October 4, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Spooks in the Park

Keep Brownsboro Beautiful started Spooks in the Park in 2011 and over the years various churches and businesses have joined the organization in hosting a fun night for families.  More...

Bring on the food trucks

Old Main Street in Chandler may soon become a hot spot for food trucks as the Chandler City Council approved changes to the peddlers section in the code of ordinances.  During the Sept. More...

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News

Listening room celebrates 10th anniversary

(Edom) - What is a “listening room?” It’s the holy grail for singer/ songwriters and avid music lovers alike. More...

Brookshire’s announces home delivery

(Tyler) Brookshire Grocery Co. has introduced sameday home delivery through Instacart at the Brookshire’s store located at 703 Hwy. 31 E. in Chandler. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Kodell Parker

Kodell Parker, age 87, passed away Friday September 21, 2018 in Athens. He was a long term resident of the Chandler and Mabank communities. More...

Tracy Leigh Bristow Johnson

Tracy Leigh Bristow Johnson, 43, went to be with our Lord, Sunday, September 30, 2018 in Decatur.  Memorial service is 10am Thursday, Oct. More...

Viewpoint

Chandler Yesteryear

“Paw Kinney’s” plow

One of the Fall Fest displays at Mc- Cain Park features a hand plow that was used in Chandler by Henry (“Paw Kinney”) McKinney in his vegetable garden during the 1930s-1950s. More...

Something Else

Mary Lou Retton

At the 1984 Summer Olympics in Los Angeles, California, Mary Lou Retton won an America gymnist medal in the individual all-around competition, as well as two silver medals and two bronze medals. More...

Changes underway with Chandler EDC

The path has been paved for big changes in the Chandler Economic Development Corporation following a regular-scheduled meeting Sept. 25. More...

Pow Wow one week away

The 30th annual Chandler Pow Wow is just a little over one week away as the Chandler Chamber of Commerce is finalizing plans for the event. More...

Preparing for the future

Chandler in the middle of several capital improvement projects

From looking for new sources of water to improving water lines across the city, Chandler is preparing for the future through a variety of capital improvement projects.  Allen Ross with Schaumburg & Polk, Inc. More...

Daily DEVOTIONS From MAX LUCADO

Jesus stands up for you

Lingering among the unspoken expectations of many Christian hearts is this: Now that I belong to God, I get a pass on the tribulations of life. Others face storms. I live to help them. But face my own?  No way. More...

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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

BEAR NATION NEWS

Brownsboro Junior High

Our 8th grade science students completed a lab this week learning about the Law of Conservation of Mass in chemical reactions! They used vinegar and baking soda to create this chemical reaction and it inflates the balloon. More...

Chandler Elementary wins new books

The Children’s Clothing Consignment group in Tyler recently held a Facebook contest for area elementary schools. More...

Brownsboro Intermediate

We have finished another great week at BIS. More...

Sports

Van wins their Homecoming

On a beautiful Friday night, across the Kickapoo, our Bears were beaten by the Vandals 49-20. Both teams really got after it, with Van coming up with a few more big plays. “Have you ever felt snake bit? More...

Writer's Corner

Thank you, my friends

Nice package!

Yes, I know that’s a risky title, but I’m taking it back from the slime balls. More...

Master Gardener

Winter landscape presentation offered

Henderson County Master Gardener Association (HCMGA) will host Lydia Holley, Master Gardener and Landscape Design Steward, on Tuesday, October 16, 5:30 p.m., Clint W. Murchison Memorial Library, 121 S. Prairieville, Athens. More...

Financial Focus

Can you count on a bountiful investment “harvest”?

We’re officially in autumn – the season when we bring in what we planted in the spring. But the concept of planting and gathering isn’t confined to agriculture. In fact, it can be used in many walks of life, including investing. More...