March 15, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

What’s next for Brownsboro roads?

Council determined to improve city

Drive through the city streets in Brownsboro and one thing is abundantly clear – the city is in need of major infrastructure repair.  The oldest city in Henderson County looks like it and the city council is determined to change that.  More...

Daily DEVOTIONS From MAX LUCADO

Alive Again

The 1989 Armenian earthquake needed only four minutes to kill thirty thousand people! One father refused to believe his son was dead. He dug in the rubble — refusing to quit. More...

Special Sections

News

Scott gets 70 years for murder

(Athens) The Henderson County Jury that returned a guilty verdict against 30 year old Daniel Joseph Scott on Tuesday, heard from two additional witnesses Wednesday morning before sentencing him to 70 years in the Texas Department of Criminal Justice More...

Nichols grateful for votes

(Austin) – State Senator Robert Nichols (R-Jacksonville) won the Republican Primary for Senate District 3. The district covers 19 counties including the greater part of East Texas and Montgomery County.  More...

Hall earns certification

(Tyler) — Ann Hall with Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage has earned the nationally recognized Pricing Strategy Advisor (PSA) certification.  More...

Writer's Corner

Thank you, my friends

Pecking order — Sweetie>Mama>Chickens>Puppies

As those who’ve read my column may remember, my wife and I have chickens – 14, at last count. That’s 11 hens and 3 roosters – so someone is always crowing or cackling about something around here. More...

Financial Focus

Talk to your spouse about your retirement vision

If you’re single, your retirement goals are your own – you don’t really have to consult with anybody, and you can change your plans whenver you like. More...

Master Gardener

Food history presentation offered

Master Gardener Bob Erickson will present “Where Did Our Food Come From?” on Tuesday, March 20, 5:30 p.m., Clint W. Murchison Memorial Library, 121 S. Prairieville, Athens. More...

Speed trap?

Brownsboro council denies CBS19 allegations

A post on social media created by someone upset over receiving a speeding ticket in Brownsboro gained enough momentum that a local television news station decide to use the post as part of a series of investigations.  CBS19 opened the series by More...

McKinney set to be county judge

Longtime Henderson County Commissioner Wade McKinney will become the county’s next judge following the November election after winning the Republican nomination on March 6.  McKinney secured 58.17 percent of the vote for the Republican nom More...

Rolling in the medals

Brownsboro teams ready for district UIL

The Brownsboro High School University Interscholastic League Academic Teams are rolling in the medals as they await district competition on March 23 at Trinity Valley Community College in Athens. 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

’50 Gallon Challenge’ blood drive

Tyler Junior College is hosting its seventh annual “50 Gallon Challenge” blood drive March 19-23, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., at various locations on the TJC main campus. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Trudie “Jackie” Matthews Cook

Trudie “Jackie” Matthews Cook, 83, loving mother and grandmother of Stephens, AR went home to be with the Lord on Friday, March 9, 2018, after a courageous battle with cancer. More...

Viewpoint

Chandler Yesteryear

Chandler was my Mayberry

I can relate to almost every character in the 1960s “The Andy Griffith Show” to one or more of the good-natured and kind persons I knew when I was growing up in our small East Texas town of Chandler. More...

Something Else

Remembering Andy Rooney

Today as I was thumbing through some memorabilia, I came across a writing by Andy Rooney, who I always liked to hear when he was on TV. This piece was titled “Andy Rooney and Prayer.”: More...

Letters

Letter to the Editor

Congress is still under pressure over gun violence but no plan has been implicated of just what to do among so many suggestions.  Some say to bolster the federal background check system for gun buyers. More...

News of Record

Henderson County Attorney’s Report

February 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 February 2018 in the County Court at Law, County Court at Law No. 2, and County Court. More...