September 13, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Community mourns loss of Fout

The Brownsboro-Chandler community mourns once again as another young life was taken before anyone expected.  Austin Derrick Fout, 20, died Sunday, Sept. 2 from complications he sustained in an ATV accident earlier that day.  More...

Daily DEVOTIONS From MAX LUCADO

What will happen when you die

What will happen when you die? Scripture reveals some intriguing assurances!  Jesus said to the thief on the cross, “Today you will be with me in paradise” (Luke 23:43). “Today,” Christ promised. No delay. No pause.  More...

Special Sections

News

Employees honored at lunch

Employees of the Chandler  Nursing Center were presented awards of service by Mike and Jane  Chandler of Air Chandler at a community BBQ on Friday, Sept. 7. More...

Sports

Eagles outscore Bears

While many schools in East Texas were delaying or calling off games because of lightning, our Bears traveled to Fairfield for a beautiful night of football. The electricity in the stadium was not lightening but the scoring ability of both squads. More...

Bears JV and Freshmen tackle the Eagles

Above left: #12 Lane Epperson intercepts the pass intended for the Fairfield receiver in Thursday’s game. More...

Please feed the Bears!

The new Bears Den at Dot’s Place in downtown Brownsboro is open and ready to “Feed the Bears.” Dusty and Dot, along with Shannon, Nicole, Katina and Jessica spent time painting and preparing the room in a football theme. More...

Child found dead in vehicle

A family mourns the death of a 6-month old girl after she was left in a vehicle all day Thursday, Sept. 6. More...

Leaving Chandler in a ‘better position’

Taylor looks back on accomplishments in the city

The goal was simple – leave Chandler in a better position than he found it. Six years later, Chandler City Administrator John Taylor is packing up his office to head to Pilot Point to become the director of development services. More...

2018-19 BHS Military Band officers

Brownsboro Military Band officers for 2018-19 are, from left to right bottom row, April McDaniel Historian; Jordan Montgomery freshman representative, Sarah Cook sophomore representative. 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

Austin Derrick Fout

Services for Austin Derrick Fout, 20, of Brownsboro, were scheduled for Thursday, September 6, 2018 at 4pm at Rock Hill Baptist Church with Rev. Robert Welch and Rev. Danny Bristow officiating. More...

Viewpoint

Chandler Yesteryear

Stuart General Merchandise, Brownsboro

Both my mother’s maternal and fraternal families were in retail general merchandise business in Chandler and Brownsboro. The Ellis brothers (Twins Mank and Mant), her uncles, owned Ellis and Ellis General Merchandise in Chandler. More...

Something Else

US flag designer

Once, on the TV show Millionaire, the question was, “Who designed the fifty-star USA flag?” The choices were, a) Teenage Boy; b) President Truman; c) The Senate; and d) An Artist. The answer to the question was a) Teenage Boy. More...

Writer's Corner

Thank you, my friends

The fish head is staring at me!

I love “rustic” lodge restaurants, especially those in state parks or “naturey” tourist areas. More...

Master Gardener

Vegetable gardening: Prepare now for success later

Master Gardener Bob Erickson will present “Fall Efforts to Prepare Your Garden for Spring” on Tuesday, September 18, 5:30 p.m., Clint W. Murchison Memorial Library, 121 South Prairieville, Athens. More...

Financial Focus

How can life insurance help you?

You may not be aware of it, but September is Life Insurance Awareness Month. More...