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Chandler man named Volunteer of the Year at Texas Freshwater Fisheries Center

ATHENS, Texas-Gene Gordon of Chandler has been honored as Volunteer of the Year at the Texas Freshwater Fisheries Center. More...

Special Sections

School

KABBAGE PATCH DAY SCHOOL 2007 GRADUATES

Kabbage Patch Day School of Brownsboro will miss (L-R) David Noah Daughtry & Paxton Wyatt Stevens as they head into Kindergarten in the Fall. More...

Top Ten

2007 GRADUATE-- Sydney Jane Lytle, granddaughter of Bill Tompkins Lytle, graduated from Katy High School on May 26. Sydney is in the top 10% of her class and is a member of the National Honor Society. More...

Fire Safety

FIREMAN IN THE MAKING-- On Friday, May 18 Mrs. Abbott's class enjoyed a visit with Brownsboro Fire & Rescue. Students explored Engine #1 and the tanker truck. More...

Sports

Boyd receives scholarship from Ouachita Baptist

Clayton Boyd of Brownsboro, TX was recently selected to receive a Ouachita Collegiate Award from Ouachita Baptist University. More...

Winchester Park to host benefit baseball tournament

The BMC boys baseball league will host the first annual Summer H.E.A.T. (Help End and Treat Juvenile Diseases) benefit baseball tournament this weekend at Winchester Park in Chandler. More...

14-AAA All-District Team announced

The 14-AAA All-District softball team was recently released and Danica Edwards brought home a surperlative award for Brownsboro. Edwards was named the 2007 Defensive Player of the Year, she was the starting centerfielder for the Bearettes. More...

Commissioners set public hearings on proposed Animal Control ordinance

In an effort to get a handle on the current animal control problem in Henderson County, the County Commissioners have set public hearings in six locations for the presentation of the Henderson County Animal Control Advisory Committee's proposed Ani More...

Scholarship Golf Tourney deadline approaches

It's time once again to get your golf game `up to par' for the annual Chandler- Brownsboro Area Chamber of Commerce Scholarship golf tournament. This year's tournament is slated for Saturday, June 16, and will be held at Echo Creek Country Club. More...

News

Community Crafters preparing for Christmas

It's not too early to start planning for handmade Christmas Gifts. The Community Crafters have a head start on projects. Last Thursday, we were introduced to knit and crochet slippers, always a winner for Christmas. More...

Sail Away With Books at the Chandler Public Library

Sail Away With Books is the theme for summer reading at the Texas Reading Club at Chandler Public Library. More...

Nationally known photographer to hold workshop at TFFC

ATHENS, Texas-Famed photographer Wyman Meinzer will hold an unusual digital photography workshop at the Texas Freshwater Fisheries Center July 4, 2007. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Evelyn Inez Wimbish

Services for Mrs. Evelyn Inez Wimbish, 95, Brownsboro, were held Saturday at 10:00 a.m. at Chandler Memorial Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Tommy Weems officiating. More...

Minnie Beth Hodges

Mrs. Beth Hodges, grandmother of six grandchildren, mother of four children, and wife of 58 years to her husband Harvey, died May 23, 2007 after a three-year battle with cancer. Services were held Saturday, May 26, 2007 at 10 a.m. 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

Meals on Wheels at the Chandler Community Center would like to remind all Seniors that you have a place to come enjoy the company of other seniors, to eat, and on Tuesday, we play Spinners. The Center is open from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. More...

Historical

ALL THINGS HISTORICAL: A LOOK AT EAST TEXAS HISTORY

The Chief's Sons

It is a story that has been told and retold in Texas and Louisiana -- one that almost every school child has learned in the classroom. Twin sons were born to an old Caddo Indian chief living on the banks of the Sabine River. More...