December 8, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

TVCC purchases park, armory

Trinity Valley Community College and the City of Athens have reached an agreement for the college to purchase the property known as Central Park and the former National Guard Armory now being used as the City’s Development Services Center and E More...

Article

“Christmas in the Park” and the “Grinch  5K Glow Run” are this Saturday, Dec.  10. from 5-8pm, Saturday, December 10 at Winchester Park  Grand Pavilion.   More...

Special Sections

Sports

Bears take second in Van tourney

The Brownsboro Bears made the trek across the Kickapoo to do battle at the Van Basketball Tourney. This tournament had a unique format of three pools, consisting of three teams each. More...

Bearettes win consolation title at Wills Point

The Brownsboro Bearette basketball team traveled to Wills Point to play some round-ball. They started out playing the undefeated Dallas Thunder. More...

BJH teams stand 3-0

Coming out of the Thanksgiving Holiday break the JH Bearettes’ basketball teams traveled to Wills Point Monday night to battle the Lady Tigers.  The night began with the seventh grade B team defeating Wills Point 50-2.The Bearettes were le More...

Writer's Corner

Master Gardener

HCMGA offers free herb presentation

Master Gardener Shannon Greene will give a free presentation on herbs on Tuesday, December 13, 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. at the Clint W. Murchison Memorial Library, 121 S. Prairieville, Athens. More...

The Lions Den

Lions craft day

Chandler Lions Club surprised the residents at the Chandler Nursing Home with craft day. Lion Wanda Caldwell with Lions Gloria Estes and John Camper bring a Thanksgiving craft. More...

Area church takes on school

‘Area church takes on school’ is a headline that can create all sorts of emotions in the day and time that we live – especially with all the tabloid type of journalism and sensationalism that occurs in some national media sources.&n More...

BVFD fights sign fire

Henderson County 911 called out the Brownsboro Volunteer Fire Department around 11:54 pm, Dec. 5 to a report of a sign on fire at the Exxon gas station at SH-31 and FM 314 in Brownsboro. More...

O Christmas Tree

Homes and businesses across Chandler and Brownsboro have started getting their decorations out for Christmas. One of the first things to go up is the tree. More...

Daily DEVOTIONS From MAX LUCADO

God With Us

In Matthew 1:23, God called himself, “Immanuel”— which means, God with us!  Not just God made us; not just God thinks about us; not just God above us; but  More...

News

Community News

AREA HAPPENINGS  Monthly Events  Brownsboro ISD School Board meets the second Monday of the month at 6pm in the Administration Building. For more info call 903-852-3701.   More...

FFA Auction, Chili Supper Big Hit

The Brownsboro Independent School District’s Young Farmer’s and FFA held its annual popular hit fundraising event – the chili supper and auction at the Brownsboro High School Saturday. More...

Tour of Homes

The Sissom House

Todd and Amber Sissom have lived in the Chandler and Brownsboro area for the past 18 years. Amber grew up in Murchison and Todd lived in Chandler for most of his life. More...

Viewpoint

Chandler Yesteryear

WWII in Chandler

Seventy-five years ago, this week — December 7, 1941--the stunning news that the Japanese had bombed and devastated Pearl Harbor reached our Chandler community. More...

Something Else

Funerals in Arlington National Cemetery

It is reported that on any weekday in Arlington National Cemetery as many as 30 war dead and veterans are laid to rest. More...