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LaRue man shot by officer

The Smith County Sheriff’s Office reports a LaRue man was wounded on Saturday morning after he tried to take a deputy’s firearm. More...

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News

Let the music play

Skylar Davis entertained more than 60 residents of Chandler, Brownsboro, Tyler and surrounding communities under the pavilion at Stillwater Farm Market in Chandler Saturday, June 10. More...

The Lions Den

Domestic Violence

Domestic violence. Words no one wants to hear or talk about. It is the leading cause of injury to women between the ages of 15 -44. Between 3 to 4 million women are victims every year in the United States. More...

Foundation gives to CASA

CASA of Trinity Valley is excited to announce that it recently received a $5,000 donation from an anonymous foundation.  More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Maxine Finch

Memorial services for Maxine Finch, 77, of Chandler were scheduled for Wednesday, June 21, 2017 at 1:30pm at West Lake Baptist Church with Rev. Lee Evans officiating. Mrs. Finch passed away June 15, 2017 in Tyler. More...

Viewpoint

Chandler Yesteryear

A boy’s pocketknife

My namesake and great uncle, Sidney Leavell, gave me my first pocketknife when I was a little boy in the early 1940s. Uncle Sidney gave me the knife with one simple instruction. More...

Something Else

In the first place

Over the years, I read many of the late Dr. Paul Powell’s columns in the newspaper and I’m so glad I saved some of them. I came across this one recently and I believe you will enjoy reading it:  More...

District Attorney’s Report

May 2017

District Attorney Mark Hall reports that the Henderson County Grand Jury for the January-June term 2017 returned the following indictments. In addition, 15 cases are indicted under seal.   More...

Chandler approves alcohol in parks

The Chandler City Council approved a regulation to serve alcoholic beverages in parks at the Tuesday, June 13 city council meeting. More...

Tips sought in 1985 Brownsboro murder

Another unsolved murder case in Henderson County is getting reviewed by the Henderson County Sheriff’s office. More...

Daily DEVOTIONS From MAX LUCADO

Actions have consequences

Actions have consequences!  In the Book of Genesis we read how Joseph placed his loyalty above lust when he was tempted by Potiphar’s wife. 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.  Brownsboro City Council meets the second Thursday of the month at 5pm, at City Hall. More...

School

TJC announces spring 2017 president’s, dean’s lists

Tyler Junior College has recognized 1,350 students named to the president’s and dean’s lists for their academic excellence during the spring 2017 semester.  The president’s list includes 448 students who completed a minimum of More...

TVCC Hall of Distinguished Alumni Announced

The Trinity Valley Community College Alumni Association has announced the creation the Hall of Distinguished Alumni (HODA). More...

New Student Orientation sessions begin at TJC

Tyler Junior College kicked off its first New Student Orientation on Thursday, with 300 wide-eyed, new Apaches getting their first look at life at TJC before fall classes begin on Monday, Aug. 21.  More...

Sports

Brownsboro Bearette Basketball Camp 2017

The Bearette Basketball Camp was held June 12-16 at Brownsboro High School under the direction of Coach Fred Griffin. More...

2017 8U District 25 Machine Pitch Tournament

Even the heavy rain Friday night and Saturday afternoon that caused cancellations for the rest of those sessions could not stop the excitement of the 23 teams that converged on Winchester Park May 31 through June 4 for the 2017 8U District 25 Machine More...

Writer's Corner

Master Gardener

Crinums become fashionable again

Although most species of crinums come from Africa, they have been sold in the United States as early as the late 1800s. For many years, large, showy crinums were the hallmark of a Southern garden.  More...

Financial Focus

Don’t let your investments take a “Vacation”

It’s summer again – time for many of us to take a break and possibly hit the open road. But even if you go on vacation, you won’t want your investments to do the same – in summertime or any other season. More...