July 19, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Fourth Street seems headed for repair

As the City of Chandler seeks citizen input ahead of the November election one thing seems to be clear – Fourth Street is the most supported road repair.  A town hall was held July 12 at the Chandler Community Center that explained the nee More...

Daily DEVOTIONS From MAX LUCADO

Work with enthusiasm for the Lord

What if everyone worked with Ephesians 6:7 in mind?  “Work with enthusiasm, as though you were working for the Lord rather than for people.” Suppose no one worked to satisfy self or please the bottom line but everyone worked to pleas More...

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Washing to travel

The 8U Horned Frogs held a car wash Saturday at Citizens State Bank in Chandler to raise money for their trip to state. Members of the team, parents and other kids gathered at to wash cars and raise money for the trip. More...

Journey of Faith Tour in Tyler

Multiple Grammy award winner, David Phelps brings Journey of Faith Tour to Tyler’s New Life Worship Center

(Nashville, TN) - The unmistakable sound of multi-Dove and Grammy Award-winning recording artist, David Phelps, will be featured in Tyler, on Sunday, July 29, at the New Life Worship Center, located at 18535 US 69 in Tyler. More...

Museum receives grant

The Chandler Historical Museum was presented a grant from the Texas Historical Foundation on Thursday, July 12.  More...

Writer's Corner

Thank you, my friends

Reader response response

Over the course of the months this column has been published, I have received e-mail responses from four readers (besides family members and church friends). More...

Master Gardener

Meet the Masters: Three generations

Peg Martinez is a proud mother and grandmother. She is also a Master Gardener. What makes her unique is that her daughter and two grandsons are also Master Gardeners. More...

Financial Focus

What should you do with an inherited IRA?

Individual Retirement Accounts (IRAs) are quite popular. At the end of 2017, investors owned nearly $9 trillion in IRA assets, according to the Investment Company Institute, a trade association of U.S. investment companies. More...

BISD loses past principal Teague

One of the most beloved figures to ever walk the halls in Brownsboro Independent School District died on July 8.  Bobby Teague, 84, was honored with a celebration of life service on July 12 as members of the community joined the Teague family in More...

Goode, McLean forever supporters of the blue and gold

One was a hall-of-fame coach; the other was one of those fans that never missed a game. More...

Stuart Street first up in Brownsboro repairs

The money is in the band and the team from Frentress Engineering, LLC is hard at work putting together a plan to improve the Brownsboro city streets.  Engineer Corey Frentress made a presentation before the Brownsboro City Council on July 12 to 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...

Obituaries - Free Access

Billy Jean Featherston

Billy Jean Featherston (Ms. Jeanie), 83, of Brownsboro, entered eternal peace Tuesday, July 10, 2018 at Chandler Nursing Home under the care of Hospice of East Texas following a long illness.  More...

Nancy Louise Peterson Strain

Nancy Louise Peterson Strain was born August 29, 1926 in Oak Park, IL., she passed away on July 13, 2018 in Tyler, Texas.  More...

Viewpoint

Chandler Yesteryear

Sharing some thoughts

About our Ancestors—In the nineteenth century, some of our ancestors were among many Southerners attracted by the prospect of cheap land in the young state of Texas. More...

Something Else

A healing miracle for burns

A young man sprinkling his lawn and bushes with pesticides wanted to check the contents of the barrel to see how much pesticide remained in it. He raised the cover and lit his lighter; the vapors ignited and engulfed him. More...

News of Record

Henderson County Sheriff’s Report

Midnight stop lands man in jail for drugs

(Athens) – Shortly before midnight Tuesday, July 10, Henderson County Sheriff Botie Hillhouse’s deputies arrested an Athens man with methamphetamines and a glass pipe as he was acting nervously near an illegally parked minibike.  More...