January 17, 2019 RSS feed / Front Page

Chandler creates RV storage ordinance

The streets in Chandler may be a little easier to navigate in the near future as the city council has adopted an ordinance regulating parking/storage of recreational vehicles. More...

Daily DEVOTIONS From Max Lucado

Are you afraid you won’t protect your kids?

Parenting comes loaded with fears. Dangers buzz in the background. No parent can sit still while his or her child suffers. Luke Chapter 8 tells us that Jairus couldn’t.  “Then a man named  More...

Special Sections

News

Chamber welcomes new member

Tuesday,. January 15, The Chandler Chamber of Commerce welcomed new business owners Chad and Amanda West to the business community. Uprooted is a unique floral/gift shop located at 115 W. Main in Chandler. (Amanda Wilcox/Statesman photo)   More...

Citizens National Bank Changes Name to VeraBank

(HENDERSON, TEXAS) – January 14, 2019 – Henderson Citizens Bancshares, Inc., the bank holding company for Citizens National Bank (CNB), has announced that the bank will now operate under the name VeraBank. More...

Friends & Flowers Garden Club News

For their January meeting, Members of the Friends and Flowers Garden Club met in the North Creek home of Phyllis Timmons. More...

Viewpoint

Chandler Yesteryear

My Grannie’s Teacakes

1872, was an eventful year in which Calvin Coolidge, our 30th president, was born. So was my grandmother who was named Sarah Adeline Reagan at birth. More...

Something Else

Old cemetery tombstones

A truly happy person is one who can enjoy the cemetery on a detour and old tombstones. More...

Weekly Update

Swearing In and New Speaker of the Texas House More...

Pocket park heads to architect

Once Mother Nature relents on the rain the historic train depot will be moved to Arlie McCain Park to be used as part of the Chandler Museum and Visitor Center.  The move creates a vacancy on a prime piece of property at the corner of Noonday Ro More...

Next phase of road repairs nears

Engineer Corey Frentress held the floor for both of the scheduled agenda items at the Brownsboro City Council meeting on Thursday, Jan. More...

Sales tax trend continues upwards

November sales in Chandler and Brownsboro were strong as both cities are set to receive an increased amount of sales tax revenue later this month.  Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar announced Jan. 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

Brownsboro Elementary   We had a great holiday break, and we came back ready to go at BES! This week we have welcomed new friends, set goals and resolutions and even learned some new things! More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Jack E. Beall

Services for Jack E. Beall, 95 of Brownsboro, were scheduled for 2:00 p.m. Monday, January 14, 2019 at the Church of Christ in Chandler with Ed Stover officiating, under direction of Jackson’s Burks Walker Tippit Funeral Home, Tyler. More...

Sports

My five cents…

Sen. Robert Nichols, Senate District 3

Happy New Year! During this legislative session, as a way to help you keep up with important issues, I will be writing this column once a week to share things I hope are of interest to you which are happening at your Texas Capitol each week. More...

BRIEFS SPORTS

43 Bears Basketball 1/11/19 36 Brownsboro More...

Jr. High Bearettes Basketball 1/12/19

Kerens Tournament

7th grade -Brownsboro Bearettes took 1st place Bearettes vs Italy-48-2 final Bearettes vs Mildred 28-6 final Bearettes vs Malakoff 28-19 final Overall 104-27   More...

Writer's Corner

Thank you, my Friends

I’m Shellfish

There’s an old joke about an oyster who refused to share his pearl – he was… yeah, you guessed it – shellfish. More...

Master Gardener

The (Un)Conquering of Daphne

Daphne, in Greek mythology, was one of several nymphs in authority over fresh water. These fresh water bodies included bubbling springs, babbling brooks, fountains, and streams. More...

Financial Focus

Review Your Fixed-income Strategy as Interest Rates Rise

When interest rates rise, the value of your fixed-income investments, such as bonds, will typically fall. If this happens, how should you respond?  More...