May 24, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

There’s room in the inn for Christmas 2019

Chandler hotel expected to be finished before 2020

Financing is all that holds up a Best Western Plus hotel from being constructed off of Sawmill Road South in Chandler.  Hotel developer GK Reddy met with the Chandler City Council and Chandler Economic Development Corporation in a called meeting More...

Daily DEVOTIONS From MAX LUCADO

What Love is not

When Paul defined what love is not, he put rudeness on the list. Love is “not rude” (1 Corinthians  13:5). Some years ago an example of rudeness was taken before the courts in  More...

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Preparing for a busy summer

Memorial Day events highlight busy season at museum, community center

As the weather inches closer to the 100-degree mark the City of Chandler is preparing for the summer months with a variety of activities to keep everyone feeling cool.  First up the Chandler Cemetery Association and the Chandler Historical Socie More...

Family Gives to CASA

(Athens) - CASA of Trinity Valley has been blessed and is very excited to announce that it recently received a $10,000 dollar donation from the Archie Dennis family. More...

Nichols receives Legislative Champion Award

(Austin,) – Senator Robert Nichols (R-Jacksonville) received the ‘Legislative Champion Award’ from the Texas oil and gas industry, at a luncheon for East Texas leaders at the Lufkin Lions Club earlier this month.  More...

Sports

BRIEFS

Lady Cardinal volleyball camp set June 4-7 The annual Lady Cardinal Volleyball Camp at Trinity Valley Community College is scheduled June 4-7. The event, open to incoming sixth through 12th graders, will be held at Cardinal Gym. More...

TVCC Foundation Golf Tournament

Here are the top teams and contest winners for the annual TVCC Foundation Golf Tournament held Monday, May 14 at Van Zandt Country Club in Canton:   More...

Writer's Corner

Thank you, my friends

We’re Prophet, and we’re sorry…

I was once Lead Vocalist for a Christian Rock band – you probably never heard of us, even if you were into Christian Rock in the Dallas area when this band was together, in the mid-1980s. More...

Master Gardener

A colorful choice: Stokes’ Aster

Are you looking for an evergreen plant that blooms in early summer and comes in several colors? Stokes’ aster (Stokesia leavis) may just be the plant you are wanting.  More...

Financial Focus

Saving for college? Consider a 529 Plan

May 29 (5/29) is National 529 College Savings Plan Day. If you are not familiar with 529 plans, you are not alone – although these plans have been around since 1996, many people are still unaware of their existence.  More...

McHam named first Wall-of-Honor inductee

Brownsboro Independent School District is honoring its finest educators and employees with a special Wall-of-Honor and the first inductee was named as part of the monthly school board meeting on May 14.  Dorothy Ellis McHam, a longtime teacher i More...

Searching for a new water well

The search is underway for a new water well in Chandler after the location for Water Well No. 7 proved to be a bust.  Allen Ross with Schaumberg & Polk Engineers spoke to the Chandler City Council on May 8 about Water Well No. More...

Brownsboro ISD prepares for upcoming school year

From the release of the summer construction schedule to hiring three key administrators, Brownsboro ISD is moving forward to make 2018-19 one of the best school year’s yet. More...

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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

Pre-K Graduates

2018 Pre-K Graduates from Kabbage Patch Day School are: (L-R) Kisean McGill, Haylee Herrington, Corley Epperson and Emma Felts. (Courtesy photo)   More...

Police Explorer graduates UTTyler

The Chandler Police Explorers would like to congratulate Police Explorer Advisor Travis Phillips for his graduation from UT Tyler with a Bachelor of Science degree in Criminal Justice.  Travis started Tyler Junior College in the summer of 2013 w More...

UT Health Tyler among nation’s top performing hospitals for treatment of heart attack patients

(Tyler) - UT Health Tyler has received the American College of Cardiology’s NCDR ACTION Registry Gold Performance Achievement Award for 2018. UT Health Tyler is one of only 37 hospitals nationwide to receive the honor.  More...

Viewpoint

Chandler Yesteryear

See ya later alligator

We members of the “over the hill” bunch have been blessed to have enjoyed living through decades of tremendous changes. More...

Something Else

To the 2018 Graduates

First of all, today I want to congratulate all the 2018 graduates of both high school and college. Second, I hope to encourage you to seek out what you really want to accomplish and go for it! More...

News of Record

Henderson County Sheriff’s Report

Motorcyclist arrested with Meth and cash   (Athens) – A traffic stop Tuesday, May 8 by Henderson County Sheriff Botie Hillhouse’s Deputies landed a motorcyclist in jail for possession of methamphetamines.  More...

Henderson County District Attorney’s Report

May 8, 2018

District Attorney Mark Hall reports that the Henderson County Grand Jury for the January-July 2018 term returned the following indictments. In addition, 1 case is indicted under seal.   More...