May 25, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

School board president talks plans

BROWNSBORO - Around the first of the year, the Brownsboro Independent School District board of trustees approved plans to implement a strategic plan process for the district. More...

Daily DEVOTIONS From MAX LUCADO

Love isn’t selfish

Forgive me for being the one to tell you, but you are infected. You’re a victim—a diseased carrier. You have a case of—brace yourself—selfishness! Don’t believe me? More...

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News

Fire academy graduates

TYLER - The Tyler Junior College Fire Academy has announced 22 graduates from its spring program. Class valedictorian was Kyle Zagurski, and salutatorian was Thomas Gregory. More...

Hit and run ends up rolled over

Chandler Police officers responded to a call Monday, May 15, regarding a hit and run in the Brookshire’s parking lot, according to Lt. Chris Stanbery of the Chandler Police Department. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Thomas W. ‘ Tom’ Terrell

Thomas W. “Tom” Terrell, 82, of Nederland, died Sunday, May 21, 2017. He was born on June 30, 1934, in Chandler, to Mary Nowlin Terrell and Eugene Terrell. Tom retired from DuPont after thirty-six years of service. More...

Viewpoint

Chandler Yesteryear

Poor man’s stained glass

Mrs. Alma Taylor’s house was located on a dirt country road south of Chandler. As a little boy in the 1940s, I would ride my bicycle or horse by her house and often would see her working in her dirt front yard, which was void of grass. More...

Something Else

A 15-year-old came home with a Porsche and his parents began to yell and scream, “Where did you get that car?!!” He calmly told them, “I bought it today.”“With what money?” demanded his parents. More...

My five cents…

Sen. Robert Nichols, Senate District 3

While essential bills are being passed by both Chambers and sent to the Governor, there is still much to be done, such as passing our state’s budget. As I write this column, we have approximately 11 days left in the 85th Legislative Session. More...

City approves new role

CHANDLER - At the May meeting of the Chandler City Council, a unanimous vote was taken to approve an ordinance to create a new administrative position - a financial director - for the city of Chandler. More...

Walking to a cure

Henderson County Relay for Life held Saturday in Brownsboro

Characters from Star Wars swarmed Brownsboro Saturday to fight off cancer one step at a time.  The annual Henderson County Relay for Life was held from 2-10pm Saturday at the Brownsboro High School gym with a Star Wars theme.  More...

Cities make big decisions

At the May meetings of the city councils of Chandler and Brownsboro, big decisions were made. In Chandler, council approved an amendment to the water rate. Citizens should see a 10 percent increase across the board only in their water rates. More...

Winchester Park Closing Notice

During the upcoming ASA District Girl’s Softball Tournament June 1-3, Winchester Park will close for Tournament use. Wednesday - Friday, starting at 3pm and Saturday, 10am-6pm.   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

BES Kids’ Day Winners

Brownsboro Intermediate School had three students to place in the Henderson County District Attorney’s Kids’ Day event as part of child abuse awareness month. More...

CIS enjoys heroes day

Chandler Intermediate School fourth graders were treated to a day of fun recently at Whatz Up Family Fun Park in Seven Points. More...

Field Day at BES

Left: Brownsboro Elementary School held its field day on Friday, May 19. It was a perfect day of fun and games at the end of the school year. (Courtesy Photo) More...

Writer's Corner

Master Gardener

HCMGA wins state award

Henderson County Master Gardener Association (HCMGA) was honored to have received second place for Outstanding Association in the Medium-Large Association Category for the 2016 year from the Texas Master Gardener Association. More...

The Lions Den

Lions fight Measles

Measles were first discovered in the 9th Century by an Arab physician. He said it was different from small pox. The United States Measles vaccination program started in 1963. Three to 4 million people got Measles every year. More...