October 11, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Stephens looks to return to her roots

To say Marsha Colley Stephens loves Brownsboro Independent School District would be an understatement.  A 1973 graduate of Brownsboro High School, Stephens, 63, worked for the district for 23 years before retiring. More...

Blackmon seeks re-election

A Brownsboro graduate, Michele Olson Blackmon is seeking another term on the Brownsboro Independent School District Board of Trustees.  She has served on the school board for the last seven years as the district has made strides to increase secu More...

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News

Henderson County Sheriff’s Dept. adds K9 team

(Athens) – When Sheriff Botie Hillhouse worked narcotics as a Deputy, he successfully handled Henderson County Sheriff’s Office first K9 Deputy, so this week he added two, full-time drug dogs to their team. More...

Chandler Pow Wow Information

The Lion’s Club will be the Grand Marshalls of the parade. All past and present Lion’s Club members are invited to be a part of the parade.   More...

Call to Recovery

Andrews Center 6:30 – 7:30pm 210 S. Pinkerton, Athens, Texas 75751 Contact: Charlie 903-603-5274 or Nathan 903-288-1535 Wednesday, Oct. More...

Sports

Bears get nipped by Roughriders

The Brownsboro Bears and Center Roughriders both had Mighty efforts in deep East Texas, Friday night. Center did not have an answer for the Bears Saul Williams, but made just enough big plays to pull out a 43-33 victory. More...

SPORTS BRIEFS

Bearettes Varsity Volleyball

Brownsboro VS Mabank 10/5/18  Brownsboro 3 • Mabank 1 (19-25), (25-21), (25-18), (25-22)   More...

Photo

Brownsboro’s Hayden Estridge #44 makes the tackle in Friday night’s game against Center. (Latisha Calhoun/Statesman photo) More...

News of Record

Henderson Co. Sheriff’s Report

Burglar held at gunpoint by landlord   (Athens) – An Athens landlord foiled a burglary in progress Tuesday, Sept. 25 holding the suspect at gunpoint and calling deputies to take him to jail.  More...

Henderson County District Attorney’s Report

District Attorney Mark Hall reports that the Henderson County Grand Jury for the July 2018 term returned the following indictments. In addition, 4 cases are indicted under seal. More...

CMA makes donation to Wounded Warriors

The Christian Motorcycle Association met last week to present a check to the Wounded Warriors for over $8,000. The funds were raised at the annual car show in Winchester Park. More...

Foundation created in honor of Sanders, Fout

They were two Brownsboro High School students that made a big impact during their short time on earth and now a foundation has been set up to see that their impact continues for generations.  In wake of the sudden passing of Paxton Sanders and A More...

Ray seeks board seat – again

If at first you do not succeed… Sean Ray is trying again. More...

Daily DEVOTIONS From MAX LUCADO

Drenched in hope

Jesus encouraged his followers to “always pray and never lose hope” (Luke  18:1). Never lose hope?  Never be fainthearted?  Never feel overwhelmed?  Never get sucked into the sewer of despair? Can you imagine? More...

Community News - Free Access

Community News

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

Teacher Leadership Academy

Congratulations to the following teachers that have been selected as members of the BISD Teacher Leadership Academy. More...

BEAR NATION NEWS

Squirrel hunting at school

This month at BHS we are celebrating Squirrel Appreciation Month through our Media Center.  More...

November fundraiser

Our next fundraiser will be Antique Children’s Photos. You can purchase a coupon (one per family) for $10! This will get you the photo sitting, complete with props, backdrops, and costumes, and a 10x13 copy of 1 photo. More...

Viewpoint

Chandler Yesteryear

Chandler railroad depot

In 1880, to help insure the railroad would come near his property in Stillwater, located just north of the present day Chandler, Mr. A.H. Chandler donated a 100-foot width tract of land as the rightof way to the Texas and St. Louis Railway Company. More...

Something Else

The county sheriff

We should all be proud of our Henderson County Sheriff and his department for the good job they are doing in keeping drugs out of our county!  To help in doing this, they now have a pair of K-9 deputies to help find street drugs.  The two d More...

Writer's Corner

Thank you, my friends

Love letter to my church

I’m not sure this letter is appropriate - is it proper to write a love letter to a group?  More...

Master Gardener

HCMGA to break ground on harvest garden

Please join Henderson County Master Gardener Association (HCMGA) at the groundbreaking ceremony for our newest project, the Harvest Garden, Tuesday, October 16, 11:00 a.m., at Henderson County Regional Fairpark Complex, 3356 Hwy 31 E, Athens, Texas. More...

Financial Focus

When should you see a financial professional?

It can be challenging to achieve your financial objectives. Fortunately, you don’t have to go it alone – but when should you seek help? More...