August 30, 2007 RSS feed / Front Page

Chandler Pow Wow plans announced

It's time to get in swing of sports, fairs, fall celebrations, and cooler weather by entering into the fun and excitement as area organizations and businesses gear up for this year's annual Parade and Pow Wow to be held Saturday, October 13, in Win More...

Librarian promotes literacy in Africa

For Nancy Bertholf, Henderson County Memorial Library East's librarian, the drive for literacy and the love of reading doesn't end in Henderson County. It doesn't end in Texas, and it doesn't even end in America. More...

Special Sections

School

A is for excellent teachers

My mind always thinks of teachers this time of year because I know they are getting ready long before their students arrive on that first day of school. More...

TVCC completes reaccreditation process

A team of college administrators from several different states visited Trinity Valley Community College last fall. More...

Back to school? Don't forget breakfast

Are your kiddos back in school? More important than those new backpacks or fashionable school clothes is the meal that helps them make it through the school day: BREAKFAST! 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:

Dear editor: I'm not sure where this item goes, but I'd like to publicly thank The Statesman for the beautiful article celebrating our 50th. anniversary. More...

Letter to the Editor:

Dear Editor:: Wow!! The mind reels. So it goes . . . . Charles C. Hall, EdD Chandler, TX More...

Rain is gone, damages assessed

The month of July was a wet one for East Texas. Rain hit Henderson County with a splash, and there are few counters to so much rain falling at one time. More...

Plans for coffee shop brewing in Chandler

The City of Chandler will see a new addition to State Highway 31 come winter. A coffee shop, complete with internet and a drive-through, is officially slated for construction. More...

Cattle Baron's Style Show scheduled for September 19

The Athens Country Club will be the setting for the Cattle Baron's Style Show on Wednesday, September 19th. The event this year is sponsored by Dr. Mark Eldore and Dr. Lynne Baumgartner of the Athens Women's and Children's Center. More...

News

Texans answer call to service

Meeting the people who help make Texas so special is the greatest privilege of serving as your Senator. More...

The Circuit Rider:

`Grandfather rode a horse to preach, I ride a motorcycle'

A few years ago, I was in conversation with another pastor, when he happened to mention that he was riding a new Harley. I didn't have a bike at the time, and felt I couldn't afford to buy one. More...

Cain Center announces fall programs

Fall at Cain Center is bursting with activity. Opportunities abound for all ages. Registration is going on now for current and upcoming classes and programs. More...

Sports

Bailey named Bears starting QB

Once the competition began at quarterback, sophomore Zach Bailey stepped up to the challenge to earn the starting spot for the Bears in their season opener against Jacksonville this Friday night. More...

Special sports preview section this week

For the second year in a row The Statesman is proud to provide the community a look at the fall sports teams with a special section titled "Return to the Gridiron". More...

CastingKids State Champs

Courtesy Photo For the first time in the history of the CastingKids competition brothers Issac (11-14) and Zay Ridgle (7-10) of Murchison earned the Casting Kids State Title in their respective age divisions on Saturday, August 18 in Round Rock, Texa More...