February 15, 2007 RSS feed / Front Page

Brownsboro Sleepy Hollow wastewater project nearing completion

The city of Brownsboro's Sleepy Hollow Addition wastewater project is about two months away from completion according to Wayne Weeks of Velvin and Weeks Consulting Engineering firm in Athens. More...

BISD Board recognizes All-Area, All-State band members

Thirteen Brownsboro High School band members were recognized during the regularly scheduled BISD Board of Trustees meeting held Monday night, and given certificates for their achievements. More...

Special Sections

School

Time is running out to nominate the next Texas "Teacher of the Year"

Meriden, CT -- The deadline for accepting nominations for the Texas 2006-2007 "Teacher of the Year" award is midnight March 1, 2007. More...

Brownsboro Junior High School STUDENTS OF THE WEEK

Casey Heath 7th Grade BJHS Parents: Darren & Angie Heath Brothers/Sisters: Shane Hobbies: listening to music watching tv, dancing More...

School board candidate workshop offers information and insight

(Kilgore, TX) - Area school board candidates and interested citizens can learn more about the demands and rewards of school board service at a candidate workshop, Thursday, Feb. 22, 7-9 pm, at the Region 7 Education Service Center (1909 N. More...

Sports

BHS UIL Academic Team compete at Lindale & REL

Members of the Brownsboro High School UIL Academic Team have been burning the midnight oil lately competing in area tournaments. On Friday and Saturday, Jan. More...

Former Bearette makes a splash in college softball

Former Brownsboro Bearette athlete Megan Frederick is making a splash on the college sports scene. Frederick now plays softball for Lon Morris and after two games has helped led the school to a 1-3 record while playing first base. More...

Gridiron Heros

THOMISON BENEFIT GAME-- Members of the Texas Xtreme (Left) and Arkansas Silver Storm took the field in Brownsboro on Saturday to raise money for Tucker Thomison and his family. More...

Letters

TO THE EDITOR:

"Picture this": You are going in Kidd Jones Chevron Station on Hwy 31 West in Chandler when you see a small purse laying there. You pick it up and look in it. There is no identification, but there is money in it. More...

TO THE EDITOR:

I want to thank the older gentleman who keeps the trash picked up on FM 3204, between Brownsboro and Chandler. If he did not keep the trash picked up, the road would look like a trash dump. More...

Letter to the Editor:

At the Chamber of Commerce Banquet on February 8, the Hometown Heroes in Brownsboro were given a plaque for Organization of the Year. More...

School Closed

BISD closes schools for remainder of the week

The outbreak of flu-like symptoms has forced the closing of all Brownsboro ISD schools for the remainder of the week, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, Feb. 14 through 16. More...

Brookshire's Grocery evacuated following bomb threat

Chandler Police are searching for information that will lead to the arrest of the person + or persons who placed a bomb threat in the form of a note on the vehicle of a Southside Bank employee Monday night. More...

Public forum & discussion to be held for city ball field

The City of Brownsboro is looking for a few good teams, coaches and parents that would like to take advantage of a ball field practically in their own back yard, the city's ball field on Stuart Street in downtown Brownsboro. More...

News

Adams & Eubanks Engaged

The engagement of Rene Adams, Chandler, and Thomas Eubanks, Jacksonville is announced. The bride-elect is the daughter of Bob and Donna Manasco of Whitehouse. She is a graduate of Whitehouse High School and attended Tyler Junior College. More...

Milum & Lewis wed

Susie Milum of Lufkin became the bride of Joe Mark Lewis of Brownsboro on November 4, 2006 at 2:00 p.m. in the Athenian Room at The Inn on the Hill, with Randy Jones officiating the double-ring ceremony. More...

Brownsboro ISD MENU

         February 19- 23   (Milk served with meals)          BREAKFAST MON: Ready to eat cereal, Graham cracker, juice TUES: Sausage & cheese biscu More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Margaret Louise McCullars Fowler

Services for Mrs. Margaret Louise McCullars Fowler, 70, of Chandler, Texas, were held Wednesday, February 7, 2007 at Chandler Memorial Funeral Home Chapel. More...

Emma Lucille Bass

Services for Mrs. Emma Lucille Bass, 90, Chandler, Texas, were held Saturday, February 10, 2007 at Martin Springs Baptist Church of Chandler, with George Watson officiating. Mrs. Bass died February 5, 2007 in Chandler. More...

Martha Cowart Miller

Chapel services for Martha Cowart Miller, 64, of Tyler were held at 2 p.m. Friday, Feb. 9, 2007 at Tyler Memorial Funeral Home chapel with Dr. Mike Daniels officiating. Interment followed in Tyler Memorial Park. 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...

Historical

ALL THINGS HISTORICAL: A LOOK AT EAST TEXAS HISTORY

Bring `em back alive: Frank Buck

Before the late Steve Ervin wrestled his first crocodile, before Jane Goodall learned to communicate with chimps, before swimming champion Johnny Weissmuller personified Edgar Rice Burroughs' Tarzan and Jungle Jim in movies and serials, and before J More...