June 14, 2007 RSS feed / Front Page

County Animal Control meetings begin in Chandler

The need to have animal control has increased with the increase of population to Henderson County. More...

SCAM ALERT

The letter was to a "Charles M. Hall." When mail is in my box, it belongs to me. Rarely do I check it `til my little letter opener zips it open. Had my box number on it so, ... anyway, I read it. More...

Special Sections

Obituaries - Free Access

Connie Ruth Morgan Spearman

Graveside services for Mrs. Connie Ruth Morgan Spearman, 57, of Chandler, will be held Friday, June 15, 2007 at 10:00 a.m. at Chandler Memorial Cemetery, with Rev. Patsy Milam officiating. More...

Robert Boyd Kelly

Graveside services for Mr. Robert Boyd Kelly, 87, of Tyler, Texas were held Sunday, June 10, 2007 at 2:00 p.m., at Tyler Memorial Park Cemetery with Bro. Elzie Johnson officiating. Burial was under the direction of Chandler Memorial Funeral Home. 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

Letters to the editor

Editor: There were a number of issues passed into law by the 80th legislature directly affecting East Texas. Friends of the Neches River and Save Texas Parks were involved in the following issues. More...

Historical

Van Zandt County Historical Commission

The Van Zandt County Historical Commission met at a special meeting on Thursday, June 7 at the Ranchero Restaurant in Canton with chairman Dr. Rollin Sininger of Canton presiding. More...

ALL THINGS HISTORICAL A LOOK AT EAST TEXAS HISTORY

Death Superstitions

Few things have changed as much as dying. In early East Texas, the death of a family member or friend was a serious event surrounded by traditional rituals, a lengthy period of mourning and widespread respect for the deceased. More...

HONORING THE AMERICAN FLAG

What does the American Flag mean to me? It means the home of the brave and the land of the free. It's not just a piece of cloth from an assembly line, But a sacred symbol that will survive the test of time. More...

Cattle Baron's Ball gearing up for 10th year

For some folks October might seem like a long way off, but for those serving on this year's Cattle Baron's Ball committee, it's just around the corner. More...

Palestine man wins MSVFD Classic Car & Truck Show

More than 30 car and truck exhibitors withstood the sweltering heat Saturday afternoon to compete in the Moore Station Volunteer Fire Department's Annual Classic Car & Truck Show, held at the Moore Station Community Center. More...

News

Meals on Wheels Ministry, Inc.

Menu June 18-22 Orange Juice Served in Centers MON: Chicken fritter, mashed potatoes, green beans, bread, fresh fruit TUES: Turkey/cheese sandwich, English pea salad, lettuce/tomato, Jell-O WED: Pulled pork/gravy, blackeyed peas, turnip green More...

Weather

Thursday: Few Storms, H.90 L.72 Friday: Few Storms, H.90 L.71 Saturday: Few Storms, H.90 L.70 Sunday: Few Storms, H.90 L.71 More...

Marynell Bryant speaker at VZCGS meeting June 23

The Van Zandt County Genealogical Society will meet Saturday, June 23, at the Van Zandt County Public Library, 317 First Monday Lane in Canton. The meeting will be held at 2:00 p.m. in the Buchanan Room. The public is invited to attend. More...

Sports

Successful tournament!

and during the tournament the First Annual Summer H.E.A.T. boy's baseball tournament hosted by the BMC Baseball League was considered quite successful. Over $3,000 was raised to go towards aiding juveniles with childhood diseases. More...

Bear Football Camp

FOOTBALL TRAINING-- More than 130 kids attended the Annual Bear Football Camp last week at the track in Brownsboro. Pictured are some of the kids who participated in the four-day camp. More...

Men, & Co-ed Softball Coaches meeting rescheduled, again

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