February 8, 2007 RSS feed / Front Page

Gov. Perry establishes program for young women

Vaccine will save lives of women by preventing cervical cancer caused by HPV

AUSTIN - Governor Rick Perry last week issued an executive order directing the Health and Human Services Commission (HHSC) to adopt rules requiring all girls age 11 and 12 to receive the Human Papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine prior to entering sixth gra More...

LAUNCH AT YOUR OWN RISK

Anyone who has put in at the Kickapoo Creek bottoms located next to the FM 315 bridge just south of Chandler, knows the boat ramp/pier is in dire need of repair. Henderson Co. Pct. More...

Special Sections

School

From the College Center at BHS

It is coming and it is going to happen!

* Needing FAFSA assistance? Are you in a financial aid dilemma? Thursday, February 22 at 6:30 pm Brownsboro High School will have a financial aid representative on site to assist you in filing your FAFSA online. More...

Edom Community scholarship available

Applications are now being accepted for the Edom Community Scholarship. This scholarship was established in 1994 and is funded entirely by donations from area citizens. The Edom Area Chamber of Commerce administers the fund. More...

Brownsboro Junior High School STUDENTS OF THE WEEK

Lucina Rojas 7th Grade BJHS Parents: Leopoldo & Irma Brothers/Sisters: Cristian, Jazmin, Monica, Mayra, Abel, Noel, Rocio, Georgina, Leopoldo, Silvia Hobbies: basketball & TV More...

Sports

2007 Varsity Bears Baseball

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Semi-pro football benefit for Tucker Thomison

This Saturday, February 10 the Texas X-Treme will take the field at Bear Stadium for a special cause. All proceeds from the game will be donated to the Tucker Thomison family. More...

Sub-Varsity Basketball

JV Bearettes Sabrina Bradley led the Bearettes in scoring in back to back games as the Bearettes locked up the district title last week in Brownsboro. More...

News of Record

Grand Jury returns 55 true bills

District Attorney, Donna R. More...

2006 Top 10 Texas stolen vehicles

Pickups are not only popular among Texas drivers, they are also top targets for Texas vehicle thieves! The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) has released its final MVT19 report on the top vehicles reported stolen in Texas during 2006. More...

Henderson County District Attorney's report

District Attorney, Donna R. More...

Filing for County-wide elections begins February 12

Filing for the upcoming county-wide city council and independent school district trustees elections will begin Feb. 12. Mayor and city council terms are for two years and school board trusties serve three-year terms. More...

Lifelong friends venture into flower shop business

If you haven't taken care of that special Valentine in your life yet, there is still time. And what better place to handle all your Valentine needs but the recently opened Forget-Me-Not Flowers & Gifts located at 202 Old Tyler Road, in Chandler. More...

Poynor benefit a success

The city of Poynor, Frankston Healthcare Center, and The Country Gents wish to express their appreciation to all who made the February 1, benefit for the city of Poynor a successful occasion. More...

News

"Heart of the Orient" 2007 Heart Ball

Athens - - -"Heart of the Orient" is the theme for the 2007 Henderson County Heart Ball. The Ball will be held Saturday, February 17, 2007 from 7 PM - 12:00 AM at Athens Country Club. More...

Brownsboro ISD MENU

         February 12- 16   (Milk served with meals)          BREAKFAST MON: Ready to eat cereal, Graham cracker, juice TUES: Cinnamon roll, fruit W More...

Meals on Wheels Ministry, Inc.

       Menu February 12- 16 Orange Juice Served in Centers MON:   Swiss   steak, mashed potatoes, breaded okra, roll, sliced peaches TUES:          More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Anita May Davis

Services for Anita May Davis, 76, Chandler, were held Monday at Restland Funeral Home, Dallas, with Pastor Mickey Ellis officiating. Mrs. Davis died February 1, 2007 at a Tyler hospice. She was born May 12, 1930 in McKinney. More...

John Carl Parrish

Graveside services for John Carl Parrish, 63, Edom, were held at 2 p.m. Tuesday at Edom Cemetery with Dr. John Beard officiating under direction of Hilliard Funeral Home, Van. Mr. Parrish died February 4, 2007, in Tyler. 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. More...

Letters

Letter To The Editor

To The Editor: JUSTICE FOR THE PEOPLE Well now, let's just take a look and see. I know you have noticed that the price of oil is down; this means gasoline prices are down. More money in your wallet. More...

Historical

ALL THINGS HISTORICAL: A LOOK AT EAST TEXAS HISTORY

Palestine's Texas Theater

While visiting Palestine a few months back, I learned that the Texas Theater, one of the grand old movie houses of East Texas, has been restored and is now a setting for community stage productions. More...