June 7, 2007 RSS feed / Front Page

HC DEU continues the fight against drugs

The Henderson County Drug Enforcement Unit remained busy during the month of May 2007. According to Lt. More...

Husband & wife team open gift shop in Brownsboro

Triple D Candles & Crafts is what owners Rusty and Terry Downey like to call a "family affair." And since opening in the late 1990s, their business has grown by leaps and bounds! More...

Special Sections

School

Principal's Award recipients announced

During their annual end-ofschool year awards assembly 15 Brownsboro Intermediate students received the Principal's award. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Elaine Francine Rivers

Graveside services for Ms. Elaine Francine Rivers, 72, of Tyler, Texas, were held Sunday, June 3, 2007 at 2:00 p.m. at Jennings Mountain Cemetery in Brownsboro with Bro. Terry Don Adair officiating. More...

Lyn Jackson

Lauralyn Gail Jackson passed away May 26, 2007, in a Houston hospital. Services were held at 1 p.m. Thursday, May 31, 2007 in the Carroll-Lehr Funeral Home chapel with the Rev. Pete Chapman officiating. Burial followed in Red Hill Cemetery. More...

Willie Faye Rideout

Graveside services for Mrs. Willie Faye Rideout, 88, of Athens, Texas, were held Friday, June 1, 2007 at Concord Cemetery in Henderson County at 2:00 p.m., with Pastor David Darst 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

All Things Historical: A Look at East Texas History

The Republic's first president

Usually, the argument about who first served as president of the Republic of Texas involves David G. More...

Property taxes a worry for some retirees

COLLEGE STATION, Tex. - Much has been written about the substantial growth in property tax rates over the past 20 years. More...

Moore Station VFD 17th Annual Classic Car Show this Saturday

The Moore Station VFD 17th Annual Classic Car Show will be held this Saturday, June 9. Registration begins at 10 a.m., with judging starting at noon. Entry fee is $20 per vehicle. Admission is free. More...

IRS warns taxpayers of new e-mail scams

Washington -- The Internal Revenue Service has alerted taxpayers to the latest versions of an e-mail scam intended to fool people into believing they are under investigation by the agency's Criminal Investigation division. More...

News

Celebrating 50 years

Don and Martha Copeland celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on Saturday, June 2, 2007 at their home at 14102 FM-2010 in Chandler, Texas. Don married Martha Reagan on June 1, 1957 in Chandler. Mr. More...

Baty 50th Anniversary

Lee Roy and Bettye Baty will celebrate their fiftieth wedding anniversary with a reception hosted by their children from 1-4 p.m. on June 9, 2007, in the Bethany Suite at Green Acres Baptist Church in Tyler. More...

Christian West vs. Islam East

As I watched the photographic images of our troops fighting six guys in an unmarked Toyota with a mounted 50 cal. machine gun, or six more guys in a ditch firing RPGs, I knew this was going to be a different and difficult war. More...

Sports

Area children's competitive soccer club announces tryouts

Open tryouts are scheduled for July 1-3, and July 7-8, 2007, for the Henderson County RaptorsFC competitive soccer club. The Raptors are presently composed of U-12 girls, U-14 girls, and U-14 boys. More...

Mens & Co-ed Softball Coaches meeting rescheduled

Henderson County YMCA is accepting team registrations for Adult fall men and co-ed softball leagues. More...

Play at the plate

HE'S OUT!-- Highlanders catcher Justin Dunklin tags out a Bulldogs runner trying to score during their game last Thursday in Chandler. For current standings on all the BMC baseball teams go to www.leaguelineup.com/bmcbb. More...