April 19, 2007 RSS feed / Front Page

Relay for Life BEARS team wants to "Knock the Cells Out of Cancer"

At some point, almost everyone has been touched by cancer either through a personal diagnosis, family member, friend, or co-worker. About three and a half years ago, Brownsboro Elementary teacher, Linda Saylors, was diagnosed with breast cancer. More...

Pep rallies motivate students to do their best on TAKS

Brownsboro ISD teachers will do just about anything to help their students become successful adults. More...

Special Sections

School

Brownsboro ISD MENU

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UIL REGIONAL WINNERS

BHS seniors Emily Williams and Jay Metlicka were among several BHS students that competed at the UIL Regional level Saturday, at Texas A&M Commerce. More...

Final Curtain Players to perform "Night of the Foolish Moon"

If working diligently, studiously and really having fun at the same time can be a reason for UIL One Act Play Competition, then The Final Curtain Players of Brownsboro High School fulfilled that reason. More...

Sports

Running to victory

Bears earn second district win in extra innings over Chapel Hill

Late inning heroics once again propelled the Varsity Bears to a win as they defeated Chapel Hill 3-2 in eight innings last Tuesday in Chapel Hill. More...

Bearettes fall on the road in Chapel Hill

Lacy Wilkerson doubled and scored in the sixth inning to give the Bearettes their first run of the game last Tuesday night in Chapel Hill. Wilkerson's run came with the Bearettes trailing 9-0 to break up the shutout bid by the Lady Bulldogs. More...

Brownsboro vs Van softball grudge match

As part of the "April in Edom" city event there will be a softball game pitting the coaches of Brownsboro High School against the coaches of Van High School. More...

B'boro amends animal at large ordinance

In response to the numerous complaints on dogs running loose in the city of Brownsboro, the city council approved to amend the city's Animal at-large ordinance during their regularly scheduled meeting Thursday, April 12. More...

BISD stays a step ahead in protection

In an effort to keep their students safe Brownsboro Independent School District is in the process of purchasing five additional Heart Defibulators for the upcoming school year. More...

April in Edom returns this week

The fun and festivity of an old-fashioned street fair returns to this tiny town in northeast Texas this weekend. April in Edom fills the main street of Edom for the second year this Saturday and Sunday. The celebration begins at 10 a.m. More...

News

The story of Eddie Jackson & Fay Romano

The magic day was to be June 30; the tragic day was March 17. Eddie Jackson ran a successful business in Dallas. On a trip to East Texas he met the lady he called "the love of my life," Fay Romano, an employee at Valero in Chandler. More...

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Calling all artists!!!

Silly City Day Care is looking for a few good artists to participate in their Art Contest to be held in conjunction with their Fish Fry & Silent Auction Saturday, April 28, 11am- 5pm in the Chandler Community Center. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Modell Walker Herrington

Services for Mrs. Modell Walker Herrington, 87, Brownsboro, were held Friday, April 13, 2007 at 10:00 a.m. at Chandler Memorial Funeral Home Chapel. Bro. Terry Don Adair officiated. More...

Katherine "Kate" Nelson

Katherine "Kate" Nelson, adopted daughter of the Best Family, Brownsboro, died in a one-car accident outside Pueblo, CO late in the evening of March 28, 2007. More...

Melissa Jean Laedtke

Services for Mrs. Melissa Jean Laedtke, 47, of Athens, Texas, were held Friday, April 13, 2007 at 3:00 p.m. at Dresden Cemetery near Blooming Grove, Texas, with Rev. W.M. Compton 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

Looking for hangings

Before the electric chair gave Texas an alternative way of punishing murderers and the like, Texas counties had the local authority to hang criminals. More...