March 8, 2007 RSS feed / Front Page

Deadline nearing to file for local elections

Only four days remain to file for the upcoming countywide city and school board elections that will be held Saturday, May 12. More...

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School

Brownsboro Intermediate scientists prove their theories during annual science fair

Nearly 70 Brownsboro Intermediate students participated in the school's annual science fair, Tuesday, Feb. 27, to exhibit their findings on experiments ranging from crystals to popcorn to zoology. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Pascal Harris

Funeral services for Pascal Harris were held at 11:00 a.m. Saturday, March 3, 2007 in the West Lake Baptist Church in Chandler with Rev. Eric Peyton and Rev. Bob Sexton officiating. Interment was at 3:00 p.m. More...

Arthur Macon Carver

Services for Arthur Macon Carver, 96, Chandler, were held Saturday, March 3, 2007, at 2 p.m. at Faith Baptist Church in Chandler with Dr. Johnny Beard and Floyd Perry officiating. More...

A. B. Roberts

Memorial services with military honors for A.B. Roberts, 82, Kemp, formerly of Murchison, were held at 10 a.m. Wednesday, March 7, 2007, at Cooper Funeral Home, Athens, with Nick Sholars officiating. Mr. 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

Justice for the People:

Congressman Hensarling, I thank you for inviting me to your meeting in Athens. I now know where you stand on the budget for the next few years. More...

The corruption of utility companies

To the people of the United States of America: Do you now have a sense that things are spiraling out of control, that we as a middle class no longer have the wherewithal to manage our own future, and you say, "How could this happen?" Well, in a nu More...

Neches River park getting face lift

After years of neglect, the Neches River park, located at the city of Chandler's eastern city limits on State Highway 31, is getting a face lift. More...

Spring forward this weekend

Set clocks one hour ahead Sunday

Daylight Saving Time is arriving early and staying longer this year. Daylight Saving Time has been changed from its traditional calendar dates to a start three weeks earlier - Sunday, March 11, and a finish one week later - Sunday, November 4. More...

News

LeBarron /Moore Engaged

The engagement of Amber Joy Moore of Chandler and Philip David LeBarron of Winnsboro is announced. The wedding is scheduled for April 29, 2007 at the Villa Di Felicita in Tyler. More...

Pike graduates from Texas A&M

Diplomas were awarded to 3,500 Texas A&M University graduates during mid-year commencement ceremonies. Among those recognized were Kelly Joan Pike, Senior, Brownsboro, Bachelor of Science, Interdisciplinary Studies. More...

Meals on Wheels Ministry, Inc.

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Sports

Bearettes tally 18 hits in 10-6 win over Brook Hill

Missing two starters the Bearettes did not miss a beat offensively as they rolled past Brook Hill 10-6 last Monday in Bullard. More...

Bears rally to crush Grace Community 19-5

Trailing 1-0 after one inning of play the Bears rallied in the second inning for 7 runs enroute to a 19-5 win over Grace Community in last Tuesday night's home opener in Brownsboro. More...

In nine games against the East Texas Wolves the Texas X-Treme are a perfect 9-0 after their 28-12 victory over the Wolves Saturday night in Brownsboro. More...

Historical

All those Pleasant Hills

Could Pleasant Hill be the most popular name for towns in East Texas? With nine communities named Pleasant Hill in the more than 40 counties that constitute East Texas, it certainly qualifies -- and that doesn't include cemeteries. More...