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Baseball fields temporarily closed

Three baseball fields at Winchester Park in Chandler are temporarily closed until the city is able to remove the light poles from the fields.  In a joint meeting between the Chandler Parks and Recreation board and the Chandler City Council on Au More...

Daily DEVOTIONS From MAX LUCADO

God hates pride

“Do you see a person wise in their own eyes? There is more hope for a fool than for them” (Proverbs  26:12). God hates pride.  How do we explain  God’s abhorrence of the haughty heart? More...

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News

School Health Advisory Committee

If anyone is interested in becoming a member of the School Health Advisory Committee as a school employee, parent or community member for the school year 2018-2019 please contact Rose Davis, RN at Brownsboro ISD. More...

Christian motorcyclists to meet in Chandler

Christian Motorcyclists Association will host their Northeast Texas State Rally Sept. 6-9 in Chandler. Members from across the state will ride, visit and enjoy local attractions. More...

Clean up at River Park

Thanks to the 30 boy scouts, girl scouts, city staff, mayor, KCB members, and volunteers who spent Saturday morning cleaning the Neches River and River Park in Chandler. (Courtesy photo)   More...

Sports

Bears challenged by Silsbee

The Brownsboro Bears took on the #4 ranked, 4A Division II, Silsbee Tigers last Thursday night in Nacogdoches. They will be a force in the playoffs this year. More...

Battle in the Valley

Trinity Valley Community College kicked off the 2018 football season Saturday night in Athens at Bruce Field against number 4 nationally ranked Snow Community College from Utah. More...

SPORTS BRIEFS

Bearettes Varsity Volleyball

Brownsboro at Mineola 8/21/18   More...

News of Record

Henderson Co. Sheriff’s Report

Investigation lands Chandler man in jail

(Athens) – Investigating narcotics use and trafficking complaints, two Henderson County deputies arrested a man south of Chandler Wednesday night, Aug. More...

Back in session

Early enrolment numbers strong for Brownsboro ISD

Students across Brownsboro Independent School District returned to school on Monday, Aug. 20 and the early enrolment numbers show an increase in attendance.  More...

Nine file for BISD school board

Four at-large seats on the Brownsboro Independent School District Board of Trustees expire this year and nine candidates have filed for the November election. More...

Last call for Pow Wow parade

Plans are quickly being made for the 30th anniversary of the Chandler Pow Wow and time is running out to volunteer to help organize the parade.  The Chandler Lions Club organized the parade for years but recently stepped down from the commitment More...

VFD member joins city staff

For more than a decade Wes Johnston has volunteered his services to protect the citizens of Chandler as a member of the Chandler Volunteer Fire Department.  Now he will be getting paid by the city, but for his role inside Chandler City Hall as t 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...

Obituaries - Free Access

Archie Lee Clayton

Funeral services for Archie Lee Clayton, 85 of Brownsboro were scheduled for Thursday, August 23, 2018 at Rock Hill Baptist Church with Bro. Robert Welch and Bro. More...

Aletha Sue Phillips Tawater

Aletha Sue Phillips Tawater (Nanny), age 87, of Chandler, went to heaven on August 20, 2018 in Tyler, surrounded by her family.  Sue was born on September 20, 1930, at home in Delta County, Texas to Royce and Ima Presley Phillips.  She grad More...

Jimmy Lee Jennings

Jimmy (Jim) Lee Jennings went to his heavenly home on August 23, 2018 at his home in Chandler surrounded by family.  Jim was born on April 17, 1941 in Muldrow, Oklahoma to the late John Oliver Jennings, Jr. More...

Viewpoint

Chandler Yesteryear

Early school days in Chandler

The first school classes taught in Chandler date back to1883 when Alphonso Chandler, the founder of Stillwater, later the Chandler Township, taught students, probably in a log house. There was a school in Chandler in 1901, with W. H. Owens and J. W. More...

Something Else

The man who took down a mountain

Here is the amazing and inspiring story of a man who single-handedly moved a mountain, and only to help others in need. More...

Writer's Corner

Thank you, my friends

Looking forward to Wednesdays

Wednesdays are a big deal in my weekly schedule. When I’m traveling, Wednesday is “Packing Night”, because I get to fly home to my sweetie and my dog the next evening. More...

Master Gardener

Beware of bamboo?

My daughter recently asked me a plant question. Her neighbor planted bamboo along their shared fence line, and she wondered if she should be concerned about it invading her yard. More...

Financial Focus

You can work to become a better investor

Next week, we observe Labor Day, a holiday to honor all the hard-working people in this country. As one of them, keep in mind that your efforts can have positive results. More...