March 29, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Clean-Up Day coming

More than five million volunteers will combine in cleanup efforts across the nation as part of Keep America Beautiful’s Great American Clean-up. Chandler citizens can get involved in the nationwide event from 8 a.m. More...

Daily DEVOTIONS From MAX LUCADO

The Cross

The cross. Can you turn any direction without seeing one? Engraved on a ring or suspended on a chain? The cross is the universal symbol of Christianity. An odd choice, don’t you think? More...

Special Sections

News

New name and brand for CHRISTUS Trinity Mother Frances Rehabilitation Hospital

(Tyler) CHRISTUS Trinity Mother Frances Rehabilitation Hospital, affiliated with HealthSouth, will unveil its new name and brand as part of its affiliated partner’s name change and rebranding initiative.  More...

April 5K race benefits CASA of Trinity Valley

(Athens) “All children need heroes, but abused children need superheroes,” is the unofficial mantra of the CASA Superhero 5K, set for April 14 at the Cain Center Phase II ball fields. More...

Busy week for Brownsboro FFA

(Athens) Brownsboro Future Farmers of America were well represented at the annual Henderson County Livestock Show that wrapped up Saturday. More...

Viewpoint

Chandler Yesteryear

Chandler was my Mayberry

I can relate to almost every character in the 1960s “The Andy Griffith Sho.” 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

April Fool’s Day history

The history of April Fool’s “Day is uncertain, but the current thinking is that it began around 1582 in France with the reform of the calendar under Charles IX. More...

Brownsboro police respond to speed trap allegations

Social media has led to citizens feeling more connected to one another, but it has also given a platform for “soapbox” rants. More...

Start of school set for Aug. 20

Brownsboro Independent School District is set to begin classes for the 2018- 19 school year on Monday, Aug. 20. The school board approved the district calendar on Monday, March 19 as part of their monthly meeting. More...

Incumbents keep council seats

History has repeated itself in Brownsboro as the city officially canceled the May council election. Incumbents Glen Vest, Doug Shaffer and Charles Cox have been renewed for another two years as they did not draw opponents for their seats. More...

‘Teaching barefoot’ in Chandler

Author to be guest speaker at book club meeting

A tale of a less trodden path through an ancient and long isolated land will be unveiled at the Chandler Community Center when Dr. Robert Sterken shares his story on Monday, April 2.  More...

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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 Super Leaders

Chandler Intermediate School Super Leaders of the 3rd nine weeks are chosen by their homeroom teachers for being a good role model in class, doing the right thing, being someone who others look up to and being trustworthy.  More...

BES Best Bears

Brownsboro Elementary School announced their Best Bears for March 23, 2018. (Courtesy photo)   More...

Sports

BJH Track at Van

Dominic Bradberry leaps over the hurdle at the Van track meet More...

UIL Band solo and ensemble competition medalists

The High School band travelled to Lindale HS on Friday and Saturday Feb. 9 and 10 for the annual UIL Region 21 Solo and Ensemble competition. More...

Writer's Corner

Thank you, my friends

Hawk, Goldie and Spot

I received such an overwhelming response (two readers!) to an article about our chickens that I decided to write another. More...

Master Gardener

A cheerful yellow

For years, I hated the bright yellow blooms that are often seen in early spring. The yellow-gold color reminded me of a yield sign or a school bus. “No, thank you,” I thought. “Not in my garden.”  More...

Financial Focus

Newer Investors: Don’t Panic if Bear Market Returns

If you’re in your twenties or thirties, you might be starting to focus more on investing to reach your financial goals. Because of this, you also may be more attuned to moves in the financial markets. More...