April 26, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Goodbye sign clutter

During election season political signs dot the landscape of cities across Texas. With a run-off election approaching in May, Chandler City Council amended its signage ordinance to prohibit signs from being placed in state right-of-way. More...

Sales tax numbers dip for Brownsboro, Chandler

Each month cities are allocated sales tax revenue from the Texas Comptroller’s Office. More...

Special Sections

News

Magill’s to perform at FUMC Chandler

First United Methodist Church of Chandler will be hosting “A Night for all Daughters of the King” on Sunday, May 6, 6pm at the FUMC Family Life Center on Hwy 31 in Chandler. More...

Diabetes classes for Type 2 Diabetes

(Athens) - Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service of Henderson County and UT Health - Athens have partnered to offer a comprehensive diabetes education series called, Do Well Be Well with Diabetes. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Daris Burcham Wheeler

A private memorial was held for Daris Burcham Wheeler of Chandler. Ms. Wheeler went to be with her Lord and Savior on April 13, 2017, in Tyler.  Ms. Wheeler was born August 14, 1937, to the late Foy and Laura Osmond Burcham. More...

Aurelia Elizondo Duran

A funeral mass for Aurelia Elizondo Duran, 84, of Brownsboro, will be held Friday, April 27, 2018 at 2pm at Saint Boniface Catholic Church.  Mrs. Duran passed away April 21, 2018 in Tyler. More...

Billy James Featherston

Billy James Featherston passed away on April 21, 2018 in Chandler, Texas. He was born on November 6, 1932 to Thomas Allen Featherston and Alice Ira Green Featherston in Athens, Texas.  More...

Viewpoint

Chandler Yesteryear

Playing Cowboy

When my friend said, “Jim Sidney let’s go play cowboy,” it was like music to my ears. When I was a youngster I was always ready to play cowboy. More...

Something Else

Big Mysteries

Do you sit around pondering the following subjects? We may not ever get these all figured out. By the way, we don’t hear the word “ponder” very often; it means to “weigh in the mind.” More...

News of Record

Henderson County District Attorney’s Report

April 19, 2018

District Attorney Mark Hall reports that the Henderson County Grand Jury for the January-July 2018 term returned the following indictments. In addition, 10 cases are indicted under seal.   More...

Henderson County Sheriff’s Report

Suspects: Jacoby Juarez 27 of Chandler, Rachel Hurst 36 of Tool, Ashley Kohlenberg 38 of Seven Points, Niki Allumbaugh 32 of Seven Points, Alexandria Hammack 18 of Seven Points, Jason Byrne 36 of Kaufman One arrested from Chandler More...

Improving, not hurting Winchester Park

Proposed roadway aimed to help traffic, homeowners

Petitions are circulating across Chandler in an effort to derail certificates of obligation sought by the city council to make $3.5 million in roadway improvements. One roadway drawing the most attention is a proposed extension of Adams Lane. More...

Lending a helping hand

Council agrees to assist God’s Open Hands

God’s Open Hands is on the move and the City of Chandler plans to continue its long-standing relationship with the organization that has helped so many. More...

Brownsboro adds two streets

With an eye toward improving streets across the city the Brownsboro City Council adopted two streets recently developed by Coy Olson.  Council adopted Gracie Lane and Lum Street as city streets after Olson requested the city add streetlights to More...

Daily DEVOTIONS From MAX LUCADO

Stop being uneasy about your life

Worry has more questions than answers, more work than energy, and thinks often about giving up.  There’s not enough time, luck, credit, wisdom, or intelligence. We’re running out of everything it seems, and so we worry. 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

Students’ art work displayed in museum

An unprecedented number of aspiring artists from local schools received the opportunity for a full museum exhibition with the Tyler Museum of Art’s 14th Annual High School Art Exhibition. More...

Tuition-free dual credit classes offered

Trinity Valley Community College is providing an excellent opportunity to serve existing high school students who don’t typically have an interest in pursuing post-secondary academic transfer courses to universities. More...

PTK welcomes Spring inductees

(Athens) - Trinity Valley Community College’s Iota Alpha chapter of Phi Theta Kappa inducted 63 new members in ceremonies held Sunday, April 15 in Athens.  More...

Sports

FUMC Golf Tournament winning teams

The winning church team in the 3rd Annual Judge Robert Mongomery Memorial Golf Tournament was from Chandler Assembly of God. L-R: Mark Fulks, Jeremy Tatum, Ken Rollins, Lucas Brown. (Courtesy photo) More...

Beef Cattle Team Wins at TJCAA Convention

Five Trinity Valley Community College Agriculture and Ranch Management students competed at the 2018 Texas Junior College Agriculture Association (TJCAA) Convention held April 11-13 at West Texas A&M University in Canyon. More...

TVCC Welding Projects Show

Trinity Valley Community College welding instructor Tom Sheram has announced the department’s first Welding Project Show, scheduled for Friday, April 27. More...

Writer's Corner

Thank you, my friends

#1 Wife

I am totally, passionately in love with my wife, Jocelyn. From our third date, looking across the table at her, I have been captivated. She is kind, devoted, gracious, and beautiful, and she’s only gotten better since I married her. More...

Master Gardener

Master Gardeners earn state awards

Henderson County Master Gardener Association (HCMGA) received three awards at the Texas Master Gardener conference held in College Station on April 5. More...

Financial Focus

Take Steps to Control Your Investment Taxes

Tax Season is finally over. Of course, how much you pay in taxes depends on a variety of factors, many of which you can’t control. But you might give some thought to how you can manage your investment-related taxes. More...