ambition, since I typically use either a cookie mix or refrigerated break-off dough, then add “extras” (like dark chocolate chips and/or pecans), before baking.  More...

Master Gardener

A change of design

If you have ever read P. Allen Smith’s book, “Garden Home,” you will understand the design reference for my having placed three flowering crabapples in one area of my garden. More...

Hend. County Extension Agent’s Report

Caring for fruit trees More...

Brownsboro moves forward with code updates

The City of Brownsboro is moving forward with updating its city codes and ordinances after coming to an agreement with Franklin Legal Publishing.  The agreement, unanimously approved during the Jan. More...

Kidd set to become Fire Marshal

Insurance rates in the city of Chandler could soon be on the decline as the city council approved adding fire marshal responsibilities to the code enforcement officer position.  The approval came during the Jan. More...

Setting 2018 goals

Just a few short weeks after releasing a list of 2017 accomplishments, City of Chandler staff members have set goals for what they wish to accomplish in 2018.  More...

Daily DEVOTIONS From MAX LUCADO

Trust your perfect guide

The story is told of a man on an African safari deep in the jungle. The guide had a machete and was whacking away the tall weeds and thick underbrush. The traveler, wearied and hot, asked in frustration, “Where are we? 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

CIS Leaders

These are the Leaders of the 2nd Nine Weeks at Chandler Intermediate School. More...

TVCC Fall Honors List

Trinity Valley Community College announces the honors list recipients for the Fall 2017 semester. Recipients are listed alphabetically by hometown:  PRESIDENT’S LIST   More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Ronnie Welton Sessions

Funeral services for Ronnie “Papa Poo” Sessions 72, Brownsboro were scheduled for 2pm Sunday, January 21, 2018 at Autry’s Carroll-Lehr Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. More...

Viewpoint

Chandler Yesteryear

It’s cold inside

It was always cold in the winter in our five-room frame house in Chandler, when I was a little boy in the early 1940s. More...

Something Else

A Hopeless Case

On May 29, 1903, Leslie Townes Hope was born in Eltham, England, fifth of seven sons of Avis (Townes) who was a light opera singer and William Henry Hope, a stonemason from Western Super-Mare, Somerset. His maternal grandmother was from Wales.  More...

News of Record

Hend. County Sheriff’s Report

Busy weekend for deputies   (Athens) – A string of unrelated arrests by Sheriff Botie Hillhouse’s Deputies put one woman and three men behind bars over the weekend of Jan. More...