October 4, 2007 RSS feed / Front Page

Belarus Choir picks Chandler tour spot

The Belarus National Christian Choir will come to Chandler's First Baptist Church on Thursday, October 11, at 6:30 pm. The evening of song will be part of the choir's 30-day tour of the United States. More...

Special Sections

School

BISD announces Energy Saver Award Winners

The Brownsboro "Energy Saver" Award winners have been selected for the spring semester. The award, Kevin McCarthy, director of operations and energy manager, said, includes a certificate and $25 in cash. More...

Seton Hall Grad

Tracy Johnson Brand, a former resident of Chandler and a 1990 graduate of Brownsboro High School, recently graduated from Seton Hall University in Newark, New Jersey, with a Masters in Health Administration. More...

Brownsboro ISD MENU

October 8-12 (Milk served with meals) BREAKFAST MON: Ready to eat cereal, Graham crackers, juice TUES: Sausage biscuit w/cheese, juice WED: Sausage & pancake on a stick, fruit THUR: Breakfast pizza, fruit FRI: Cinnamon toast, More...

Sports

Boys Little Dribblers prepare for new season

The Brownsboro Little Dribblers had their annual organizational meeting on September 23 in the Chandler Elementary School cafeteria. The meeting was used to elect new officers and review bylaws concerning Little Dribblers. More...

Bearettes sweep Canton

The Brownsboro Bearettes improved to 2-1 in District 14-3A play after sweeping the visiting Canton Eaglettes last Friday evening at home in Brownsboro. More...

Another blowout

JV Bears dominate Rains, win 40-16

Each week they keep getting better and for the last two they look almost unstoppable. More...

News of Record

District Attorney reports court activity

District Attorney, Donna R. Bennett, reports the following Court activity for the weeks of August 27, 2007 through September 7, 2007. More...

Highway trick or treating alternative

Chandler will celebrate Halloween in Winchester Park. Businesses from along highway 31 will camp on the park's sidewalk and offer free candy to trick or treating children. The real benefit, however, is not the sweets. More...

Calling all talent to the Pow Wow

In his preparation for the October 13 Pow Wow, Jeff Smiley has released an estimate of how he believes the day will proceed. More...

Scattered showers create wet roads

A Dodge pickup flipped over on FM 314 Thursday, September 27, blocking traffic for two hours in the early afternoon. More...

What's Happening

The Chandler 4-H Club began meeting at its new date and location October 2 (1st Tuesday of each month), 7 P.M. at Faith Baptist Church, FM 315, Chandler. Gospel Concert! More...

News

A Texas visitor heads South for winter

Every fall, as the first coldair `norther swings into Texas, millions of part-time Texas residents ride the cold front south toward Mexico. We will all look forward to their return next spring. More...

Cook of the Week

Imogene Berry spends her days surrounded by animals and sewing. She has three cats, one dog and a sewing and alteration business. More...

It's storytime

Storytime has resumed at the Chandler Public Library. Lynda McQuaid provides entertaining stories for pre-school and older children every Thursday at 10:00 AM. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

B.W. Losack

Services for B.W. Losack, 82, Chandler, were held Saturday, September 29, 2007 at 1:00 p.m. at Lakewood Funeral Chapel, Lake Jackson, Texas. Burial was in Restwood Memorial Park, Lake Jackson, under direction of Chandler Memorial Funeral Home. More...

James "Jim" Jones

Memorial services for James Joseph "Jim" Jones, 46, Murchison, were held at 2 p.m. Monday at Texas Freshwater Fisheries Center of Athens. Arrangements were under direction of Cooper Funeral Home, Athens. Mr. Jones died Sept. 28, 2007, in Tyler. More...

Posey Payne Albritton

Services for Posey Payne Albritton, 78, Chandler, were held Friday, September 28, 2007, at Chandler Memorial Funeral Home chapel, with Rev. Doug Anderson officiating. 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

Good night Irene

Since Shreveport and Caddo Parish were once members of the old East Texas Chamber of Commerce, it is appropriate for the East Texas Historical Association to consider Huddie Leadbetter, better known as Leadbelly, as part of our past -- especially s More...