October 18, 2007 RSS feed / Front Page

Brownsboro Police department renovations now complete

The Brownsboro police department and municipal court went under the hammer after the city approved a renovation proposal Thursday, October 11. More...

Crime lab visits Chandler Intermediate

Over a hundred kids stayed after school Thursday, October 11. They weren't in any sort of trouble; they stayed in the gym. They weren't there for a sports game, either. They came to view a crime lab presentation, and to witness forensics in action. More...

Special Sections

School

Brownsboro ISD MENU

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BREAKFAST MON: Ready to eat cereal, Graham crackers, juice TUE: Sausage biscuit w/ cheese, juice WED: French toast sticks w/syrup, fruit THUR: Breakfast pizza, fruit FRI: Cinnamon toast, fruit LUNCH CES, BES, CIS, BIS, More...

MISD Honor Roll

1st Grade, All A - Dylan Davis, Elizabeth Kozlovsky, Karina Ornelas, Morgan Teaff. A-B - Carson Adair, Christian Beasley, Ana Castillo, Patrick Castleberry, Maribel Figueroa, Jayce Hornsby, Tyler Keyworth, Sammy Reed. More...

STUDENTS OF THE WEEK

Brownsboro Junior High School

Trey Volentine 8th Grade BJHS Parents: Allen & Angela Volentine Brothers/Sisters: Trent, Trista Hobbies: Golf, basketball, trumpet More...

Sports

Bearettes fall twice in district play

It was a tough week for the Brownsboro Bearettes as they fell to Bullard and Van. On the road in Bullard last Tuesday the Bearettes lost in three sets, 25-21, 25-13,25-23. More...

JV Bears tie with Van

Despite a 102 yard rushing effort by OT Moore, the Bears Junior Varsity squad tied with the Van Vandals last Thursday night in Van. Brownsboro took a first half lead of 8-0 as Moore raced into the endzone from 48 yards out. More...

Ben Wheeler team wins Bluegill Tournament

ATHENS, Texas-The team of Larry Brown and James Gandy took first place in the annual Big Fish Bluegill Tournament held at the Texas Freshwater Fisheries Center October 6 with a four-fish stringer weighing 2.96 pounds. More...

Historical

Long hot summers

Veterans of the "long hot summers" of the summers of the 1960s, a time of racial tension, would have thought it "de ja vu all over again" if they had remembered 1919. More...

2007 Chandler Pow Wow

Nathan Straus Photo The Culpepper & Merriweather Circus was one of the highlights of the 2007 Chandler Pow Wow. For more Pow Wow photos and reaction from area citizens regarding the Pow Wow see page 7. More...

On the rise

Atmos Energy raises area cities gas cost

Atmos Energy Corporation has filed to increase gas rate costs in over 430 cities. Among this number are the cities of Chandler, Brownsboro and Murchison. More...

Festival of the Arts this weekend in Edom

Edom will host its sixth annual Festival of the Arts starting Saturday, October 20. More...

News

Cook of the Week

When Sue Hite came to Brownsboro four years ago, it was to be closer to her family, a move enunciated by the knowledge that there are over three generations of the family in town. More...

Henderson County 4-H Chili Bonanza & Auction

A 4-H chili bonanza and auction, sponsored by the Henderson County Adult Leaders and Parents Association will be held Saturday, November 3, 2007, at 6pm. It will be in the Henderson County Senior Citizens Building, Athens. More...

State sales tax collections increase 7%;

Comptroller Combs delivers $443 Million to local governments

(Austin)-Texas Comptroller Susan Combs reports the state took in $1.62 billion dollars in sales tax in September, a 7 percent increase over September 2006. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Robert Lee Norman

Graveside services for Robert Lee Norman, 60, of Chandler, Texas, were held Friday, October 12, 2007 with Rev. Steve Trammell officiating. Burial was in Chandler Memorial Cemetery under direction of Chandler Memorial Funeral Home of Chandler. More...

Sydney Branch Mallet, Jr.

Services for Mr. Sydney Branch Mallet, Jr., 83, Chandler were held Thursday, October 11, 2007, at 10:00 a.m. at West Lake Baptist Church with Rev. Eric Peyton and Rev. Bob Sexton 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...

Letters

Letter To The Editor

To the Citizens of Chandler: In response to Howard Taliaferro's letter in last week's Statesman, it should be noted that the city's insurance will not pay a claim just because the City Council votes to do so. Mr. More...

LETTER TO EDITOR:

Ever since I moved to Chandler in 1997, all I have heard about Howard Taliaferro is that he is a troublemaker and causes all kinds of discord. More...