October 25, 2007 RSS feed / Front Page

INSPIREing the students of BIS

Instilling necessary supportive and productive ideas relating to education; it's what INSPIRE is all about. More...

Halloween at the Hatchery tonight

Athens - The Texas Freshwater Fisheries Center will host the annual Halloween event at the Hatchery the evening of Thursday, October 25. More...

Special Sections

School

Brownsboro Junior High School

STUDENTS OF THE WEEK

Abbi Parker 7th Grade BJHS Parents: Lean Lindsey, Brian Parker Brothers/Sisters: Grayson Parker Hobbies: Sports, cooking More...

Golden Girls' car show raises $500 for Chicago trip

The Brownsboro High School Golden Girls drill team broke from their average routine to host a car show Saturday, September 15. The Gold Rush Car Show drove on from 9 am to 2 pm and ended with almost a dozen prizes being handed out. More...

Brownsboro ISD MENU

October 29-Nov.2 (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: Breakfast bagel, fruit FRI: Cheese toast, fruit LUNCH CES, More...

Sports

Bearettes roll past Canton and Chapel Hill

Brownsboro defeated both Canton and Chapel Hill last week on the road to improve to 4-5 in District 14-AAA play and 15-15 on the season. Both match-ups the Bearettes and their opponent played the full five sets before a winning team was crowned. More...

Bulldogs too much for BJHS

Chapel Hill was not a favorable opponent to the BJHS Bears last week as they swept the Bears in all four games. The Brownsboro 7th grade B team lost 6-2 last Tuesday in Chapel Hill. More...

Simply unstoppable

Since dropping the first game of the season to Jacksonville the Junior Varsity Bears have been on a roll. Brownsboro has won five of their last six games including last Thursday's game against Chapel Hill. More...

Hometown Heroes to the rescue

With Halloween around the corner and Christmas not far off, the Hometown Heroes of Brownsboro have begun their annual toy drive. More...

Murchison ISD ranks financially superior

Murchison Independent School district received its report card on financial integrity, and it got an "A" for "Superior Achievement", the school's board revealed Tuesday, October 16. More...

`College Counts'

BHS offers college preparation presentation

The Army Reserve Officer Training Corps will drop by Brownsboro High School Tuesday, October 30 as part of a presentation on college preparation. More...

DAEP Revamped

The Disciplinary Alternative Education Program has not only revamped its location and building, it has revamped the way the program works. More...

News

Cook of the Week

Sheri Hall has been in kid business for over a dozen years; for 13 years she has worked at Brownsboro Independent School District. More...

Top ten finish in dirtbike racing championship for BJHS student

Ty Benson, a Brownsboro 7th grader, placed 9th at the 2nd Annual National Night Racing Championships on October 20th in Celeste, Texas. More...

Jones & Herrington unite in marriage

Stephanie Renee' Jones of Chandler and Joel Newman Herrington of Brownsboro were married October 13, 2007 at Rock Hill Baptist Church in Brownsboro. Bro. Eric Graham of Athens officiated the afternoon ceremony. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

William Howard "Billy" Gray

Memorial services for William Howard "Billy" Gray, 61, Chandler, will be held at a later date. Arrangements are with Hilliard Funeral Home, Van. Mr. Gray died October 13, 2007, in 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...

Historical

Out-of-the-way places

A friend once told me his greatest pleasure was driving around East Texas and looking for oddball places seldom found in tourism brochures. I can understand that. More...