January 18, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Historic photos sought

Brownsboro is the oldest city in Henderson County and members of the city council want to honor the city’s rich history at city hall.  During the city council meeting last Thursday councilman Glen Vest spoke of his desire to get the commun More...

Daily DEVOTIONS From MAX LUCADO

A Pasture for the Soul

When God gave the Ten  Commandments and it came to Sabbath rest,  His message was clear: If creation didn’t crash when I rested, it won’t crash when you do! You know we need to rest. More...

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CNB completes acquisition More...

Roberts sentenced to sixty years

A Henderson County jury sentenced an Athens man to sixty years in the Texas Department of Corrections on January 10, 2018. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Barbara Helen Richardson

Graveside services for Barbara Helen Richardson, 85, of Brownsboro, were scheduled for Saturday, January 13, 2018 at 2pm at Chandler Memorial Cemetery with Forest Coats officiating. More...

Viewpoint

Chandler Yesteryear

Maybe luck wasn’t the trick

In a past article that ran in the Statesman called “Pulley Bone Sundays” I described how we youngsters used the fried chicken’s pulley bone (wishbone) to make a wish by struggling to break the bone. More...

Something Else

An old Christian hymn

“What A Friend We Have in Jesus” is an old Christian hymn written by Joseph M. Scriven as a poem in 1855 to comfort his ill mother who was living in Ireland, while he was in Canada. More...

News of Record

Chandler Police Report

Monday 01/08/2018 Cheney Turner, 26, of Chandler was arrested on outstanding warrants stemming from an ongoing investigation after Turner fled from officers in December.  More...

Hend. County Sheriff’s Report

Wanted man caught with Meth   (Athens) – Three of Sheriff Botie Hillhouse’s Narcotic Investigators Monday arrested a wanted man near Chandler and discovered methamphetamines in his vehicle.  David Thomsen, 51, was stopped for a More...

Burton named Union Hill pastor

Six months after his best friend, mentor and business partner died in a plane crash, Preston Burton stepped into a role he never imagined, a role Trevor Morris always believed his friend should aspire to.  More...

Brownsboro: Do you want better roads?

City council sets town halls dates to decide future

The future of the roads in Brownsboro will soon be in the hands of the registered voters in the city.  As part of their monthly meeting last Thursday, the Brownsboro City Council set two dates for town hall meetings to be held to discuss funding More...

Brownsboro, Chandler secure animal shelter services

City councils from Brownsboro and Chandler agreed to terms on animal shelter contracts as part of their monthly meetings last week.  More...

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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

First TJC Rose Queen

Apache Belle Amanda Elaine Hiles is first TJC student named Texas Rose Queen

The rose has been a symbol of the Tyler Junior College Apache Belles since their inception in 1947.  In fact, the precision dance team was originally known as the Apache Roses.  Yellow roses adorn their uniforms, their logo, their travel ba More...

Classes Offer Non-Traditional Learning Opportunities

Trinity Valley Community College’s Workforce Education Division is offering two new non-traditional career improvement opportunities. Lunchtime Learning classes will run from 12:15-1:30 p.m. More...

Sports

Photos

Top Center: Bears #2 Saul Williams lays it in against Wills Point in Friday’s game. Center: Izik Boykin looks to shoot against Wills Point scoring part of his 6 points for the overall game. More...

Writer's Corner

Thank you, my friends

NFL boycott?

There was a time in my life when my mood Monday- Wednesday of each week was linked to the performance of the Dallas Cowboys. I’ve even attended a few games – I saw Roger Staubach throw his final pass (to an offensive lineman). More...

Master Gardener

Global seed vault provides plan B

Halfway between the Arctic Circle and the North Pole lies the small town of Svalbard, Norway. It is perhaps the best hope for the future of food agriculture across the globe. Svalbard is the home of the Global Seed Vault.  More...

Financial Focus

Time is a key factor in investing

If you could accomplish all your financial goals just by putting your paycheck into the bank every couple of weeks, you wouldn’t need the services of a financial advisor. More...