September 22, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Faith3Media to celebrate one year anniversary

Faith3Media will celebrate its one year anniversary of owning the Chandler- Brownsboro Statesman on Sept. 29 from 11am – 2pm. There will be light refreshments and door prizes at the First United Methodist Church’s Heritage Hall. More...

Daily DEVOTIONS From MAX LUCADO

He is not far from us

You will never go where God is not! Envision the next few hours — where will you be? In a school? God indwells the classroom. On the highway? His presence lingers among the traffic. More...

Car hits semi in Brownsboro

Texas Department of Public Safety Troopers, and area first responders were on the scene of a crash that involved a passenger vehicle and tractor trailer early Monday morning just outside of Brownsboro Monday morning. More...

Special Sections

School

BISD schools meet standards

At last Monday night’s monthly meeting of the Brownsboro Independent School District Board Trustees, it was announced that all the schools in the BISD had met standards as ascribed by the Texas Education Agency. Dr. More...

Sixth graders cast election opinions

Children are our futures, and to make sure that our futures are bright, we need to give our children the proper skills and education to help them as they grow and develop. More...

Sports

Bears lose homecoming 22-63

Brownsboro Bear Homecoming 2016, started out with the school and community wide pep rally. Everyone was pleased with the return to an old, old tradition. The game, however, was not the outcome the huge crowd was looking for. More...

Chandler Sports Association Update

If you had a difficult time finding a parking place Saturday at Winchester Park most of it was due to all of the CSA sports activities going on. More...

First games of the soccer season

Children from little to big showed up Saturday at Winchester Park as the first games of the soccer season for the Chandler Sports Association were played. (Libby Fulgham, Becky Holland/Statesman Photos) More...

Pot fields found in Moore Station

More than 8,000 plus marijuana plants were found on two fields at a ranch just south of Moore Station last week. More...

ET Cruzers raise money for Texas Wounded Warriors

In spite of predictions of inclement weather, around 70 to 80 entries showed up Saturday at Winchester Park for the fourth annual East Texas Cruzers’ Car Show for the Texas Wounded Warrior Foundation. More...

Closed Temporarily Not Condemned

The theater arts building at Brownsboro High School has been a topic of much discussion the last few weeks as preventative steps have been taken to rid the building of asbestos. 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. Brownsboro City Council meets second Thursday of the month at 5pm, at City Hall. More...

Chamber sponsoring scarecrow contest

The Chandler Chamber of Commerce will be sponsoring its annual scarecrow decorating contest for the community. More...

Brownsboro to hold National Night Out event

The Brownsboro Police Department, Volunteer Fire Department and the Municipal Court invite the community to National Night Out at 6pm, Oct. 4, at the city park in Brownsboro. More...

Obituaries

L.C. Frater

Services for Bro. L.C. Frater, 96, of Moore Station, are scheduled for Saturday, September 24, 2016 at 11am at Faith Tabernacle Church of Deliverance with Supt. Rickey Johnson officiating. More...

Viewpoint

Chandler Yesteryear

Early rural schools near Chandler

Soldier Springs School—No. 47 More...

Something Else

Do you remember Bobby Goldsboro?

I hadn’t thought of Bobby Goldsboro in a long time until just a few weeks ago when I saw him on a television show. I checked out his website and learned that he is still doing concerts and also has a gallery full of awesome paintings. More...

Writer's Corner

Master Gardener

Attract Hummingbirds to your garden

Are you interested in attracting hummingbirds to your garden? If you plant a hummingbird garden, they will come. More...

Financial Focus

Want to retire early? Start planning now.

The average American retires at about age 63, according to data from the U.S. Census Bureau. If you enjoy your work, of course, you may want to go well beyond that age. But what if you don’t want to wait until 63 or so? More...

Meet Your Neighbor

Chandler man helps others with diabetes

Vincent Davis, 43, leads a pretty normal life. He works as a Special Education Aide in the Brownsboro Independent School District, is happily married and has three children. More...