September 27, 2007 RSS feed / Front Page

WWII Veteran to serve as parade Grand Marshal

Tom Martin, President of the Chandler Lions Club, announced that W.V. (Bud) Taylor, a resident of the Chandler community, will serve as Grand Marshal of the upcoming 2007 Pow Wow Parade. Mr. More...

Special Sections

School

Brownsboro Junior High School

STUDENTS OF THE WEEK

Abbey Adair 7th Grade BJHS Parents: Teri & Craig Adair Brothers/Sisters: Andrew & Austin Hobbies: Friends, Cheer, volleyball, basketball More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Ruby T. Day

Graveside services for Ruby T. Day, 92, of Brownsboro, were held Tuesday, September 25, 2007 at Tyler Memorial Park. Officiating her service were Rev. Marvin Cole and Rev. Tommy Weems. Mrs. Day passed away September 22, 2007, in Chandler, Texas. More...

L.D. "Joe" Stokes

Graveside services for L.D. "Joe" Stokes, 81, Chandler, were held at 10 a.m. Wednesday at Concord Cemetery in Henderson County, with the Rev. Bud Peters officiating under direction of Burks Walker Tippit Funeral Directors, Tyler. 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

Encore:

Remembering Gus Levine, M.D.

"We feel in one world; we think and name in another . " -M.N. Whitehead Who there be who could not cherish the rare experience of knowing and being befriended by and with a remarkable human being such as a Gus Levine? More...

Letter to the Editor

Dear Editor, I am writing this letter to hopefully get some results from my complaint that I have with the city of Brownsboro. I have called the city over the past month and a half and gone into the city offices and complained with no resolve. More...

Re: Let's finish the fight

Victory Plan in Iraq President Bush has a clear plan for victory in Iraq that begins with training Iraqi forces so they can defend their country and fight the terrorists. We are making tremendous progress towards this objective. More...

Officer added

Chandler to hire code compliance officer

The City of Chandler is set to hire a code compliance officer, an employee of the city who will inspect property for regulation and ordinance violations. More...

Murchison ISD earns "Recognized" rating

Murchison Independent School District, a school of 152 students, 14 classroom teachers and 17 other staff members, received "Academically Recognized" status from the Texas Education Agency. More...

BISD addresses attendance rate with new program

In order to properly address the issue of students with low attendance rates, Brownsboro Independent School District has hired Kevin Simon to fill the position of youth services coordinator. More...

Wooden tractor donated to Cattle Baron's auction

The tenth annual Cattle Baron's Ball is set to begin at 7 pm Saturday, October 6. The ball will include dinner and live entertainment, as well as live and silent auctions. More...

News

Cook of the Week

For Tanya Morgan, living in Brownsboro is a relatively recent thing. She came here after a four-year stay in Chandler to be closer to the high school. "We moved out here for the schools," Tanya said. "The teachers really care about the students. More...

Cook Of The Week Returns!

If you or someone you know would make a good Cook of the Week call Nathan at The Statesman to set up a time to be interviewed. You may also email us your suggestions. 903-852-7641 statesman@embarqmail.com More...

The Statesman now sold in Murchison

Due to the large number of subscribers and increasing demand in the Murchison area, The Statesman has added two single-copy locations in Murchison. More...

Sports

Bears Basketball circa 1922

Courtesy Photo This old photo was found by Brownsboro resident Dwayne Garner and turned in to Brownsboro Coach Fred Griffin. Do you know any of the young men pictured here? More...

STUDENT TRAINER OF THE WEEK

Magan YOrk - SeniOr

Magan as been a Student Trainer for four years and plans to attend college to become an Athletic Trainer. More...

Bearettes fall in district opener

Set one was outstanding but the following two sets in last Tuesday's District 14-3A opener did not go the way the varsity Bearettes had planned. More...

Historical

Newton, Texas

It is strange how my life has intertwined with Newton County, the long, slender eastern twin of Jasper County located in southeast Texas just north of Orange and Beaumont, Texas. More...