October 12, 2006 RSS feed / Front Page

Get ready to Pow Wow!

Bring the family! Bring your friends! All those long hours of hard work have paid off. More...

Curtis seeking post of County Judge

Charles Curtis believes it is his working experience with the public that makes him the best candidate for the job of County Judge. More...

Special Sections

Obituaries - Free Access

Juanita Matthews

Services for Juanita DeuPree Matthews, 85, Chandler, were held Saturday at Lake Palestine United Methodist Church with Richard Prather officiating. More...

Mary Bayer

Mary Viola Bayer, 61, Chandler, died Oct. 5, 2006, in Tyler. No services are planned; arrangements are under direction of Hilliard Funeral Home, Van. More...

Deborah Cumby

Services for Deborah J. Cumby, 49, Waco, formerly of Chandler, were held at 3 p.m. Saturday at Antioch Missionary Baptist Church of Chandler with the Revs. Donald E. Smith Jr. and Steven Sims officiating. More...

Sports

Bearettes "eyeing the prize" as 5 games remain

Through the first half of District 14-3A play the varsity Bearettes remain perfect in District action. More...

BJHS shutout in Chapel Hill

It was a rough night in Chapel Hill last Thursday as the Junior High Bears were swept by the Bulldogs. More...

Hot start, JV Bears 4-1

Off to their best start under the direction of athletic director John Settle the Junior Varsity Bears enter the bye week with a record of 4-1. More...

Wet & wild ride

Wanda Nichols Photo SLIPPERY WHEN WET -- Wet road conditions combined with traveling at an unsafe speed are to blame for a twovehicle accident south of Chandler Tuesday morning. More...

BIS to implement mentorship program

Preparing today's youth for tomorrow's world is a daunting task for even the best parents and teachers. With that in mind, a new mentorship program that will involve + More...

Holt enters race for Constable Pct.3

Brownsboro resident, local business owner, and family man Cecil Holt, 50, has thrown his hat in the ring, for the position of Precinct 3 Constable. More...

News

74th Wedding anniversary

Levoy and Ola Mae Rains, who began their married life in Brownsboro, Texas, celebrated 74 years of marriage on September 20, 2006. More...

Yesterday Remembered ...

ThCel aArelnacem, o Gone but never forgotten

The first time I laid eyes on the guy was in study hall, second period, first day of school in my sophomore year at the old Rylie School in the fall of 1954. More...

It's a boy...

COLTON CASH NIX-- Colton arrived 9/21/06 at 2:42pm at Presbyterian Hospital of Dallas. He weighed 6lbs 14ounces and was 19 1/4 long. He was welcomed home by mom and dad, Hootie and Molly Nix and sister Emily Nix. More...

Writer's Corner

Writers' Corner

If you have a poem, song lyrics or a short story and you would like to share it with the readers of The Statesman now is your chance. Email or mail us your submission and look for it in an upcoming issue of The Statesman.

THE YELLOW DOG by Dorothy Miller Birdwell Two kids growing up in the hill country of Ohio with some free time from chores have a chance to do a little exploring. More...

Historical

ALL THINGS HISTORICAL

Local stage play keeps memory of New London tragedy alive

Dr. Bobby H. Johnson, my longtime colleague at Stephen F. Austin State University, has written a play based on the New London School Explosion which occurred on March 18, 1937. More...