July 26, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Another big month in sales tax allocations

Just as predicted, sales tax numbers for the City of Chandler returned to a positive yearly payment-to-date as city leaders work towards a new budget. More...

Dance studio set to expand

Nixal LLC is set to embark on two major projects in Chandler as both reached stages of approval during July 10 meetings.  One project will double the size of the dance studio located on Old Tyler Road while the second will be an automotive body More...

Special Sections

News

Nichols speaks to Texas Municipal League

(Austin) – On July 19, Senator Robert Nichols (R-Jacksonville) spoke to members of the Texas Municipal League at their Quarterly Regional meeting held in Jacksonville.  More...

Family gives to CASA

(Athens) - CASA of Trinity Valley has been blessed again and is excited to announce that it recently received an $8,000 gift from a family that wishes to remain anonymous. More...

UT Health East Texas Air 1 reveals new helicopter design, uniforms

New way to transmit patient data and new tracking system

(Tyler) - UT Health East Texas Air 1 revealed their new helicopter design and uniforms today, during a celebration at UT Health Tyler, along with new state-of-theart technology that enables flight paramedics to transmit patient data to the hospital a More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Virginia Marie Reynolds

Virginia Marie Reynolds passed away on July 18, 2018 in Athens, Texas. More...

Viewpoint

Chandler Yesteryear

The early lumber business

In 1859, when A.H. Chandler and his family settled the Chandler area, the terrain around Chandler/ Brownsboro and much of East Texas was covered with timber. More...

Something Else

We all need a tree

A lady hired a man to help in remodeling her house. After he had finished a rough first day on the job, a flat tire made him lose an hour of work, his electric drill quit, and his ancient one-ton truck refused to start. More...

Writer's Corner

Thank you, my friends

Ringo and Eleanor

My wife and I have chickens. At first, we had the typical laying hens; Australorps and Rhode Island Reds (this is the extent of my chicken knowledge). More...

Master Gardener

Meet the Masters: Sherry Sorrell

Sherry Sorrell laughs when she talks about her decision, based mostly on a whim, to become a Master Gardener. “I went to a meet and greet at the library last summer because I wanted to learn more about gardening. More...

Financial Focus

Where you live as retiree can affect financial strategies

Upon retiring, many people relocate to enjoy a more favorable climate, or to be closer to grown children, or to live in an area they’ve visited and enjoyed.  More...

Pow Wow parade in need of help

The Chandler Lions Club has organized the Pow Wow parade for more than a dozen years but in a Letter to the Editor published in the July 19 Chandler & Brownsboro Statesman, club president Tom Martin wrote the organization “must relinquish t More...

Brownsboro adopts 2018-19 budget

The Brownsboro City Council adopted the 2018-19 budget as part of its regularly scheduled meeting on Thursday, July 12. More...

CSA Tournament nets winners for Chandler

Over the weekend, CSA hosted the State Tournament in Winchester Park. Several Clocal teams came out winners. Jesse Hughes bats for the Seminoles in their State Tournament game against the Warriors. See story and photos on page 6. More...

Daily DEVOTIONS From MAX LUCADO

Don’t despise small beginnings

God does uncommon things through common deeds! A friend of mine related the story of Hurricane Katrina survivors. 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

TVCC trustees sworn in

Trinity Valley Community College trustees Ron Day of Mabank, Paula Kimball of Seven Points and David Monk of Chandler were sworn in for another six-year term during the June 25 board meeting. More...

TJC to offer Saturday classes

TJC will offer classes on Saturdays for the Fall 2018 semester. More...

TVCC PTK summer inductees

Trinity Valley Community College’s Iota Alpha chapter of Phi Theta Kappa inducted 34 new members in ceremonies held Sunday, July 22 in Athens.  More...

Sports

Tamerick Pace given pre-season honors

After an outstanding career at Brownsboro High School, being named freshman all-american, all-conference honors as a sophomore, Tamrick Pace has been named to the preseason All Southland Conference team as a wide receiver for SFA. More...

CSA—A Community of Champions

If you have ever seen the Chandler Sports Association logo, you will notice the motto underneath that reads “A Community of Champions.” Truer words have never been spoken as this year CSA has brought four State Championships back home to More...

Warriors vs Seminoles

Above: Grayson Delaney makes the catch against the Seminoles in a state tournament game. Below: Aiden Green gives a fist bump to Coach Lance Epperson after reaching first during Friday’s game. More...