July 19, 2007 RSS feed / Front Page

Hartsfield resigns from School Board

Long-time school board member John Hartsfield resigned from his position on the board during last Monday's regular scheduled BISD board meeting. More...

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School

Local students inducted into the National Honor Roll

Lynbrook, NY - Thirty-nine students from the region covered by The Chandler & Brownsboro Statesman qualified for induction into the 2006- 2007 National Honor Roll. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

E. "Bud" Cade

Services for E. Ras "Bud" Cade, 74, Chandler, are scheduled for 11 a.m. Thursday at Chandler First United Methodist Church with the Rev. Dr. Stanley R. Copeland officiating. More...

Argle Lee Hicks

Memorial services for Argle Lee Hicks, age 67, of Chandler are scheduled for 10:00 a.m. Monday, July 23, 2007 at Lake Palestine United Methodist Church with Rev. Richard Prather officiating. Mr. More...

Janie Parker Darden

Chapel services for Janie Parker Darden, 85, of Tyler, were held at 11 a.m. Saturday at Tyler Memorial Funeral Home chapel with Rev. Chris Trent officiating. Burial followed in Rock Hill Cemetery under the direction of Tyler 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

Letter To The Editor

I would just like for everyone to know we still have some great people living in the Brownsboro area. I found this out again last Saturday. I went over to the Adams Peach Farm and picked a few peaches. More...

Historical

ALL THINGS HISTORICAL A LOOK AT EAST TEXAS HISTORY

John Henry Faulk

At an annual meeting of ETHA late in the 1970s, our members were entertained by John Henry Faulk, who came over from Madisonville to Nacogdoches to present a memorable program. Faulk was simply the best storyteller I ever heard. More...

Chandler City Council denies rezoning request; amends forum

Before a standing room only crowd of concerned citizens, the Chandler City Council voted to retain the current residential zoning on the property directly across from the entrance to the Phoenix West Subdivision. More...

Body recovered from Lake Palestine

Henderson County officials recovered the body of a Frankston man from Lake Palestine Monday afternoon. Steve John Stein, age 58, of Brierwood Bay Addition was reported missing about 1:30 a.m. Sunday. He was last seen at the Brierwood Bay P.O.A. More...

BHS welcomes the return of Kenneth Wooten

The hallways of Brownsboro High School are lined with pictures of graduating classes, including the 8x10's of each Valedictorian and Salutatorian. Like the young people in those pictures, Kenneth Wooten has a history at BHS. More...

News

From the... Editor's Desk

It has been an interesting week so far as Editor. First off I would like to say "Thank You" to everyone who has congratulated me on the new position and my engagement. More...

Recovering from disaster, preparing for the future

Sam Houston once said, "Texas has yet to learn submission to any oppression, come from what source it may." The recent floods in north and central Texas are a tragic reminder of the devastating impact natural disasters have on our families, busines More...

The cowboy - a Texas legend

Nothing has done more to define the American character than the image of the Texas cowboy. More...

Sports

Surprise, Surprise

Chandler Bulldogs capture District Crown, advance to State Tournament

Mother Nature must have been a fan of the Chandler Bulldogs last Friday night as she held back the rain long enough for the Bulldogs to win the TTAB District Five championship. More...

Several X-Treme players participate in All-Star game

Gary Craig and Larry Anding, owners of the Texas United Football League (TUFL) and the Texas Xtreme football team, were chosen to head up the TUFLcoaching staff in Saturday's football game in San Antonio, Texas, featuring the TUFLAll Stars vs. More...

Bombers return to World Series

Although the Brownsboro Bears baseball season ended in April at least two members of the varsity team are still kicking up dirt on the diamond. More...