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Mills leading powerhouse journalism team into district

The Brownsboro High School journalism team picked up its second team championship of the season Saturday as they competed in the Van High School Fire and Ice Invitational.  Senior Morgan Mills took first place in news writing while placing secon More...

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News

Storm Spotter Training

The National Weather Service will soon be in town for a free severe weather training session. 2018 brought a variety of severe weather; including hail up to 3 inches in diameter in the spring and summer months and flash flooding in the fall months. More...

New Eagle Scout in Chandler

Ty Croasmum, son of Mr. and Mrs. Mark Croasmum of Chandler, recently received the Eagle Scout Award, the highest honor for a Boy Scout. Ty has been a scout since starting as a Tiger in first grade. More...

Bell files HB 1261

(Austin, Tx) – State Representative Keith Bell filed House Bill 1261 to address a gap in the Texas Penal Code and provide an enhanced criminal penalty for persons exposing children to dangerous drugs such as crack cocaine. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Cleva Mae Akin

Services for Cleva Mae Akin, 94, of Chandler, were held Monday, March 4, 2019 at 2pm at Faith Baptist Church with Rev. Rick Gray and Rev. Doyle Henderson officiating. More...

Viewpoint

Chandler Yesteryear

Chandler residents had nicknames

Growing up in Chandler where nicknames were popular never seemed odd to me. Some of the downtown bench sitters called me “cotton top” because my hair was white, but I never really considered it a nickname.  More...

Something Else

Miriam “Ma” Ferguson

Miriam Amanda Wallace wasn’t considering a career in politics when she enrolled at Baylor Female College in the 1890s. In 1899, she married James Ferguson and planned to settle down and raise a family. More...

My five cents…

Sen. Robert Nichols, Senate District 3

Senate Finance workgroups were announced this week. I am grateful to Senator Jane Nelson for naming me Chair for the Article 6,7, and 8 workgroup. More...

News of Record

Henderson County District Attorney’s Report

January 24, 2019

District Attorney Mark Hall reports that the Henderson County Grand Jury for the January 2019 term returned the following indictments. In addition, 16 cases are indicted under seal.   More...

Henderson Co. Sheriff’s Report

Burglar tracked by deputies   (Athens) – A burglar was tracked down by Henderson County Sheriff Botie Hillhouse and his Deputies Monday, Feb. More...

Innovation may end on scheduling

Bill filed to force school districts into mandated start/end times

Brownsboro Independent School District is a “district of innovation” and as such is given flexibility when creating a school calendar. More...

Sheriff’s Dept. identifies body

(Athens) – Henderson County Sheriff Botie Hillhouse said the body found in Cedar Creek Lake Friday, March 1 has been identified, and an autopsy is underway.  Michael Wayne Dickson, 30, of Tool was found around 4:20 p.m. More...

School calendar heads to the board

Summer vacation planning can begin in earnest following spring break as Brownsboro Independent School District will discuss the 2019-20 school calendar.  Superintendent Dr. More...

Daily DEVOTIONS From MAX LUCADO

Jesus message is Not Guilty

Whether private or public, shame is always painful. And unless you deal with it, it is permanent. The eighth chapter of John tells us about a woman caught in the act of adultery. It was really a trap to snag Jesus. 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

BEAR NATION NEWS

Chandler Intermediate

CIS is so proud to honor our students of the month for January! These kiddos were nominated by their homeroom teachers for demonstrating Habit 2- Begin with the End in Mind. (BISD photos) More...

Read Across America

Superintendent Tommy Hunter reads to Kindergartners Brownsboro Elementary last Friday. It was Read Across America Day and the school invited many parent volunteers, district leaders, and older students to read to Kindergarten classes. More...

BHS meeting Sam Houston

Several Juniors and a few Sophmores from BHS attended a tour of Sam Houston State University on Wednesday, February 27. More...

Sports

All District Teams

Boys All District  1st Team All District Tylor Johnson - Jr.  2nd Team All District Jarrod Hastings - Soph.   More...

TVCC SPORTS BRIEFS

Feb. 21 Game-by-game basketball results. MBB season record: 21-6; conference record 10-5 WBB season record: 23-2; conference record 13-2  SOFTBALL  It’s been a tough week for the Cardinals. More...

2019 Region XIV Tournament

The Region XIV Tournament is scheduled Tues.-Sat., March 5-9 at Centenary College’s Gold Dome. The physical address is 3842 Dixie Dr., Shreveport, LA 71104. Below is tournament game schedule and other information.   More...

Writer's Corner

Thank you, my Friends

Bold white dinosaur

I love my CDs –about 500 of them. I also own many albums digitally, but if I really love an album, I’ll purchase the CD. But I realize now just how outdated my thinking is. More...

Master Gardener

The change of seasons

The seasons change slowly, fighting for control. The youngest, strongest season always wins, but not without a few last-minute punches from the old one. This is what happens in late February/early March. More...

Financial Focus

Who can you trust to reduce the stress of estate planning?

When it’s time to do your estate planning – and it’s actually never too soon to begin – you may find the process, at first, to be somewhat bewildering. More...