September 13, 2007 RSS feed / Front Page

McCarthy takes the reigns

Brownsboro ISD saw fit to fill a position in operations in the summer of 2007. More...

Motorcycle games highlight Saturday Bikerfest

Area bikers and onlookers gathered at Union Hill Baptist Church Saturday, September 8, to witness the first ever Saturday Bikerfest. The event, a collection of games, vendors and worship, began close to 11 am, though people gathered as early as 10. More...

Special Sections

School

Brownsboro ISD MENU

Sept. 17-21 (Milk served with meals)

BREAKFAST MON: Ready-to-eat cereal, Graham crackers, juice TUES: Breakfast bagel, fruit WED: French toast, syrup, fruit THURS: Morning sausage roll, fruit FRI: Cheese toast, fruit LUNCH Elementary, Intermediate, More...

Brookshire's of Chandler adopts Chandler Intermediate School

Employees of the Brookshire's Food Store, 703 Hwy. 31 in Chandler, are volunteering assistance to the students and faculty of Chandler Intermediate School as part of the Adopt-A-School program at Brookshire Grocery Company. More...

Registration deadline is September 21 for October ACT test

The next ACT test will be administered on October 27, 2007. Students who wish to take the college admission and placement exam must register by September 21 - the deadline for having the registration postmarked. More...

Sports

Bearettes open District 14-3A play with Bullard Tuesday

With several tournaments under their belt and many more regular games the Bearettes are ready to face off against District 14-3A opponents for a possible District title and playoff bid. More...

Oh so close; Bears fall 8-6

Heading into the fourth quarter of last Thursday's game against Mount Vernon the Freshman Bears held a 6- 0 lead thanks to the legs and strength of Dallas Huckabee. More...

JV Bears defeat Tigers 22-6

Mount Vernon struck fast scoring a touchdown on their opening possession but the Junior Varsity Bears had the last laugh as they defeated the Tigers 22-6 in Brownsboro last Thursday. More...

Historical

The Kelly Plow

Early in the nineteenth century, American farmers broke the soil pretty much the same way as old English grangers or even Biblical tillers did- with wooden plows. More...

Brownsboro High Homecoming Court

Chad Wilson Photo Friday night a new Brownsboro High School Homecoming Queen will be announced in front of what is expected to be a capacity crowd at Bear Stadium for the Brownsboro-Westwood homecoming football game. More...

BISD Board position open

The Brownsboro ISD school board had over a dozen items on its agenda Sept. 10. The points ranged from filling positions to the district's compliance with federal regulations. More...

BVFD hosts Health Awareness Exhibition

Visitors to the Brownsboro Independent School District track on Saturday, Sept. 8, were treated to an event all about health and safety; the first Fire Safety and Health Exhibition. More...

News

Remembering Gus Levine, M.D.

"Though not your kin, a Friend is your best relative" -Hindu Proverb Gus was the medical doctor the wards assigned to me when I did my "internship" at a mental facility even though I had previously earned advanced degrees in Psychology. More...

Happy Birthday!

Kappa Pi Chapter celebrates 29th birthday

Kappa Pi Chapter of Delta Kappa Gamma Society International met at the home of Lou Brown in Tyler for their September meeting on Thursday, September 6 at 2:00 p.m. Chartered in September 1978, the chapter was celebrating its 29th birthday. More...

DOG FEST this Saturday

The 3rd Annual DOG FEST, coming up this Saturday, September 15, from 9-12:30 at the Mabank Pavilion, will have lots of games and contests for you and your dog. Admission is free -- your dog should be on a leash and up-to-date on his shots. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

John Robert Hagains

Services for Mr. John Robert Hagains, 83, of Bedford, formerly of the Chandler area for 23 years, were held Saturday, Sept. 8, at 10:30 a.m. at West Lake Baptist Church, Chandler, with the Rev. Bob Sexton officiating. More...

Esther Eve Spell

Graveside services for Esther Eve Spell, 91, Brownsboro, Texas, were held at 3 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 8, 2007 at Chandler Memorial Cemetery, with the Revs. Pancras S. More...

Geneva Adams

Mrs. Geneva Adams of Malakoff passed away on September 4, 2007, at Cedar Lake Nursing Facility. 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 Readers; The last time we spoke, was on the subject of respect, at least in some parts. The respect our children are not being shown by parents and the respect they do not display to others as well. More...