November 22, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Bids rejected for phase two of Brownsboro road repairs

The Brownsboro City Council rejected bids for phase two of the city’s massive road repairs as they seek better alternatives in the new year. Engineer Corey Frentress presented the bids to council during their monthly meeting on Nov. 8. More...

Walking bridge added to city watch

The Chandler City Council met twice during the week of Nov. 12, with the two meetings combined lasting less than an hour.  First up was the regularly scheduled meeting on Nov. 13 where the council addressed four agenda items. More...

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Friends & Flowers Garden Club News

On Wednesday, Nov. 7 the Friends and Flowers Garden Club had their monthly meeting at the Edom Cafe in Edom. More...

County jail passes annual inspection

(Athens) – Henderson County Sheriff Botie Hillhouse said the jail he oversees passed the annual, mandatory, surprise inspection by the Texas Commission on Jail Standards. More...

Sports

Lorena ends Bears playoff run

Thursday night, the place to be was in Corsicana, Texas for some Texas High School Football. The Brownsboro Bears and Lorena Leopards battled for the Bi-District Championship. More...

Bandsmen of the Week

Bandsmen of the week for Nov. 15 are the members of the front ensemble. More...

Photos

The Lady Cardinals were all dressed up for the national tournament banquet Wednesday night. 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 October 2018 in the County Court at Law, County Court at Law No. 2, and County Court.   More...

Upgrades coming to city operations

Brownsboro may be the oldest city in Henderson County, but city officials are working to upgrade the operations within the city to today’s standards. More...

Celebration draws crowds

Brownsboro’s Pioneer Days celebration attracted crowds on a beautiful, Saturday, Nov. 10. A good time was had by all that attended. (Courtesy photo)   More...

Zoning ordinance

In preparing for the future the City of Brownsboro is updating all their ordinances through Franklin and Legal.  Ordinances will be available online and kept in a modern filing system. More...

Daily DEVOTIONS From MAX LUCADO

A plea for mercy

What of those who die with no faith? My husband never prayed. My grandpa never worshiped. 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...

Local Edward Jones office supports Toys for Tots

(Chandler) Daniel Lyons, the local Edward Jones financial advisor, is supporting the Chandler Toys for Tots program by using his office as a drop-off location for this year’s toy drive. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Kay B. Rumbo

Kay B. Rumbo, age 70, passed away on Wednesday, November 14, 2018 in Plano. She was born June 12, 1948 in Eagle Pass, Texas to the late L.D. and Modelle Brookshire. More...

Viewpoint

Chandler Yesteryear

Thankful at Thanksgiving

As a 1940s elementary school youngster in Chandler, every year around Thanksgiving I heard the story of the Mayflower, Pilgrims and the Indians. More...

Something Else

Roy Linwood Clark

This is a repeat of an article I wrote in 2015. Today, Nov. 15, 2018, I have just learned that Roy Clark passed away. More...

Writer's Corner

Thank you, my friends

Cooking for humans

There’s chili in my Crock Pot this morning, and my wife’s not scared. More...

Master Gardener

Make a connection through gardening

There are comic strips portraying families all gathered together for the holidays, except each person is looking only at his or her phone. That is a sad commentary on contemporary life. More...

Financial Focus

Share your financial abundance with your family

Thanksgiving is almost here. Ideally, this holiday should be about more than turkey, football, Black Friday and Cyber Monday. After all, the idea behind Thanksgiving is to share what we have with our loved ones. More...