June 28, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

BISD facilities ‘are in pretty good shape’

Brownsboro Independent School District hired Harris-Craig Architects Inc. More...

CPD serious about city safety

Summer time might be a chance for most people to take a step back and let things slide that might not ordinarily happen – not in Chandler. More...

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News

Henderson County Bar Association reads Declaration of Independence

(Athens) - The Henderson County Bar Association and the Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association will sponsor the reading of the Declaration of Independence on the Courthouse Square in Athens, on July 3 at noon.  More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Don Meredith Howard

January 24, 1936 to June 22, 2018

A true husband, father, grandfather and patriot is survived by his beloved wife of 42 years, Sarah Howard, his sons Randall Howard, Doug and Darrell Dement, daughter in law Allie Dement and grandchildren. Don is a Veteran of the US Air Force. More...

Sammy Lynn Lento

Sammy Lynn Lento passed away June 7, 2018. He was born October 20, 1947. Sammy was a U.S Navy veteran serving overseas during the Vietnam era. More...

Sports

12U Chandler Warriors State bound

Go Warriors!

2017-2018 12U Chandler Warriors State bound July 16-20: PLAYERS: Tanner Ackerman (not pictured), Hudson Childers, Grayson Delaney, Keaton Delaney, Jonthan Freeman, Jackson Epperson, Aiden Green, Jess More...

Brownsboro Basketball Camp

The Brownsboro Boys Basketball Camp was held June 18-21, 9am-1pm each day with Coach Brent Smith. More...

Ravens and Bears

Brownsboro 8th grade football player, Will Clague attended the 1st Annual Tyus Bowser football camp Saturday at John Tyler High School in Tyler and came away with a $75 dollar gift card as one of 3 best campers. More...

Former chief buys BPD Tahoe

Former Brownsboro Police Department Chief Thomas Robertson is buying his former patrol vehicle from the city. The Brownsboro City Council voted 3-to-1 to allow Robertson to purchase the white Chevrolet Tahoe for $20,000. More...

Dedicated to education – and the Longhorns

Moving to Chandler was supposed to be living a life of retirement and setting back and enjoying Texas Longhorn football on Saturday afternoons.  But for Nelda Horton, the desire to make an impact on the next generation – seeing the light b More...

Daily DEVOTIONS From MAX LUCADO

The Language of Loneliness

We may relish moments of solitude—but a lifetime of it? No way. Many of us, however, are too fluent in the language of loneliness.  The kids used to need me…the business once needed me…my spouse never needs me. 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

Scouts visit 911 Call Center

The local Cub Scout Pack 342 visited the Tyler 911 Call Center, with the Cubmaster Adam McLean, over the weekend. John Smith, Pack Committee Chairman, was gracious to give them a tour. More...

New UTTyler conference to focus on research impacting East Texas

UTTyler’s East Texas Research Conference will partner with Texas College and Jarvis Christian College

(Tyler) — The University of Texas at Tyler has announced the new East Texas Research Conference to showcase pioneering scholarship impacting the region. The first conference will be held in May 2019. More...

TVCC Dual Credit programs graduate 161

Since the late 1990s, high school students in the Trinity Valley Community College service area have been able to enroll in college-level courses while still in high school. More...

Viewpoint

Chandler Yesteryear

July 4th at Big Eddy

During the 1940s, when I was a youngster, July 4th brought many friends and families together at Big Eddy. It was located on the Neches River near the old wooden bridge that crossed the river from Henderson County to Smith County. More...

Something Else

Gotta love a drunk

A man and his wife were awakened at 3am by a loud pounding on the door.  The man got up and went to the door where a drunken stranger, standing in the pouring rain, was asking for a push.  “Not a chance,” said the husband, &ldqu More...

Writer's Corner

Thank you, my friends

How did I survive my 20s? Part 2 of 3

My buddy Curtis and I made it to San Antonio while it was still light, and decided to practice our bargaining skills in the Mercado (Market) district so we’d be prepared to do serious bargaining in Matamoros. More...

Master Gardener

Beautiful but beastly: Pitcher Plants

Want an eye-catching addition to your garden? Interested in growing a conversation piece? Try your hand at growing Sarracenia, the pitcher plant. Pitcher plants grow in bogs, and many are native to the United States.  More...

Financial Focus

Work toward your own financial Independence Day

We’re getting close to the Fourth of July, our national Independence Day. This celebration may get you thinking of the many freedoms you enjoy. But have you thought of what you might need to do to attain financial freedom?  More...