September 27, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Winchester Park lights to be replaced

By Chad Wilson, Correspondent New lighting will soon by coming to three fields at Winchester Park after the Chandler City Council approved two agreements. More...

Daily DEVOTIONS From MAX LUCADO

You may need a push

Ask a believer to answer the question, “Who is God the Father?” He has a reply. Or “Describe God the Son.” She will not hesitate. But ask, “Who is the Holy Spirit?” and they’re often at a loss for words. More...

Special Sections

News

Chandler launches new web site

The URL is the same, but the rest of chandlertx.com has undergone a massive overhaul as the City of Chandler has launched a new website.  While the old design was one of the strongest in Henderson County, city officials wanted a design that was More...

Nichols meets with local superintendents

(Athens) - Senator Robert Nichols (R-Jacksonville) met with local superintendents from Henderson County. The purpose of the meeting was to discuss education issues in preparation for the 86th Legislature which convenes in January.  More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Kay Parmer Spradlin

Services for Kay Parmer Spradlin, 65, of Chandler, were scheduled for Sunday, September 23, 2018, at Rock Hill Baptist Church with Rev. Bob Sexton and Rev. Robert Welch officiating. More...

Viewpoint

Chandler Yesteryear

Early roads around Chandler

In an August 26, 1954, article in the Athens Review newspaper Mrs. Edyth (Gilbert) Barton, a resident of the Martin Springs area, gave an account of an early Tyler to Athens road in that area about four miles south of Chandler. More...

Something Else

A great hero

On Saturday, September 1, 2018, Sen. John McCain’s second funeral service was held in the Washington National Cathedral with a large crowd attending. A previous service had been held earlier in Arizona. More...

Writer's Corner

Thank you, my friends

I work for the Queen!

I think I owe my wife Jocelyn $5, because I’m writing about her again. More...

Master Gardener

Gardening guide offered

Henderson County Master Gardener Association (HCMGA) is pleased to offer a month-by-month gardening guide to the public for only $15. This guide is specific to East Texas and will be available after October 4. More...

Financial Focus

Understanding risk tolerance is essential for investment success

To succeed as an investor, you might think you need to know about the economy, interest rates and the fundamentals of companies in which you’d like to invest. And all these things are indeed important. More...

Chandler budget, tax rate finalized

The process was long, but the end result is no tax increase for the City of Chandler as budget was approved as part of the Sept. 18 city council meeting. More...

Road projects set to begin in October

Two Brownsboro roads projects are scheduled to kick off in October. The first phase of the $2 million certificate of obligation road bond will include the repair to Stuart Street. This is scheduled to begin Oct. 2. More...

Taylor praised for Chandler impact

In what was scheduled to be his last city council meeting in Chandler, outgoing city administrator John Taylor was praised heavily throughout the Sept. 18 meeting. 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

BISD Bear Tracks

Career and Technology education

Hands-on experiences are at the heart of CTE instruction, and teachers have been creating many opportunities for learning to occur this week through that modality.  For example, health science students in anatomy and physiology classes learned a More...

September Staff Members of the Month

Teachers of the week chosen by our football boys are Jennifer Cook, Courtney Pew, Kimberly Fisher, James Hatchell and Beth Bragdon. More...

BHS Military Band News

The freshman of the week for the game at Fairfield on Sept. 7 is baritone player Judd Heim. Bandsmen of the same week is junior piccolo and flute player, flute section and squad leader Lily Pike. More...

Sports

West prevails against the Bears

The multitudes were entertained with homecoming (congrats Queen Emily Womack), inclimate weather (thank goodness only rain), and warfare between our Bears and the Trojans of West. More...

Homecoming Pep Rally

Above: 2018/2019 Golden Girl line Pep Rally photos by Latisha Calhoun More...

SPORTS BRIEFS

Bearettes Varsity Volleyball

Brownsboro VS Athens 9/21/18 More...

Letters

Letter to the Editor

Editor,  Citizens living near the rifle range in the Martin Springs Coommunity held a meeting Saturday morning, Sept. 22 to discuss the impact that the rifle range is having on the citizens living near the range.  More...

News of Record

Henderson County Attorney’s Report

The County Attorney, Clint Davis, wishes to report the following activity in the disposition of cases filed through his office during the month of August 2018 in the County Court at Law, County Court at Law No. 2, and County Court. More...

Henderson Co. Sheriff’s Report

Driver tosses Meth from car   (Athens) – While driving through Athens Monday, Sept. More...