August 23, 2007 RSS feed / Front Page

Chandler Council approves rezoning

Chandler City Council held their regular scheduled meeting August 14, 2007. No requests by citizens were brought up which were not on the agenda. More...

New police cars on patrol

Two new black and white police cars patrol the streets of Brownsboro. The police cruisers, Dodge Chargers, arrived in mid-July following a decision made in June. More...

Special Sections

School

Back to School Blues

Each year the thrill of buying school supplies offsets the dread of returning to the classroom for many children. Along with new school supplies, there is the pure anticipation of meeting the new teacher on the first day of class. More...

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Obituaries - Free Access

Marguerite Loyd

Services for Marguerite O. Loyd, 88, of Chandler, were held at 10 a.m. Friday at West Lake Baptist Church with Rev. Eric Peyton and Rev. Bob Sexton officiating. More...

Flora Garnell Richards

Services for Flora Garnell Richards, 76, Chandler were held Thursday at First Assembly of God Church of Chandler with the Rev. Mickey Ellis officiating. Burial was in Concord Cemetery, Chandler, under direction of Chandler Memorial Funeral Home. More...

Russell H. Thedford

Services for Russell H. Thedford, 83, Chandler, formerly of Tyler and Edom, were held at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Stewart Family Funeral Home chapel with Johnny Anders officiating. Burial followed in the Edom Cemetery. Mr. 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

Fairmount

The only visible reminders of Old Fairmount, an early East Texs community in southern Sabine County, are a well-kept graveyard and a church founded in 1887. More...

Police crack down on impaired driving

Drunk driving is one of America's deadliest crimes. In fact, during 2005, nearly 13,000 people were killed in highway crashes involving a driver or motorcycle operator with an illegal blood alcohol concentration (BAC) of .08 or higher. More...

Straus joins Statesman staff

Hello, my name is Nathan Straus. I'm a big fellow with sometimes short, sometimes long, black hair. More consistent is my love of writing. More...

BISD edits school calendar

During the regular scheduled Brownsboro Independent School Board meeting last Monday night the Board approved a revision of the 2007-08 school calendar. More...

News

First Responders: The spirit of volunteerism

Texas's earliest settlers appreciated the wide open spaces of our vast landscape, but were quick to band together for the common good when an emergency arose. Nothing brought out that cooperative spirit more rapidly than the specter of fire. More...

From the... Editor's Desk

Your paper - your way

The Statesman has been a part of the Chandler and Brownsboro community for 31 years and has always kept the standard of local news first. More...

What is Love?

"Love others as thyself." - Leviticus Mohaandas Gandhi answers that question in his autobiography. He says the pivotal experience of his life occurred as a youth who confessed to his father that he had stolen money for food and cigarettes. More...

Sports

Bears quarterback yet to be decided

For the past three years the Brownsboro Bears never had to worry who would be the team's starting quarterback for the varsity football squad. This year head coach John Settle has three quarterbacks competing for the top spot. More...

Warren, Hankla earn first place during annual 5k Fun Run

System Manager, TMF Sportscare The weather once again cooperated for the 6th Annual Chandler 5K Run & Walk held this past Saturday Aug. 18th at First United Methodist Church in Chandler. More...

Letters

LETTER TO THE EDITOR:

This is a follow-up to Mrs. Hall's "Just following the rules." I among a lot of other citizens in Chandler was just amazed that Mrs. Hall would not even mention the fact that Mr. and Mrs. More...

LETTER TO EDITOR:

I doubt that this will be published, but in view of the article on Aug. More...