November 29, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Tickets available for annual Tour of Homes

It would not be Christmas season in Chandler without the Women’s Unity Fellowship annual Tour of Homes.  In its 30th year the tour will feature several businesses and will help support the historic train depot being moved to Arlie McCain P More...

Daily DEVOTIONS From MAX LUCADO

Slow down and rest

God said, “Six days you shall labor and do all your work, but the seventh day is the Sabbath of the Lord your God. In it you shall do no work; you, nor your son, nor your daughter” (Exodus 20:9-10).   God knows us so well. More...

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News

Giving back at Thanksgiving

The first Real Community Thanksgiving at Dot’s Place in Brownsboro took place this past Thanksgiving Day. The food was donated by Dot’s, Y’s Grocery and the community and anyone who wanted a Thanksgiving dinner came by from 11-1. More...

TVCC Phi Theta Kappa Inducts New Members

Trinity Valley Community College’s Iota Alpha chapter of Phi Theta Kappa, the international honor society for two-year colleges, recently inducted 38 new members in a ceremony held in the Student Union Ballroom on the Athens campus on Sunday, N More...

Viewpoint

Chandler Yesteryear

Syrup making in the Fall

When I was growing up in Chandler one of the major activities in the fall was syrup making—the practice of converting ribbon cane stalks into a tasty ribbon cane syrup. More...

Something Else

An East Texas Cowboy

Country music singer Michael Martin Murphey is bringing his annual Cowboy Christmas Show to Tyler! He will be appearing at Marvin United Methodist Church, 300 W. Erwin St. for two performances set for 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. Dec. 15. More...

News of Record

Henderson County District Attorney’s Report

October 29, 2018

District Attorney Mark Hall reports that the Henderson County Grand Jury for the July 2018 term returned the following indictments. In addition, 5 cases are indicted under seal.   More...

Henderson Co. Sheriff’s Report

Four arrested in county   (Athens) – Henderson County Sheriff Deputies brought in a total of four people three who are methamphetamine dealers – in separate arrests, and charged one user with endangering a child, Thursday, Nov. More...

October-November sees resolution of major theft cases

October and November were busy months for the Henderson County District Attorney’s Office prosecuting multiple defendants for theft-related offenses.  More...

Donley joins Chandler PD

With a life dedicated to serving others, Shawn Donley has joined the Chandler Police Department.  Donley served as a reserve officer for the department for approximately three months prior to being hired full-time in October.   More...

Brownsboro working towards a master plan

Manholes made of bricks, water wells developed decades ago and water lines scattered across the city in various sizes located under deteriorating roadways are all common problems from the oldest city in Henderson County.  More...

Developing downtown Brownsboro

As city streets are seeing makeovers the Brownsboro City Council is considering a program that will help develop the main business section of town.  Engineer Corey Frentress spoke with the Brownsboro Economic Development Corporation and the Brow 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...

Obituaries - Free Access

Sheila Spradlin Tompkins

Sheila Spradlin Tompkins, 58, of Chandler, went home to her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ, on November 12, 2018.  Sheila was born May 15, 1960, in Midland, Texas. More...

Sports

SPORTS BRIEFS

VOLLEYBALL FINAL – Thur. Nov. 15 TVCC 3, Mineral Area 1 (Lady Cards win, 26-24, 18- 25, 25-21, 25-23) Season Record: 26-6. Next up: Miami Dade, 7:30 p.m. 11-16-18 REPORTS VOLLEYBALL More...

Writer's Corner

Thank you, my friends

…And a truckload of dog food

About 2 years ago, we adopted a tiny puppy, which I named “Purt” (No, I don’t know why.) Yes, I knew that he was a Giant Schnauzer, and that he would grow significantly - those are intellectual facts.  More...

Master Gardener

Add Autumn’s colors to your landscape

Considering adding some autumn color to your landscape? Now is the time to look around and determine the types of trees and other plantings you can put together for a breathtaking autumn arrangement. More...

Financial Focus

Take advantage of tax diversification

As an investor, you will have access to accounts that are taxed differently from one another. And it’s possible you could benefit from tax diversification by owning accounts in these three categories: More...