October 25, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Board candidates face questions on school security, overcrowding

In an effort to give voters a chance to hear from the nine candidates running for a position on the Brownsboro Independent School District Board of Trustees two area chamber of commerces teamed up to hold a public forum on Oct. 15. More...

Cook running for school board seat

Education has helped propel Tracy Johnson Cook to a high-ranking position in the medical field and now she seeks to give by to the district that inspired her love for learning by serving on the school board. More...

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News

SOUPER SUPPER

Sat., Nov. 10 Chandler Community Center

The Chandler Historical Society’s fall fundraiser, Souper Supper, will be 5-7 pm, Saturday, November 10 at the Chandler Community Center.  This year proceeds will be dedicated to moving and restoring the train depot, our last original comm More...

Brownsboro Pioneer Days

The family friendly event is all a part of the Brownsboro Pioneer Days on Saturday, November 10, 2018. The event is returning for a 5th year to celebrate Brownsboro’s rich history. Admission is free and a plenty for the entire family to enjoy. More...

PALS fundraiser a success

The Paxton & Austin Legacy Scholarship Foundation held its first major fundraiser Saturday, Oct. 20 in Chandler with a 5K run and powerlifting competition at Ultimate Fitness. More...

Viewpoint

Chandler Yesteryear

Happenings at the train depot

When I was growing up in Chandler in the 1940s, one of my fondest memories is of the old steam locomotives that came through town on a regular basis and the happenings going on across the tracks from my house at the train depot. More...

Something Else

Remembering Obie and Charlsie Echols

Charlsie Johns was from Van Zandt County, near Ben Wheeler; she lived in Murchison for a time before moving to Brownsboro. She attended North Texas and East Texas State Universities and received a teaching certificate. More...

Writer's Corner

Thank you, my friends

I don’t do ‘haunted’

I mentioned in a recent column that I no longer visit “haunted houses,” but it’s not for any particular moral objection to them. More...

Master Gardener

Irises from Louisiana

The fall rains have arrived. You can almost hear the Louisiana irises rejoicing. Iris giganticaerulea is the official state wildflower of Louisiana, but Louisiana irises also grow well in East Texas. More...

Financial Focus

Is your ‘digital estate’ in order?

If you spend a lot of time on the internet, you’re not just shopping or being entertained, or following the news or participating in an online community.  More...

Chandler seeks aide for water treatment plant

The City of Chandler is seeking financial assistance from the Texas Water Development Board for sewer system improvement in an amount not to exceed $1,575,000.  A resolution authorizing application for the financial assistance was approved by ci More...

Wyatt seeks BISD board seat

A Brownsboro alum, Greg Wyatt is seeking to get involved with the community in a new way as he is one of nine candidates for four seats on the Brownsboro Independent School District Board of Trustees.   Early voting for the Nov. More...

Retired school nurse seeks return to BISD

For more than 20 years Sheri Williams served students and teachers alike in Brownsboro Independent School District as a school nurse.  Retired since 2016, the Brownsboro graduate is ready to return to the district in a new capacity – the s More...

Daily DEVOTIONS From MAX LUCADO

My crazy thought

My family consisted of me, two sisters and a brother.  We were siblings because we came from the same family. I’m sure there have been times when they did not want to call me their brother, but they didn’t have that choice. 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...

School

BEAR NATION NEWS

Staff MembersOctober of the Month

Operations: Travis Taylor-Grounds Through TL’s leadership the grounds crew has done a fantastic job in maintaining the yards and fields throughout the district. More...

BES Readers

At Brownsboro Elementary, some of our Kindergarten students loved getting to read with their 3rd grade reading buddies! More...

CES first place float

The Chandler Elementary first grader’s float for the Pow Wow Parade won first place in the elementary school division on Oct. 13. (Amanda Wilcox photo)   More...

Sports

Bears fall to the Tigers

On a rainy, cool Friday night, the Wills Point Tigers out scored our Bears 42-14, to get their first district victory. There were some tremendous hits dished out by both teams. “We are very disappointed in the outcome tonight. More...

Band rates First Division/Superior

Saturday, October 20, the BHS Band traveled to Nacogdoches and participated in the UIL Region 21 Marching Contest held at Homer Bryce Stadium on the campus of Stephen F. Austin State University. More...

Cross Country Regional meet

Monday, Oct. 22 BHS was represented at the Cross Country Regional meet in Dallas at the Jesse Owens Memorial Complex by Laura Escamilla, Michael Torres, and Abby Morris. More...