June 28, 2007 RSS feed / Front Page

The FUN Riders head north to Alaska

The FUN Riders are off again! This time it's north to Alaska, their final destination in their three-year quest to visit all 50 states by motorcycle and make food drops to the hungry. More...

TVCC sends letter to Gov. Perry

The board of trustees at Trinity Valley Community College wants some answers from Governor Rick Perry. More...

Special Sections

Obituaries - Free Access

William George Ellis

Services for William George Ellis, 81, Chandler, were held at 2:30 p.m. Wednesday, June 27, at Burks Walker Tippit Funeral Home chapel, Tyler, with the Revs. Marvin Cole and Sam Boyd officiating. More...

John R. Harber Jr.

Memorial graveside services for John Richard "Ricky" Harber Jr., 51, Brownsboro, were held at 2 p.m. Sunday at Oaklawn Cemetery, Cooper, under direction of Carroll-Lehr Funeral Home, Athens. Mr. Harber died June 21, 2007 in a Tyler hospital. More...

Martha Lou Miller

Graveside services for Martha Lou Miller, 74, Edom, were held at 10 a.m. Saturday at Ingram Cemetery with Pastor Walter Jones officiating under direction of Hilliard Funeral Home, Van. Mrs. Miller died June 18, 2007, in Tyler. More...

Writer's Corner

Writers' Corner

NISSAN SPECIAL EDITION Bought the car from Brian Bragg. Thought all my kin were gonna' gag. Little bitty and looked a little jive, But it had air and was fun to drive. My friends said it was too small for me, But I saw things they couldn't see. More...

Historical

ALL THINGS HISTORICAL A LOOK AT EAST TEXAS HISTORY

Replying to readers

One of the pleasures of writing this column is hearing from readers all over East Texas, especially when they offer suggestions or ask questions. More...

Wet Landing

SLIPPERY MISHAP -- No injuries were reported when this 1998 Chevrolet Silverado pick up truck driven by Bradley Allen Rogers, 20, of Chandler, left the roadway and ended up in Lake Palestine, Monday afternoon. More...

Mays indicted on two counts of capital murder

The Eustace man charged with fatally shooting two peace officers and wounding a third was indicted by a Henderson County Grand Jury on June 20. More...

God's Open Hands helps the needy

God's Open Hands Food Pantry hours are every Tuesday and Thursday from 10 a.m., until 1 p.m., and the Second Saturday of each month from 10 a.m., until 1 p.m. Each month approximately 300+ families are helped. 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 this Friday, June 29 for the July 5 issue. More...

News

McLean 65th Anniversary

W.E. "Saint" and Nettie Jo McLean will be honored by their children at a reception on Sunday, July 1, 2007 from 1:00 to 3:00 p.m. at the Brownsboro United Methodist Church Fellowship Hall. More...

Dungan / Bragdon unite in marriage

Beth Dungan and Justin Bragdon, both of Murchison, were united in marriage June 23, 2007 at 2:00 o'clock in the afternoon, at Leagueville Baptist Church. Officiant of the double-ring ceremony was Bro. Tom Bragdon. More...

Crossley / Pride Wedding

Lacy Kate Crossley and Richard Allen Pride were married June 16, 2007 at the First United Methodist Church of Chandler. Officiants were Pastor Terry Davis of Mineola and Reverend Jim Griffin of Chandler. The bride is the daughter of Mr. More...

Letters

There goes the neighborhood

"We rarely notice the importance of a valuable asset `til it somehow disappears forever from our lives." - Tolstoy - Listen. More...

TO bE an aMERICan

July Fourth isn't just a day off. It's more than barbecues and parties. The Fourth of July is a time to renew your gratitude for your good fortune to be living in the greatest country in the world. More...

Letter To The Editor

Editor: In regards to the editorial - Breach of Contract - Rezoning Nightmare Correction to the date of the Chandler Planning and Zoning meeting. More...