June 7, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

EDC seeking to assist Nettie’s

The Chandler Economic Development Corporation approved a $35,000 Business Incentive Application for Nettie’s to help the restaurant open in the city.  The funding will help the restaurant with new signs, lighting, grease trap, awnings, rem More...

Daily DEVOTIONS From MAX LUCADO

Making a big ‘to do’ of God

God endows us with gifts so we can make him known. Period! God endues the Olympian with speed, the salesman with savvy, the surgeon with skill. Why? The big answer is to make a big to-do out of God.  More...

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News

Eagle Auto Parts rebrands another location

(Chandler) - Eagle Auto Parts & Paint has landed in Chandler! Eagle carries top quality national brands and we strive to be the best in customer service to our community. More...

Quill and Scrawl - Ease the pain of early handwriting

East Texas Genealogical Society to discuss deciphering early historical documents

On Saturday, June 9, 2018, at 2pm, the regular meeting of the East Texas Genealogical Society will meet to learn more about historical documentation.  Meetings are free and open to the public. More...

ETMC EMS files motion to dismiss lawsuit

(Tyler) ETMC EMS, now called UT Health East Texas EMS, has filed a motion to dismiss against the counterclaims filed by Champion EMS and Christus Trinity Mother Frances Health System in the suit concerning Champion’s repeated violation of a cou More...

Viewpoint

Chandler Yesteryear

Chandler’s Tomato Sheds

When I was a youngster in the 1940s, tomato growing, selling, packing and shipping was an exciting activity during the summer months in Chandler. It afforded a great opportunity for local residents, including my mom and dad, to earn money.  More...

Something Else

Signs, signs, everywhere a sign

A few weeks ago we reviewed some signs seen in foreign countries. They seemed strange, but look now at some silly or stupid signs seen closer to home:  Landscape Open Now: “Spring is here. More...

News of Record

Henderson Co. Sheriff’s Report

Man in Tool arrested with stolen dirt bikes   (Athens) – Henderson County Sheriff Botie Hillhouse said a Tool man was caught with two stolen dirt bikes after midnight Thursday, May 24 when he tried to sell one to a buyer who suspected they More...

Governor calls for increased school security

Governor Greg Abbott joined state and local leaders on May 30 to unveil his School and Firearm Safety Action Plan.  More...

Citizens want recycling to return to Brownsboro

Paper, plastic and tires do not mix.  Add in a TV, washing machine and aluminum cans and you have yourself a mess that no recycling center wants to go through.  A self-serve recycling dumpster was placed at Brownsboro City Hall in 2012 to h More...

Sales tax rises for Chandler, Brownsboro

Watching the monthly sales tax allocation reports can be a lot like riding a roller coaster.  Last month both Chandler and Brownsboro were in the valley of the coaster with less-than-expected sales tax returns but now both cities are on an upswi 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

TJC announces New Student Orientation dates

TJC has announced New Student Orientation sessions for students entering TJC in fall 2018.  “New Student Orientation is a great introduction to life at TJC and offers our new Apaches an opportunity to register early for their fall semester More...

East Texas Communities Foundation Awards $189,500 in Scholarships

East Texas Communities Foundation awarded $189,500 in scholarships to high school and college students from East Texas for the 2018-19 school years. More...

Sports

Football ‘Relentless’ Camp hosts 31 campers

Football skills camp was held Tuesday-Thursday last week for incoming 1st-6th grade. There were 31 campers for the week. There will be an incoming 7th-9th grade football camp Monday, July 30 through Wednesday, Aug. 1 from 9am-12pm. More...

Writer's Corner

Thank you, my friends

Hey, I’ve been lost here before!

In our family, my wife is the default navigator. If she’s confused, she may ask my opinion about which way we should turn, then recommend that we go the opposite way — my sense of direction is that bad. More...

Master Gardener

Aster Yellows Disease

Last year, I noticed some of my coneflowers bloomed green instead of purple. Some exhibited extra rosette blooms. I thought they were so cute, and wondered if they were due to a mutation or odd seedling. No, I was wrong. More...

Financial Focus

Saying “I DO” might mean “I Can’t” for Roth IRA

June is a popular month for weddings. If you are planning on tying the knot this month, it’s an exciting time, but be aware that being married might affect you in unexpected ways – including the way you invest. More...