April 26, 2007 RSS feed / Front Page

State sales tax collections increase in March

Texas Comptroller Susan Combs said last Friday the state received $1.53 billion in sales tax revenue in March, up 11.9 percent compared to March 2006. More...

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School

Brownsboro ISD MENU

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BHS Journalism students win state honors

The Brownsboro High School yearbook and newspaper editors enjoyed a very successful trip to the University of Texas in Austin, where they attended the 80th Annual ILPC Convention, Saturday and Sunday, April 21 and 22. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Jimmie L. Melton

Services for Jimmie L. Melton, 81, of Chandler, were held Thursday, April 19, at the chapel of Burks Walker Tippit Funeral Home in Tyler with Rev. Jerry Phelps officiating. Burial was in Poynor Cemetery. Mr. More...

Donald R. "Don" and Pauline Gordon

Memorial services for Mildred Pauline Morgan Gordon, 79, and Donald Robert "Don" Gordon, 80, Ben Wheeler, were held Thursday, April 19, at Flatwood Assembly of God Church with Pastor Mike Kirkpatrick officiating. More...

Letters To The Editor

I wonder how many citizens of Chandler, besides myself, are getting sick and tired of not being able to get out of our driveways or go down the road behind The Donut Shop in Chandler without having to shout at people to move so we can get to where w 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

Speak for yourself, Robert

Likely in high school, or perhaps in college, everyone learns that Miles Standish, company man and soldier in Plymouth Colony, asked John Alden to present his suit for the favor of the fair Pricilla, who ended up with Alden, not Standish. More...

Early voting in local elections begins April 30

Early voting for local elections begins Monday, April 30, and continues through Tuesday, May 8, with Election Day Saturday, May 12. More...

Voters to decide 2 seats on BISD school board

During the upcoming election season voters in the BISD school district will decide who will fill three upcoming open seats on the Brownsboro ISD school board. The seats of Board President Joel Irwin and Charles Anderson are up for election. More...

Texas Day

CHANDLER ELEMENTARY CELEBRATES TEXAS DAY - - These five cowpokes rode in off the dusty trail to celebrate Texas Day at Chandler Elementary School Friday. More...

News

Meals on Wheels Ministry, Inc.

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ETC to stage "The Odd Couple"

Neil Simon's "The Odd Couple," staged by the Edom Civic Theatre, will be presented on Friday and Saturday, May 4 and 5, at 7 p.m. at the Edom Community Center. More...

YARD OF THE MONTH--

The yard of Howard & Iva Williams was chosen as April's "Yard of the Month" by the Friends and Flowers Garden Club. The Williams' live on HWY-31 just West of Chandler. More...

Sports

Season complete

Bearettes wrap-up 2007 season at home

With a 3-2 loss at home last Friday night against Bullard the Bearettes ended the 2007 softball season with an overall record of 9-13 and 2-8 in District 14-3A play. More...

So close

Bears lose to Canton & Bullard

Everything appeared to be in the Bears favor last Friday night as they hosted the Bullard Panthers at Bear Field in Brownsboro. More...

Texas Xtreme crush ET Outlawz

Playing in Brownsboro on Saturday night the Texas Xtreme Semi-Pro football team protected Bear Stadium defeating the East Texas Outlawz 41-0. The Xtreme (8-1) built a first quarter lead of 20-0 before taking a lead of 31-0 at the half. More...