September 6, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Burn ban back

Henderson County is back under a burn ban as commissioners enacted the ban as part of their routine meeting on Tuesday, Aug. 28. More...

Secretary, family safe following house fire

The quick thinking of a neighbor and a helpful hand from above allowed three members of Chandler City Secretary Ronda Cockerham’s family to escape a house fire last week. More...

Daily DEVOTIONS From Max Lucado

The Debt Clock

If you want to be utterly distraught, spend a few moments in the presence of the U.S. National Debt Clock in New York City. It uses 306 light bulbs to endlessly declare the U.S. debt and each family’s share. More...

Special Sections

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...

Bear Pride!

BGC celebrates 90th Anniversary, offers scratch-off promotion

(Tyler) – Brookshire Grocery Co. (BGC) celebrates 90 years of serving customers and communities starting Sept. 1.  More...

Viewpoint

Chandler Yesteryear

Fincastle, Texas

Early settlers came to Henderson County and other surrounding East Texas counties during the westward expansion of the United States. More...

Something Else

Meals at church

Good felloiwship can be had when meals are served at church. The church I attend serves meals most every Wednesday evening just through September until the end of April each year. More...

News of Record

Henderson Co. Sheriff’s Report

Woman arrested after traffic violations

(Athens) – Henderson County Sheriff Botie Hillhouse Aug. More...

Henderson County District Attorney’s Report

August 22, 2018

District Attorney Mark Hall reports that the Henderson County Grand Jury for the January-July 2018 term returned the following indictments. In addition, 8 cases are indicted under seal.   More...

Taylor set to leave Chandler

For more than five years John Taylor invested many hours in the city of Chandler. Not only was it the city of his employment, it was also a place he loved to volunteer to help make it a better place to live.  More...

BJHS student to perform at Inspiration Fest

Brownsboro Junior High student Paisley Rumbo will perform a 30-minute set on Saturday, Sept. More...

Engineer breaks down Brownsboro road repairs

For more than a year engineer Corey Frentress has spent countless hours driving up and down Brownsboro city streets getting a feel for what residents already know – the roads are bad and in desperate need of repair.  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. More...

Sports

Bears spank the Hornets

On a perfect night for football, the Brownsboro Bears defeated the Athens Hornets 42-29. This was the First Annual Highway 31 Championship, sponsored by the Elder/Dodge dealership of Athens. More...

Bears JV win over Hornets 34-20

Bears defense gang tackle the Athens ball carrier in JV action in last week’s game. (Travis Tapley/Statesman photo) More...

Freshman take Athens 34-14

Bear freshman RB Jatavien Sessions runs for yardage against Athens in Freshman action last week. (Travis Tapley/Statesman photo)   More...

Writer's Corner

Thank you, my friends

The other side of my heart

For the past 30 years or so, I’ve had an echo in my heart. Not my physical heart, but what in Spanish is called “corazon” – the “feeling heart.” The echo is my big sister, Kathy. More...

Master Gardener

Milkweek bugs

No one told me when I planted milkweeds I would also get milkweed bugs. But that is what happened. Everything was great for a couple of years. More...

Financial Focus

Consider financial gifts for your grandchildren

National Grandparents Day is observed on Sept. 9. If you’re a grandparent, you may get some gifts or cards – or maybe even a phone call! More...