May 10, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Hotel project still on the table

Questions are being raised across Chandler about the Best Western Plus hotel that was expected to be built off of Sawmill Road south near the Chandler Cemetery. More...

Daily DEVOTIONS From MAX LUCADO

Patient people

Patience is a fruit of the Spirit. It produces the fruit of love, joy, peace, and patience! Have you asked God to give you some fruit? Well, I once did, but… But what? Did you, [h’mm…] grow impatient? More...

Special Sections

News

Klendworth gets nine years for meth

A Henderson County jury sentenced an Athens man to nine years in the Texas Department of Corrections, Institutional Division on April 25, 2018. More...

Viewpoint

Chandler Yesteryear

Closed on Sundays

Back in the 1940s-50s it was very common to see “Closed On Sundays” signs in windows because no retail stores in East Texas were open on Sundays, which were considered days for worship and rest.  More...

Something Else

Gotta love this doctor!

This is a repeat of one of my columns back in 2013. See if this advice is still as good now as it was then. More...

Letters

Letter to the Editor

Editor, Chandler Brownsboro Statesman,  On the first Thursday in May each year, our nation honors God with prayers to Him through Jesus Christ. More...

News of Record

Henderson County Attorney’s Report

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

Henderson County Sheriff’s Report

Game room shut down, 4 charged with organized crime and evidence of a meth lab near Eustace

(Athens) – Henderson County Sheriff Botie Hillhouse and his Deputies May 1 raided a game room, charged four people with engaging in organized crime, arrested three others, and, in a new twist, discovered evidence of a recently-active methamphet More...

Moffeit signals the end is near

EDC executive director wants to step down once hotel is up

A routine yearly item on the Chandler Economic Development Corporation agenda took an unexpected turn April 24 when executive director Jim Moffeit said he plans to step down once a hotel is up and running in the city.  More...

A valid reply

Citizens respond to Chandler road bond attempt

More than 300 signatures were turned in to Chandler City Hall in an attempt to stop $3.5 million in certificates of obligation being issued to upgrade the city’s roadways.  The Chandler City Council met Tuesday for their regular monthly me 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

TVCC Presents Entrepreneurship Awards

(Athens) - Trinity Valley Community College’s Business and Computer Science department recently presented Occupational Skills Awards to three students. More...

Writer's Corner

Thank you, my friends

It’s about to get smarmy in here…

I taught in Trinidad recently – that’s the larger half of the country officially known as “Trinidad & Tobago,” located near the coast of Venezuela. More...

Master Gardener

Have a manageable vegetable garden

Henderson County Master Gardener Association Intern Susan Skommesa will present “Square Foot Gardening” on Tuesday, May 15, 5:30pm, Clint W. Murchison Memorial Library, 121 S. Prairieville, Athens. More...

Financial Focus

Financial gifts for adult children

Mother’s Day is almost here. If you’re a mother with grown children, you might receive flowers, candy, dinner invitations or some other type of pleasant recognition. More...