January 29, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Council holds street repair workshop

One of the main complaints Chandler residents have about their city is the condition of the streets. Chandler city council members are looking at ways to remedy those complaints. More...

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"Phone a friend" technique nets 3 arrests

HCSO PRESS RELEASE

Sometimes helping a buddy in need does not pay off. Henderson County Sheriff's Office Deputy Huckabee checked on a motorist assist call on Hwy 31 near FM 317 east of Athens at approximately 7:30 p.m. January 28. More...

Hooray for Hellebores!

This time of year is usually the most depressing for the East Texas gardener. Perennials are hibernating, with just a few snippets of green playfully pushing up out of the soil. More...

Marquess attends inauguration

Brownsboro High School graduate Morgan Marquess, currently a freshman Apache Belle at Tyler Junior College, was able to meet with Texas State Representative Dr. Stuart Spitzer after the January 20 inauguration of Texas Governor Greg Abbott. More...

Sports

Page just keeps swimming

BROWNSBORO HIGH SCHOOL SWIMMING

Brownsboro senior Charley Page competed in the District 16-5A swim meet January 24 in Nacogdoches. More...

Bear powerlifters bring home awards

BROWNSBORO HIGH SCHOOL POWERLIFTING

Bear Pride overpowered the competition at the Rusk Powerlifting Invitational held January 24 in Rusk. The Brownsboro High School girls powerlifting team brought home the First Place trophy as a team and several Bearettes won individual awards. More...

BJHS Boys Basketball

Brownsboro Junior High School boys basketball teams must have had a great bus ride back home after all four teams defeated the Rains Wildcats January 22 in Emory. Eighth Grade A team won 38-11. More...

Kayaks and canoes for River Park

River Park in Chandler is already a popular fishing destination, but soon it could also be a popular kayaking and canoeing site. More...

Brownsboro Athletics

Get excited, Bear fans! Brownsboro athletes of all classifications are making this a season to remember. More...

Chandler PD adds Taser policy

Chandler Police Department officers will now be allowed to use, if the need arises, a Taser - an electroshock weapon - after Chandler city council members voted to add the policy during the called January 27 meeting. More...

School

BES Best Bears

BES Best Bears for the week of January 20-23 were PKAM – Hunter Williams, PKPM – Ireland Quillan, KA – Bella Miller, KB – Samuel Hart, KC – Hazel Martin, KD – Rube More...

BES Super Cub Club

BES Super Cub Club kids for the week of January 20-23 were KB – Trinity Russell, 1B – Spencer Parker, 2E – Hannah Stout, and 3C – Mekenzie Grave. More...

Obituaries

SANDRA JAN MOORE DEASON

Sandra Jan Moore Deason, 66, Chandler, passed away on the evening of January 10, 2015. Sandy was born March 18, 1948 in Dallas where she grew up and graduated from Kimble High School in 1966. More...

BETTY J. BLAYLOCK

Services for Betty J. Blaylock, 82, Chandler, were held January 24 at Chandler Memorial Funeral Home with David Blaylock officiating. Burial followed in Chandler Memorial Cemetery under direction of Chandler Memorial Funeral Home. More...

JULIE MILLER PATRICK

Services for Julie Miller Patrick, 46, Chandler, were held January 24 at Carroll-Lehr Funeral Home in Athens with Bro. Robert Welch officiating. More...

Letters

Letter to the Editor

I feel flattered that two City Council members and the E.D.C. chairman either care for me or they are afraid that what I put in the Statesman few weeks back is is the truth well I would say it is the latter. More...

Historical

Looking Up To Others

CHANDLER YESTERYEAR

When I was growing up in Chandler in the 1940s, I distinctly recall looking up to numerous people in various segments of society––entertainment, religion, politics, athletics, education and military. More...

Betty White, Alive and Well

SOMETHING ELSE

Yes, Betty Marion White is very much alive at this writing, and has just celebrated her 93rd birthday on January 17th. More...