May 24, 2007 RSS feed / Front Page

Ordinary wreck, extraordinary rescue

All in a days work for volunteer rescue workers

A 13-year-old Brownsboro girl miraculously escaped injury when the vehicle she was riding in flipped over pinning her beneath, Thursday morning, west of Brownsboro. More...

House Bill 401 ready for Senate approval

District 4 Texas State Representative Betty Brown announced last week the Texas Senate Committee on Criminal Justice on Tuesday, May 15, passed House Bill 401, authored by Brown, More...

Memorial funds set up for fallen officers

Memorial funds have been set up for the two fallen officers, Henderson County Sheriff's Investigator Paul Steven Habelt, 63, and Deputy Tony Price Ogburn, 61, who were gunned down last Thursday afternoon, in Payne Springs. More...

Special Sections

School

CIS Student Council adopts a soldier

In support of American troops in Iraq, Chandler Intermediate School student council representatives launched an "Adopt-A-Soldier" campaign, May 4 - May 11, to collect items to send overseas to American troopers. More...

6th Grade & Junior High Band Members recognized during Spring Concert

The 2006-2007 6th Grade and Junior High Bands performed splendidly before family, friends and faculty Thursday, May 17, during their annual Spring Concert. More...

Thirty-Two new members inducted into NHS

During the National Honor Society (NHS) Installation and Reception hosted by Brownsboro ISD on Monday 32 new members were inducted into the prestigious society. More...

Sports

Xtreme advance in playoffs

The Texas Xtreme semiprofessional football team defeated the host Greenville Oilers Saturday night in the first round of the Texas United Football League playoffs by a score of 8-0. More...

No-Hitter!

18 STRIKEOUTS-- The Red Stallions' Will Bailey is still several games behind Nolan Ryan in the no-hit category but he accomplished something last Thursday that not many baseball players have ever matched. More...

MEMORIAL DAY

MONDAY, MAY 28

He asked, "What does Memorial Day mean to you?" I told him I couldn't answer in just a word or two. It wouldn't be fair to all these brave men Who gave their lives to protect us from a dictator's sin. What does Memorial Day mean to me? More...

NOTICE

The Statesman will be closed in observance of Memorial Day on Monday, May 28. Those who send in news by email or fax can still do so by Monday, May 28. Anyone dropping off news at Chandler Drug should do so by Tuesday, May 29 at noon. More...

Police arrest shoplifters believed linked to theft ring

What was first perceived to be an ordinary case of shoplifting, is now believed to be linked to a nationwide theft ring specializing in the black marketing of stolen infant formula. More...

News

TVCC offers Easy Piano Workshop

Have you always wanted to play the piano for your own fun and enjoyment, but the thought of taking piano lessons six or seven years is a real turn-off? Learn the Chord Approach Way - it's easy, fun and musically correct. More...

Book signing at the Chandler Public Library

Jim Powell will be introducing his newesst title, Them's Funny Looking Catfish and More Childhood Memories, at a reception sponsored by the Friends of the Chandler Public Library on Sunday, June 3 from 2-4 p.m. More...

Memorial Day: Honoring Freedom's Heroes

Tom Brokaw's book "The Greatest Generation," reminded us of the sacrifices that so many Americans have made to keep our country safe and free. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Albert Davidson

Graveside services for Mr. Albert Davidson, 81, of Van, Texas were held Tuesday at 10:00 a.m. with Rev. Jimmy Sheppard officiating. Burial was in Chandler Memorial Cemetery under the direction of Chandler Memorial Funeral Home. More...

Faye Douglas

Services for Faye Douglas, 87, Murchison, were held at 2 p.m. Sunday at Carroll-Lehr Funeral Home, Athens. Burial was be in Oaklawn Memorial Park. Mrs. Douglas died May 17, 2007 in Tyler. She was born Nov. More...

Eddy Taylor

Private family services for Eddy Arnold Taylor, 62, Edom, will be held at a later date. Arrangements are under direction of Hilliard Funeral Home, Van, Texas. Mr. Taylor died May 17, 2007. More...

Historical

ALL THINGS HISTORICAL: A LOOK AT EAST TEXAS HISTORY

Price Daniel

Price Daniel served in more political offices than anyone I know and he did so with distinction and honor. More...