September 21, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Pow Wow goes green

The leaves are changing colors across the area as fall is rapidly approaching.  As the green gives way to yellow, red and brown, the organizers of the annual Chandler Pow Wow are encouraging everyone to “think green” this year.  More...

New recycling options

The City of Chandler and Keep Chandler Beautiful are partnering together to offer residents multiple options when it comes to recycling.  In an effort to encourage more residents to recycle, there are now two options for recycling select materia More...

Daily DEVOTIONS From MAX LUCADO

The Grace of Christ

Guilt sucks the life out of our souls. Grace restores it. No one had more reason to feel the burden of guilt than did the apostle Paul. He had orchestrated the deaths of Christians—an ancient version of a terrorist. More...

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Warriors show muscle

Crowds gathered at the Wounded Warriors Car Show on Saturday, Sept. 16 in Winchester Park to admire the large variety of custom, classic and unique vehicles on site. (Amanda Wilcox/Statesman photo) More...

ETMC, Ardent and the University of Texas Health System come together

TYLER and NASHVILLE – East Texas Medical Center Regional Healthcare System (ETMC) has selected Ardent Health Services (Ardent) and The University of Texas System (UT System), which includes The University of Texas Health Science Center at Tyler More...

Hearts on Horseback Charity Trail Ride

ATHENS — CASA of Trinity Valley is inviting area horseback riders to saddle up in support of abused and neglected children.  More...

Viewpoint

Chandler Yesteryear

Chandler’s additional retailers of the ‘40s

My articles for the last two weeks contained names of 1940s businesses on Broad Street and Main Street. More...

Something Else

It’s hard to believe

Crayolas. Yes, it’s hard to believe that Crayola makes 650 crayons a minute and 3 billion a year! Now, with school back in session, Crayolas will be knocking around in countless backpacks.  More...

Thank you, my friends

Hi! I’m a relative newcomer to Chandler – I moved here four years ago from the Midwest, after being “fired” from my 21-year marriage. I grew up in the Dallas area, but always wanted to live in East Texas. More...

Stanbery appointed interim chief

The Chandler City Council unanimously agreed to promote Lieutenant Chris Stanbery to interim chief of police beginning Oct. 28. More...

Better roads, higher cost

Members of the Brownsboro City Council are well aware of the need for major road repairs throughout the city.  For the past few months the council has been in discussions with engineers on the best route to fix the aging streets.  Now the e More...

35 years of Golden perfection

Discipline, dedication and determination were just a few words used to describe what it takes to be a Brownsboro High School Golden Girl as the organization celebrated its 35th anniversary prior to the Sept. More...

Thank you, my friends

Be sure to check out the new column by Kent Sipes on page 2. Kent is a fairly new transplant to Chandler and takes a look at what it’s like being here. 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...

Sports

Panthers hunted down by Bears

The Brownsboro Bears took care of business before a huge homecoming crowd. The Bears had just enough firepower to defeat a stubborn Bullard Panther team 49- 35. Coach Greg Pearson said, “What a night, and what a crowd. More...

Alexis Houston stands tall at TVCC

Alexis Jo Houston had a goal of playing college volleyball. Thank goodness for TVCC, the 5’10”, strikingly beautiful, Brownsboro Bearette product has exceeded all expectations. More...

Trying to catch a Bear

With a 12-yard touchdown and a 12-yard pass from Jonathan Surlet for a second, Brownsboro’s Saul Williams is gang tackled by the Bullard defense to try to slow him down in the Bears Homecoming game. (Travis Tapley/Statesman photo)   More...

Writer's Corner

Master Gardener

A touchable garden

Have you ever considered putting in a garden just for the sensation of stroking the plants, feeling their textures, and delighting in their touch? More...

Financial Focus

Five tips for women business owners

Women are an integral part of the workforce, but they have had to overcome many obstacles along the way. More...

News of Record

Henderson County District Attorney’s Report

August 2017

August 17, 2017 District Attorney Mark Hall reports that the Henderson County Grand Jury for the July-December term 2017 returned the following indictments. In addition, 19 cases are indicted under seal. More...

Hend. Co. Sheriff’s Report

September 2017

Wanted woman arrested at game room   (Athens) – An after-midnight stop at a Seven Points game room ended with a wanted woman behind bars for possession of methamphetamine and a glass pipe, Henderson County Sheriff Botie Hillhouse said Wedn More...

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 August 2017 in the County Court at Law, County Court at Law No. 2, and County Court.   More...