May 17, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Increasing communications

Chandler police launch Facebook page, change call structure

Just weeks into his new job Chandler Police Chief Kalon Rollins laid out goals for 2018 that are already coming to pass.  More...

At odds on bond funding

Turning in a petition with more than 200 valid signatures to stop the Chandler City Council from issuing certificates of obligation without an election, Bob Valliere completed a task he vowed to embark on during a public hearing for the roadway repai More...

Special Sections

News

Avedikians celebrate 50th Anniversary

On Friday, May 11, Peter and Nancy Avedikian celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary. A reception honoring them was held at Leagueville Baptist Church in Murchison on Sunday, May 6.  More...

May is Motorcycle Safety Month

Chandler Mayor Libby Fulgham, center, and members of two local motorcycle groups, stand for the reading of a proclamation declaring May as Motorcycle Safety and Awareness Month for Chandler.  More...

Viewpoint

Chandler Yesteryear

The Great Depression

It is hard for me to even imagine what life was like during the Great Depression that began at the end of the 1920s. It was called a 10- year global economic crisis in which the entire nation suffered. More...

Something Else

This & That

• Occasionally I receive a catalog from the James Avery store which I enjoy looking through. Just recently I noticed an article in the newspaper saying that Mr. Avery had passed away at the age of 96.  More...

Letters

Letter to the Editor

To the Editor, Chandler/Brownsboro Statesman,   More...

Rerouted — Chandler cancels COs, planning public meetings

If roadway improvements are coming to Chandler, it will not happen through certificates of obligation. More...

Moving forward

Brownsboro council sets May 21 budget workshop

As the Brownsboro City Council waits to find out if certificates of obligation will be used to repair city streets they are being proactive on moving the city into the 21st century in other areas.  There was only one item on the May 10 regular c More...

Runoff Election Day set for Tuesday

Runoff Elections tend to bring few to the polls to cast a vote, but with two heated races to be decided on the Republican ballot voters are encouraged to show up in droves to let their voice be heard.  Runoff Election Day is Tuesday, May 22 as e More...

Daily DEVOTIONS From MAX LUCADO

Your kindness quotient

I’ve attended my share of seminars on strategizing and team building. But I can’t say I’ve ever attended or even heard of one lecture on kindness. Jesus, however, would take issue with our priorities. 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

CLASS OF 2018

CONGRATS graduates!

Valedictorian Luis Suarez Luis Suarez is headed to Harvard. Yes, that Harvard. The Brownsboro High School Class of 2018 Valedictorian applied to several Ivy League schools before deciding upon Harvard University to pursue a degree in engineering. More...

Sports

Cardinal Football Youth Skills Camp set May 28-June 1

A start-of-summer tradition continues at Trinity Valley Community College.

Boys and girls entering grades 1-8 will have an opportunity to learn from the best May 28-June 1, when the annual Cardinal Football Youth Skills Camp unfolds at the practice field at Trinity Valley Community College.  More...

Writer's Corner

Thank you, my friends

A 6 for a 9

I recently spent a week teaching in Trinidad, half of a small country made up of two islands near Venezuela. As always, I learned a great deal from my experiences, including: 1. More...

Master Gardener

Rubber mulches - a springboard to controversy

Have you ever thought of putting rubber mulch on your flowerbeds? It might be tempting if you are tired of having to re-mulch every year. Rubber mulches are advertised as soft, safe and long-lasting. More...

Financial Focus

How can you meet your short-term goals?

Why do you invest? If you’re like most people, you’d probably say that, among other things, you want to retire comfortably. Obviously, that’s a worthy long-term goal, requiring long-term investing. More...