May 3, 2007 RSS feed / Front Page

Texas House passes House Bill 401

Bill defines offense of electronic solicitation of a minor

The law just got a little tougher on sex offenders who use text messages or other electronic message service in the solicitation of a minor. More...

READY FOR A WAGON RACE

Just for fun, teams representing area elementary schools participated in the wagon races during 22nd Annual Elder Dodge PRCA Stampede Rodeo Friday night at the Henderson County Fairplex in Athens. More...

Special Sections

School

Brownsboro ISD MENU

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CBACC Teacher of the Month

BES'S MICHELLE WOOD-- Michelle Wood is a kindergarten teacher at Brownsboro Elementary. She has been teaching twelve years and is a graduate of Brownsboro High School. She is married with four children ages 13, 11, 7, and 3. More...

BES 2nd graders study Texas

Following a study on Texas' history and cultures the Brownsboro Elementary second grade class took a field trip to the Henderson County Fairplex to experience first hand their Texas heritage. More...

Sports

NEW BJHS CHEERLEADERS--

Congratulations to the new 2007-08 Brownsboro Junior High Cheerleaders. Try-outs were held on March 9. More...

Late inning rally falls short

Bears lose to Athens 5-4 completing the 2007 baseball season

All good things must come to an end and that was the case last Tuesday night as the Bears wrapped up the 2007 baseball season in Athens. More...

Brownsboro competes at Regionals

With a week off to prepare after the District 14-AAA track and field meet several Brownsboro athletes took part in the Region II Class AAA Track & Field Meet in Commerce Friday and Saturday. Headlining the Meet for Brownsboro was Naomi Scott. More...

Local 4-H and FFA members scramble for calves at PRCA rodeo

Standing with baited breaths, 4-H and FFA members waited anxiously at the starting line for the signal to take off in hopes of catching what would become the beginning of a yearlong project of raising a show heifer, during the 2007 Henderson County More...

End-of-School events fill May calendar

The final days of the 2006-07 school year are swiftly approaching and May's calendar is filling up with end-of-school-year activities and events. The last day of school is Friday, May 25. More...

Former BHS FFA member to speak at Ag Banquet

The Brownsboro High School annual FFA banquet is set for Tuesday, May 8, at 6:30pm in the high school cafeteria. As in years past a delicious barbecue dinner with all the trimmings will be served. More...

News

50th Anniversary

Charles and Velma (Smith) Cade of Tyler celebrated their 50th Wedding Anniversary on April 28, 2007. They were married April 27, 1957 at Pleasant Retreat United Methodist Church in Tyler where they remain members. More...

Meals on Wheels Ministry, Inc.

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Hall receives several real estate awards

Coldwell Banker United of Tyler recently held its annual awards banquet at Willowbrook Country Club. The company announced that Chandler resident, Ann Hall, received several yearend individual sales associate designation awards. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Norma Russell

Services for Mrs. Norma Russell of Tyler were held Tuesday, May 1, 2007 at Chandler Memorial Funeral Home chapel, with Bro. Bill Goble 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...

Letters

Letter To The Editor

Regarding May Election - "Don't forget us old folks" I am sending this to everyone who lives in Texas, to be sure you are aware of a constitutional amendment that will be on the ballot at the May election. More...

Dear Editor,

As a Chandler Lions Club member, I would like to make everyone aware of our Blood Drive on Saturday, May 19 from 10:00 till 3:00 at the Chandler Community Center. Many people may not be aware of the dire need for blood. More...

Historical

Washington's East Texas cousin

Alexander Hamilton Washington, a cousin of George Washington, cut a wide swath through Polk and San Jacinto counties before and after the Civil War, but finding any physical reminder of his 28 years in East Texas is almost impossible. More...