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Grand Jury indicts 13

Henderson Co. D.A. Report

District Attorney, Donna R. More...

What's Happening

A retirement party for former BIS principal Billy Beasley will be held on Friday, July 13 in the Brownsboro Administration office from 10am-12pm. More...

Special Sections

School

TVCC sets dates for freshman orientation programs

Trinity Valley Community College is now accepting registration forms for freshman orientation. The orientation programs are designed to give new students a first-hand look at college life. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Anthony Franklin Haynes

Funeral services for Anthony Franklin Haynes, 74, of Murchison were held at 1:00 p.m. Wednesday at the First United Methodist Church in Chandler, Texas. Burial followed in the Oaklawn Memorial Park of Athens. More...

Linda Sue Kenner

Memorial services and visitation for Linda Sue Kenner, 61, Chandler, were held Wednesday at Burks Walker Tippit Funeral Home, Tyler. Mrs. Kenner died July 9, 2007, in Tyler. She was born April 16, 1946, in Tyler to the late Robert Sr. More...

Maurice Clayton Stauning

Services for Maurice Clayton Stauning, 87, Chandler, were held at 10 a.m. Saturday at Chandler First Assembly of God with the Rev. Mickey Ellis 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...

Letters

LETTER TO EDITOR:

A sincere Thank You to Sharon and Lin Lindsey, the nurses and staff at the Chandler Nursing Center, the doctors and nurses at the Tyler Medical Center, the staff of Chandler Memorial Funeral Home, to the pallbearers, the singers and the pastors at More...

In response to Dr. Hall's 4th of July article:

In response to Dr. Halls article The Fourth of July..... "I trust Mark Hall, Attorney Law , destined for Judgeship and the esteemed Dr. More...

Dear Citizens of Henderson County,

I would like to introduce myself. My name is Ray Nutt. I have decided to run for Sheriff of Henderson County in the upcoming Republican Primary in the sheriff's election in 2008. More...

BISD planning for future growth

Summer is in full swing and while most of the world is enjoying a holiday from getting children to school on time and facing their homework in the evening, Joel Irwin has school on his mind year round. More...

Brownsboro High School new student registration begins Monday, July 16

2007-08 schedule and parking information also released

As the school year draws near Brownsboro High School is busy preparing for the new batch of students as well as the returning ones. Beginning Monday, July 16 new students are encouraged to register between the hours of 9:00am-3:00pm daily. More...

Benefit to aid area mother with breast cancer scheduled

A fundraiser to benefit a Chandler mother, Rhonda Cade Pulley, 35, who is fighting breast cancer, is scheduled for July 21 at the Chandler Community Center. More...

News

From the... Editor's Desk

Welcome to the first edition of the "Editor's Desk". The purpose of this column I will discuss later in the article. First off I would like to introduce myself to those in the community who do not know who I am. More...

Work must continue on border security and immigration reform

Border security and illegal immigration are two of the most important issues facing Texas today. More...

Trolley car redux

"Give the public the color (of the car) it wants so long as it's black." --Henry Ford Americans' love affair with the automobile has never waned over the hundred years of its introduction. On the contrary, it has only deepened. More...

Sports

Chandler t-ball teams head to state playoffs

Chandler Rugrats - 2007 TTAS District 5 Girls T-Ball Tournament Champions Chandler Dragonflies - 2007 TTAS District 5 Girls T-Ball Tournament Runner-up More...

`Redneck t-ball'

Daily rains push district playoff action indoors

While the recent area rains may have been good for fishermen and farmers they nearly wiped out area little league playoffs. Several games had to be postponed and some scrimmages canceled due to poor field conditions and the weather. More...

Historical

ALL THINGS HISTORICAL A LOOK AT EAST TEXAS HISTORY

A sturdy pioneer

One of my favorite history addicts is ninety-four-year-old Pearl Weaver Havard, who also cooks a mean plate of cat-head biscuits and brown gravy. More...