March 8, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Road bond gaining steam

Two meetings down and several to go as the Chandler City Council prepares a road bond package that will inevitably raise property taxes in the city.  Council met in a special session Feb. More...

Springing ahead

Library, museum ready for new season

Winchester Park is scheduled to be a busy place Friday as residents from Breckenridge Village enjoy a “Spring Fling” program hosted by the Chandler Public Library.  Weather permitting, the program is scheduled to be a kickoff for the More...

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News

Notice of Republican Conventions

All Henderson County Republican precinct conventions: SATURDAY, MARCH 24, 2018 • 9:30am (doors open at 9am) First Baptist Recreation Outreach Center (ROC), 105 S. More...

“Welcome Neighbor” tour at Black Beauty Ranch

Tour to give locals opportunity to see over 800 rescued animals

On Saturday, March 10, 2018, the world-renowned Cleveland Amory Black Beauty Ranch in Murchison, Texas, will dedicate a special discounted tour day entirely for neighbors and friends in and around Murchison. More...

Personal security and privacy

(Tyler) East Texas Genealogical Society will host Tony Hanson who will be presenting “Personal Security and Privacy.” Hackers and scammers are actively trying to gain access to your computer and to your personal and financial information. More...

Sports

Bears and Bearettes wrap up season

Seniors Kenneth Woods and Kevon Thompson make the All District team

The 2017/18 seasons are in the books. The Bearettes finished with an 18-14 record. The Bears finished with a 23-6 record, which included an undefeated district championship, and a bi-district victory. More...

2018 13-4A All District Boys Basketball Team

MVP – Kenneth Woods, Sr. – Brownsboro Offensive Player of the Year – Caleb Dally, Jr. – Mabank Defensive Player of the Year – Kevon Thompson, Sr. - Brownsboro  More...

Writer's Corner

Thank you, my friends

Supe!

My big brother, Kevin, is the strongest person I know. He’s given up pumping heavy iron, but he’s the most secure, confident person in my life. More...

Master Gardener

Spring garden pictures come to life

One design trick to try in your garden is putting a combination of flowering plants together to form living arrangements. For instance, in my garden, I have several of these small compositions placed throughout the garden.  More...

Financial Focus

What kind of lifestyle do you hope to have in retirement? Do you have a strategy to get there? If you don’t have confidence in your plan, it may be time to engage a financial professional. More...

Incumbents keep council seats

There will be no need for a May 5 city council election in Chandler as the incumbents are all unopposed for another two-year term. During a called city council meeting on Feb. More...

St. Patty’s Day fun

Fearless Heroes hosting 5K fun run at Winchester Park

Its time to break out the green, celebrate spring and join in the fun of the Fearless Heroes 5K family fun run and one-mile walk. Winchester Park will be filled with green on St. More...

Daily DEVOTIONS From MAX LUCADO

God is uncontained

Most people have small thoughts about God. In an effort to see God as our friend, we have lost his immensity. In our desire to understand him, we have sought to contain him. The God of the Bible cannot be contained. 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

Beef Cattle Team scores record-setting win at Houston

Trinity Valley Community College’s Beef Cattle Show Team made an “extremely successful” showing at the 2018 Houston Livestock Show. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Alice Ivanell Hugghins

Alice Ivanell Hugghins of Trinidad passed away on February 24, 2018 in Ft. Smith AR. She was born on September 7, 1932 to Fred and Alice Baggett of Crossroads.  She is preceded in death by her parents; one child, Terry Hugghins.  More...

Frank Edward Dulaney Jr.

Frank Edward (Bud) Dulaney Jr. passed away on March 5, 2018 in Malakoff. He was born on May 25, 1935 to Frank Edward Dulaney Sr. More...

Viewpoint

Chandler Yesteryear

Chandler was my Mayberry

I can relate to almost every character in the 1960s “The Andy Griffith Show” to one or more of the good-natured and kind persons I knew when I was growing up in our small East Texas town of Chandler. More...

Something Else

March is National Women’s Month

I’m listing a few notable women who made many noteworthy accomplishments during their lifetime:  1. The first woman to have her name placed on the cornerstone of a U.S. government building was Nellie Taylor Ross, Director of the Mint. More...