February 15, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Ready for the next challenge

Four BHS students sign to play college sports

High school students across the country prepared to take their talent to the next level as hundreds signed letters of intent on National Signing Day.  Four Brownsboro High School students signed to play college sports last Wednesday in the littl More...

Daily DEVOTIONS From MAX LUCADO

I’m a recovering prayer wimp

Yes, I’m a prayer wimp—but a recovering prayer wimp. Not where I long to be, but not where I was. This simple, easy to remember, pocket-size prayer has become a cherished friend.  “Father, You are good. I need help. More...

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News

Engagement

York / Wangler

The family of Ragan Michelle York of Chandler are happy to announce her engagement to James Andrew Wangler of Brownsboro.  Ragan is a graduate of Brownsboro High School and Stephen F. Austin and teaches at Chandler Intermediate School. More...

Viewpoint

Chandler Yesteryear

Valentine’s Day in the 1940s

During the 1940s, the period from New Year’s Day to Easter was dull at school, and some of the teachers even referred to it as “winter’s doldrums months.” This period gave us very few breaks in our classroom routine. More...

Something Else

Great kitchen tips

Here are some great kitchen tips collected from professional chefs, to help us with little shortcuts and know-how that take your kitchen mastery up a notch. *Add cheese rind to vegetable or meat broths for another dimension of flavor. More...

Thank you, my friends

I am Spock… No, wait… Neelix!

When I was in Junior High, my closest friend was a Star Trek nut (well before any other version of Trek existed, except the animated series). More...

Letters

Letter to the Editor

Political letters to the editor published reflect the opinion of the writers and not necessarily those of the newspaper. McKee: A Public School Champion More...

Former District Clerk leaves legacy

One of Henderson County’s most beloved elected officials died Friday, Feb. 9 after a brief illness.  Lelia May Garner, 96, was district clerk in Henderson County from 1954 through 1994. More...

It’s primary election time

Early voting for the March 6 Primary Election begins on Tuesday, Feb. 20 and runs through March 2. More...

Three seats open on Brownsboro council

In the middle of preparing for the biggest decision in recent history, the Brownsboro City Council called for a May 5 election for the purpose of electing members. 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

TJC spring musical, ‘In the Heights’

The stage of Tyler Junior College’s Wise Auditorium will be transformed into a New York City neighborhood for “In the Heights,” the Tony Award-winning musical by Lin- Manuel Miranda. The show runs 7:30 p.m. Wednesday-Saturday, Feb. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Tommy Joe Rhodes

Tommy Joe Rhodes passed away on February 4, 2018 in Tyler. He was born on March 6, 1940.  Tommy is preceded in death by his parents and his wife of 59 years, Sylvia Rhodes. More...

Martha Nell Franklin

Martha Nell Franklin of Opelika went to be with her heavenly father on February 7, 2018 while surrounded by loved ones. Martha was born in Athens April 9, 1947 to Roy and Helen Featherston and was a lifelong resident of Henderson County.  More...

Kenneth Wayne Lane

Kenneth Wayne Lane, of Tomball, TX, passed away peacefully at his home on February 9, 2018. He was born on February 11, 1944 in Leagueville, Texas, to Roy and Mae Ellen Lane. More...

Writer's Corner

Master Gardener

Growing a cutting garden

Henderson County Master Gardener Association (HCMGA) will host Shirley Niswonger of Shirley Nice Flowers on Tuesday, February 20, 5:30 p.m. at the Clint W. Murchison Memorial Library, 121 S. Prairieville, Athens. More...

Financial Focus

Consider financial gifts for all your Valentines

Valentine’s Day is almost here – and it’s a pretty big business. In fact, U.S. consumers spent about $18 billion on their valentines in 2017, according to the National Retail Federation. More...