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Benefit Rodeo August 16-18

It is rodeo time again in Athens, Texas, and Smith Pro Rodeos is producing the biggest concert and rodeo production of the year for East Texas. The event will be held at the Henderson County Coliseum in Athens on August 16, 17, and 18. More...

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School

Cheerleaders ready for football season

The Brownsboro Junior High cheerleaders are ready for the 2007 football season. Last week the girls attended a week of cheer camp. Coaches from the NCA came to Brownsboro to hold the week long camp. More...

Brownsboro FFA attends State Convention

Brownsboro FFA Chapter officers attended the 79th annual State FFA Convention in Corpus Christi, July 10-13, 2007. While in attendance the Brownsboro FFA chapter was very well represented. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Glynda Shaver

Glynda Shaver, 58, of Murchison passed away July 21, 2007 in Edom after a sudden death. Services for Mrs. Shaver were held at 10:00 a.m. Wednesday, July 25, 2007 at the Eubank Chapel-Canton, with Rev. Terry Thomison officiating. More...

Lula Joyce Wooden

Graveside services for Lula Joyce Wooden, 68, Chandler, were held Thursday at Weaver Cemetery near Terrell with Pastor Eric Peyton officiating. Arrangements were under direction of Goggans Funeral Home, Terrell. Ms. More...

Letters

Letters To The Editor

Once upon a time about 12 or so years ago I had just graduated beauty school and begun to work here in Brownsboro. More...

LETTER TO EDITOR:

The "buddy system" seems to be the thing if you are getting into politics. Not long after County Judge Holstein was elected to office, County Attorney Owen started getting everything he wanted. More...

Food recall

The Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS) is urging Texas consumers to heed instructions issued in a nationwide recall of certain hot dog sauces and other products manufactured by Castleberry Food Products, Augusta, Ga. More...

Mission complete

U.M. Army fulfills Chandler mission

Their mission was simple; "To provide a Christ-centered, quality youth work camp in the Chandler area that serves people in need and provides spiritual growth and leadership development in youth." After 40 projects were completed at 26 different w More...

Look out local golf courses, `Coach' is on the way

Known throughout the community simply as "Coach," Chris Frederick says the thing he will miss most now that he is retired is the camaraderie with teachers, coaches, and, yes, even administrators. More...

News

Social Security fairness for Texas' public servants

Imagine sitting around the kitchen table with your spouse, planning for a welldeserved retirement, only to learn that your monthly Social Security benefits will be hundreds of dollars less than expected. More...

From the... Editor's Desk

Saying Goodbye to BISD Heroes

In this issue of the Statesman we say good-bye to two of Brownsboro Independent School District's finest, Billy Beasley and Chris "Coach" Frederick. More...

The State of the Union

"Every day, I ask myself the same question: How can this be happening in America? How can people like these be in charge of our country? If I didn't see it with my own eyes, I'd think I was having an hallucination. More...

Sports

RED STORM-

BMC Freshman division champs, the Chandler Red Storm finished the regular season undefeated. 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...

Historical

Many places of LaSalle's murder

On March 19, 1687, as spring's first blossoms began to bring color to the gray winter landscape, a French explorer approached a rustic hunting camp somewhere in an area now known as Texas. More...