June 21, 2007 RSS feed / Front Page

Brownsboro City Council discusses proposed budget

At Brownsboro's city council meeting Mayor Ronny Harris went over the proposed city budget with council members. The council decided for the first time in at least 26 years that a budget workshop would not be necessary. More...

Special Sections

Obituaries - Free Access

Lt. Col. William Rozell, Jr.

Services for Lt. Col. William F. Rozell, Jr., 82 of Tyler, were held at 10 a.m. Wednesday at Stewart Family Funeral Home, Tyler, with the Rev. Dennis Newburn officiating. Burial was in Tyler Memorial Park. Col. More...

Thomas Edward Markgraf

Services for Mr. Thomas Edward Markgraf, 48, Chandler, were held Monday, June 18, 2007 at First Assembly of God Church, Chandler, with the Rev. Mickey Ellis officiating. Arrangements were under the direction of Chandler Memorial Funeral Home. More...

Sports

BIG DOGS

The Big Dogs 8-9 year old coach pitch division of the East Texas Girls Softball League finished the season in First place Saturday, with a 12-0 record, and will advance to District playoffs the week of July 2, in Mildred, Texas. More...

Bear Basketball Camp draws 98 students

In just his second year as camp instructor at BHS Coach Jeff Hutchins drew 98 boys to the Annual Bear Basketball Camp last Monday-Friday. More...

Bearette Softball Camp

ANNUAL SOFTBALL CAMP-- More than 40 young girls attended the Annual Bearette Softball Camp held last Monday- Thursday at the Bearette Softball Field in Brownsboro. More...

BISD movers & shakers

A new school year brings changes in teachers and staff

With the new school year approaching there have been many changes and will continue to be some changes of the personnel in the Brownsboro Independent School district. More...

Chandler City Council passes burning ordinance

At last week's Chandler City Council meeting citizens shared their thoughts, both good and bad, on the outdoor burning ordinance before the council made their decision. More...

NOTICE

The Statesman will be closed in observance of Independence Day, Wednesday July 4. Those who send in news by email or fax can still do so by noon Monday, July 2. Advertising deadline is noon on Friday, June 29 for the July 5 issue. More...

News

The Statesman office to be closed on July 4

The Statesman will be closed in observance of Independence Day, Wednesday July 4. Those who send in news by email or fax can still do so by noon Monday, July 2. Advertising deadline is noon on Friday, June 29 for the July 5 issue. More...

Meals on Wheels Ministry, Inc.

Menu June 25-29

(Milk served with meals) Orange Juice Served in Centers MON: Oven baked chicken, new potatoes, seasoned broccoli, wheat bread, pudding TUES: Smoked sausage, buttered hominy, seasoned spinach, bread, Jell-O WED: Chicken broccoli casserole, sea More...

Friends & Flowers

On Wednesday, June 6, Sara Taylor planned an exciting day for the "Friends & Flowers " ladies. It was a trip to Dallas to visit Jim Bagswell Design Studio & Gallery on Oak Lawn. More...

Writer's Corner

Writers' Corner

If you have a poem, song lyrics or a short story and you would like to share 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

Editor:

Last Monday I did a stupid thing; I started a brush fire using gasoline. The fire came back on me, sending me into pain that I did not know existed. More...

Breach of Contract Rezoning NIGHTMARE

"Chandler, City with a Heart"???

Can this statement really be true when we have a person in our community who owns many properties and is constantly causing havoc in our neighborhoods? More...

Historical

ALL THINGS HISTORICAL A LOOK AT EAST TEXAS HISTORY

Korley's Kolumns

Some seventy years ago, a self-educated farmer and justice of the peace in Henderson County started writing letters to the Athens Daily Review. More...