October 11, 2007 RSS feed / Front Page

Wet road creates slick danger

At 1:57 pm Monday, October 8, a Mercury Mountaineer hit slippery roads and dove into a ditch, flipping several times before coming to a stop on the side of the road. More...

Special Sections

School

Back 2 School Main Event was an `awesome' success

The Back 2 School Main Event was an awesome success this year! The Main Event is an annual event that Faith Baptist Church of Brownsboro sponsors to energize our community teenagers and those abroad for the new school year. More...

Brownsboro ISD MENU

October 15-19 (Milk served with meals) BREAKFAST MON: Ready to eat cereal, Graham crackers, juice TUE: Waffle sticks w/ syrup, warm cinnamon apples WED: Chicken nuggets, biscuit, gravy, fruit THUR: Sausage biscuit w/cheese, More...

2008 CMIS Scholars chosen

Two students at Texas A&M University's Mays Business School have been named the 2008 Center for the Management of Information Systems Scholars. More...

Sports

Brownsboro football runs in the family

It isn't unheard of for three generations of young men to enjoy the game of football. More rare is the case of Ryan Epperson, a senior in the third generation of Eppersons to play football for Brownsboro High School. More...

Play it safe when it comes to concussions

(NewsUSA) - More than 38 million boys and girls between the ages of 5 and 18 participate in organized youth sports. More...

Bearettes sweep Chapel Hill; fall to Athens

Last week began the way the Bearettes had hoped but on Friday they ended the week on a sour note as they fell to the No. 7 Athens Lady Hornets in four sets. More...

Historical

Restoring Davy's Spring

An East Texas landmark remembered by motorists from the last century has been given a long-deserved facelift at Crockett. More...

`CodeRED'

Chandler contracts with CodeRED Emergency Communications Network

The City of Chandler gained the "CodeRED" high-speed telephone emergency notification system from its recent contract with Emergency Communications Network Inc. of Ormond Beach, Florida, a press release said Friday, October 5. More...

BISD school board approves band trip to Disney World

The Brownsboro Independent School District board of trustees unanimously approved Monday, October 8, a request to allow the district's band program to travel to Orlando, Florida. More...

Scott Bragg named Compliance Officer

As of October 1, Chandler's new code compliance officer is on duty. Scott Bragg, born and raised in the area, has been named to the position and has been in law enforcement for over 15 years. More...

News

What's Happening

The 2007/2008 Brownsboro Intermediate School PTO Officers are President Coleen Compton, Vice President Tonya Morrison,Secretary Leslie Blevins, Treasurer Sandra Adair, and Historian Jeff Smiley. More...

Mismanagement and Hubris

"Those who would give Essential Liberty to purchase a little Temporary Safety deserve neither Liberty nor Safety." - Benjamin Franklin What is your "favorite" nightmare story out of Iraq? More...

Cook of the Week

Glenda Elliot, mother of two, dedicated licensed vocational nurse, and wife of 38 years to Ernest Elliot, is a veteran of the art of baking. "My mother loved to cook and bake," Elliot said. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Mary Virginia Ashcraft Nail

Our loving wife, mother, grandmother, sister and friend entered her heavenly home on October 8, 2007 at the age of 81 after a long and courageous battle with cancer. More...

Charles Edwin Gentry

Services for Charles Edwin Gentry, 85, Tyler, were held Wednesday at Westwood Baptist Church with the Rev. James E. Cheatham officiating. Burial was in Tyler Memorial Park Cemetery under direction of Lloyd James Funeral Home, Tyler. More...

Dale White

Services for Allen Dale White, 52, Edom, were held Wednesday at Hilliard Funeral Home, Van, with Pastor Bob Smith officiating. Burial was in Edom Cemetery. Mr. White died Oct. 7, 2007, in a Tyler hospice. 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

It has now been four months since Coy Ellis has been sleeping and staying out of his house that the City of Chandler sewer ruined for him and his family. More...