March 29, 2007 RSS feed / Front Page

Magee testifies before Senate

September 13, 2005. The day that changed the lives of Gregg and Gina Magee, of Chandler, and their family forever when they learned their 15-year-old daughter had been sexually assaulted by her biology teacher, Donald Dudley. More...

Birds of prey to be displayed at TFFC Saturday, March 31

Rehabilitated birds of prey will star at Outdoor Fools Day

Owls, hawks and other raptors, also known as birds of prey, will be the focus of two presentations at the Texas Freshwater Fisheries Center March 31. More...

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School

The Circus is coming!

Athens, TX -- Bel Air Elementary School PTO is proud to announce the Kelly Miller Circus is coming to Athens! The circus will roll into town on Monday, April 2, 2007. More...

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Headed to State

FCCLA STUDENT STATE BOUND-- Brownsboro High School Freshman Christina Staple (Left) begins work on her Chapter Service Project Display or bulletin board that she will display at the State Competition in Dallas, Texas on April 12-14. More...

Sports

JV Bears capture 3rd place in District Tournament

After capturing third in the JV Tournament held Thursday and Saturday the Bears fell to Bullard 11-1 on Monday night in Bullard. Scoring the Bears lone run against Bullard was Tyler Rogers. More...

2007 Varsity Bearettes Softball

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2007 Varsity Bears Baseball

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Local election season underway

Campaign season for the May 12 school board and city council elections in Henderson County is now underway. Early voting begins April 30 and lasts through May 8. More...

Bevel named ETCOG 2006 Regional Citizen of the Year

Marshall: The 74th Semi-Annual East Texas Council of Governments (ETCOG) Board of Directors meeting was hosted by Harrison County and the City of Marshall on Thursday, March 22, 2007. A number of significant items were presented. More...

Gov. Perry signs law allowing Texans to protect themselves

SB 378 Permits Texans to Use Deadly Force in Self Defense

AUSTIN - Gov. Rick Perry today signed into law Senate Bill 378, extending Texans' rights to use deadly force for means of self-defense, without retreat, in their home, vehicle or workplace. The law takes effect Sept. 1, 2007. More...

News

Meals on Wheels Ministry, Inc.

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Come fill out a Texas Health needs Assessment survey

Lake Palestine United Methodist Church (LPUMC) is opening its doors on April 3rd from 9 AM to 5 PM to anyone who is willing to fill out a Health Needs Assessment Survey being conducted by the Texas Department of State Health Services. More...

Thank you, Chandler!

The Chandler Lions Club wishes to thank the Chandler community for making their annual White Cane Day a huge success. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Donald Ray Rose

Services for Mr. Donald Ray Rose, 77, of Ben Wheeler, Texas, were held Monday, March 26, 2007 at Chandler Memorial Funeral Home Chapel, with Bro. Anthony Cheek officiating. More...

Novis L. Robinson

Services for Novis Lewis Robinson, 91, Palestine, are scheduled for 2 p.m. Wednesday, March 28, 2007 at First Christian Church, Palestine, with the Rev. Dan Bubach officiating. More...

Shawn Jennings

Graveside services for Shawn Xavier Jennings, infant son of Trisha Jennings, Chandler, were held Sunday at Fairway Garden of Memories Cemetery, Van, with Bro. Marcus Jennings officiating. Arrangements were with Hilliard Funeral Home, Van. 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

The Chicken War

Since raising and processing and marketing chickens has become a major economic enterprise in East Texas since World War II, it is appropriate to remember the "Chicken War" of 1719. More...