February 8, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Citizens Academy returns

Chandler continues to grow as new people are leaving the bigger cities and finding the “City with a heart” as a great place to call home. More...

Daily DEVOTIONS From MAX LUCADO

Teach us to pray, Lord

We can’t even get the cable company to answer us, yet God will? The doctor is too busy, but God isn’t? We have our doubts about prayer! Jesus raised people from the dead. But a “How to Vacate the Cemetery” seminar? More...

Special Sections

News

February Lunch & Learn Presented by Larry Gilley

The Chandler Museum and Visitor Center is kicking off the new year with its first Lunch and Learn on Tuesday, February 20. Lunch will be served at noon followed by a program presented by Larry Gilley of Lindale. Mr. More...

Fit City Chandler underway

A month into the New Year is a good time to take a hard look at those New Year’s Resolutions and decide to give them another try. For many, resolutions often fall into healthy living choices. More...

ETMC President/CEO to retire, celebrate 50 years

As Elmer G. Ellis, president/ CEO of the East Texas Medical Center Regional Healthcare System (ETMC), looks toward retirement on Feb. 28, he also will be honored for 50 years of service to ETMC. More...

Sports

Photos

Above: Bears #25 Jared Gailey goes up to make a slam dunk against Canton. (Travis Tapley/Statesman photo) More...

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Writer's Corner

Thank you, my friends

Tractor lust

We own a country house on a bit over three acres – an acre of house, outbuildings, and yard, an acre of woods, and an acre of pasture. When we bought the property, it had been vacant (and mostly abandoned) for 7 years. More...

Master Gardener

Guide to pruning Clematis

Do you have clematis in your garden? Once you have grown one, you may just become addicted to these beautiful flowering vines. Some gardeners are reluctant to grow clematis because pruning them seems complicated. I will try to simplify it for you. More...

Financial Focus

What should you do with your tax refund?

You may not get much of a thrill from filing your taxes, but the process becomes much more enjoyable if you’re expecting a refund. So, if one is headed your way, what should you do with the money?  More...

Competing for a championship

Bears move to five-team district, eye title

Weeks of waiting came to an end last Thursday as the University Interscholastic League announced the biannual alignments for football, basketball and volleyball. More...

Increased police protection coming

On any given Sunday residents across Chandler gather in a couple locations to join in fellowship with one another while worshiping God. More...

Sean Ray honored as 2017 Five Star Wealth manager

(Athens) Sean P. Ray from Athens Investment Center was recently recognized as a Five Star Wealth Manager by Five Star Professional, a third-party research firm. 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

Brownsboro ISD Education Foundation awards grants

From pedal desks to drones and robots to parental involvement programs, this year’s Brownsboro ISD Education Foundation grants covered the spectrum of school needs. Every year, the foundation distributes grants to Brownsboro ISD teachers. More...

TJC’s annual Employee Campaign provides $1,000 Promises to Keep scholarships

(Tyler) Thirty-two Tyler Junior College students recently received $1,000 Promises to Keep scholarships for the spring semester from funds donated by TJC employees. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Stanley Franklin Haynes

Funeral services for Stanley Haynes, 59, of Murchison were held at 6pm Thursday, February 1, 2018 at the Hannigan Smith Funeral Home in Athens with Bro. Terry Thomison officiating.  Mr. More...

Dan Larry Parker

Memorial services for Dan Larry Parker, 78, of Brownsboro, were held Tuesday, February 6, 2018 at 4pm at Rock Hill Baptist Church with Rev. Robert Welch and Rev. Danny Bristow officiating.  More...

Charles Rudolph Keyes, Jr.

Charles Rudolph Keyes, Jr. passed away on February 1, 2018 in Tyler, Texas. He was born on August 23, 1951 to Charles Keyes Sr., and Victoria Vanick Keyes. More...

Viewpoint

Chandler Yesteryear

A chicken encounter

I wonder how my family could have existed in the 1940s without chickens? Mama invested a great deal of time and energy in these feathered commodities, from making sure the eggs hatched to raising young chickens into fryers and hens. More...

Something Else

Take time to smell the roses

In Washington, D.C. at a Metro Station on a cold January morning, a man with a violin played six Bach pieces for about 45 minutes. During that time, approximately 2,000 people went through the station, most of them on their way to work.  More...

News of Record

Henderson County Attorney’s Report

January 2018

The County Attorney, Clint Davis, wishes to report the following activity in the disposition of cases filed through his office during the month of January 2018 in the County Court at Law, County Court at Law No. 2, and County Court.   More...

Henderson County Sheriff’s Report

Investigation leads to organized crime and drug charges   (Athens) – A game room in the Malakoff area was closed down by a team of Investigators from the Sheriff’s Office and the District Attorney’s Office Thursday, Feb. More...