February 22, 2007 RSS feed / Front Page

Chandler man drives truck into Kickapoo Creek

Authorities say a Chandler man is lucky to be alive after driving a pick-up truck into the cold Kickapoo Creek waters, then spending 13 hours in the cold outdoors. More...

TFFC to Host Fly Fish Texas March 3

ATHENS -Somewhere out there-in Texas, or Colorado, or Alaska, or the Florida Keys or Patagonia-a fish is waiting for you to present a fly to be engulfed. Are you ready? More...

Special Sections

School

ACT Podcast provides financial aid information

Parents and students who want to know more about financial aid now have the option of listening to tips from a college financial aid professional on ACT's student website. More...

Helpful interviewing skills for upcoming graduates

What if you could instant message potential decision makers and determine their interest or lack of interest immediately? Or even better. text message the director of human resources and conduct the job interview. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Beth Clayton Adair Helms

Bethel Clayton Adair Helms passed away on February 7, 2007, at Windcrest Nursing Facility in Fredericksburg. She was born December 7, 1920, to John Will and Lola Kidd Clayton in Henderson County. More...

Carolyn Mae Moore

Services for Carolyn Mae Moore, 68, of Chandler, were held Saturday, February 17, 2007 at Lake Palestine United Methodist Church with Rev. Richard Prather officiating. More...

Thomas E. Pritchard

Services for Mr. Thomas E. Pritchard, 80, of Chandler, Texas, were held Friday, February 16, 2007 in Chandler Memorial Funeral Home chapel, with Rev. Tommy Weems officiating. 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

A Centurian's Life

A long, long time ago, Clara Davis stopped trying to remember the names of her grandchildren. But there's a good reason. At the age of 106, she has 218 of them -- 34 grandchildren, 91 great-grandchildren, and 93 great-great-grandkids. More...

News of Record

Brownsboro Police Report

Brownsboro Police Chief Ron Shields reports the following activity report calls for service for Jan. 1, 2007 to Jan. 31, 2007. More...

Chandler Police Report

Chandler Police Chief Ron Reeves reports the following activity report calls for service for Jan. 1, 2007 to Jan. 31, 2007. More...

It's Approved!

Chandler Council approves city managed solid waste collection

In their continuous effort to operate in a proactive manner, the Chandler City Council approved unanimously during their regularly scheduled meeting Tues., Feb. 13, to begin a city-managed solid waste collection. More...

First State Bank of Brownsboro celebrates 90 years of service

Ask First State Bank of Brownsboro CEO Jeff Fulgham, Sr. what he attributes 90 years of banking business success to and he'll answer with one simple word: perseverance. More...

Former terrorist hostage to speak at WLBC

It was a horrifying experience many can barely imagine. More...

News

Brownsboro ISD MENU

     February 26 - March 2   (Milk served with meals)          BREAKFAST MON: Ready to eat cereal, Graham cracker, juice TUES: Cinnamon roll, fruit WED: Sausage More...

Meals on Wheels Ministry, Inc.

       Menu February 26- 28 Orange Juice Served in Centers MON:   Beef macaroni casserole,   seasoned corn,   seasoned   green beans, bread, fresh fruit TUES:  & More...

SCOUTING FOR FOOD

Scout Troop 342 had a very successful Scouting for Food, food drive when 13 Cub Scouts and 15 Boy Scouts collected 912 cans of food within two hours on Saturday, Feb. 10. The food will be distributed to God's Open Hands in Chandler. More...

Sports

Men and co-ed softball leagues Spring Softball League registration open

Spring softball registration for adult leagues is now open. The YMCA has opened team registration for Adult Spring softball leagues in Athens. More...

Sub-Varsity Basketball

JV Bears Wrapping up the 2006-07 basketball season in Brownsboro last Tuesday night the Junior Varsity Bears hosted the Chapel Hill Bulldogs. Brownsboro dominated the first half taking a 27-16 lead into halftime. More...

2006-07 Junior Varsity Bearettes

JV BEARETTES BASKETBALL TEAM-- Members of the Junior Varsity Bearettes basketball team are (Front) Ashley Johnson (Back L-R) Desiree Johnson, Stefani Vause, LeCandace Bell, Audry Coleman, Coach Tom Spears, Shanta Redic, Sabrina Bradley, Caroline Gr More...

Letters

LETTER TO EDITOR:

Justice for the People Well, Readers, I am moving up in the world. I got a call from the Congressman of the Fifth District. You know, Jeb Hensarling, that good old boy that knows you and I by name. He knows me so well, he forgot my name. More...

Dear Editor:

Yippie! and Hurrah! and so forth and so on upon learning The C/B Statesman was awarded "best paper" of the year. Far out. More...

Dear Sir:

Like most of my neighbors and citizens of Chandler I had never taken the time to attend the Chandler City Council meetings since I moved here three years ago. More...