August 2, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

‘Success breeds success’

CSA fall ball a key to four state championships

The Chandler Sports Association just wrapped up hosting the 12-and-under boys state championship at Winchester Park and now the focus turns to fall ball. More...

Daily DEVOTIONS From MAX LUCADO

Love the overlooked

May I urge you to love the overlooked? When you talk to the lonely student or befriend the weary mom, you love Jesus. He dresses in the garb of the overlooked and ignored. More...

Special Sections

News

Hensarling to hold town hall meeting in Athens

(Athens) Congressman Jeb Hensarling (TX-5) will host a town hall meeting in Athens to give an update on recent actions taken by the House of Representatives and hear from the residents of Henderson County about the issues that are important to them.& More...

School

Cardinal Cruise Days: one-day registration a breeze

(Athens) - Trinity Valley Community College’s Cardinal Cruise Days are one-day events where newly admitted students have the opportunity to cruise right through their student checklist and leave campus that day with schedule in hand.  More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Betty Jean Grizzard Gracey

Funeral services for Betty Gracey were scheduled for Saturday, July 28, 2018 at the Hannigan Smith Funeral Home in Athens with Pastor Olin Boles officiating. More...

Viewpoint

Chandler Yesteryear

Pass-along plants

My Grannie Powell’s flower garden, as well as most early East Texas gardens, was planted and established with “pass-along plants”— flowers and shrubs that have survived for many years by being “passed along” from o More...

Something Else

In the good ole summertime

I remember one especially hot summer when I was a young girl and the smaller stock pond on our farm dried up almost completely. Dad decided it would be a good time to have the pond cleaned out and dug deeper.  More...

Letters

Letter to the Editor

To the Editor,  Chandler City Council is now working hard to develop a budget for 2019 that does not include an increase in the property tax rate. More...

Chandler PD improves thanks to DA’s office

The Henderson County District Attorney’s Office is helping the Chandler Police Department expand its ability to communicate as they seek to assist area residents.  Led by district attorney Mark Hall, a Chandler resident, the DA’s off More...

BISD gearing up for new year

Brownsboro Independent School District officially begins classes on Monday, August 20 but there is plenty going on around the district leading up to the big day.  More...

Brownsboro adds two streets, plans for a third

As they embark on the biggest road project in the history of Brownsboro, the Brownsboro City Council is not looking past the needs of developers in the community.  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...

Look Who’s Recycling!

The average person produces over 4 pounds of trash every day and about 1.5 tons of solid waste yearly. The City of Chandler recycles their paper and plastic at the local self-serve Recycle Station at Winchester Park. More...

Giving blood: Ordinary people do the extraordinary

Chandler 2019 Health Fair to host Carter BloodCare drive to maintain summer blood supply

There are ordinary people acting as heroes every day. Carter BloodCare knows them as volunteer blood donors. These individuals become heroes when they do the extraordinary by giving blood so that another person has hope for healing. More...

Sports

8U and 12U Girls reign at State

8U Chaos   More...

The Jerry Massey 90th Birthday Tourney

Beloved area golfer, Jerry Massey, turned 90 on July 30. Jerry has been playing at the area golf courses since the mid 1980s. Since he turned 75, he has routinely shot his age or below.  More...

Writer's Corner

Thank you, my friends

Goodwill cowboy boots

We’re about to hold our 5th-annnual Health Fair, Saturday, August 4 – and the “we” keeps getting bigger. More...

Master Gardener

Drip irrigation seminar given

by Lydia Holley More...

My five cents…

Sen. Robert Nichols, Senate District 3

Senator  Robert  Nichols   More...